Eric Schmidt is the famous software Engineer, a businessman of America who is the Executive chairman of Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google. His full name is Eric Emerson Schmidt. Schmidt has been considered as the 119th richest man in the world as of 2017. This survey is done by Forbes. Nowadays he is a great contributor to Google. Let’s find out how much is Eric Schmidt’s net worth in 2018.
Eric Schmidt was born on 27th April 1955 in Falls Church, Virginia, the United States to Eleanor and Wilson Emerson Schmidt. Wilson was a professor at John Hopkins University & Virginia Technology and Eleanor was a Psychologist. Wilson worked at the department of U.S. Treasury.
At the early stage of life, Eric lived with his parents in Falls Church and Blacksburg, Virginia. Schmidt attended Yorktown High School. After graduation, he joined Princeton University as a student of Architecture. But later he moved to Electric Engineering stream.
Eric Schmidt has an M.S degree from the University of California, Berkeley. His degree was based on designing and executing a network to set up a link between the campus computer centre and CS department. In 1982 Eric did his Ph. D. degree in EECS.
Eric has a marital relationship with Wendy Susan Boyle. In 1980 they got married, and after 31 years they separated. Eric and Wendy have two daughters Allison and Sophie.
Eric has been facing many challenges in the way of his early life. He started his career by working in several technology companies. At the beginning of his career, Eric was associated with Bell Labs, Byzromotti Design, Zilog and so on.
He was the 1st software manager of Sun Microsystems. Eric joined this software company in the year 1983. In 1997 Eric joined as a chairman and CEO of Novell. Schmidt joined Google in 2001 as the chairman and became CEO in the same year. He took the responsibility to build the corporate infrastructure to maintain Google’s growth worldwide.
From 2006 to 2009 Eric has been associated with Apple as one the board of directors. Other than these works Eric Schmidt is associated with some political toils. He was a member of PCAST in Barack Obama’s time.
Awards & Achievements
Schmidt has been awarded $ 100 million in Google’s stock, restricted stock. In 2006 he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Other than this he was introduced into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2007.
Net Worth of Eric Schmidt
Eric Schmidt is the famous American businessman who has a net worth of $13.4 billion. According to different reliable resources estimation of his net worth comes from his professional career.
He is the owner of the Oasis, one of the luxurious and beautiful yachts of this planet. Eric is considered himself as a commercial pilot. He has a high performing jet named Gulfstream V, valued $ 42 million.
He is the owner of an estate worth $ 20 million in Montecito. Eric has a luxury mansion in Hollywood valued $ 22,000,000. He has a car like Toyota Prius in his collection. In his lifetime Eric has visited some areas of this planet which are mostly controlled parts of the world to assist open Internet access, like North Korea and Cuba.
Eric Schmidt is one of the richest people not only in America but also in the comparison to the rest of the world as well. He is an active member of 21st Century Council of Berggruen Institute. Schmidt had a guest appearance in the famous show Silicon Valley cast on HBO. Eric has been connected with various philanthropic works. In 2006 he founded Family Foundation with his wife.