Anne Wojcicki, the famous founder of 23andME is a pioneer in bringing genome mapping to the common man. She is the daughter of a Stanford professor of Physics -Stanley Wojcicki and an educator mother - Esther Wojcicki. Her father is of Polish American descent and mother is of Jewish origin.
Her sisters are Susan Wojcicki (CEO of YouTube) and Janet Wojcicki ( who is an anthropologist and epidemiologist at the University of California, San Francisco).
They grew up in the Stanford campus and Anne was a figure skater at the age of two and also learnt to play ice hockey. She later entered into competitive ice skating while studying at Yale University.
Anne Wojcicki married Sergey Brin in 2007 and had two children – Benji Wojin (born 2008) and daughter –Chloe Wojin (born 2011). They started living separately from 2013 and finally divorced in 2015. Sergey Brin is the co-founder of Google, whom she met at her sister’s house, Susan, who was working with Google.
He was supposed to have been in a relationship with Amanda Rosenberg, an employee at Google, who was the public face for Google Glass. Their divorce details were never made public. Anne always wanted to maintain a normalized life for her family’s sake and this was reflected through this period as well.
Since 2016, Anne Wojcicki has been dating professional football player Alex Rodriguez.