ERIC SCHMIDT • Net Worth $21 Billion • House • Yacht • Private Jet • Google Chairman

Name:Eric Schmidt
Net Worth:$21 billion
Source of Wealth:Google
Born:April 27, 1955
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Country:USA
Wife:Wendy Schmidt
Children:Allison Schmidt, Sophie Schmidt
Residence:Atherton, CA
Private Jet:(N651WE ) Gulfstream G650ER
Yacht:Legend


Who is Eric Schmidt?

Eric Schmidt is the former Chairman of Google and parent company Alphabet INC. He was born on April 27, 1955. He is married to Wendy Schmidt.

Schmidt started working at Sun Microsystems in 1983. He was its first software manager. In a 14 year career, the software engineer became president of Sun Technology Enterprises.

He graduated from Yorktown High School and attended Princeton University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He was CEO of Novell and Chief Technology Officer at Sun Microsystems.

In April 1997 he became CEO and chairman of the board of Novell. Schmidt left Novell after Novell acquired Cambridge Technology Partners. In 2011 Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin hired Schmidt to manage Google.

He is now a technical advisor to Alphabet. Alphabet is Google’s parent company.

Google Billionaire

His initial salary was $250,000. It included an annual performance bonus. He was granted several million shares and options. Which made him one of the Google Billionaires.

Early 2020  Schmidt owned approx 4 million shares in Google / Alphabet INC. Google gave him $100 million in 2011 as a parting gift.

Eric Schmidt Net Worth

His net worth is $21 billion.

Philanthropy

Eric and his wife Wendy are active philanthropists. Through their Schmidt Family Foundation. According to the 2012 annual accounts the foundation has assets of more than USD 300 million.

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Wendy Schmidt

Wendy-Schmidt

Yacht Legend Owner

Eric Schmidt


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Eric Schmidt House

Eric Schmidt Yacht


He is the owner of the explorer yacht Legend. She is a converted ice-breaking tug.

Sailing Yacht Elfje

Eric’s wife Wendy is the owner of the 52-meter sailing yacht Elfje. The yacht was built at Royal Huisman in the Netherlands.