Marissa Mayer is the current President and CEO of Yahoo!. Prior to her current tenure at Yahoo!, Mayer was an executive and key spokesperson for Google. Mayer was born in Wausau, Wisconsin. She graduated from Stanford University with honors, earning a Bachelor of Science in Symbolic Systems and a Master of Science in Computer Science. Mayer began her thirteen year Google tenure in 1999 as Google’s first female engineer. She left in 2012 to start her tenure as President and CEO of Yahoo!. On December 12, 2009, Mayer married Zachary Bogue. She gave birth to a son, Macallister, on September 30, 2012.
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2. Income & Salary
Mayer is decorated with many honors. Fortune Magazine has recognized Mayer each year since 2008. Her rankings have increased each year: 50th, 44th, 42nd, 38th and 14th. In 2012, Fortune Magazine named Mayer as the 14th ranked most powerful businesswoman in America. Forbes Magazine ranked Mayer 32nd on their list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. She was also the first woman to be ranked 1st in Fortune Magazine’s top 40 business stars under 40 years old. Glamour Magazine recognized Mayer as one of their Women of the Year in 2009. Time Magazine listed Mayer in Time 100 in 2013. Mayer also became the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company to receive a spread in Vogue Magazine. She has been Mayer oversaw Yahoo!’s acquisition of Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars. Mayer sits on several boards. She sits on for-profit boards including Walmart, Jawbone and Yahoo!. Mayer also sits on several not-for-profit boards including Cooper-Hewitt, New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Mayer’s current net worth is $300 million. In 2012, Mayer earned $36.6 million in her first six months at Yahoo!. In 2013 and for the next four years, Mayer will earn $117 million.