Satya Nadella's son, Zain, passes away
Satya and Anupama have three children, a son and two daughters.
Washington: Zain Nadella, son of Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella, passed away in Washington. He was 26 years old and had been born with cerebral palsy.
Satya and Anupama have three children, a son and two daughters. Anupama, the daughter of his father's IAS batchmate. She was his junior at Manipal pursuing a B.Arch in the Faculty of Architecture.
Zain, the eldest child, was severely disabled. He was born weighing just three pounds, having suffered asphyxiation in utero; as a result, he was visually impaired, had limited communication and was quadriplegic.
According to reports, the software maker told its executive staff in an email that Zain had passed away. The message asked executives to hold the family in their thoughts and prayers while giving them space to grieve privately.
Quadriplegia refers to paralysis from the neck down, including the trunk, legs and arms.