Sundar Pichai Biography, Wiki, Family, Highest Salary, 7 Facts

Sundar Pichai is Cheif Executive officer of Google And Alphabet Inc, Also a businessman. He is an Indian man, now living in the United States and execute google LLC. Because of his intelligence, Google is today one of the largest companies in the world.

18 Oct 2006, When Internet Explorer established its default web search engine Bing, Google removed, at which time Pichai found a loop-hole in Internet Explorer and did such programming that users from Bing returned to Google via a redirect. Because of this, he came to Larry Page‘s eyes and rose to his position in the company. After this residency, he was made senior vice president of the company. he rose to become the company’s Product Chief, then Google’s CEO in 2015.

Sundar Pichai
Sundar Pichai

In Short

Full nameSundararajan Pichai
Well known forCEO of Google LCC. and Alphabet Inc.
NicknameSundar Pichai
BornJune 10, 1972 (age 48)
Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Parents (F)Ragunatha Pichai (electrical engineer) and (M)Lakshmi (Stenographer)
SpouseAnjali Pichai
ChildrenKiran Pichai, Kavya Pichai
Sun SignCancer
Height5 feet 9 inch
EducationSchooling - 10th from Jawahar Vidyalaya, Ashok Chennai and the Class XII from Vana Vani School, Chennai.
B.Tech - IIT Kharagpur
Master of Science (MS) - Stanford University,
MBA - Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Salary $2 Million USD
Net worth His estimated net worth is $611 Million USD

Family background

Pichai was born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, in a Tamil family to Lakshmi and Ragunatha Pichai. He spent his childhood in Madras (now Chennai). His father was a senior electrical engineer at General Electric and managed a factory that made electrical components. Sundar grew up in a two-room apartment on 46th Street, 7th Avenue, in Ashok Nagar, Chennai.

Sundar pichai & Anjali Pichai
Google’s CEO @sundarpichai and wife #anjalipichai make a power pair as they attend #AkashAmbani’s wedding in Mumbai.

Pichai is married to Anjali Pichai, a chemical engineer, a classmate at IIT Kharagpur. He loves to Anjali from Ist year but he purposes the last year of his engineering. Anjali accepted purpose.


Sundar Pichai also worked in engineering and product management at Applied Materials and in management consulting at McKinsey & Company in 2002, After his masters.

Sundar Pichai's Parents
Sundar Pichai’s Parents

Sundar Pichai joined Google in 2004, where he led the product management and innovation efforts for a suite of Google’s client software products, including Google Chrome and Chrome OS, as well as being largely responsible for Google Drive.

He went on to oversee the development of different applications (apps) such as Gmail and Google Maps. On 19 November 2009, Pichai gave a demonstration of Chrome OS and the Chromebook was released for trial and testing in 2011 and released to the public in 2012. On 20 May 2010, he announced the open-sourcing of the new video codec VP8 by Google and introduced the new video format, WebM.

Sundar Pichai with Narinder modi (India's PM)
Sundar Pichai with Narinder Modi (India’s PM)

On 13 March 2013, Pichai added Android to the list of Google products. Pichai was selected to become the next CEO of Google on 10 August 2015 after previously being appointed Product Chief by CEO, Larry Page.

Also, he became CEO of google’s parent company Alphabet in December 2019.

Sundar Pichai with Larry Page
Sundar Pichai with Larry Page

Sundar Pichai’s Salary

His total compensation skyrocketed in 2005 when Google approved a $199 million stock award package for him, the largest in the company’s history at the time.

2019As a Ceo of Google and Alphabet $2 Million USD according to CNBC reporter Steve Kopack
2018$1.2 million USD as a Google CEO, but he made $470 million

Sundar Pichai Facts

  • When it comes to games he is fond of Football and Cricket.
  • He is a big dog lover. Jeffree is his pet dog, which is of breed Old English Sheepdog.

    Sundar Pichai's pet (Jeffree)
    Sundar Pichai’s pet (Jeffree)
  • His favourite cricketer is Virat Kohli.
  • Lionel Messi is his favourite footballer.
  • According to a survey, his salary is the highest in the world.
  • Sundar Pichai confessed that he is a morning person, he wakes up in between 6:30 – 7:00 am.

    Sundar Pichai's home
    Sundar Pichai’s home
  • He read the physical paper daily in the morning.
  • He eats Omelette with a toast to get protein and prefer tea over coffee.
  • His favourite food is Burrito. He wrote in a blog on Google, “Burritos are one of the things that help me feel normal when jet-lagged between time zones.”
  • Jagmohan Singh Bhanver writes a book on Pichai – Pichai: The future of Google.

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