Mark Zuckerberg Celebrates His First Father’s Day with Baby Maxima

06/19/2016 at 03:45 PM ET

Mark Zuckerberg is about to get a lot of likes!

The Facebook CEO shared a photo on the social media site with his daughter Maxima Chan Zuckerberg to celebrate his first Father’s Day as a dad.

“Most rewarding job I’ve had,” he captioned the adorable picture of him smiling at his daughter as she lies on her back among pillows and toys. “Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!”

Mark Zuckerberg daughter Max
Source: Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook

Zuckerberg, 32, and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan welcomed Max in November 2015. She is the first child for the couple.

Along with the birth announcement, the proud new parents announced the foundation of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, an organization with the mission to advance human potential and promote equality.

In an open letter to their daughter, the couple revealed they will contribute 99 percent of their Facebook shares — currently worth about $45 billion — during their lives to advance the cause, in addition to outlining their hopes for Max’s future.

The Facebook founder recently gushed about his wife for TIME’s 100 Most Influential People issue, where the couple appeared on the cover.

“Most days Priscilla works outside the spotlight in the hospital or the classroom. This is the first time she’s on the cover of a magazine,” he wrote in the caption along with a photo of the 2016 issue. “I’m looking forward to the world getting to know the strong, kind, compassionate person I love so much.”

–Stephanie Petit

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lujacklvr on

So her name is “Maxima!” Not “Max” or “Maxwell Silverhammer” or “Maxwell Drew Caulfield Simpson Johnson”! “Maxima” is lovely…with her parents’ amazing educational pedigree, she has advantages out the wazoo–and yet, if she chooses to be something other than what her parents want her to be, one would hope they would let her choose her own path. Congrats & happy Father’s Day!

Sarah on

I am just finding out she’s named after a Nissan.

Anonymous on

I loove how Mark promotes active fatherhood. I also appreciate that People uses Dr. in front of Priscilla’s name.

Maxima? on

Maxima? Is the baby a car?

jojomomo on

Did anyone else notice their is a space heather in the back right up against the chair. Talk about fire safety.

Von on

This is a cute picture.

Bill and Sue on

Happy Birthday little MAX. She is a doll.

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Evans Thuo Muniu on

The world is eagerly waiting to see the Couples’ hope being fulfilled so that we may celebrate together. We all like celebrating with those who are extremely successful.