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Priscila Chan was born in 1985 in Braintree, Massachusetts USA, and is of Chinese and Vietnamese ancestry. She is known to the world as the wife of the founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg.
Have you ever wondered how rich Priscila Chan is? According to sources, it has been estimated that Priscila Chan`s net worth is $14 billion, as a part of her marriage with Mark.
Priscilla Chan Net Worth $14 Billion
Priscila was born in Braintree, but spent her childhood in Quincy; Priscila`s parents are refugees, who immigrated from China and Vietnam as refugees.
Regarding her education, she attended the Quincy High School, becoming class valedictorian in her final year, 2003. She then enrolled at Harvard University, where she studied biology.
In 2007, Priscila obtained her BA degree in Biology, and additionally to this, she also studied Spanish. Meantime, her life completely changed while at Harvard, since she met Zuckerberg and soon they started dating.
Priscila then worked as a science teacher in a private school, Harker School, but enrolled at the University of California, San Francisco, from which she acquired a medical degree in pediatrics in 2012. She then began to search for a clinic where she would finish her pediatric residency, which she finally finished in 2015 within the walls of the San Francisco General Hospital, where she still works.
However, Priscila’s life has been inextricably linked to Mark Zuckerberg since they married in 2012 at the same time as the launch of Facebook. Since then, they have both also been dedicated to philanthropy, as their wealth befits. Together they have donated over $1.5 billion to various causes. Furthermore, on December 1st Priscila and Mark founded a humanitarian organization “Chan Zuckerberg Initiative”, through which they plan to pledge around $45 billion for education and health.
Some of Priscila`s donation include $75 million to San Francisco General Hospital, furthermore, Priscila and Mark donated over $970 million to Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and the same year, they gave $120 million to the schools of the San Francisco Bay Area. For their accomplishments Priscila and Mark were included in the list of 50 most generous American philanthropists on the 1st place, and this includes being signed-up to :”The Giving Pledge”, a philanthropic organisation begun by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.
To speak further of her involvement as a philanthropist, for 2016 Priscila is focusing on opening the K-12 Primary School and also parental care centre in East Palo Alto, California.
Regarding her personal life, it has been highly intertwined with the media attention, and her career as philanthropist. Mark and Priscila have one daughter, Maxima Chan Zuckerberg, born on the 1st December 2015. Unfortunately, Priscila had three miscarriages before she gave birth to their daughter.