Full Name: Lawrence Page
Birth Date: March 26, 1973
Birthplace: East Lansing, Michigan
Residence: Palo Alto, California
Occupation: Internet entrepreneur
Known as: Co-founder of Google Inc.
Net worth: 87.3 billion USD (2022) Forbes
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.81 m)
Years active: 1998- present
Spouse(s): Lucinda Southworth
Larry Page is an American computer scientist, business magnate, and entrepreneur. He is one of the co-founders of Google Inc. On 20th January 2011, he was announced as the chief executive of Google and he served from 4th April 2011. In 1998, Page invented Google the most influential search engine of the digital era together with Sergey Brin. He is the founder of Google’s search ranking algorithm and PageRank.
Larry Page Early life:
On 26 March 1973 Larry Page was born in Michigan, the U.S to a father Carl Vincent Page, and a mother Gloria. In 1965, his father received a Ph.D. in computer science. Page’s parents were both professors at Michigan State University and computer experts.
Larry achieved a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Michigan State University and earned a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Stanford University. After finishing graduation Page decided to focus on computer engineering at Stanford University. Where Page met Sergey Brin and formulated the search engine Google Inc.
Larry Page Career:
At Stanford University, Page and Brin twisted a research project for an online search engine that listed results according to the reputation of web pages. It is very much used as the most popular result of search engines. Then, they named the search engine “Google” which word derived from the mathematical term ‘googol’.
Google is now the most well-liked search engine in the digital arena and the company was launched with only $1 million in capital from family and other investors. Now, Google enlargements over 3.5 billion searches per day and the company’s headquarter are situated in Silicon Valley.
Larry Page Personal life:
Larry Page dated Marissa Mayer in the early 2000s. Mayer was a former executive and key representative of Google. Now she is the president and CEO of Yahoo!. Page married Lucinda Southworth on the Caribbean island in 2007. Lucinda is the sister of model Carrie Southworth and a research scientist.