Benji Wojin (born December 2008; Age: 14 years old) is the son of Sergey Brin, the computer scientist and Google co-founder, whom he had with Anne Wojcicki, his ex-wife.
As a teen, Benji is still enjoying the protection of his parents and is currently growing up under the watch of his mum, Anne Wojcicki. The youngster is still in the process of acquiring his basic academic qualifications and is yet to forge a career path.
Summary of Benji Wojin’s Biography
- Full Name: Benji Wojin
- Gender: Male
- Date of Birth: December 2008
- Benji Wojin’s Age: 14 years old
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Christianity
- Marital Status: Single
- Benji Wojin’s Parents: Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki
- Siblings: Chloe Brin
- Benji Wojin’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 4 inches
- Benji Wojin’s Height in Centimetres: 162 cm
- Benji Wojin’s Weight: 45 kg
- Famous For: Being the son of Sergey Brin
How Old is Benji Wojin?
Benji Wojin is 14 years old as he was born in December 2008. However, his exact day of birth has never been disclosed to the public. Reports have it that he was born in the United States though the exact location is not known. Considering this, we can comfortably say that Benji is an American by nationality, but his ethnicity is mixed.
His parents are American business magnate and computer scientist, Sergey Brin, and biotech analyst, Anna Wojcicki. Anna and Sergey share two children whom they are raising in the Christian faith.
The details of Benji’s academic journey are not known but he is said to be attending a private school in his place of birth. Considering his current age, the youngster should be in the process of acquiring his high school education. he is a football lover and plays the game in school.
Who Is Benji Wojin’s Mother?
Born in California on the 28th of July 1973, Benji Wojin’s mum, Anna Wojcicki, is obviously an American national, but her ethnicity is mixed. Her mother is a Jewish educator called Esther Wojcicki and her father is Stanley Wojcicki – a Stanford University professor emeritus who is of Polish origin.
Anna grew up alongside two sisters, Susan and Janet Wojcicki. She initially wanted a medical degree but later decided on studying biological research. Thus, she joined Yale University, graduating in 1996 with a degree in Biology. While a student at Yale, Anna was active in sporting activities like ice hockey and was part of the university’s women’s ice hockey team.
She started her career in paid employment, working with a San Francisco-based investment fund firm called Passport Capital as a healthcare consultant. She also worked with Investor AB.
Today, Benji Wojin’s mum is a biotech analyst and a businesswoman as she went on to co-found the personal genomics firm known as 23andMe. The company which she co-launched in 2006 with combined efforts from Paul Cusenza and Linda Avey is a DNA testing center that tests for health risks and ancestry.
Anna is also a board member and co-founder of the business, Breakthrough Prize. From what is obvious, the mother of three is doing excellently well in her business endeavors, in 2020, Forbes named her on its list of the 100 Most Powerful Women in the World at #93.
What Does Benji Wojin’s Father do For a Living?
Sergey Brin is a name that needs no introduction on the internet space. He is a renowned American computer scientist, entrepreneur, and business magnate best known as the co-founder of Google.
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— Sergey Brin (@SergeyBrin_News) January 9, 2019
Sergey and his friend, Larry Paige, take the credit for establishing the online search engine called Google. The talented duo met during their days at Stanford University while running their doctorate degree program in computer science.
Sergey and Larry took the conscious decision to suspend their Ph.D. in order to be able to focus on establishing Google. They set up an office in Menlo Park at Susan Wojcicki’s garage and that was how the most-used internet search engine came into existence.
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— Sergey Brin (@SergeyBrin_News) January 9, 2019
Benji Wojin’s dad is also a major shareholder in Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google. He served with Alphabet Inc. as its substantial president till his resignation on the 3rd of December 2019. Even after his resignation, Sergey remains a co-founder, board member, and controlling shareholder of the establishment. Sergey has obviously attained the peak of his career and is still a big-time businessman. His net worth was last estimated at $83.8 billion and still counting.
Benji’s Parents’ Relationship
Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki have long gone their separate ways but it is common knowledge that the celebrity couple were once married. Their wedding took place in The Bahamas and according to Mercury News, their wedding ceremony was nothing short of dramatic.
Both the bride and groom wore bathing suits (white for the bride and black for the groom). Anna and Sergey swam to a sandbar where they went on to exchange the forever commitment in the aquamarine ocean; this took place in 2007.
The couple was barely one year into their union when they welcomed their first child, Benji Wojin, in December 2008.
Benji Wojin Has Three Siblings
Far from being the only child of his parents, Benji became a big brother to Chloe – his sister who was born in 2011. Chloe, who is three years younger than Benji, is his only direct sibling as his parent’s union soon hit the rocks leading to a divorce.
Following Anna and Sergey’s divorce, the computer scientist and Google boss wasted no time in moving on with his life. He hooked up with Nicole Shanahan and after some time they tied the knots in 2018. Their union produced one child whose identity is yet to be revealed.
On her own part, Anna has lived a low-profile life, but according to reports, she has a third child but has refused to say anything about the identity of the child’s father. Thus, Benji has one direct sibling and two half-siblings.
After her divorce from Sergey, Anna got custody of both Benji and Chloe and has been raising two of them in her Californian residence in the United States. According to the mother of three, her ultimate goal is to keep her brood protected from their excessive family wealth so they will be able to imbibe the value of living normal lives like everyday people.
What Led To Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki’s Divorce?
After being together for almost seven years, Benji Wojin’s parents separated on the grounds of infidelity in August 2013. According to ensuing reports, Sergey was cheating on his wife with a lady called Amanda Rosenberg, though she later came up to deny having any sort of relationship with the multi-billionaire. Amanda worked with Google Glass as its marketing director.
Their divorce proceedings took a while and were later completed in June 2015, but before that, Anna was already living as a single mother, raising her children in California.