Sergey Brin Biography And Net Worth:
|Net Worth $100 Billion|
|Full name Sergey Mikhailovich Brin|
|Birth Date Aug 21, 1973|
|Age 48 years old|
|Birth Place Moscow, Russia|
|Occupation Computer Scientist, Internet Entrepreneur|
|Ex-Spouse(s) Anne Wojcicki, Nicole Shanahan|
Sergey Mikhailovich Brin, a Russian-born American is an internet entrepreneur, computer scientist, and business magnate. He co-founded Google Inc. along with his friend Larry Page in 1998. Up until December 3, 2019, Brin served as the head of Alphabet Inc., the organization that owns Google. He and Page are still co-founders, controlling shareholders, board members, and staff members of Alphabet. With an estimated net worth of $100 billion as of June 2022, Brin is the eighth-richest person in the world.
Sergey Brin Early Life
Sergey, Russian-born American was born on August 21, 1973, in Moscow, Soviet Union (MSU). Brin attended the Paint Branch Montessori School in Adelphi, Maryland for his elementary education, but he continued his education at home with the support of his family and the encouragement of his father, a professor in the University of Maryland’s mathematics department. He attended Maryland’s Eleanor Roosevelt High School. In September 1990, Brin enrolled in the University of Maryland, where he graduated in 1993 with honors in computer science and mathematics from the Department of Computer Science at the age of 19. He worked as an intern at Wolfram Research, which created Mathematica, in 1993.
Using a graduate fellowship from the National Science Foundation, Brin started his master’s degree program in computer science at Stanford University.
Sergey Brin Career
Sergey became friends with Larry Page at Stanford University orientation. On Larry Page’s doctoral thesis, Sergey started working together. They quickly introduced BackRub, the first search engine to use backlinks to gauge the popularity and significance of a website. The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine is the title of the study they jointly wrote.
The duo formed Google Corp. in September 1998. Actually, the first domain name was “Googol,” which is a number made up of one followed by one hundred zeros. One of their Stanford graduate instructors, David Cheriton, helped them finance $100,000. Additionally, they received $100,000 from Sun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim. On August 20, 2004, Google started trading publicly.
With a monopoly in online search and a duopoly in online advertising (with Facebook), Google is currently the most dominant internet company in the world with 1 billion people use Google products every day, including search, maps, YouTube, and Gmail.
Prior to assuming his present position as President of Google parent firm Alphabet, he spent ten years as the organization’s head of technology. He devotes the majority of his time to the company’ robotics lab.
Through the charitable arm of Google, Google.org, Brin, an advocate and promoter of alternative energy use, is working to address the world’s energy and climate concerns.
Sergey Brin Parents
Mikhail and Eugenia Brin, parents of Sergey Brin, both are Russian Jews and graduates of Moscow State University. His mother works as a researcher at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, while his father is a retired professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland. When he was six years old, his family immigrated to the United States because it was extremely challenging for Jews in Moscow to pursue higher education and pursue careers of their choosing.
Sergey Brin Wife
Brin wed the biotech analyst and businesswoman Anne Wojcicki in the Bahamas in May 2007. Late in 2008, they welcomed a son, and late in 2011, a daughter. After having an extramarital affair with Google Glass’s marketing director Amanda Rosenberg, it was revealed in August 2013 that Brin and his wife were no longer together.
He married Nicole Shanahan, the founder of a legal tech company, on November 7, 2018. Late in 2018, a daughter was born to them. Shanahan and Brin parted ways on December 15, 2021.
Sergey Brin Net Worth
He is the eighth-richest person in World with the estimated Net worth of $100 billion as of 2022. Approximately 6% Shares of Alphabet, the firm that controls Google among other companies, is owned by Sergey Brin as of this writing. Alphabet Class B and Class C shares, including 19 million Class C shares, are held by Brin. Google processes more than 3.5 billion queries every day and earns more than $130 billion annually.
Sergey’s net worth increased from $12 billion to a high of $60 billion alone between 2012 and 2019. He owns stock in 23andMe and the Tesla electric car manufacturer. In 2006, Larry and Sergey oversaw a $40 million investment round in Tesla. Brin was the fourth recipient of a Model X Crossover SUV from Tesla.