America’s Most Successful Immigrants

These people and their families came to America to build a better life for themselves. Many of them invented apps and ideas that have made a large impact on our life and many are still changing the world around us.

Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin was born in Russia and moved to America when he was just six years old. So what made him worth his estimated $39.3 billion? He co-founded Google and is the president of Alphabet Inc., which is the parent company of Google. He is the 12th richest person in the world. This guy is basically a genius.

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He studied mathematics and got his PhD in computer science at Stanford University. Google’s mission statement, which Brin believes in, is to “Organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” He also believes, “Don’t be evil,” which is the unofficial motto of Google.