Sheryl Sandberg Net Worth $1.6 billion
Sheryl Sandberg salary $200,000,000
Sheryl Sandberg Net Worth: How rich is Sheryl Sandberg? & How much money is Sheryl Sandberg worth? Time to find out!
Sheryl Sandberg is an American technology executive, activist, and author, and her current net worth is $1.6 billion.
Born in Washington, D.C. as the daughter of Adele and Joel Sandberg, and the oldest of three children, she grew up in a Jewish family.
Her father is an ophthalmologist and her mother quit her job as a college teacher after she gave birth to Sheryl.
After her parents were detained, interrogated and expelled from USSR, the family moved to North Miami Beach, Florida.
While there, she attended North Miami Beach High School, and graduated ninth in her class.
In her sophomore year she served as class president as well as member of the National Honor Society, and a member of the senior class executive board.
During the 1980s, she used to teach aerobics, while still in high school.
Later she went to Harvard College from where she graduated in 1991 summa cum laude Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s degree in economics. She received the John H. William Prize for top graduating student in economics.
While at college, she co-founded an organization called Women in Economics and Government.
After meeting her mentor and thesis adviser, Larry Summers, he recruited her to be his research assistant at the World Bank. There she worked for approx. one year on health projects in India dealing with leprosy, AIDS and blindness.
Later, after she graduated from business school she worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company for approx. one year.
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, she worked again for Larry Summers, who back then used to serve the US Secretary of the Treasury under President Bill Clinton.
But left her job after Republicans gained the US Presidency in 2000.
How did Sandberg get famous?
Sandberg moved to Silicon Valley and joined Google Inc., where she worked as its Vice President for Global Online Sales and Operations, until 2008.
After Google, she became the COO of Facebook, after she met Mark Zuckerberg, at a Christmas party.
He had no formal search for a COO (Chief Operating Officer), but hired her on the spot.
Upon joining Facebook, she quickly became involved in figuring it out how to make the company profitable.
By late spring, Facebook’s important people agreed to rely on advertising, and by 2010, it became profitable.
According to Facebook, she oversees the firm’s business operations including sales, marketing, business development, human resources, public policy, and communications.
Two years later, she became the first woman after she joined Facebook’s board of directors as the eighth member.
How does Sandberg make money?
She sold over half of her shares in Facebook, since the company went public, but she still holds around 17.2 million shares, which is a 0.5% stake in the company, worth about $1 billion.
She also serves as a member of the board of The Walt Disney Company, as well as Women for Women International, the Center for Global Development and V-Day.