Larry Ellison (Oracle Founder) Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth

Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison Biography

Larry Ellison is an American businessman and entrepreneur who rose to prominence as the chief technology officer and founder of Oracle Corporation. He is also often regarded as the sixth richest person in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as of February 2023. Larry’s net worth is expected to be around $102.6 billion in 2023. He also controls around 98% of other profitable trading companies based on Lanai, which is now recognized as the sixth largest island of Hawaii.

Larry Ellison Age

Larry Ellison was born Lawrence Joseph Ellison on August 17, 1944 in the Bronx, New York. He is 79 years old.

Larry Ellison Height

Ellison stands at around 6ft 3in/1.91m tall.

Larry Ellison Family

Ellison was born to biological parents, but raised by adoptive parents, Lillian Elson Spellman and Louis Ellison. His original parents gave him up for adoption when he was nine months old. Larry didn’t meet his biological parents until he was 48. Florence Spellman is the name of his biological mother.

Larry Ellison’s girlfriend

As of 2022, Ellison is in a relationship with his new girlfriend Iryna Osipova, aka Nikita Kahn. Iryna is a well-known American model, actress and entrepreneur. He had been married four times before he met Irina. From 1967 to 1974, Ellison was married to Adda Quinn, Nancy Wheeler (1977 to 1978), Barbara Boothe (1983 to 1986), and Melanie Craft (2003 to 2010). Ellison splits his time between New York and Los Angeles, California, with his new partner.

Larry Ellison Kids

Larry has two grown children from a previous marriage. David Ellison is his firstborn son. David was born in California on January 9, 1983. He is currently a film producer, actor and creator of Skydance Media. Megan Ellison, Larry’s second child, is a young woman. She was born in Santa Clarita, California on January 31, 1986. Megan is a film producer best recognized for her work on Zero Dark Thirty, Her, and Phantom Thread.

Larry Ellison Net Worth

Ellison has an accumulated net worth of US$116.7 billion.

Larry Ellison Career

Ellison owns the huge luxury yacht Musashi. Musashi was custom built for him in 2011 after he sold his previous yacht that year. The yacht was built by the well-known Feadship company, with interior design by De Voogt shipbuilders. His yacht is valued at more than $100 million.

He was born in the Bronx, New York to Jewish parents, but grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He also grew up in an intelligent household, with his father being a pilot. Larry was diagnosed with pneumonia at nine months old and couldn’t cope while he was sick. As a result, Ellison’s birth parents gave him up for adoption to relatives.

He didn’t meet his biological parents until he was in his forties. He attended and graduated from South Shore High School in Chicago. Larry then enrolled as a pre-med student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but dropped out after his adoptive parents died unexpectedly. Ellison eventually saved up and enrolled at the University of Chicago, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics with a concentration in computer design.

After graduating from college, Larry moved to Berkeley, California, where he worked as a computer programmer for several California-based businesses. Larry had the opportunity to work at Ampex in the 1970s when he heard about Edgar F. Godd’s research on logical databases. Oracle, a product based on a white paper, was Ellison’s first venture, which he successfully launched in 1977.

Larry moved to Berkeley, California after graduating from college and worked as a computer programmer for various organizations based in California. Larry had the opportunity to work at Ampex in the 1970s when he learned about Edgar F. Godd’s research on rational databases. Ellison was able to launch his first company, Oracle, as a white paper product in 1977.

Between 1978 and 1994, Oracle evolved into a database vendor for mid- and low-end systems. Ellison’s company went through several transformations before becoming Oracle Corporation in the 1980s. Larry has now worked with Steve Jobs, IBM and My SQL, and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal for his phenomenal success as an entrepreneur.

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