Larry Page

Larry Page

Computer Programmer and Entrepreneur

Personal Stats

NameLarry Page
RoleEntrepreneur
IndustryTechnology
Net Worth$151 Billion

About Larry Page

Larry Page is a visionary technologist, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. He is known for founding Google. He supports various causes, particularly in renewable energy and sustainability, through investments and charitable contributions. He transformed internet access and use, setting new standards in technology. He continues to inspire future generations of entrepreneurs and technologists. He has a net worth of $108b, he owns Alphabet which is a parent company to Google and its subsidiaries.


Businesses Owned

  • Alphabet Inc
  • Kitty Hawk
  • Opener
  • Android
  • Youtube
  • Nest
  • Calico

Early Life

Larry Page's early life shows an ideal recipe for a successful future

  • His school was East Lansing High School, he excelled in science and math. His high school was University of Michigan: Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. 
  • He did a Ph.D. in computer science at Stanford University. It was at Stanford that Larry Page met Sergey Brin, a fellow Ph.D. student. 
  • In 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin co-founded Google Inc. in a garage in Menlo Park, California. 
  • Initially, Google was a search engine designed to organize and make sense of the vast amounts of information on the internet. Their research led to the development of the PageRank algorithm, which became the foundation for Google. 

Family

Larry's family life reflects deep bonds

  • He was born to Carl Victor Page and Gloria Page, who themselves are a Ph.D. and programming instructors in computer science respectively at Michigan State University. 
  • He grew up surrounded by computers and scientific journals, fostering an early interest in technology. 
  • His brother, Carl Victor Page Jr., also pursued a career in computer science, underscoring the family’s deep-rooted connection to technology. 
  • Married to Lucinda Southworth in 2007. They married on a Caribbean island owned by Richard Branson. They are still together. 
  • Lucinda Page Southworth is a biomedical informatics scientist graduating from Stanford. 
  • Larry and Lucinda have two children. He sired a son in 2009, and a second child came in 2011.  


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