Eric Schmidt- Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth :$6.9 billion


Eric Schmidt was born on 27 April, 1955. He was born in Washington D.C. U.S. He is an American software engineer and a businessman. He is currently the executive chairman of Google and she married to Wendy Boyle in the year 1980 and has two children Sophie and Alison. Eric was ranked as the 138th –richest person in the world by Forbes in the year 2013. When he was an intern at the Bell Labs, he did a great work by completing the re-write of the Lex analysis software program for the Unix computer operating system. After that from 1997-2001 he was worked as the chief executive officer of Novell and in the period 2001-2011 he was the CEO of Google and really did a great job. He is the wealthiest person of the era. Not only is this, he served on various boards in academia and industry for both Carnegie Mellon University and Princeton University.

Early Life


He is the son of Elaenor, who had a master’s degree in psychology and Wilson Schmidt, who was a German-American professor of international economics at Virginia Tech and Johns Hopkins University. Though he was born in Washington but he was grew up in Blacksburg, Virginia. Talking about his education life, he was graduated from Yorktown High Scholl in Arlington, Virginia in the year 1972. After that he attended the Princeton University as an architecture major but later switched to B.S. degree in electrical engineering in the year 1976. I the year 1979, he earned a M.S. degree from University of California, Berkley for designing and implementing a network linking the campus computer center with the Cs and EECs departments. Not only is this, he also earned Ph.D. degree in the year 1982 in EECS about the problems of managing distributed software development and tools for solving the bugs of the softwares. He also worked as the teacher in Stanford Graduate School of Business in the 2000s on strategic management subject. It was shocking to know that, instead of having wife and children he was dating a concert pianist and artist Chau-Giang Nguyen in the year 2012 who was already engaged to Hollywood Oscar wining TV Brain Grazer.



Eric joined the Sun microsystems in the year 1983 as a software engineer and later became the chairman of Novell in the year 1997. In the year 2001 he became he became the CEO of Google. In the year 2007, PC World ranked him as a first on 50 most important people on the Web. On August 28, 2006 he was elected to Apple Inc’s board of directors. He was the campaign advisor and major donor to Barack Obama and served on Google’s government relations team.



Eric net worth is $6.9 billion. His most of the fortune is coming from google where it was a $150 billion market capitalization with 20,000 employees. Eric, the richest person on the planet owns a $72.3 million yacht, The Oasis whose size is well very big. He is a commercial pilot and likes to challenge the vertical limits ion his $42 million Gulfstream V, a jet with the reputation of making ultra long journeys across the Globe. Not only is this he purchased a vast estate worth $20 million at Montecito, CA and also a $3.7 million luxury residence in Atherton , CA. he along with his wife founded the Schmidt foundation in the year 2006 whose ultimate aim is to make the world a better place to live in.

Talking about his wealth, he owns an Atherton mansion worth $3.7 million and is really an exquisite estate. It is spread over 4,840 sq ft with 5 spacious bedrooms and 3 full and 1 half bathroom. His another mansion is Montecito mansion which is worth $20 million and is spread in 5000 plus sq ft with 4 luxurious bedrooms and 4 full and 2 half bathrooms. Not only is this, it also includes massive motor court, a championship size tennis court, a long swimming pool and wide terraces.

Apart from his mansion, he owns a Oasis Yacht which is 195 foot long. This yacht has technological innovations with an hi-fi audio visual system and an outdoor cinema. It has 5 spacious guest cabins which offer accommodation for 12. It has 2000hp HP cat engines which can increase the speed of the yacht to 16 knots. The story is not over yet. He own a private jet called Gulfstream V which is worth $42 million. And it can fly upto height of 51,000 feet above the ground. This 14 seater jet is an impressive blend of luxury. Actually he loves to fly the jets and airplanes which is counted as one of his hobbies. But he also owns a car and love to drive that too. He owns a Toyota Prius which is not an ordinary car. The hybrid is the only vehicle available that offers an unprecedented 50 mpg in city or highway driving. It is the only one which uses cutting edge technology. Eric was married to Windy and is now getting divorce. This divorce is estimated up to $1.5 billion which is the second most expensive divorce in the history. He was spotted sailing in the exotic destinations with his recent girlfriend, Lisa Shields. He founded the Schmidt foundation in the year 2006 along with his wife to help transform the world’s environmental energy practices of the 21st century.


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