Co-founded Google with Larry Page, a search engine that utilized their system of ranking websites based on incoming links. He eventually went on to lead Google X, an initiative which worked on unique projects, including self-driving cars.
He graduated in 1993 with honors from the University of Maryland in computer science and mathematics.
He was personally worth over $25 billion as of 2015, and he was once called the Enlightenment Man by The Economist newspaper.
He married Anne Wojcicki in May of 2007, but the couple divorced in 2015. He has a son named Benji and a daughter as well.
He and Page were said to have shared a vision comparable to that of Johannes Gutenberg's vision for modern printing.