Larry Page – Biography , Google – Wealth, Life ,Education & Net Worth

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Larry Page

Lawrence Edward Page

Cofounder And Board Member, Google

Net worth in 2022: $93 billion

Personal Stats

Age : 49 in 2022

Birth: March 26th 1973 in Lansing, Michigan, United States

Source of Wealth: Google, Self made

Citizenship United States

Residence: Palo Alto, California

Children: 2

Salary: $8 Billion +

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Monthly Income: $1 Billion +

Education: Master of Science, Stanford University; Bachelor of Arts/Science, University of Michigan

Religion: Non-religious

Height: 180 cm (5´11´´)

Weight: 74 kg (159 Ibs)

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Color: Grey

Hobbies: volleyball, tennis, watching football

Interesting facts:

  • Page became the CEO of Alphabet Inc in 2015. 
  • He was only 23 years old when he initiated the Google project. 
  • Page started Google as part of a PhD project with Sergey Brin
  • Page and Brin raised $1 million dollars from friends, family and investors to start Google.
  • Page’s parents were also computer scientists.
  • The idea of creating a search engine came to him in a dream.
  • Larry Page had 600 guests at his wedding, including Donald Trump. 
  • Larry Page invested in Tesla Motors. 
  • Page made an inkjet printer using LEGO bricks when he was a student at University of Michigan. 
  • Google was originally named ‚Backrub’. 
  • He has a health condition that is slowly removing his ability to speak. 
  • After the initial public offering of Google in 2004, the company was valued over 3 billion USD.


  • PC Magazine has praised Google as among the Top 100 Web Sited and Search Engines (1999) 
  • In 2002, Page was named a World Economic Forum Global Leader for Tomorrow 
  • In 2003, both Page and Brin received an MBA from IE Business School, in an honorary capacity
  • In 2004, they received the Marconi Foundation’s prize and were elected Fellows of the Marconi Foundation at Columbia University 
  • In 2004, Page and Brin received the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement. 
  • Page and Brin were also Award Recipients and National Finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2003. 
  • In 2004, X PRIZE chose Page as a trustee of their board 
  • In 2005, Brin and Page were elected Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 
  • In 2008 Page received the Communication Award from Prince Felipe at the Prince of Asturias Awards on behalf of Google

Books and publications by Larry Page et al.

  • 2011. Supercharging android: Google to acquire motorola mobility. Google: Official Blog. 
  • 2004. Letter from the Founders:‘An Owner’s Manual’for Google Shareholders. Google Inc., Form S-1 Registration, 29. 
  • 2004. Google Founders Talk Montessori. 
  • 2004. At Google. FAST COMPANY, 58-59. 
  • 1999. The PageRank Citation Ranking: Bringing Order to the Web: Stanford InfoLab. Navigation, findability and the usage of cultural heritage on the web: an exploratory study. 
  • 1998. What can you do with a web in your pocket?. IEEE Data Eng. Bull., 21(2), 37-47. 
  • 1994. The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine.

Books recommended by Larry Page:

  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things
  • Snow Crash
  • Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman 
  • Measure What Matters 
  • What Do You Care What Other People Think? 
  • The Pleasure of Finding Things Out 
  • QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter 
  • My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla


  • ““You never lose a dream, it just incubates as a hobby.”  – Larry Page
  • “Always deliver more than expected.” – Larry Page
  • “Good ideas are always crazy until they’re not” – Larry Page
  • “That’s why I find Elon to be an inspiring example. He said, ‘Well, what should I really do in this world? Solve cars, global warming, and make humans multi-planetary.’ I mean those are pretty compelling goals, and now he has businesses to do that.” – Larry Page
  • “You need to get one thing done well, or else you don’t have permission to do anything else.” – Larry Page
  • “Coming up with an idea is the least important part of creating something great. It has to be the right idea and have good taste, but the execution and delivery are what’s key. Any conversation I have about innovation starts with the ultimate goal.” – Larry Page
  • “How exciting is it to come to work if the best you can do is trounce some other company that does roughly the same thing?” – Larry Page
  • “My job as a leader is to make sure everybody in the company has great opportunities, and that they feel they’re having a meaningful impact and are contributing to the good of society. As a world, we’re doing a better job of that. My goal is for Google to lead, not follow that.”  – Larry Page
  • “Always work hard on something uncomfortably exciting.” – Larry Page

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