Sergey Brin Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

Personal:
Birth Date:
August 21, 1973

Birth Place: Moscow, Soviet Union (now Russia)

Birth Name: Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin

Father: Michael Brin, mathematician and economist

Mother: Eugenia Brin, retired NASA scientist

Marriage: Anne Wojcicki (May 2007-present)

    Children: daughter, 2011; Benji, 2008

    Education: University of Maryland at College Park, B.S., 1993; Stanford University, M.S., 1995

    Other Facts:
    Estimated net worth in 2014: $31.4 billion.

    Currently on leave from his Ph.D. program at Stanford.

    Receives an annual salary of $1.

    Runs the Brin Wojcicki Foundation with his wife.

    Has donated over $100 million to research for Parkinson's, a degenerative neurological disorder. Brin's mother was diagnosed with Parkinson's, and Brin has a 50-50 chance of developing the disorder.

    His wife co-founded 23andME, a genetic testing company.

    Timeline:
    1979 -
    Brin and his family emigrate from the Soviet Union to the United States.

    1995 - Meets Larry Page at Stanford University.

    September 4, 1998 - Co-founds Google, Inc. with Page.

    July 2001 - Becomes Google's president of technology.

    April 2011-present - Director of special projects at Google.

    August 2013 - A representative for Brin and Wojcicki confirms they are living separately.