Who Owns Alphabet Inc? (2022)

Alphabet Inc. is the holding company for Google and other businesses. The company was formed in 2014 after the corporate restructuring of Google. Today, the company is one of the largest tech companies in America and the world as well.

Alphabet Inc. has several owners other than its founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

In this article, I’m going to tell you about the owners of Alphabet.

Who Owns Alphabet Inc?

Larry Page and Sergey Brin are the effective owners of Alphabet Inc. The duo holds more than 85% of the company’s voting Class B stock.

Other than the former CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, is the company’s third largest voting shareholder. The Vanguard Group and BlackRock Inc. are other large owners of Alphabet.

As of 2022, Sundar Pichai holds 11,378 shares of Alphabet Class A common stock.

NumberOwnerVoting Power(%)
1.Larry Page26.2%
2.Sergey Brin24.9%
3.Eric Schmidt 4.2%
4.The Vanguard Group3.1%
5.BlackRock Inc.2.7%

Who founded Alphabet Inc?

Alphabet Inc. came into existence on October 2, 2015, through a corporate restructuring of Google. This made Alphabet the parent of Google and its several former subsidiaries.

In 2019, Larry and Sergey left their respective executive posts. Sundar Pichai took over as CEO and later became the company’s president too.