Who was Satya Nadella's son Zain?

THE son of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has sadly passed away.

The tech giant confirmed Zain Nadella, 26, had died in an email sent to employees on March 1, 2022.

Who was Satya Nadella's son Zain?

26-year-old Zain was the eldest of three kids born to Satya and his wife Anu.

In October 2017, Satya opened up about the birth of his son in a blogpost.

He mentioned that Zain was born at 11:29 p.m. on August 13, 1996, all of three pounds and he did not cry.

Satya said  "One night, during the thirty-sixth week of her pregnancy, Anu noticed that the baby was not moving as much as she was accustomed to.

"So we went to the emergency room of a local hospital in Bellevue."

He went on: "We thought it would be just a routine checkup, little more than new parent anxiety.

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"In fact, I distinctly remember feeling annoyed by the wait times we experienced in the emergency room.

"But upon examination, the doctors were alarmed enough to order an emergency cesarean section."

What did Zain Nadella suffer from?

Zain was born with cerebral palsy and required life-saving treatment just months after his birth.

When Satya took over as Microsoft Corp CEO he focused on designing products to help disabled users.

He admitted that Zain's challenges when growing up had a "profound impact" on him.

Zain received a lot of his treatment at Seattle’s Children’s Hospital.

The Nadellas committed $15million to the hospital to help support precision medicine neurosciences, mental and behavioral healthcare, and help provide equitable access to care.

Jeff Sperring, CEO of the Children’s Hospital, paid tribute to the 26-year-old as news of his death emerged.

He said: “Zain will be remembered for his eclectic taste in music, his bright sunny smile, and the immense joy he brought to his family and all those who loved him.”

Microsoft told executives to "hold the family in their thoughts and prayers".

Who are Zain's parents Satya and Anu?

Satya succeeded Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CEO in 2014 and John Thompson in 2021 as executive chairman.

He was formerly the executive vice president of Microsoft's cloud and enterprise group.

Satya married wife Anu in 1992.

The couple are part owners of Seattle Sounders FC, a Major League Soccer club.

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