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Brian Chesky

CEO and Cofounder, Airbnb, Inc.
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Net worth 2018: $3.8 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Niskayuna, New York, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 29 August 1981
Sigh: Virgo
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Rhode Island School of Design
BIOGRAPHY

Brian Chesky was bornon 29 August 1981 in Niskayuna, New York, United States, United States, is CEO and Cofounder, Airbnb, Inc.. Brian Chesky is #586 in List Billionaires People In The World. Brian Chesky cofounded peer-to-peer room and home rental company Airbnb with Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia in 2008. Chesky is CEO of Airbnb, which has been used by more than 160 million people in 65,000 cities in 190 countries. A former bodybuilder, Chesky attended Rhode Island School of Design where he met Gebbia. Chesky is the son of two social workers; he made $40,000 a year as an industrial designer in Los Angeles before Airbnb took off.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$3.3 Billion

2016

$3.3 Billion

2017

$3.8 Billion

2018

$3.8 Billion

We had a saying that you would do everything by hand until it was painful. So Joe and I would photograph homes until it was painful, then we get other photographers. Then we'd manage them with spreadsheets until it was painful. Then we got an intern.

Brian Chesky
TIMELINE
2016

He was also named in the Youngest Forbes 400 list in 2016

2015

In May 2015, President Obama named Chesky as an Ambassador of Global Entrepreneurship

2014

He said that more than 120,000 people had stayed in Airbnb homes during the 2014 FIFA World Cup

2011

In 2011, Chesky wrote a letter on behalf of the company for its handling of a resident complaint about tenant vandalism by announcing a 24-hour hotline, additional staff support and a guarantee for theft or vandalism

2008

In February 2008, Harvard graduate and technical architect Nathan Blecharczyk became the third co-founder of Airbnb

2007

In October 2007, the Industrial Designers Society of America was hosting a conference in San Francisco and all hotel rooms were booked

2004

He received his Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Industrial Design in 2004

1999

In 1999, Chesky started attending the Rhode Island School of Design

1981

Brian Chesky was born on August 29, 1981 in Niskayuna, New York

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