Thursday, January 11, 2024 : Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, and former president of Y Combinator, celebrated his nuptials with Oliver Mulherin, affectionately known as Ollie, in an intimate ceremony held in Hawaii on January 10th, 2024. The event, characterized by its simplicity, was attended by a select group of close family and friends in proximity to Altman’s Hawaiian residence.
The groom and Ollie, presenting a united front, chose casually coordinated attire for their special day, symbolizing their deep companionship with matching white shirts, light beige pants, and white sneakers. Opting to share their joy with the public, the couple took to Instagram, with Ollie expressing, “married my best friend and love of my life.”
Congratulations flooded in from notable figures such as Lauren Sanchez, Jeff Bezos’s fiancée, and tech entrepreneurs Zen Matoshi, Alexandr Wang, Shervin Pishevar, Adrian Aoun, and the tech social media personality prayingforexits.
About Oliver Mulherin: Sam Altman’s personal life intertwines with Oliver Mulherin, an Australian programmer, forming a predominantly private partnership. Last year, they made a public appearance at a White House dinner in honor of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alongside other influential couples.
Oliver, a software engineering graduate from the University of Melbourne, engaged in AI projects during his university years, focusing on language detection and games. His expertise lies in the Internet of Things (IoT), leading him to join the IOTA Foundation, an open-source coding organization, in 2018.
In a September interview with New York Magazine, Altman disclosed that he and Mulherin share a residence on Russian Hill in San Francisco during weekdays, while weekends are spent in a renovated house on a private ranch in Napa, California. Altman, a vegetarian, and Mulherin, known for his affinity for cows, expressed their intention to start a family in the near future.