Priscilla Chan is the wife of Mark Zuckerberg. She is an American pediatrician and philanthropist. She was born in Braintree, Massachusetts. She grew up in Quincy, outside Boston.
Her parents were ethnic Chinese refugees. They ran off from Vietnam in refugee boats. She grew up speaking Cantonese. She inte and served as interpreter for her grandparents. She has two younger sisters. She graduated as class from Quincy High School as her class valedictorian. She was voted “class genius” by her classmates.
How Mark Zuckerberg met his wife Priscilla Chan
It was not a Jane Austen romance but this meeting of hearts certainly changed the world. The first meeting, however was an awkward one. Zuckerberg met his future wife in the line waiting line for the washroom.
They hit it off immediately. They quickly started dating and the relationship began. The meeting was before Zuckerberg dropped out of college to start his company.
Some Facts about Mark Zuckerberg Wife
- Her height is 5′ 5″
- As she learnt Cantonese growing up, she served as interpreter for her grandparents.
- She married Zuckerberg the next day Facebook’s market stock was launched.
- She has pledged to donate 99% of the couple’s Facebook shares, valued at $45 billion, to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropic and political action company that focuses on health and education.
- She was a teacher of science at the private Harker School for a year following her graduation, she then entered the medical school of the University of California, San Francisco in 2008.
- She had three miscarriages before giving birth to her daughter Maxima Chan Zuckerberg.
- She gave her first national TV interview to The Today Show’s Savannah in 2014, until that point, she had avoided media appearances and posting publicly to her Facebook page.
- She is the oldest of three girls, and the first in her family to go to college.
- She is cofounder and CEO of a new nonprofit private school in East Palo Alto called The Primary School, due to open this year.
- Her mother worked two jobs during her whole childhood.
In addition to English and Cantonese, she knows Spanish as well.
Mark Zuckerberg dating history
It seems like Mark Zuckerberg is an one woman man. He has no dating history with women other than his wife Priscilla Chan. He was however shown to have a fictional girlfriend Erica Albright in the movie social network.