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Larry Sanger Biography

About Larry Sanger

Larry sanger is an American Internet project developer best known as co-founder of Wikipedia. He was born on July 16, 1968, in Bellevue, Washington, USA. As of 2022, he is 53 years old with 5 feet 10 inches tall in height. He has a doctorate in philosophy which shows his maturity as a person and developer.

Larry is the one who wrote almost all governing policies of Wikipedia and has been involved in educational websites as Nupedia, Everipedia, and Citizendium. Larry has quoted Wikipedia as an organization that is “broken beyond repair” after his departure from Wikipedia in 2007.

Educational Qualification background

Larry Sanger is a highly educated American Personality with his highest educational qualification being a Doctorate in Philosophy from Ohio State University. He completed his Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Ohio State University as well and his bachelor’s degree from Reed College in 1991. He was very good at his educational studies from his high school days and he graduated his high school education in 1986 and soon enrolled in Reed College to pursue his higher education.

Larry Sanger Family, Parents, & Siblings

Larry Sanger‘s family was well settled in Bellevue at the time of his birth and later moved to Anchorage, Alaska when he was seven years old. His parents divided their work very well as his father Garry earned as a biologist and his mother used to look after the children. Not much is revealed about the name and profession of his siblings but we promise to keep you updated. He credits his parents for his success and all the family members are very proud of him.

Relationships, Wife, & Children

Unlike other celebrities, Larry Sanger is very tight-lipped about his marriage relationship and private life. He is married and is the father of one child but has never revealed his wife and child in public. He married his wife in December 2001 and shifted to Santa Cruz, California in 2005 to work with Digital Universe. He started to teach his baby child before the baby’s second birthday and started posting videos on social media.

Income, Earnings and Net Worth (2022)

Larry Sanger‘s income and earnings were generated from different sources at different points of time as he initially started to collect his income as a professor at Ohio State University. He then worked for Digital Universe from which he uplifted his lifestyle as the earning was comparatively higher. He also worked with Educational websites like Everipedia to add up to his income. As of 2022, his Net Worth is estimated to be around 2 million USD.

Biography & Wiki Quick Summary

NameLarry Sanger
Full Real NameLawrence Mark Sanger
BirthplaceBellevue, Washington, USA
Date of Birth (Birthday)July 16, 1968
Age53 years old (2022)
Height5 feet 10 inches
Net worth (2022)2 million USD
Educational qualificationsBachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Doctorate in Philosophy
School/college/UniversityReed College, Ohio State University

Larry Sanger Other Quick Information

Popularly Known as Larry

Profession: Internet Project Developer

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Religion: Christianity

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Marital status: Married

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Some facts about Larry Sanger

  • Larry used to think about the use of the internet for educational studies while he was in college.
  • Larry blamed Wales for rewriting the history of Wikipedia Origination in 2005.
  • He has been an integral part of Wikipedia since 2002.
  • He sent a letter to the FBI in 2010 about Wikimedia commons hosting Child pornography but later corrected himself as it was his concern to check the status.
  • He created a crowdsourced online portal named Infobitt in2013.
  • He visited Balliol college on the proposal for debate on the topic INTERNET IS THE FUTURE OF KNOWLEDGE.
  • He loves Irish Traditional Music and often listens and sings the Irish Songs.

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