Sergey Brin-Biography – Google, Wealth , Life, Education, unknown Facts & Net Worth

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Sergey Brin

Cofounder And Board Member, Google

Net worth in 2022: $89 billion

Personal Stats

Age : 49 in 2022

Birth: August 21th 1973 in Moscow, Russia

Source of Wealth: Google, Self made

Citizenship United States

Residence: Los Altos, California

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Children: 3

Salary: $11 Billion +

Monthly Income: $1 Billion +


Montessori School

Master of Science,

Stanford University; Bachelor of Arts/Science, 

University of Maryland, College Park

Religion: Non-religious/Jewish

Height: 173 cm (5´8´´)

Weight: 70 kg (154 Ibs)

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Hair Color: Dark Brown

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Hobbies: Ultimate-Frisbee, Rollhockey and skydiving 

Interesting facts:

  • He co-founded Google with Larry Page in 1998
  • Owns 6% stake in Alphabet and sold more than $9 billion worth of shares since the company went public in 2004
  • His salary as the president of Alphabet Inc. is one dollar
  • The first search engine that Sergey and Larry developed was named „BackRub“
  • His family moved from the Soviet Union to the United States when he was six years old
  • Brin´s mother was a NASA scientist, and his father a mathematician
  • Sergey Brin met Larry Page at Stanford University in 1995 
  • In 2004, Sergey Brin became the youngest person on the Forbes 400 list of richest people in the world. 
  • Sergey Brin and Larry Page stepped down as president and CEO of Google in December 2019. 
  • Brin has donated over $100 million to research Parkinson’s disease. 
  • Sergey launched Google Glass—an innovative way to share information. 
  • In 2005, he bought a 50-person plane with Page. What’s more, he owns a superyacht estimated at $80 million. 
  • Brin and his former wife Anne Wojcicki founded The Brin Wojcicki Foundation


  • In 2002, Brin was named in the MIT Technology Review TR100, as one of the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35. 
  • In 2003, he received an honorary MBA from IE Business School “for embodying the entrepreneurial spirit and lending momentum to the creation of new businesses…”. 
  • In 2003: Award Recipients and National Finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 
  • In 2004: Marconi Foundation Prize, the “Highest Award in Engineering”, and were elected Fellows of the Marconi Foundation at Columbia University. “In announcing their selection, John Jay Iselin, the Foundation’s president, congratulated the two men for their invention that has fundamentally changed the way information is retrieved today.“ 
  • In 2004:  American Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award
  • In November 2009, Forbes named Brin and Page the fifth most powerful people in the world 
  • Brin was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, which is “among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer
  • As of October 2022, Brin is the 6th-richest person in the world according to Forbes, with an estimated net worth of $79.8 billion

Sergey Brins Houses:

  • Owns a number of multi-million dollars properties in Russia and the United States
  • Owns 6,000 square feet mansion in Los Altos, worth more than $11.5 million
  • He owns a 3,500 square feet 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home in Greenwich Street, New York, worth more than $8.5 million
  • According to New York Post, he bought a 30,000 square feet mansion in Alpine, New Jersey, in 2015, worth more than $48.88 million

Sergey Brins Cars:

  • a pink Tesla batmobile
  • Tesla Model X
  • Toyota Prius
  • Tesla Roadster

Sergey Brins Private Jets:

  • Alpha fighter jet – $4.5 million
  • Twin-engine Google Jet 767-200 – $25 million

Books recommended by Sergey Brin:

  • Solve for happy , Engineer Your Path to Joy by Mo Gawdat
  • Snow Crash, A Novel by Neal Stephenson
  • „Surely Yor´re Joking, Mr Feynman!“, Adventures of Curious Character by Richard P. Feynman 
  • How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren


  • “Solving big problems is easier than solving little problems.” – Sergey Brin
  • „Obviously everyone wants to be successful, but I want to be looked back on as being very innovative, very trusted and ethical and ultimately making a big difference in the world.“- Sergey Brin
  • “We do lots of stuff. The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first.” – Sergey Brin
  • “When it’s too easy to get money, then you get a lot of noise mixed in with the real innovation and entrepreneurship. Tough times bring out the best parts of Silicon Valley.” – Sergey Brin
  • “We are currently not planning on conquering the world.” – Sergey Brin
  • “It’s clear there’s a lot of room for improvement, there’s no inherent ceiling we’re hitting up on.” – Sergey Brin
  • „I had no dreams of such economic success. You should have fun and not be so weighed down by expectations.“- Sergey Brin
  • I feel there’s an existential angst among young people. I didn’t have that. They see enormous mountains, where I only saw one little hill to climb.“- Sergey Brin
  • “Once you go from 10 people to 100, you already don’t know who everyone is. So at that stage you might as well keep growing, to get the advantages of scale.“- Sergey Brin

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