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Larry Page was born in Lansing, Michigan on March 26th 1973.  At the age of only 34 he is now the 26th richest person on the earth, with an estimated net worth of 16.6 billion dollars.  Son of Dr. Carl Victor Page who was a computer science and artificial intelligence professor at Michigan State University and Gloria Page who taught computer programming at Michigan.  It is easy to see why technology flowed through his veins all his life.  Page attended a Montessori school in Lansing, and graduated from East Lansing High School.  After high school he graduated from the University of Michigan with honors attaining a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering.  He received his Masters degree from Stanford University.  While Page was a student in the Ph.D. program at Stanford he met Sergey Brin and from that day the two of them would become 2 of the most influential people on the planet.  Together the two of them ran the search engine named Google which began running in 1998. 

 

Page was also cited in PC World magazine as #1 on a list of the 50 most important people on the internet along with Brin and Schmidt.

 

He is also an investor in Tesla Motors, which is developing the Tesla Roadster, which may be the coolest vehicle ever to run entirely on battery power.