Mark Zuckerberg welcomes his Third daughter with wife Priscilla Chan

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Mark Zuckerberg welcoms his third third with wife Chan

Mark Zuckerberg who is the owner of Facebook and Meta, together with his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, have three kids now. The co-founder of Facebook and Meta uploaded a photo of him and his wife alongside their baby daughter which they named Aurelia Chan Zuckerberg. The photo was first posted on Instagram to announce the birth of their child. The other two daughters of Mark Zuckerberg are Maxima “Max” their older daughter, who is seven years old, and August, who is five years old.

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Mark Zuckerberg revealed Chan’s pregnancy in September 2022. Revealing that August and Max soon would become big sisters, he added that there was a surprise for the two sisters. Zuckerberg welcomed 2023 by posting another image from his wife’s pregnancy on new year’s eve. This time showing him holding her beloved wife’s growing baby bulge and making a toast to the next year’s “adventures and love.”

Mark Zuckerberg and Chan

Chan and Zuckerberg met while waiting to use the restroom at a party hosted by the former’s Harvard University fraternity. Eventually, they started dating in 2003 and are still together today with three babies to themselves

Zuckerberg was a sophomore and Chan was a freshman when they first connected. After over ten years of dating, they married in May 2012 at an event in their Palo Alto garden, stunning their guests who assumed they were there to commemorate Chan’s completion from UCSF medical school.

Chan, a pediatrician, and a philanthropist attended Harvard University for her undergraduate degree before continuing her medical study at the University of California.

The charity Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which focuses on science, justice, education, and opportunity, was founded by Zuckerberg and Chan. This charity supports problems such as immigration reform, criminal justice reform, and housing affordability for people that are in need.


After several unsuccessful pregnancies and years of trying, Zuckerberg and Chan revealed on Facebook in July 2015 that they were pregnant with their first child. When they wrote that, they said, “This will be a new chapter in our lives.”

“Priscilla and I are so happy to welcome our daughter Max into the world,” wrote Mark Zuckerberg in the couple’s announcement of the birth of their daughter in December 2015.

The happy new parents also revealed the founding of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, an organization with the goal of advancing human potential and promoting equality, along with the birth announcement, which featured a cute photo of the family of three.

The pair pledged to donate ninety-nine percent of their Facebook shares throughout the course of their lives to causes like advancing education and finding cures for diseases in a letter they wrote to their daughter.


Zuckerberg and Chan disclosed their earlier infertility issues along with their decision to grow their family in March 2017.

He stated in a post that “Priscilla and I first hoped that the baby would be healthy. When we first learned that she was pregnant again.” Next, I hoped it would end up being a girl”, the message said.

Before the birth of their second kid, Zuckerberg spoke candidly to People en Espanol about how becoming a parent influenced him.

He states, ever since the couple welcomed Max their outlook has completely transferred. He continues by saying that before they had Max, the couple experienced a few miscarriages. Finally, when the couple found out they would be expecting a baby girl. The soon-to-be parents were overjoyed to assume that she would be healthy and would eventually give birth.”

The new parents welcomed their second daughter in August 2017 named August. Zuckerberg then posted on Facebook, “Your mom and I are so excited to see who you will become.” “August, we adore you so much and can’t wait to go on this journey with you. We wish you happiness, love, and the exact same hope that you provide to us in life.”

Aurelia Chan Zuckerberg

The couple said they were expecting their third child in September 2022. “I adore you a lot. Happy to report that Max and August are having a new baby sister next year!”

When wishing Chan a happy birthday in February 2023.  Zuckerberg shared a picture of him kissing his wife on the cheek while cuddling her growing baby bulge. This revealed Chan was pregnant.

In the month that followed, Zuckerberg revealed the birth of their third child, a daughter named Aurelia. Congratulations, Aurelia Chan Zuckerberg! You’re such a small blessing, he said in the post’s description. The couple welcomed their third baby girl on 24th March 2023.

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