He is an American computer scientist & CEO of Alphabet Inc. Larry Page Net Worth 2021 is in billion-dollar & he is one of the richest people in the World. He was the chief executive officer of Google from 1997 to August 2001 & then from April 2011 to July 2015. American Business Magazines Forbes ranks him 10th in the list of Billionaires of 2019. He is also the eighth wealthiest person in the World according to Forbes real-time data published on 24th May 2021.
He was born on 26th March 1973 in the capital of the U.S, state of Michigan named Lansing. His father’s name is Carl Victor Page Sr who has completed his PhD in computer science from the University of Michigan.& his mother Gloria was an instructor in computer programming at Lyman Briggs College.
He completed his school education at the Okemos Montessori School which is in Michigan. He was there till 1979 & afterwards, he attended the East Lansing High School which is also in the same area. He graduated from there in 1991. He also holds the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan. Apart from this he also holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University, California.
After enrolling in Computer Science at Stanford University he focused on the problem of finding out which web pages linked to a given page, considering the number and nature of such backlinks as valuable information for that page. He also becomes relevant to the American Computer Scientist & Internet Entrepreneur Sergey Brin for the same research.
They both developed the PageRank algorithm & realised that it could be used to build a search engine. After this research progress, they also used the basic HTML programming skill to set up a simple search page for users.
In 1998 they both legally formed Google, Inc. Sergey Brin was appointed as the CEO of the same & named as google Co-Founder, also served as Google’s president. Their mission was to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful for the whole World. With a $ 1 Million (Rs 7.23 Cr) loan from the friends & family circle, they moved into a Mountain View office by the start of 2000. After six months Google had indexed one billion Internet URLs & became the topmost search engine on the web at that time.
In 2001 two prominent investors Kleiner Perkins & Sequoia Capital of the U.S agreed to invest the combined total of $ 50 Million (Rs 3,61.65 Cr) in Google. The same year in March Steve Jobs & Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, Andrew Stephen Grove, they both hired as Chairman of Google.
Under their leadership, the major changes & expansion that happened in google included its IPO ( initial public offering ) on August 20th, 2004. Page remained the boss at Google also became a billionaire at the age of thirty.
After the announcement in January 2011, he officially became the chief executive of Google on April 4th, 2011. At this time Google was over $180 billion (Rs 1,30,24,23.30 Cr) market capitalization and more than 24,000 employees.
In the year 2007, he married Lucinda Southworth who is a research scientist and the sister of actress and model Carrie Southworth. They have two children.
In February 2005 he bought a 9000 square feet house in Palo Alto, which is located in the northwestern corner of Santa Clara County California.
In 2011 he bought a superyacht which is a large and luxurious pleasure vessel of $ 45 million (Rs 3,25.69 Cr).In November 2014 he gave a $15 million (Rs 1,08.51 Cr) donation for The Western African Ebola virus epidemic.
Awards & Recognition
In 2002 he was named Global Leader for Tomorrow by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
In 2004 he and Brin received the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement.
In 2009 he received the doctorate from the University of Michigan during a graduation commencement ceremony.
Two years later in 2011, he was ranked 24th on the Forbes List of Billionaires & the 11th richest in the U.S.
As of July 2014, the Bloomberg Billionaires Index lists him as the 17th richest man in the world, with an estimated net worth of $32.7 billion (Rs 23,66,73.93 Cr).
Toyota Prius of $ 26,000 (Rs 18.81 Lacs).
Private Jet of $ 350 million (Rs 25,33.23 Cr).
Social Media Portfolio
He has so many followers on social media. He has 1511 followers on Twitter as of February 2021.
|Real Name||Lawrence Edward Page|
|Birth Place||He was born on 26th March 1973 in the capital of the U.S, state of Michigan named Lansing.|
|Age||47 years. (As of 2021)|
|Height||5 feet 11 Inches /180 Cm.|
|Weight||74 Kgs/159 Lbs.|
|Net Worth||$ 91.5 Billion (Rs 66,70,30.42 Cr).|
(According to Forbes real-time data published on 24th May 2021).
How much was the Larry page net worth in 2020 ?
$ 69.4 Billion (Rs 50,21,35.71 Cr).
Who was founder of Google ?
Larry Page & Sergey Brin