Sheryl Sandberg is a popular technology executive from the United States. She is currently serving as Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer. As an activist, Sandberg established Lean In Foundation and was previously associated with Google. Prior to that, she was the chief of staff for U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence Summers. Sandberg is also an author and has released two books. She has also written articles. Here is a quick summary of Sheryl Sandberg’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Sheryl Sandberg Early Life
Sheryl Kara Sandberg is the daughter of Adele and Joel Sandberg. She was born in Washington, D.C. on 28 August 1969. She spent her childhood in North Miami Beach.
She completed her schooling at North Miami Beach High School. She was a teacher of Aerobics despite being still a student. Later, she went to Harvard College to study economics. Sandberg also went to Harvard Business School for her MBA.
Sheryl Sandberg was first married to Brian Kaff from 1993 to 1994. From 2004 to 2015, she was married to Dave Goldberg. She has two children and her husband Goldberg died in 2015.
When in college, Sandberg founded ‘Women in Economics and Government’. She was also associated with World Bank as a research assistant. She supported Hillary Clinton in the US Presidential Elections of 2016.
Sheryl Sandberg Career, Awards & Achievement
For a year, Sheryl Sandberg was employed as a management consultant in McKinsey & Company. From 1996 to 2000, she worked under Larry Summers. Following that, she joined Google in 2001.
From 2001 to 2008, Sandberg was the Vice President of Operations and Global Online Sales for Google Inc. During her tenure, she was responsible for the company’s advertising, publishing and sales operations. She was also responsible for Google Book Search.
In 2008, Sheryl Sandberg was appointed as the COO of Facebook by Mark Zuckerberg. She later became the board of directors of the company and was the first woman to do so. It has been reported that she has sold her shares after Facebook went public. Her shares were estimated at $1 billion in 2014.
Sandberg also serves as the Walt Disney Company’s member. She has served as Starbucks’s board member previously, and her remuneration was $280,000 per annum. She serves on the boards of V-Day, Women for Women International, and the Center for Global Development.
In 2014, she sponsored the ‘Ban Bossy’ campaign. As an accomplished writer, Sheryl Sandberg released her first book in 2013. Her second book called ‘Option B’ became available from April 2017. She has delivered speeches in several universities. In 2018, she will be delivering a commencement address in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Awards & Achievements
Sheryl Sandberg has appeared in the list of Forbes and Time 100. She has also featured in the list of various print media like Business Week, Fortune Magazine, The Daily Beast, and Newsweek. In 2013, The Jerusalem Post placed her at No. 8 in the list of “The World’s 50 Most Influential Jews”. She also won the John H. Williams Prize.
Net Worth of Sheryl Sandberg
The estimated net worth of Sheryl Sandberg is more than $1.61 billion. She is not only a successful technology executive but has served in various capacities in her career. She has successfully lead Google and Facebook and has also authored two books. In 2014, her estimated annual salary was $15.5 million. Sheryl Sandberg has written an article for ‘The Huffington Post’ and has been on the board of several companies. Her book has sold millions of copies.
Sheryl Sandberg is one of the most famous technology executives in the world. She is the founder of the Lean In Foundation and has made financial contributions worth of millions of dollars to various charitable efforts. She is a successful lady and is an inspiration to many women across the world.