Quick facts
Birth date 24 Feb, 1985
Age 34 yrs
Occupations Pediatrician
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Braintree
Residence Palo Alto
Education Harvard University
University of California, San Francisco
Gender Female
Description American pediatrician and philanthropist
Spouse Mark Zuckerberg[ M. 2012]

Priscilla Chan is a popular female personality in the media. She, besides being a pediatrician and philanthropist, is also known for her husband, Mark Zuckerberg who is the CEO of Facebook.

Personal life

Priscilla Chan has been born and brought up in Massachusetts. Her date of birth happens to be February 24, in the year 1985. However, she has spent a major part of her life, her growing up period in Quincy, Massachusetts which is a suburb area in Boston. Her parents were Chinese refugees so nothing accurately can be commented about her ethnicity and ancient heritage. However, she holds an American nationality. She has grew up speaking Cantonese as a child. She was also fluent in several other languages and used to translate the language for her grandparents to understand.

Priscilla has two younger sisters with whom she has spent her childhood years. She was a valedictorian at her school, Quincy High School, from where she graduated in the year 2003. Back then, she was very popular in her school and has also been held as a class genius.

When she went to the Harvard University in the same year, she met Mark Zuckerberg. They began dating each other from the same year. The couple dated each other for a long time before tying the knot in the year 2012. The event became a social sensation for Mark Zuckerberg, being one of the popular personality. The social media platforms were flooded with their pictures, though the ceremony was very simple. She was blessed with two daughters in the year 2015 and 2017 respectively.


Priscilla Chan pursued a bachelor's degree in Biology from the Harvard University. During that time, she also pursued a short course in languages like English, Spanish and Cantonese. After completing her university education, she took a job as a teacher at the Harker School where she taught science. She has worked as a teacher only for a few days before qualifying the medical examination. She began her medical career in the year 2008, at the University of California, San Francisco.

After completing her medical course in the year 2012, she started her pediatric residency and finished it in the year, 2015. Presently, there are no latest updates on her career. However, she is very active on her social media handles which clearly shows that she is now focusing on her family and personal life completely.

Last Modified: Feb 7, 2020

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