Surprising Success Lessons from Influential Couples in the Tech Industry
The tech industry is a big one, and it is constantly growing. However, the top leaders in the industry have gotten married to other powerful capitalist, models, and athletes, thus striking the chord of unprecedented prominence and influence.
Here we have highlighted some of the well-known figures in the tech world as well as their spouses.
Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel
While Spiegel is the CEO and also the co-founder of Snapchat’s parent company, aka Snap Inc., Kerr, his wife remains one of the highest paid models globally. She is also the founder and owner of KORA Organics, a wellness company with a classic repute.
The couple has been dating as far back as 2015 but got officially married in 2017. Their union was blessed with a boy child born in 2018
Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner
While talking about the integration of VC Thrive Capital firm, we cannot do without mentioning Kushner. He also the co-founder of a health insurance scheme, named Oscar Health.
On her part, Kloss is a well-known model who controls a coding camp for girls named Kode with Klossy.” The couple has dated for over seven years. They only got married in 2018.
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan
Everybody knows Mark Zuckerberg, the wonder man behind Facebook, the most popular social media today. For those who know about his marital life with Priscilla, they would know that the two of them have been together for quite some time, as far back as their college days.
The couples are also the founder of a philanthropy organization, the Chan Zuckerberg initiative which is targeted on the enlightenment of education and science. The two got married in a beautiful, surprise ceremony back in 2012, and their union is blessed with two kids.
Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian
If you are a frequent user of Reddit, then you wouldn’t be surprised at the name, Alexis Ohanian. The tech leader is happily married to Serena Williams who is one of the best female lawn tennis players ever to grace the game. The couple started dating as far back as 2015 in Rome and got engaged the same place they met.
They continued courting till later 2017 when they got married prior which Serena had given birth to their first daughter.
Bill Gates and Melinda Gates
Arguably the top man to top the Forbes list of richest Americans, the co-founder and former CEO of tech giants Microsoft, had been with his wife Melinda since the year 2000. Presently, Bill holds the position of the second richest person in the world just behind Amazon founder, Bezoz.
Bill and Melinda Gates are both confounders of the co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates philanthropy Foundation. Their love history began in 1987 when Melinda was hired as the product manager. Their philanthropy organization has overly invested in healthcare and poverty reduction globally. Their Union is blessed with three kids, a son and two daughters.
Zachary Bogue and Marissa Mayer
Doubling up as a co-founder for tech company Lumi Labs and former Yahoo CEO, Mayer was also the 20th employee of popular search Engine tech lords, Google. Bogue on his part is the managing partner and co-founder of Data collective VC investment firm.
The couple began dating via a mutual friend that introduced them to each other in 2007. The duo got married two years after which Mayer made her first pregnancy known in 2012. On the same day, she was also publicly announced new Yahoo CEO.
Julia Hartz and Kevin Hartz
The couples Kevin Hartz and Julia Hartz are both co-founders of Eventbrite as far back as 2006. Presently, the husband Kevin is the company’s chairman while Julia is the Chief Executive Officer.
The duo met at a friend’s wedding where they struck a formidable relationship both in the business world and family-wise as well. The pair later got married in 2006 and have two children together.
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