Famous American programmer Mark Zuckerberg, who recently graduated from Harvard University, delivered a solemn speech to students, reports TEAM.
During the speech, the founder of the social network Facebook shared a funny story of dating his wife Priscilla Chan.
33-year-old Zuckerberg said that this happened during a farewell party, which his groupmates had thrown at him.
“My best memory from Harvard is meeting Priscilla. At the time when I launched the comic site Facemash, the supervisory board wanted to speak with me face to face. Many thought that they wanted to expel me from the university. My parents were very supportive, and my friends decided to throw a farewell party, where I met Priscilla. Our acquaintance happened when we stood in line in the toilet room, and then I told her: “I will be kicked out of the university in 3 days, so we need to be on a date quickly,” the successful programmer shared.
As a result, Mark was not expelled from the university. But this situation helped him to start a romantic relationship with the chosen one:
“In the end, I was not kicked out, I left myself. Priscilla and I started dating. Many are sure that Facemash was very important to create Facebook. But it is not. However, thanks to this site I met Priscilla, and she is the most important person in my life. Can say Facemash was the most important thing I did in college. ”
Note that Facemash Mark created in 2003 while studying at Harvard. Photos of all university students were added to the database of this application. Users had the opportunity to vote on the site, which of them is "cooler". Zuckerberg later left school to concentrate on creating a popular social network. Facebook. And only in the 2017 year, after 15 years after the first admission, did the billionaire still receive the coveted diploma from Harvard University.
As for the wife of an entrepreneur, 19 May Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan celebrated their 5 anniversary anniversary of their wedding.
The couple has an 2-year-old daughter and is expecting a second child.