Larry Ellison Biography
Larry Ellison is an American business entrepreneur and businessman who rose to prominence as the chief technology officer and founder of Oracle Corporation. He is also often regarded as the world’s sixth wealthiest individual, 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 commercial companies headquartered on Lanai, which is currently recognized as Hawaii’s sixth-largest island.
Larry Ellison Age
Larry Ellison was born Lawrence Joseph Ellison on August 17, 1944, in The Bronx, New York City. He is 79 years old.
Larry Ellison Height
Ellison stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 3 inches/1.91 m tall.
Larry Ellison Family
Ellison was born to biological parents but was raised by adoptive parents Lllian Ellson Spellman and Louis Ellison. His original parents placed him for adoption when he was nine months old. Larry did not meet his biological parents until he was 48. Florence Spellman is his biological mother’s name.
Larry Ellison Girlfriend
Since 2022, Ellison has been in a relationship with his new girlfriend Iryna Osipova, also known as Nikita Kahn. Iryna is a well-known American model, actress, and businesswoman. He had been married four times before meeting Iryna. 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 City and Los Angeles, California, with his new partner.
Larry Ellison Kids
Larry has two adult 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 the creator of Skydance Media. Megan Ellison, Larry’s second kid, is a young woman. She was born in Santa Clarita, California, on January 31, 1986. Megan is a film producer most recognized for her work on Zero Dark Thirty, Her, and Phantom Thread.
Larry Ellison’s Net Worth
Ellison has an amassed net worth of 116.7 billion USD.
Larry Ellison Career
Ellison owns the massive luxury yacht, Musashi. Musashi was built specifically for him in 2011 after he sold his previous yacht that year. The yacht was built by the well-known Feadship firm, with interior design by De Voogt naval architects. His yacht is valued at more than $100 million.
He was born in The Bronx, New York City, to Jewish parents, but grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He also grew up in an intelligent home, his father being a pilot. Larry was diagnosed with pneumonia at the age of nine months and was unable to cope while ill. As a result, Ellison’s birth parents put him up for adoption to relatives.
He did not meet his biological parents until he was forty years old. He attended and graduated from Chicago’s South Shore High School. Larry then enrolled as a pre-med student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but he dropped out after his adoptive parents died unexpectedly. Ellison eventually gathered money and enrolled at the University of Chicago, where he earned a degree in mathematics and physics with a concentration in computer design.
After finishing college, Larry relocated to Berkeley, California, where he worked as a computer programmer for several California-based businesses. Larry had the chance 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-ever endeavor, which he successfully launched in 1977.
Larry relocated to Berkeley, California, after graduating from college, and worked as a computer programmer for different California-based organizations. 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 firm, Oracle, as a white paper-led product in 1977.
Between 1978 and 1994, Oracle evolved and became a database vendor for mid- and low-end systems. Ellison’s company went through several transformations before becoming the Oracle Corporation in the 1980s. Larry has now collaborated with Steve Jobs, IBM, and My SQL, and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal for his amazing success as a business magnate.