Today we are going to talk about an Indian-American businessman whose name is Sundar Pichai. Actually, his real name is Pichai Sundararajan, but people usually know him as Sundar Pichai.
Undoubtedly he is one of the richest people in the U.S. and one of the most successful people in the world. If you would like to know more about him and his wealth, you should read this article.
First we are going to tell you something about his early years. Of course, we will tell you where Sundar Pichai was born and what his family is doing.
You will get to know some things about the origin of Sundar Pichai, as well as about his childhood.
Before we tell you where Sundar Pichai was born, we need to remind you that his birth name is Pichai Sundararajan. The place of his birth is Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India and he was born on June 10, 1972.
Nowadays Sundar Pichai is 47 years old. It is interesting to know that Sundar Pichai was raised in a poor family and he lived in the apartment that had two rooms only.
As you know, today Sundar Pichai is one of the most powerful people in the U.S. His family belongs to the so called Tamil people in India. The name of his father is Regunatha Pichai and he was also an engineer, but an electrical one. The mother of Sundar Pichai was working as a stenographer. The name of his mother is Lakshmi Pichai.
Sundar Pichai has a brother and he spent his childhood with him. Even though the conditions in which they lived were not very good, both brothers were great students and they were very dedicated to education. The name of the brother of Sundar Pichai is Srinivasan Pichai and he is younger than Sundar Pichai.
Sundar Pichai used to play cricket when he was in school and he was chosen for the captain of the cricket team of his school. Since his early years it was obvious that he is very talented for sports, especially for cricket. This sport is still his favourite sport and one of his favourite hobbies as well.
Now we are going to mention his education as well. He was going first to Central Board Secondary Education School that was located in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. It was the place in which Sundar Pichai grew up. He attended the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, but he graduated from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
Also, he was doing his master studies of science at the Stanford University in Stanford, California, while he finished his master of business administration at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
As you can see, there is so much to say about the education of Sundar Pichai. He was very dedicated to his studies and he was one of the best students in his class. Since he was a student, he knew exactly what his goals are and he worked hard in order to achieve them.
As we have said, today Sundar Pichai is one of the most successful people in the U.S. If we take into account all schools that he attended and all degrees that he received, then we can say that he deserved being so famous as he is now.
In the next chapter we are going to talk about the career of Sundar Pichai. It was not easy to change your life completely and to become one of the most influential and successful people in the world.
Is there a recipe for becoming successful? What should someone do in order to earn millions? Is there an easy way to become successful and how to stay focused on your goals? The following chapter may help you get the answers to some of those questions that you certainly have on your mind.
Now we are going to explain you what exactly the profession of Sundar Pichai is. Actually, he is one of the most important people in the American multinational technology company known as Google LLC. He is the chief executive officer in this company and also a very successful engineer. Before he became the chief executive officer, he used to be the product chief of the same company, but he got his new position in October, 2015.
At the beginning of his career he was working as an engineer and a product manager in an American corporation called Applied Materials. He was also working in an American management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. This company was associated with metallurgy and Sundar Pichai was very successful working in that field, too.
However, he started working for Google in the year 2004. He was responsible for management of many Google products, such as Google Chrome, Chrome OS, Google Drive and Android. In the year 2012 he became the chief of Android smartphone operating system as well.
When it comes to the career of Sundar Pichai, we have to mention his speech in China in 2017. It was a speech on the World Internet Conference that was held in this country. Many people came to hear what this successful engineer and businessman can tell them about Google and internet in general. He also said that Google is trying to help some companies in China to work better and to accept innovations.
You could see that Sundar Pichai is very successful in his career and he is trying to be even better every day. He is working hard and he is trying to bring some innovations in his company. We can say that Google has made a lot of progress thanks to him and his hard work.
However, we will mention an interesting fact related to the professional life of Sundar Pichai. It is known that in the year 2011 he wanted to leave Google and to start working for Twitter because he could earn even more money there. But, Google didn’t let him go. Google offered Sundar Pichai unbelievable 50 million dollars to stay with them, because they know that Google could not be so successful without his innovations, talents and hard work.
Now it is time to take a break from the professional life of Sundar Pichai and to talk a little bit about his personal life.
We have already mentioned that the family of Sundar Pichai was not very rich, so he grew up in difficult conditions. We have told you who his parents are and what they were doing when they were younger.
Now it is time to tell you something about the marital status of Sundar Pichai. You must be wondering if this millionaire is married or single. Of course, he is married and the name of his wife is Anjali Pichai. She is a chemical engineer and there is no doubt that they are a perfect couple in every sense. It is interesting to know that they fell in love when they were studying at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. They started a relationship, but Sundar Pichai left India because of his studies in the U.S.
However, there were no obstacles for their love. After a couple of years Anjali Pichai found a job in the U.S. as well and she joined Sundar. Soon after that they married and we can say that their love is still very strong. They have a happy and peaceful marriage and two children. The name of their son is Kiran Pichai, while their daughter’s name is Kavya Pichai. Even though Sundar Pichai is so successful and famous, there were no affairs that could be related to his name. He was always faithful to his wife and they enjoy together in their wealth and happy marriage.
The current residence of Sundar Pichai and his family is Los Altos Hills, California, U.S. They have a big house there and they enjoy in all the luxury that they have earned together. Anjali Pichai is earning a lot of money, but of course Sundar Pichai is earning much more. She has always been his biggest support and he owes a part of his success to her.
Even though Sundar Pichai is working hard every day, he has always some time for fun and hobbies. His favourite hobbies are playing football, cricket and soccer. He also likes playing chess with his friends, but when he is alone, he enjoys reading books. His hobbies help him relax from hard work.
When it comes to the personal life of Sundar Pichai, we have also to mention some of his favourite things. We have said that he likes playing football, but he also enjoys watching it. His favourite football player is Lionel Messi, while his favourite football club is FC Barcelona. Sometimes he also likes watching movies with his wife. The favourite actress of Sundar Pichai is Deepika Padukone and his favourite series is Game of Thrones.
You are going to see in the following chapter some of the most important things taken from the biography of Sundar Pichai.
Full name: Pichai Sundararajan
Nickname: Sundar Pichai, Sundar, Rajesh
Date of Birth: June 10, 1972
Birth place: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Residence: Los Altos Hills, California, U.S.
Education: Central Board of Secondary Education School, Ashok Nagar, Chennai
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Stanford University, Stanford, California
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,
Occupation: Computer scientist, engineer, business executive
Personal Life and Family
Nationality: Indian – American
Father’s name: Regunatha Pichai
Mother’s name: Lakshmi Pichai
Siblings: Brother Srinivasan Pichai
Marital status: Married
Spouse: Anjali Pichai
Children: He has two children (Kavya Pichai and Kiran Pichai)
Hobbies: Playing cricket, soccer and football, reading books, playing chess
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 180 cm (5’ 11”)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Biceps Size: 10 in
Waist Size: 32 in
Chest Size: 38 in
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark brown
Distinctive Feature: Big front upper teeth
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $1.3 billion
His estimated net worth in the year 2016 was 199.7 million dollars, but since then it has increased a lot. In the year 2018 the net worth of this Indian-American business executive was unbelievable 1.3 billion dollars. There is no doubt that Sundar Pichai is one of the richest people not only in the U.S., but also in the whole world. When we talk about his net worth, we have to mention his car collection as well. He has 4 cars and all of them are very expensive. His cars are BMW, Porsche, Range Rover and also Mercedes Benz. If you are interested in cars, then you certainly know the prices of them and you can conclude how much money Sundar Pichai gave in order to buy all those cars.
When it comes to a property that Sundar Pichai has, we have to mention his house in California. This house is located in Los Altos Hills and it was paid more than 6.8 million dollars. It sounds a lot to us, but if we take into account the net worth of Sundar Pichai, then this house may not have been expensive for him. He lives there with his wife and two children.
In the following chapter you are going to see the social networks in which you can find Sundar Pichai.
In the article of today you had the opportunity to find out many things about Sundar Pichai, whose real name is Pichai Sundararajan.
He was born on June 10, 1972 and he is 47 years old now. He was born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, but today he lives in California, U.S. Even though his family lived in poverty, today he is one of the richest people on the planet.
We have told you that Sundar Pichai is a business executive, scientist and engineer, but most people know him as the chief executive officer of Google. That’s how he earned such fame and became one of the most powerful people in the world.
He is in a happy marriage with Anjali Pichai and they have two children. The current net worth of Sundar Pichai is around 1.3 billion dollars, which makes him one of the richest people in the whole world.
His way to success was not easy and we have told you that he spent a lot of years studying and working hard in many different fields. Education played a very important part in his life and he attended several schools and universities.
Today Sundar Pichai enjoys his wealth and he lives happily with his family. He has both Indian and American citizenship and he lives in the U.S.