Anthony Levandowski Net Worth

Anthony is a renowned figure in the tech and engineering world famous mainly for self-driving car engineering and his lawsuit with Google. Anthony Lewandoski is a self-driving car engineer who made his money from collaborations with Uber, Google, Otto, and a few other brands. Anthony was initially worth $50 -$100 million, unfortunately, his net worth had greatly depreciated after a series of lawsuits. 


Quick Facts

Date of Birth and Place March 15, 1980 (Brussels, Belgium)
UniversityUniversity of California, Berkeley
ProfessionEngineer and businessman
Current Age43 years as of 2024
Net Worth $20 million

Anthony Levandowski’s Net Worth

Anthony Lewandoski’s net worth is $20-25 million as of 2024. His net worth drastically reduced when he filed for bankruptcy after he lost a case with Google worth $176 million.

Earlier, Anthony used to be worth about $100 million. But his wealth began to decline after he was first fired from Uber in 2017. In 2019, he was indicted on 33 federal charges for allegedly divulging self-driving car secrets.

Source of Income and Investment

Anthony Lewandoski has multiple sources of income dating way back to his college days. But he amassed his vast fortune from his work with Google, where he earned at least $120 million.

He also made money when he sold “Otto” a company he co-founded to Uber for $680 million in 2016. In 2018 Lewandoski co-founded AI-based self-driving vehicle (truck) company Pronto AI and invested more than $8.5 million in it. Currently, he is the CEO of Pronto AI.

Anthony Lewandoski’s Young Life and Education

After his birth and early life in Belgium, his family moved to California. Anthony attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he majored in industrial engineering and operations research. He also furthered his education and got his Masters degree at the same university.

Early Career

Anthony began his Tech/ Engineering career when he started La Raison, an intranet and IT services company when he was a freshman at UC Berkeley. This company has generated $50,000 in its first year.

As a sophomore, he engineered the BillSortBot, a Lego robot that organizes Monopoly money for the Sun Microsoft robotics competition. His invention had won first place.

Anthony had also built an autonomous motorcycle called “Ghost Rider,” with other UC Berkeley engineers. Anthony and his colleagues entered this invention into the DARPA Grand Challenge in 2004 and 2005. This motorcycle is currently in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

 Achievements and Career Growth

  • He co-founded Otto, a trucking company that Uber bought for $680 million.
  • He had engineered the Google self-driving car.
  • While at Google, he contributed to major projects like Tiramisu, Telepresence, Oblique Aerial Imagery, and Cardboard.
  • He was a co-founder and technical lead on a project called Waymo(formerly Chauffeur) owned by Google.
  • Anthony modified 100 Toyota Priuses with roof-mounted “Topcon” boxes that allowed the cars to generate 3D maps.
  • In 2018, Anthony co-founded Pronto and currently, he is the CEO of this company. Pronto became the first company to complete a cross-country drive in an autonomous vehicle.
  • In September 2021, he co-founded Pollen Mobile, a network-based company that provides high-speed networks for navigation, business, and personal use anywhere.

Lawsuits, Controversy and Bankruptcy

In 2017 the Waymo v. Uber civil lawsuit was made which alleged that Anthony had illegally downloaded 9.7 GB of very confidential Waymo files and trade secrets which he used during his time at Uber.

This lawsuit ended in 2018, with Uber agreeing to pay Waymo $245 million in equity. Along with an agreement to abstain from using Waymo’s technology

As if that wasn’t enough, in 2019. Lewandoski was indicted by the Department of Justice, on 33 federal charges concerning the theft of trade secrets from Waymo Anthony had pleaded guilty to only one of those charges.

According to Reuters, Levandowski declared himself personal bankruptcy after a $179 million loss to Google in 2020. At that time his estimated assets were $50 million to $100 million, compared to $500 million in liabilities.

In February 2022, Levandowski, negotiated a global settlement, with Google, and Uber. As per this settlement, Levandowski would have to pay between $25M and $30M to Google. But in the next month, the settlement faced an objection from the U.S. Department of Justice and California’s Internal Revenue Service.

Anthony Lewandoski’s Prison Life

After losing his legal battle with Google and Waymo, on August 4, 2020, Anthony was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison as per the US Department of Justice. But he only served 6 months in prison, before he received a presidential pardon in 2021.

Anthony’s Social media and LinkedIn profile

Who is the wife of Anthony Lewandoski?

As per current data, Anthony Lewandoski is not married yet, he has no wife or girlfriend. As Anthony Lewandoski is not married yet, he has no wife. We will update it if find his girlfriend.

Who are the parents of Anthony Lewandoski?

Anthony was born to a French diplomat mother and an American businessman father.

Anthony Lewandoski Date of birth and Place

Anthony Lewandoski is a 43-year-old American-French man born on March 15, 1980. He was born in Brussels, Belgium.

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