Donna Zuckerberg (Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister) Husband, Net Worth, & Bio

Donna Zuckerberg is the younger sister of one of the most influential people, Mark Zuckerberg. She is among the three siblings of the co-founder of Facebook, who is not interested in the technologies.

Her elder brother is one of the biggest names in the social media sector, but Donna has a different view about social media. She is an active feminist writer and editor-in-chief who finds social media a bit disturbing as it spreads lies, conspiracies, and miscommunication like a bushfire.

Quick Biography, Age, and Other Details

Popular NameDonna Zuckerberg
Real NameDonna Zuckerberg
Date of birth1987
Age36 years old
Place of birthDobbs Ferry, New York, USA
FatherEdward Zuckerberg
MotherKaren Zuckerberg
BrotherMark Zuckerberg
SistersRandi Zuckerberg and
Arielle Zuckerberg
SpouseHarry Schmidt
SonsNot disclosed
OccupationWriter, Editor-in-chief, and classical 
Net worthUnknown
EthnicityReformed Jewish
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Instagram iddonnazuck

Donna Zuckerberg Net Worth

Though Donna is not involved in the technology sector like her other siblings, she is still an established writer and author.

She has not shared the exact figures of her net worth, but we are sure that she has a decent earning and net worth.

Donna Zuckerberg Family, Siblings, Parents, and Children

Donna was born in Dobbs Ferry in New York to her dentist, father Edward, and psychiatrist mother, Karen.

She is the third child with two elder siblings and a younger one. Her elder brother is Mark Zuckerberg, who became a billionaire at the young age of twenty-three.

Her elder sister, Randi, initially worked with her elder brother in running Facebook but later established her own Zuckerberg media.

Like her elder siblings, her youngest sister is also involved in technology and works in Coatue management.

Despite being raised among technology-loving siblings and a machine enthusiast father, Donna grew up loving writing.

She grew up in an open-minded family, where her parents never forced any of their children into anything. Instead, they supported their children in everything.

Such an environment in the family allowed Donna to grow into a successful feminist author.

Though Donna runs the online journal, Eidolon, she still isn’t a big fan of social media. She believes that social media fuels bad culture and anti-feminist sentiments.

Donna Zuckerberg Husband

The successful editor-in-chief keeps her personal life away from the limelight so, not many know anything about her married life.

However, it is out that she is married to her husband, Harry Schmidt, with whom she has two beautiful sons.

Education and University

Donna has excellent academic records backing her up. She went to the University of Chicago to get her bachelor’s degree.

After completing her studies at the University of Chicago, she enrolled in Princeton University to get her Ph.D. in classical and ancient studies.

During her Ph.D., she did her thesis on the Oversubtle Maxin Chasers: Aristophanes, Euripides, and their Reciprocal Pursuit of Poetic Identity.


While her siblings established themselves as a typhoon in the technology sector, Donna established herself as a classicist scholar who became part of the new generation of classicist archaeologists.

She started her career with the Paideia Institute of Humanistic Studies. She worked here till 2018, initially as its co-founder then its director.

While still working in Paideia, she started at Stanford University as an instructor. At the same time, she also founded the online journal, Eidolon, where she was the Editor-in-chief.

With time, she left Paideia but continued her works at Stanford and Eidolon to this day.

She has also written the book Not All Dead White Men, published by Harvard University Press.

Her book received a good response from its reader and became the first book ever to explain the manosphere representing the men activists and others who believed that favoring women was harming society.

Her book, as well as her writings, became a great work in the world of feminism. Through her writings, Donna also implied that instead of celebrating sexism and racism in classics, they should be studied and discussed openly.

The Classical Association of the Middle West and South also recognized her works and awarded Donna the Special Service Award.