Anne Wojcicki ( born July 28, 1973) is a popular American entrepreneur who came to prominence as the co-founder and CEO of the personal genomics company, 23andMe, alongside Linda Avey and Paul Cusenza. She was married to Google co-founder, Sergey before they parted ways in 2015.
|Birth Date:||July 28, 1973|
|Birth Place:||Palo Alto, California, U.S|
|Parents:||Esther Wojcicki, Stanley Wojcicki|
|Sisters:||Susan Wojcicki, Janet Wojcicki|
|Husband:||Sergey Brin (m. 2007 – 2015)|
|Children:||Chloe Wojin, Benjin Wojin|
|Net Worth:||$800 million|
Wojcicki was born on in Palo Alto, California, United States. She grew up on Standford’s campus alongside her two older sisters. One of her sister, Susan Wojcicki, is the CEO of YouTube and the other sister, Janet Wojcicki, is an anthropologist and epidemiologist.
Her mother, Esther Wojcicki who is of Jewish descent, is an educator while her father, Stanley Wojcicki, is a Polish-born physics professor at Standford University.
She went to Gunn High School Palo Alto, California and also obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Yale University.
Prior to fame, Wojcicki was a health care investment analyst where she worked at Passport Capital, a San Francisco based investment fund.
She became known as the co-founder and CEO of 23andMe, alongside Linda Avey and Paul Cusenza. It is a direct to consumer DNA testing company, which gives room for consumers to test for health risks. It was founded in 2006, with a goal of providing people access to their genetic information, which could further provide information on cures for diseases.
She is also a co-founder and board member of the Breakthrough Prize. She was listed as number 93 in Forbes list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2020.
Anne Wojcicki got married to Sergey Brin, Google co-founder, in May 2007. Both parted ways in 2013 and divorced officially in 2015.
They have two children together namy; a son, Benji Wojin (born in December 2008), and a daughter, Chloe Wojin (born in 2011).
Anne Wojcicki has an estimated net worth of $800 million.
- Instagram: @annewoj23