Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was a child prodigy who wowed even his teachers with his basic analytic and learning skills. Little did one know that this fast learner would one day become a master programmer whose invention The Facebook would change the world for good. Even while he shied away from media glare during the promotional activities of Social Network. the biopic on his life, we knew that this young man from California had set personal benchmarks that were much higher than those of a normal man’s. Here is our tribute to the proud father of Maxim Zuckerberg, whose personal life inspires most of us today.
1. Marrying the lady he loved:
Priscilla was his college sweetheart from Boston who finished her medical studies in 2012. And guess what he married him the very next day. So you see!
2. Passion for cooking:
No work is small work for a student of Harvard University. And Mark prides himself in cooking his favorite dishes. Not all programmers do that.
3. Passion for pets:
Their dog is named Beast. Have you seen fluffier beast before this? No, we have not.
4. Staying positive:
Priscilla has had miscarriages before, but Mark stayed confident for a healthy delivery when they announced her first pregnancy after marriage. He also was the main architect of the ConnectU program and did not back off when the Wilkinsons case challenged him.
5. Announcing 99 percent shares giveaway after daughter Max’s birth
6. Ebola Virus research- $25 million
This donation was made jointly by him and his wife and they wanted tremendous research pace to help eradicate the virus from the face of this earth.
7. Newark School Foundation- $100 million:
He wanted to make the donation anonymously and not be known since it was timed near about the release of the movie on his life named, “Social Network”.
8. Max’s two month old picture while swimming:
He actually likes his family to be known to the world. So we had this rare glimpse of a two month old swimming!
9. Signing The Giving Pledge with Warren Buffet and Bill Gates in 2010:
He started charity very early on in his success story.
10. He votes with a no preference status:
A common loves to stay a common man, and he just proves that with his voting status registered in the electorate he belongs to.