Success in both career and marriage is one of the crucial ambitions that couples desire to put through. It is truly difficult to maintain both aspects in an equilibrium. Either they are on the peak of their career success but lose their marriage or fail on their career but face the hardship and love together in a beautiful marriage. Though not all couples end up this way, some are still fortunate to be successful in both aspects in life.
What if you and your better half are the supreme minds of your career? Wouldn’t it be great if you both share the triumph? Definitely! At that note we could say “Marriage is a union of love and success.”
Get inspired with these multi-millionaire successful couples of the modern world of technology! Come along as we go over the list of the Most Successful Technology Genius Couples the people have ever known!
11 MARISSA MAYER and ZACHARY BOGUE
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22 AARON HIRSCHHORN and KARIN NISSIM
Aaron and Karin are indeed one of the successful couples not because they have earned so much but with their dedication and effort to their careers and unconditional love for dogs. They have endowed their time and effort as they founded DogVacay. DogVacay services pet owners and searches for loving host families who would look after their pets instead of leaving them on a kennel so that both the owners and the pets would experience a joyful vacation. It targets owners who often travel. DogVacay had been the talk all over LA Times, Forbes, USA Today and NBC News.
33 SUSAN KOGER and ERIC KOGER
The idea boomed when former high school sweethearts, now spouses, Eric and Susan, started the business all right in Susan’s vintage closet. Well, she fell in love with fashion. Vintage clothes had gone too much and Eric thought of creating a website to sell everything online and the couple turned this hobby to a business they never thought would be successful. After graduation, Eric and Susan spent full-time on their business, expanded to employment and earned millions with it. ModCloth is now on its growing success and has been in designing and production of clothing lines.
44 ALI PINCUS and MARK PINCUS
Mark Pincus is the genius behind and the CEO of Zynga, the developer of various social games while Ali Pincus is the founder of One King’s Lane, a furniture and home accessories website. Definitely great minds to great success!
55 BRIAN SUGAR and LISA SUGAR
In 2006, Entertainment blog POPSUGAR was founded by the couple Brian and Lisa Sugar and have been earning millions through the years! This lovely couple believed that one of the keys to a successful marriage is to share the success in career together. Brian and Lisa are very dedicated to their careers which binds them much closer as a couple. What a sweet sweet success!
66 CARLEY RONEY and DAVID LIU
Founders of XO GROUP (Formerly The Knot Inc.), Carley and David share their expertise through this website to help soon-to-wed couples in planning and organizing their wedding. The site also assists newlywed and long-time married couples with several marriage and baby-related issues. How stressful and challenging it would be! Thanks to Carley and David, these multi-millionaire wedding planners will save your day!
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77 SHERYL SANDBERG and DAVE GOLDBERG
This full-time loving couple and full-time career achievers, Sheryl and Dave, are undoubtedly in the peak of their success in marriage and respective careers. They support and motivate each other hundred percent. Besides, who doesn’t need motivation and support when you two are huge company bosses? Facebook COO (Chief Operating Officer) Sheryl Sandberg and SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg definitely need that!
88 DAVE and BRIT MORIN
Both Brit and Dave had their own careers in the intimidating world of technology. Brit Morin formerly worked for Apple on iTunes and as well with Google for four years where she had contributed with some of the site’s projects such as Google TV, Google Maps, Google Search and iGoogle. Currently, she’s the CEO of her company Brit+Co. Dave, on the other hand, also worked for Apple and for Facebook as a senior manager. Like Brit, Dave now supervises the social networking site Path as the CEO and founder. Whew! What a great merge of technology geniuses!
99 DENNIS and CHELSA CROWLEY
Dennis and Chelsa Crowley have worked their paths to their own careers. Dennis Crowley is the co-founder of Foursquare, the local search and discovery mobile app while Chelsa Crowley earned millions of dollars in the beauty industry – makeups!
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1010 KEVIN and JULIA HARTZ
Founded in 2006, Eventbrite is a platform to events organizers to promote and sell tickets. Kevin and Julia are full-time and hands on with their business. And since 2013, Eventbrite has summed up a total funding of 140 million dollars. Wow!
Source: Jewish Business News
1111 DIANE GREENE and MENDEL ROSENBLUM
Diane Greene and Mendel Rosenblum founded VMWare, a software company, and had endowed their time and effort with their business from 1998 to 2008. Though it was not all bed of roses in their business, today, Diane and Mendel are both busy with their careers. Diane is an investor while Mendel is a professor at Stanford University.
Source: Arts and Sciences Virginia
1212 BILL GATES and MELINDA GATES
Bill Gates and Melinda Gates – who wouldn’t have known them? These billionaire couple is one of the great minds behind Microsoft. With a total net worth of 80 billion dollars, Bill and Melinda are such loving philantrophists. They founded Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which primarily aims for a global support in poverty, healthcare, education improvements and access to information technology.
1313 MICHAEL and KASS LAZEROW
Michael and Kass have been very successful with their business, Buddy Media and Golf.com of which were both sold for billions of dollars. But this couple believed in the essence of “together” – they both shared success and hardship together. Such a lovely couple!
1414 NIHAL MEHTA and RESHMA SAUJANI
Nihal and Reshma took their parts as technology experts. Nihal Mehta is known for his expertise for mobile technology adoption for media properties while Reshma founded an organization Girls Who Code which regards to gender gap in technology.
1515 PAUL GRAHAM and JESSICA LIVINGSTON
Jessica and Paul founded Y Combinator, an investment firm which has now invested over 840 companies including Dropbox, Airbnb, Reddit, Zenefits, Instacart and Weebly. Paul Graham supported his wife all throughout when Jessica decided to quit her job way back before the idea about Y Combinator came out. Over 30 billion dollars has now been earned from the firm.
1616 SAM and JESSICA LESSIN
For your digital needs, Sam Lessin created an online file sharing service Drop.io which allows users to keep and share files from the internet. Jessica Lessin, Sam’s better half, launched a media company The Information back in 2013 in which it covers the technology industry and anything about technology business.
1717 MG SIEGLER and MEGAN QUINN
Just like the other couples in our list, MG Siegler and Megan Quinn both have their stories in the technology industry. MG Siegler worked for TechCrunch, a media property about internet product reviews and technology news, while Megan Quinn worked for Google. Currently, they are now into working their paths as investors.
1818 TRAVIS KALANICK and GABI HOLZWARTH
UBER CEO Travis Kalanick and prominent violinist Gabi Holzworth seem to have had success in relationship and careers. Travis ventured off to the roads with his huge car-hailing service Uber which has now earned billions of dollars. Though Gabi is known as a violinist, she also works for Shype which makes package deliveries fast and convenient with just one click! Compatible couple, compatible jobs!
1919 ALAIN CHUARD and VICTORIA RANSOM
These lovebirds are not just successful in love, they indeed fell in love and both shared their dreams of starting up a business. Alain graduated at Stanford Business School while Victoria graduated at Harvard Business School. They got married and founded a social media marketing – Wildfire, which has now merged with Google.
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2020 PHIL LIBIN and SHARMILA BIRBAL
One of the successful couples EVER supportive with each other is Phil and Sharmila. They founded Evernote which offers onliine and digital note taking and archiving for a much organized workspace and researching.
What a roller-coaster ride! This list of successful couples overflows with love and career success. Time to find yours!