Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder and CEO of Facebook, and his wife Priscilla Chan, a philanthropist and pediatrician, have welcomed their third daughter. The couple announced the news on Facebook, sharing a sweet photo of their family of five.
In the post, Zuckerberg and Chan expressed their joy and gratitude for their new addition. They also shared the name of their new little one: August.
“Priscilla and I are so happy to welcome our daughter August! We wrote her a letter about the world we hope she grows up in, and also hoping she doesn’t grow up too fast,” Zuckerberg wrote in the post.
The couple has two other daughters, Maxima “Max” and August’s older sister, who was born in 2015. In their post, Zuckerberg and Chan also shared a letter they wrote to August, expressing their hopes and dreams for her and the world she will grow up in.
“We are all better people because of the strong women in our lives – sisters, mothers and friends. We can’t wait to see the world you’ll help make,” the couple wrote in the letter.
Zuckerberg and Chan have been open about their struggles with infertility and their decision to conceive their children through in-vitro fertilization (IVF). They have also been vocal about their commitment to giving back through their philanthropic organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
The announcement of August’s arrival has been met with congratulations and well wishes from the couple’s friends, family, and followers on social media. Fans of the couple have expressed excitement about the new addition to their family and have praised their commitment to using their platform for good.
Overall, the birth of August is a joyous occasion for the Zuckerberg-Chan family and a reminder of the importance of family, love, and the hope for a better future.