Marissa Mayer Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Marissa Mayer

Marissa Ann Mayer is an American investor, information technology executive and entrepreneur. She was the 20th employee hired by Google and she got fame after becoming the Vice President of consumer products at Google. Later, she became the CEO and President of Yahoo.

Marissa Mayer Biography and Net Worth

Net worth$600 Million
Full NameMarissa Mayer
Age47 years
Birthplace Wausau, Wisconsin
ProfessionEntrepreneur, businesswoman, CEO of Yahoo

Marissa Mayer Early Life

Marissa Mayer was born in Wausau, Wisconsin. Her date of birth is 3o May 1975. During her teenage, she was very shy, and she always avoided participating in activities like piano, debate, and swimming. During middle and high school, she got some piano and ballet lessons, and then she gained confidence. She attended the Wausau West High school and was the president of her high school’s one of the Spanish clubs. She was also the captain of the debate team and won many championships. She also worked as a store clerk during her high school.

She wanted to become a neurosurgeon, so she took her pre-medical classes from Standford University. She later switched her subjects to symbolic systems which consisted of cognitive psychology, philosophy, linguistics, and computer science. She did her specialization in artificial intelligence. In 2009, she got a honoris causa doctorate degree from the Illinois Institute of technology because of her work in the field of search.

Marissa Mayer Yahoo

Marissa Mayer Family

Marissa Mayer’s mother name was Margaret Mayer, and she was an art teacher of Finish descent. Her father’s name was Michael Mayer, and he was an environmental engineer who used to work for water companies. Marisa Mayer has a younger brother. Marissa Mayer is married to Zachary Bogue and the couple shared three children.

Marissa Mayer Career

After her successful study period, Marissa Mayer got 14 jobs offer right after graduating from the Standford university. Some jobs were of teaching at well-known universities. Mayer Marissa joined Google in 1999 and she was the 20th employee of Google. After some time of her hard work, she became the director of consumer web products.

Marissa Mayer

In 2002, Marissa Mayer started a program under the name of “Product Manager Program”, to recruit new talents for the team. In 2005, she became the Vice president of User Experience and Search Products. In 2012, Marissa became the CEO and president of Yahoo. After rise and downfall of Yahoo and a lot of criticism, she resigned on 13 June 2017.

Marissa Mayer Awards and achievements

  • Marissa Mayer got the Centennial teaching award from Standford university.
  • Marissa Mayer has also won the Forsythe award from Standford University.
  • Marissa Mayer was ranked 6th on “Fortune’s 40 under 40” in 2014.
  • Marissa Mayer was ranked the sixteenth most powerful business in the World.

Marissa Mayer criticism

In 2013, after giving birth to a baby boy Marissa Mayer was criticized by the team. She has been criticized for her poor management decisions at Yahoo, and it was published in articles by The New York Times and The New Yorker. Fortune named Mayer as one of the most disappointing leaders in 2016.

Marissa Mayer Net worth

Marissa Mayer who is known as one of the famous and best American entrepreneurs had a net worth of $600 million. She has earned a lot of her money from Google and Yahoo.

Marissa Mayer Features

Hair Colorblonde
Eyes colorblue
Height5’8 inches


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