Anne Wojcicki is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman. The biotechnology and personal genetics firm “23andMe” was co-founded by Wojcicki. She now serves as its CEO. Anne co-founded “23andMe” in 2006. Their Personal genome test was named “Invention of the Year” in 2008 by “Time” magazine.
Anne Wojcicki Biography And Net Worth
|Net Worth||800 Million Dollars|
|Date of Birth||July 28, 1973|
|Birth Place||Palo Alto, California, United States|
|Spouse||Sergey Brin (m. 2007–2015)|
|Education||Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University|
|Profession||American Entrepreneur, CEO of 23andMe|
Anne Wojcicki Early Life
On July 28, 1973, Anne Wojcicki was born in Palo Alto, California. Her mother is a Jewish writer and educator. Her father is an emeritus professor of physics at Stanford University. He formerly served as the department’s head. Susan and Janet are Anne’s older sisters. Susan is the CEO of YouTube, and Janet is an epidemiologist and anthropologist. Anne served as the editor of “The Oracle” newspaper at Gunn High School. She also wrote for the school newspaper and her stories about sports earned her a scholarship. Anne graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1996. She also carried out molecular biology research at the National Institutes of Health and the University of California, San Diego.
Anne Wojcicki Career
Wojcicki obtained employment as a health care consultant at the investment firms Passport Capital and Investor AB after graduating from college. As a health care investment analyst, she worked there for four years. She supervised investments in the field with a focus on biotechnology firms. Because of Wall Street’s stance on healthcare, Anne chose to shift her attention to biological research. She joined the DNA testing business 23andMe in 2006 as co-founder and CEO. Her goal was to assist people in gaining deeper insights into personal lineage, genealogy and inherited traits. Google made an investment of $3.9 million in 23andMe in 2007. The Food and Drug Administration started to approve the company’s health-related testing in 2015. In 2018, 23andMe collaborated with GlaxoSmithKline, which made a $300 million investment in the business. As a result, GlaxoSmithKline now has the exclusive right to use 23andMe customers’ test results to create new medications. Anne joined the board of the London-based online auto vendor “Cazoo” in 2021. She is also a member of the “Economists”, an unrivaled organization of leading technologists, scientists, and business innovators.
Anne Wojcicki Husband
Anne’s sister, Susan Wojcicki introduced Anne to Google co-founder, Sergey Brin. Susan was at that time Google’s first marketing manager and is now in charge of YouTube. The two got married in May 2007. The couple got divorced later on in 2015. Following her divorce from Brin, Wojcicki dated ex-baseball star Alex Rodriguez for about a year until calling it quits in 2016.
Anne Wojcicki’s Net Worth
Anne has a net worth of 800 million dollars as of this writing. Her firm, “23andMe”, has had massive success over the years and has made millions.
Anne Wojcicki Body Features
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|