Biography

Anne E. Wojcicki (born July 28th, 1973), addressed as Anne Wojcicki, is an American business lady and entrepreneur.

She is well known as the ex-spouse of Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google. Anne Wojcicki is also a co-founding member and serves as CEO of the personal genomics company named 23andMe.

Anne Wojcicki founded the company in the year 2006 alongside Linda Avey and Paul Cusenza. The company’s aim was to provide the general public access to their genetic information.

Let’s take a sneak preview of some interesting facts about this amazing personality.

CEO of 23andMe

Anne Wojcicki
Anne Wojcicki: History • Bio • Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Anne E. Wojcicki
Stage Name: Anne Wojcicki
Born: 28 July 1973 (age 48 years old)
Place of Birth: Palo Alto, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.67 m
Parents: Esther Wojcicki, Stanley Wojcicki
Siblings: Susan Wojcicki, Janet Wojcicki
Husband • Spouse: Sergey Brin (m. 2007–2015)
Boyfriend • Partner: Alex Rodriguez (ex.)
Children: Chloe Wojin, Benji Wojin
Occupation: CEO • Entrepreneur
Net Worth: US$3 billion

Early Life

Anne Wojcicki was born on the 28th day of July in the year 1973. He was born and raised in Palo Alto, California, United States.

Anne Wojcicki is the last child in her family. The first daughter named, Susan Wojcicki, is the current CEO of YouTube, and Janet Wojcicki, the second daughter, is an anthropologist and epidemiologist.

Her parents are Esther Wojcicki, an educator, and she is of Jewish descent, and Stanley Wojcicki, a Polish-born physics professor emeritus at Stanford University.

The three sisters grew up on Stanford’s campus. When Anne Wojcicki was at the age of fourteen, she learned how to skate, and later on, she began to play ice hockey.

Education

Anne Wojcicki attended the Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California, where she edited the school newspaper named The Oracle. She also won a scholarship for some of the sports stories she edited for The Oracle.

Later on, Anne Wojcicki received a Bachelor of Science in biology at Yale University in the year 1996. During her time at Yale University, she played on the varsity women’s ice hockey team.

She also conducted molecular biology research at the National Institutes of Health and at the University of California, San Diego.

Personal Life

Anne Wojcicki got married to Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google LLC, in the month of May 2007.

Anne Wojcicki and Sergey Brin have a son together named Benji Wojin, and he was born in the month of December 2008. Also, they have a daughter named Chloe Wojin, born in late 2011. Anne Wojcicki is an irreligious lady.

The estranged couples stopped living together in 2013, and in 2015 they decided to annul their union. Even after their divorce, Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki, still collectively run their foundation called The Brin Wojcicki Foundation together.

The estranged couples have donated massively to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, and in the year 2009, they supported the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society with the sum of US$1 million.

Later in 2015, Anne Wojcicki began to court Alex Rodriguez, a former baseball star; Anne Wojcicki and Alex Rodriguez courted for almost a year before breaking up.

Career

Anne Wojcicki is better known as the co-founder and CEO of a company named 23andMe. She is also well known as the director of a consumer DNA testing company, which allows people to perform tests about their ancestry and health risks.

She reportedly founded the company in the year 2006, alongside Linda Avey and Paul Cusenza. The trio started the company with the goal and aim of providing people easy access to their genetic and ancestral information.

The company can also provide information regarding cures for diseases or treatments with the help of another company called Glaxo and their US$300 million investment.

Anne Wojcicki has expressed interest in “revolutionizing health care” through DNA testing, as it could provide consumers with enough information to predict potential genetic illnesses.

Net Worth

Anne Wojcicki is one of the world’s female billionaires. She has accumulated massive income from every of her business ventures. Anne Wojcicki has a whopping net worth estimation of US$3 billion.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @Annew
  • Twitter: @annewoj23




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