Larry Page Net Worth 2020, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, and Awards
Larry Page Net Worth – Larry Page is an American entrepreneur and computer scientist who co-founded the colossal search engine company called Google. Google has become an essential part of millions of people’s everyday lives and offers numerous internet products and services.
The super company was co-founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 with the aim of improving people’s everyday lives and make technology readily accessible to all.
The google founder was given the full name Lawrence Edward Page at birth on the 26th of March, 1973. He was born to Computer Guru parents in Eastern Lansing, Michigan, in the United States of America.
He has 2 other siblings; an older brother Carl Page Jr. and a sister Beverley Page.
His dad Carl Victor Page was said to have been one of the pioneers in the development of Computer Artificial Intelligence, while his mother Gloria Page was a Computer Programming tutor at the Layman Briggs College and Michigan State University alongside her husband.
From the tender age of 6, a very curious Larry Page got very involved with computers, its accessories, programs, magazines among other IT components and gadgets that made up his growing up days as the son of computer wizards.
During his time at Stanford, Larry met Sergey Brin, a researcher working on a project in 1995.
By 1996 Larry and Sergey had constructed their very first search engine called ‘BackRub’ which was solely operating on Stanford servers for several months.
The two decided that they want to bring their idea to life and the co-founder of Sun Microsystems, Andy Bechtolsheim played a considerable role in this process as he wrote them a check for $100,000.
The company became a reality in 1998, and the name was respectively changed to the iconic name it holds to this current day, Google.
In 2001 Eric Schmidt became the CEO, and the others leveled all the way up to presidents of technology and products.
In 2004 the website launched Orkut, the social networking site, and Google Desktop Search. And then later that same year they held the Initial Public Offering which instantly made them millionaires.
The year 2005 brought us Google Maps, Google Reader, Blogger Mobile, and the company even acquired YouTube.
Google did a collaboration in 2007 with China Mobile and Salesforce.com, and they also signed to make Google’s educational apps available to students in Kenya and Rwanda.
In 2008 they launched Google Sites which was the latest version of Google Earth and the following year they launched Google Latitude another version on Google Earth and Google Ventures.
In 2010 they developed the Google Apps Marketplace and in 2011 Larry Page was named the new CEO and Eric Schmidt would be the executive chairman.
Height and Weight
The American scientist has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (170 cms) and has a weight of 75 kg (165 lbs).
In 2002, Page and Brin were named in the MIT Technology Review TR100 for being among the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35.
The World Economic Forum named Page as a Global Leader for Tomorrow in 2002.
Page and Brin received the prestigious Marconi Foundation Prize (2004) which is given to honor significant contributions in science and technology.
They were also elected Fellow of the Marconi Foundation at Columbia University.
Larry Page has for many years now been amongst the richest people on the planet as he became a billionaire at the young age of 35.
In 2019, Forbes ranked him as the 12th-richest person in the world as it was reported that his net worth was estimated to be around $51.1 billion.
However in Larry Page’s net worth is around $57 billion in 2020.