Popular Google co-founder Sergey Brin is well known as a philanthropist along with his wife of the past 6 years, Amanda Rosenberg. However, recent events have cast a dark cloud over the couple that looked ready to take the mantel from erstwhile tech lords of the world, Bill and his wife Melinda Gates.
Sergey Brin has reportedly been involved in an extra marital affair with an employee 13 years his junior. Reports state that Brin and his wife have split and they had been growing apart for weeks. Consider this though – Wojiciki’s sister Susan first introduced Brin to her. Also, she rented out her garage to Brin and the co-founder of Google Larry Page and was the 16th employee of the company that now has thousands. She is now the Senior VP of Product Management and Engineering.
Due to the nature of work at Google, employees work, eat and often even sleep on premises; affairs are actually quite common though not necessarily extramarital kinds. So Google has always been able to take such happenings in its stride. This isn’t even the first time a Google founder’s relationship with an employee has been in the news – Larry Page and Marrisa Meyer, who now works at Yahoo. Remember?
Brin and his wife Anna Wojcicki are possibly headed for a divorce. This would mean a lot of things. Firstly, what would be the pattern of ownership? Brin’s personal wealth is an estimated $22.8 billion. Wojcicki has been with the Google co-founder for years and would have a prenuptial agreement in place. The husband-wife duo are also involved as partners. This might keep marital discord wee bit under control.
Rest, is yet for us to see.