Susan Wojcicki Net Worth, Early Life, Career Highlights, Recognition, Personal Life and Husband

Published Date   07th Aug. 2017, 00:40 am
Susan Wojcicki Net Worth, Early Life, Career Highlights, Recognition, Personal Life and Husband
Quick Info
Birth Name: Susan Diane Wojcicki
Date of Birth: 05/07/1968
Age: 55 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $350 million
Qualification: Masters of Science in economics

Susan Wojcicki net worth rose as she became a technology executive, currently serving as the CEO of YouTube.


Born in 1968, Susan Wojcicki is an American tech industry executive. She is the CEO of YouTube. Previously, she has worked as the senior vice president in charge of marketing at Google.Inc which rose Susan Wojcicki net worth.

Early Life and Education

Susan Diane Wojcicki was born on July 5, 1968 to Esther Wojcicki and Stanley Wojcicki. Her mother had Russian Jewish descent and was an educator. Her father, Stanley, had Polish American descent and worked as Physics professor at Stanford University. Susan Wojcicki grew up with 2 sisters, Janet and Anne, on the Stanford Campus. Janet Wojcicki holds PhD and works as anthropologist and epidemiologist. Similarly, Anne Wojcicki is the founder of 23andMe. American mathematical scientist, George Dantzig, was her neighbor.

Talking about her education, Wojcicki attended Gunn High School located in Palo Alto, California where wrote for school newspaper. She then went to Harvard University from where she graduated with honors in 1990. Wojcicki studied history and literature at Harvard. Even though she previously planned on earning a PhD in economics, she changed her mind learning about technology.

As a result, Wojcicki earned Masters of Science in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1993. She also went to UCLA Anderson School of Management from where she graduated in 1998 with an MBA. All these variety of degrees made it simpler for Susan Wojcicki net worth to increase higher as her career progressed.

Professional Career Highlights

It was in 1998 the founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, set up office in Wojcicki’s garage in Menlo Park. She started working in marketing at Intel in Santa Clara, California. However, she had already collected experience of working as management consultant before. She was consultant at Bain & Company and R.B. Webber & Company. In Google, she worked on the initial marketing programs in addition to Google doodles. Moreover, Wojcicki took part in development of Google Images and Google Books.

Susan Wojcicki net worth rose as she persisted within Google. She grew to become senior vice president of Advertising & Commerce. Soon, she started to lead advertising and analytic products such as AdWords, AdSense, Google Analytics and DoubleClick.

As the company grew, it developed a competitor. A video sharing website, YouTube started competing with Google’s Video service. Wojcicki was looking after it and she therefore, proposed to purchase YouTube.

Susan Wojcicki net worth accelerated as she handled two of the largest acquisitions of Google. They are: 1.65 billion dollar purchase of YouTube in 2006 and 3.1 billion dollar purchase of DoubleClick in 2007. With her good managerial and handling capacity, Wojcicki became the CEO of YouTube in February 2014.

Recognition and Honors

The extensive skill and expertise in handling the lead position made Wojcicki a popular tech executive. This not only increased Susan Wojcicki net worth, but also increased her reputation. Time Magazine named her “the most important person in advertising”. Additionally, the magazine ranked her among 100 most influential people in 2015. Similarly, Time Magazine featured Wojcicki as “the most powerful woman on the internet”.

Likewise, Susan Wojcicki net worth elevated as Adweek positioned her in the first place in the list of 50 in 2013. In the same way, Vanity Fair listed her on 27th position in New Establishment list in 2015.

Personal Life, Husband and Children

The top-notch executive, Susan Wojcicki married Dennis Troper on August 23, 1998 in Belmont, California. The couple has five children. Wojcicki strives for finding balance between the work and family life. Therefore, when she took maternity leave during her fifth pregnancy, she wrote about the importance of paid maternity leave in Wall Street Journal. She possesses the US citizenship in addition to being a Polish citizen.

Salary and net worth

The tech executive from California has earned high net worth from her excellent marketing and executing skills. Susan Wojcicki net worth is $350 million as per the recent calculations.

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