05:06 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 05/21/2012 04:00PM
On Saturday, Mark Zuckerberg added a life event to his Facebook timeline, when he married his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan.
So who exactly is the woman who has captured the Facebook billionaire's heart?
Here are five things to know about Priscilla Chan:
1. She's a high achiever
Chan, who was born in Braintree, Mass., was valedictorian of her class when she graduated from Quincy High School in 2003. She then went to Harvard where she majored in biology.
Originally posted 05/19/2012 10:55PM
A day after Mark Zuckerberg took his company, Facebook, public, the CEO updated his relationship status to "married."
Zuckerberg, 28, and his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan exchanged vows at a small ceremony in their backyard attended by less than 100 guests in Palo Alto, Calif., on Saturday.
Guests thought they were coming over for a surprise party to celebrate Chan's graduation from UCSF medical school, where on May 14 she received her degree in pediatrics. However, Zuckerberg and Chan had been planning the wedding for more than four months, according to a source authorized by the couple.
Zuckerberg designed Chan's wedding ring, a simple ruby sparkler, himself.
Originally posted 04/12/2011 10:45AM
They probably don't "like" this.
A Ninth Circuit court ruled Monday that Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twins who claim Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for a social network that became Facebook, were not allowed to back out a settlement they received from Facebook in 2008.
The twins, whose story was dramatized as part of the plot of David Fincher's Oscar-nominated film The Social Network, received a settlement estimated to be worth $65 million. As part of the deal, the Winklevoss twins received partial ownership of Facebook.
Originally posted 01/30/2011 10:30AM
Confirming the buzz that had been building since last week, Mark Zuckerberg appeared on Saturday Night Live, meeting for the first time Oscar-nominated Jesse Eisenberg, who portrayed him in The Social Network.
During Eisenberg's opening monologue, SNL standout Andy Samberg came onstage wearing Zuckerberg's trademark hoodie and a curly-haired wig.
Cameras then cut to the Facebook founder backstage with executive producer Lorne Michaels. "Why can't I go in there? I'm the real Mark Zuckerberg!" he asked. "Come on. I invented Poking!"
Originally posted 12/15/2010 07:45AM
The guy with more friends than anybody has been named Time magazine's Person of the Year: Mark Zuckerberg, the controversial, 26-year-old founder of Facebook, the newsweekly announced Wednesday morning.
Winning the honor over such short-listed names as WikiLeak's Julian Assange (the favorite in a readers' poll), the Tea Party, the Chilean Miners, Apple's Steve Jobs and Afghanistan leader Hamid Karzai, Zuckerberg on his own Facebook page describes his personal interests as "openness, making things that help people connect and share what's important to them, revolutions, information flow, minimalism."
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