Anne Wojcicki

About Anne Wojcicki

Who is it?: Genomics Pioneer
Birth Day: July 28, 1973
Birth Place: San Mateo County, California, U.S., United States
Birth Sign: Leo
Residence: Los Altos Hills, California, U.S.
Citizenship: United States
Alma mater: Yale University
Occupation: Genomics pioneer
Known for: Co-founder and CEO of 23andMe
Spouse(s): Sergey Brin (2007–2015)
Children: 2
Parent(s): Stanley Wojcicki Esther Wojcicki
Relatives: Susan Wojcicki (sister) Janet Wojcicki (sister)

Anne Wojcicki Net Worth

Anne Wojcicki was bornon July 28, 1973 in San Mateo County, California, U.S., United States, is Genomics Pioneer. Anne E. Wojcicki is a renowned American entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of the start up ‘23andMe’ which deals in personal genomics. She is a pioneer in bringing genome mapping to the common man for tracking linage as well as medical treatment. Both her parents were renowned educationalist. She is the former wife of Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google. At one time she and her husband were one of the most influential couples in Silicon Valley. However, their marriage broke up after two children and Wojcicki went on to date New York Yankee’s Hitter, Alex Rodriguez. Their relationship drew a lot of attention on social media as both come from different backgrounds. This did not deter Wojcicki from living life the way she wanted. She is an advocate of equality for women and a successful entrepreneur. Her saliva based personal genome test kit was a novelty that featured as the ‘Invention of the Year’ by Times Magazine in 2008. She has a clear vision of what she wants to achieve and was named ‘The Most Daring CEO’ by the American business magazine, ‘Fast Company’ in their October 2013 edition.
Anne Wojcicki is a member of Business Women

💰 Net worth: Under Review

Biography/Timeline

1996

Wojcicki grew up on the Stanford campus. When she was two, she learned how to figure skate, but later quit and started playing ice hockey. She attended Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California, and was an Editor for The Oracle, the school newspaper, and won a scholarship for her Sports stories. She attended Yale University, where she was a competitive ice skater and played on the varsity women's ice hockey team. She graduated with a B.S. in biology in 1996. She did molecular biology research at the National Institutes of Health and the University of California, San Diego.

2000

After graduating, Wojcicki worked as a health care consultant at Passport Capital, a San Francisco-based investment fund and at Investor AB. She was a health care investment analyst for 4 years, overseeing health care Investments, focusing on biotechnology companies. Disillusioned by the culture of Wall Street and its attitude towards health care, she quit in 2000, intending to take the MCAT and enroll in medical school. Instead, she decided to focus on research.

2006

In 2006, she co-founded 23andMe with Linda Avey. 23andMe is a privately held personal genomics and biotechnology company, based in Mountain View, California, that provides genetic testing. The company is named for the 23 pairs of chromosomes in a normal human cell. The company's personal genome test kit was named "Invention of the Year" by Time magazine in 2008.

2013

Wojcicki married Google co-founder Sergey Brin in May 2007. They have a son, Benji Wojin, born in December 2008, and a daughter, Chloe Wojin, born in late 2011. News reports on August 28, 2013, announced that Wojcicki and Brin were living separately but that they were not legally separated. In March 2015 Wojcicki filed for divorce, which was finalized in June 2015.