#25 Anne Wojcicki

Cofounder and CEO, 23andMe
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2021 America's Self-Made Women NET WORTH

$1.1B
as of 8/4/21
  • Anne Wojcicki is the cofounder and CEO of 23andMe, a pioneering direct-to-consumer DNA testing firm based in Sunnyvale, California.
  • In June 2021, 23andMe went public in a SPAC sponsored by U.K. billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group.
  • A former Wall Street analyst, Wojcicki teamed up with cofounder Linda Avey and Paul Cusenza to start DNA testing company 23andMe in 2006.
  • 23andMe got a $300 million investment from GSK, formerly GlaxoSmithKline, in July 2018. In July 2020, a drug developed with GSK began human trials.
  • In January 2020, 23andMe licensed an antibody to treat inflammatory drug that it developed to Barcelona-based Almirall.
Stats
Age48
Source of WealthDNA testing, Self Made
ResidenceLos Altos, California
CitizenshipUnited States
Marital StatusSingle

Did you know

Anne is the younger sister of Susan Wojcicki, the current CEO of YouTube. Her other sister, Janet Wojcicki, is an epidemiologist at UCSF
The Yale alum was a competitive ice skater and played varsity ice hockey while at college.

Net worth over time

$440M
America's Self-Made Women
July 2018
$690M
America's Self-Made Women
June 2019
$500M
America's Self-Made Women
October 2020
$1.1B
America's Self-Made Women
August 2021
Key Connections
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Richard Branson
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