Elizabeth Holmes Biography

Published On Apr 04, 2017
Facts of Elizabeth Holmes
Date of Birth: 1984 , February-3
Birth Nation: United States
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Elizabeth Holmes holds the 50% share ownership of Theranos. She has been listed as one of the “America’s Richest Self-Made Women” by the Forbes in 2015 with her net worth of $4.5 billion in 2015. She has not been married yet and she has not disclosed any of her relationship with anyone. 

Holmes is more directed towards her business and she describes her daily uniform to be black turtleneck with a puffy black vest. Her role model is Steve Jobs and her dress is assumed to be imitation from her role model.

Homes founded Theranos in Palo Alto, California and her objective was to make health information easily accessible to many people at any time so the risk of disease could be prevented at an early time.

Elizabeth Holmes

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Born in Palo Alto, California, United Sates

February 3 , 1984

Elizabeth Holmes is a famous American entrepreneur who was born in the mid-1980s in Palo Alto, California, United Sates. She was born to his father, Christian Holmes IV, a government service worker and mother Noel Daoust, a congressional committee staffer.

Net worth is $800 million


Elizabeth was named as one of the one of the “America’s Richest Self-Made Women” by the Forbes in 2015. She has earned a lot from her company, Theranos. In 2016, her net worth was estimated to be $800 million. 

Founded Theranos


Elizabeth Holmes is the founder of the company named as "Theranos" and she incorporated the company in April 2004.  Theranos means an amalgam of “therapy” and “diagnosis”. The main objective of the company was to make health information accessible to all people at any time.

Questions to the Theranos


There came some questions to the company Theranos in October 2015, that the Edison blood-testing device made bu the company may provide inappropriate results. However, she denied the claims by telling the company would publish data in accurate basis.

Involved in IronSisters


Elizabeth Homes is also a philanthropist and she has been involved in may social works. In October 2015, she told IronSisters that she would help women in technology, science, mathematics and engineering to make career in those fields.

Named as TIME’s Most Influential People in the World


Elizabeth Holmes has won many awards and honors in her career. In 2015 she was named as one of the TIME’s Most Influential People in the World.  She has been also listed in Fortunes “Business Person of the Year” and “40 Under 40” criteria.

Won Horatio Alger Awards


Elizabeth Holmes is one of the successful businesswomen and her profession has made her won many awards and honors. In 2015, she won Horatio Alger Awards for being the youngest recipient in the history of Horatio Alger.