|Net Worth:||$800 Million|
|Date of Birth:||July 28, 1973 (50 years old)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
What Is Anne Wojcicki’s Net Worth?
Anne Wojcicki is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman with a net worth of $800 million. A biotechnology and personal genetics company 23andMe was co-founded and directed by Anne.
Together with Paul Cusenza and Linda Avey, Anne co-founded 23andMe in 2006. In 2008, “Time” magazine named their personal genome test “Invention of the Year.”
Anne E. Wojcicki was birthed in Palo Alto, California on the 28h day of July 1973. Her father, Stanley was formally a chairperson at Stanford University’s physics department but is currently an American Professor emeritus in the same institution.
But her mother, Esther is an educator and journalist who hails from Jewish. Anne’s Parents birthed two other kids name Susan and Janet before her and they all reside on the Stanford campus.
Susan who happens to be the first female child is the CEO of YpuTube while Janet is an anthropologist and epidemiologist.
At a young age, Anne Wojcicki worked at “The Oracle” as an editor of the newspaper establishment at Gunn High School and subsequently enjoys ice hockey and skating.
She additionally earned a scholarship due to her constant writings on issues concerning sports published in the school newspaper.
Anne later obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Yale University in 1996, She played varsity women’s ice hockey at the university when she attended and further carried out molecular biology studies at the National Institutes of Health and the University of California, San Diego.
After Anne graduated from the University, she served in the investment funds Passport Capital and Investor AB as a healthcare consultant for a period of four years.
Eventually, she became an inquisitor who is in charge of investments in healthcare which solely focuses on biotechnology companies. Anne chose to shift her concentration to biological research after becoming frustrated with Wall Street’s attitude toward healthcare.
She was named co-founder and CEO of the DNA testing business 23andMe in 2006 with the goal of assisting people in “gaining deeper insights into the personal lineage, genealogy, and inherited traits.”
The Food and Drug Administration started clearing 23andMe’s health-related testing in 2015, and the business received a $3.9 million investment from Google in 2007.
As part of a partnership with GlaxoSmithKline in 2018, which made a $300 million investment in the company, 23andMe granted the pharmaceutical giant the sole right to use test results from 23andMe customers to create new medications.
We all have a sickness or health concern that we care about, wrote Wojcicki in her announcement on the 23andMe blog.
Customers may now actively participate in research thanks to a platform developed by 23andMe. Instead of waiting for answers, customers can collaborate to find answers.
We are confident that our collaboration with GSK will hasten the discovery of novel treatments.
The highest opportunity for success is provided by our genetic research, which is supported by millions of customers who have consented to contribute, and GSK’s experience in medication discovery and development.
Anne joined the board of the London-based online auto vendor Cazoo in 2021. She is a member of the Economists, an “unrivaled organization of premier technology, scientists, and business innovators.”
Through the help of Susan Wojcicki her elder sister, Anne was into a romantic relationship with Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google. The couple tied the knot in May 2007 and birthed two kids; Benji (born 2008) and Chloe (born 2011) before filing a divorce in 2015.
The Brin Wojcicki Foundation, which gave $1 million to the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society in 2009 and $500,000 to Wikipedia in 2011, was administered by Anne and Sergey even after they divorced.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research received help from the foundation that year when it issued a $50 million challenge, pledging to match donations up to the end of 2012.
Following her divorce from Brin, Wojcicki dated ex-baseball star Alex Rodriguez for about a year until calling it quits in 2016.
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