Zuckerberg 'Married' Status Gets More Than 1M Likes
Monday, May 21, 2012
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has officially updated his relationship status to "married."
A day after the social network went public, Zuckerberg threw a surprise wedding with about 100 people in the backyard of the Palo Alto, Calif. home he shares with longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan.
Guests were told the party was to celebrate Priscilla's May 14 graduation from the University of California. From the AP:
"Zuckerberg and 27-year-old Priscilla Chan tied the knot at a small ceremony at his Palo Alto, Calif., home, capping a busy week for the couple," a guest authorized to speak for the couple told the Associated Press. The person spoke only on the condition of anonymity. The AP reported that the guests had been under the impression they had been called together to celebrate Chan's graduation. After they arrived, they found out that the event was, in fact, a wedding ceremony. "Everybody was shocked," the guest told the Associated Press.
By Monday morning, his "married" status had garnered more than 1 million "likes."
The pair met at Harvard University in 2004.
Facebook is valued around $100 billion. The Zuck's worth is then estimated around $18 billion. It's unclear whether there was a prenup in place, according to Reuters.
Monday is Zuckerberg's 28th birthday.