Sergey Brin Biography

Published On Aug 22, 2016
Facts of Sergey Brin
Date of Birth: 1973 , August-21
Birth Nation: Russia
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In May 2007, Brin got married to Anne Wojcicki. Anne Wojcicki is an entrepreneur and she is famous for being the co-founder and chief executive officer of the personal genomics company 23andMe. As a loving husband and wife, they had two children together named Benji Wojin and Chloe Wojin. They were happily married for about six years and then in August 2013, rumors about their separation became aired in the media. They got separated in 2013 and they finally dissolved their married life in June 2015. His nationality is American and he is of Russian Jewish ethnicity.

After his father was denied with higher post in Moscow, his father decided to leave Russia and migrate to United States of America. They were given the official exit visas in May 1979 and then they left Russia to America. He pursued his elementary education in Paint Branch Montessori School in Adelphi, Maryland. He also attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School and he earned his high school graduation from there in 1990. After that he joined University of Maryland, in 1993 he received his Bachelor of Science from the Department of Computer Science. He graduated from there with honors in computer science and mathematics. After he earned a graduate fellowship from the National Science Foundation, he joined Stanford University and continued his Masters degree in Stanford University. He also did an intern at Wolfram Research during the mid 1990s. After being close with Larry Page, the pair published a paper titled The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine. After several years of research on the search engine, they finally launched the initial version of Google in August 1996. This version was also made available to the internet users the same year. He has also established himself as an actor. In 2013, he portrayed himself in an American comedy film The Internship. This movie was about the competition with much younger and more technically-skilled applicants for a job at Google. He is now aged 42 years old. His net worth is 38.3 billion USD.

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Born in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

August 21 , 1973

A computer genius, Sergey Brin was born as Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin in the early 1970s in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union to Yevgenia and Mikhail Brin. He moved to United States with his parents when he was aged six years old.

Graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School

1990

He pursued his elementary education in Paint Branch Montessori School in Adelphi, Maryland. He was also homeschooled for several years. He also attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland and he earned his high school graduation from there in 1990. 

Graduated from University of Maryland

1993

After his high school graduation, he joined University of Maryland. In 1993 he received his Bachelor of Science from the Department of Computer Science. He graduated from there with honors in computer science and mathematics.

Launched the the initial version of Google

1996

After he earned a graduate fellowship from the National Science Foundation, he joined Stanford University and continued his Masters degree in Stanford University. After being close with Larry Page, the pair published a paper titled The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine. After several years of research on the search engine, they finally launched the initial version of Google in August 1996. 

Won EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

2003

Brin and Page has also been awarded in 2003. They were awarded with the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award that year. They were also the National Finalists for this award. Next year, he was awarded with Academy of Achievement's Golden Plate Award. 

Appeared in the movie, The Internship

2013

He has also established himself as an actor. In 2013, he portrayed himself in an American comedy film The Internship. This movie was about the competition with much younger and more technically-skilled applicants for a job at Google. 

Invested in a major offshore wind power development

2010

Besides Google and computer science, he and Page has also been working in other projects. At the end of 2010, they made an investment in a major offshore wind power development. Their main was to assist the East coast power grid. 

Married to Anne Wojcicki

2007

In May 2007, Brin got married to Anne Wojcicki. Anne Wojcicki is an entrepreneur and she is famous for being the co-founder and chief executive officer of the personal genomics company 23andMe. As a loving husband and wife, they had two children together. 

Second child, Chloe Wojin

2011

He became father for the second time in his life in 2011. He and his ex wife, Anne Wojcicki welcomed their second child together that year and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Chloe Wojin.

Divorced with Anne Wojcicki

2015

Brin and Anne Wojcicki have welcomed two children together. They were happily married for about six years and then in August 2013, rumors about their separation became aired in the media. They got separated in 2013 and they finally dissolved their married life in June 2015.