Larry Page Fast Facts

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Larry Page, co-founder of Google.


Birth date: March 26, 1973
    Birth place: Lansing, Michigan
    Birth name: Lawrence Page
    Father: Carl Page, a computer science professor
    Mother: Gloria Page
    Marriage: Lucinda "Lucy" Southworth (December 2007-present)
    Children: A son born in 2009 and another child born in 2011
    Education: University of Michigan, B.S.E., 1995; Stanford University, M.S., 1998

    Other Facts

    Google is a play on the word googol, the term for the numeral one followed by 100 zeroes.
    Page has a vocal cord condition that he says is responsible for his hoarser, softer speaking voice. He also has Hashimoto's thyroiditis, a disorder that causes inflammation of the thyroid gland.


    1995 - Meets Sergey Brin at Stanford University.
    1998 - Co-founds Google with Sergey Brin.
    September 7, 1998 - Google is launched.
    1998-2001 - CEO of Google.
    2001-2011 - President of products at Google.
    April 4, 2011-October 2, 2015 - CEO of Google.
    August 10, 2015 - Google announces a corporate restructuring, forming an umbrella company called Alphabet and naming Sundar Pichai as the new CEO to the core business of Google. Page will serve as Alphabet's CEO and Sergey Brin will serve as president.
    October 2, 2015 - Becomes CEO of Alphabet.
      June 2016 - According to a Bloomberg Businessweek report, Page has secretly invested more than $100 million of his own money to fund two flying car companies, Kitty Hawk and Zee.Aero.
      December 3, 2019 - Alphabet announces that Page and Brin are stepping down as CEO and president, respectively. The co-founders will continue to serve on Alphabet's board of directors.