On December 25, after Mark Zuckerberg wished his followers a “Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah”, one commenter asked: “But aren’t you an atheist?”
Zuckerberg replied in response: “No. I was raised Jewish and then I went through a period where I questioned things, but now I believe religion is very important.”
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Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan practice Buddhism. The couple welcomed their second daughter, August, two years after Maxima was born.
The young billionaires have vowed to donate most of their wealth to charitable causes. They founded Zuckerberg Chan Initiative and has pledged billions of dollars to improving life for their children’s generation with goals such as eliminating disease and for better education.