The next Facebook superstar is the latest in a long line of people who started as kids.
A mother, a dad, a teacher, a janitor, a sales rep and an accountant have all made their mark on the social media platform.
In the process, they’ve become one of the most well-known and sought-after members of the digital community.
Here are 10 of the best.
Emily Prakash Emily Pravash grew up in a small town in the state of Maharashtra, in northern India.
After completing high school, Emily enrolled in an English-language school in New Delhi.
While in college, Emily got her Masters degree in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Delhi.
In 2017, she joined Facebook as a teacher.
She started using Facebook as early as 2012 and is currently a teacher and administrator.
Jodie Breen Jodies mother, Jodiyana Breen, is the youngest of four children.
She’s a registered behavior technician (RTT) in Delhi.
After graduating from the IIT Delhi with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 2015, she moved to New Delhi to pursue her Master’s degree in Social Media and Development.
She has since worked for Facebook for six years, as a member of the social-media team in India.
Shauna Shire Jodys mother, Shauna, is a nurse practitioner.
In 2012, she became the youngest person in the world to be elected to the Indian Academy of Nursing.
Since then, she’s been a member and active participant in the social community.
Dileep Kher Dileeps father, Shrikant Kher, is an accountant.
In 2005, he joined Facebook to work on the company’s sales and marketing teams.
Since that time, he has been a Facebook user since 2009 and has grown to become one the most prolific users of the platform.
Dushyant Sharma Dushys father, Dushil Sharma, is vice president at Reliance Communications, India’s largest telecom company.
In 2015, he founded and worked on the Facebook and Twitter teams.
He also started the social network’s India and India Business Network (IBN) program, which aims to develop more business-friendly and responsive platforms to help small and medium enterprises.
Abhishek Chaudhary Abhish is a data scientist and the founder of Data-based Learning.
He was the first person to teach a course on how to code, in 2018.
Bhanu Kumar Bhanus father, Bhanuv Kumar, is India’s minister of IT and telecom.
Since the age of 14, he worked for Reliance, the largest telecom firm in the country, helping the company grow into a world leader.
Nandini Krishnan Nandinis father, Nandita Krishnan, is head of data analytics and a consultant at McKinsey & Company.
She founded and co-founded the company Cognizant Technologies, a data analytics firm, in 2005.
Priti Patel Pritis father, Pritibha Patel, is co-founder of the Indian National Congress Party.
She worked for McKinsey for 15 years and later co-authored the party’s manifesto, The National Agenda for 2015-2024.
Anjali Srivastava Anjalis mother, Nanda, was born in the U.S. in 1957.
She earned her Master of Science degree in International Business Administration (IBA) from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2007.
She was elected to Congress in 2017 and served as its first woman chairperson.
Anajali has worked for LinkedIn and Google as a vice president of global strategy, data science and analytics, and senior vice president.