Sundar Pichai Net Worth
Sundar Pichai Net Worth and salary: Sundar Pichai is an Indian-American business executive who has a net worth of $600 million. Sundar Pichai was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India in July 1972. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Alphabet Inc subsidiary Google. Pichai was the Product Chief at Google and became CEO in August 2015. The move came as part of a restructuring process which made Alphabet Inc. the parent company of Google. Pichai graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology and earned his M.S. from Stanford University and his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He worked in product management and engineering at Applied Materials as well as in management consulting at McKinsey & Company. He joined Google in 2004 and worked on projects including Google Chrome, Chrome OS, Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Maps. Android was added to the projects he oversaw in 2013 and at one point he was rumored to be in the running for the CEO of Microsoft. Pichai served as a director of Jive Software from 2011 to 2013. Sundar Pichai earned approximately $100 million in 2015 in salary and other forms of compensation. In 2016, his earnings doubled to $199 million. His base salary is $650,000.
Google Holdings: In April 2013 Sundar was granted 353,939 restricted shares of Alphabet stock that had a 5-year vesting period. When those shares fully vested in April 2018, they had a paper value of $380 million and had been worth as much as $450 million when the stock was trading at nearly $1300 per share. At the time he was awarded the grant, the shares were worth $184 million. In addition to his 2013 stock grant, Sundar has earned north of $100 million in total compensation every year from 2014 onward. As we mentioned previously, he earned $199 million in 2016.