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Joe Gebbia

CPO & Cofounder, Airbnb, Inc.
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Net worth 2018: $3.8 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: San Francisco, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 21 August 1981
Sigh: Virgo
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Rhode Island School of Design
BIOGRAPHY

Joe Gebbia was bornon 21 August 1981 in San Francisco, California, United States, is CPO & Cofounder, Airbnb, Inc.. Joe Gebbia is #586 in List Billionaires People In The World. Joe Gebbia cofounded peer-to-peer room and home rental company Airbnb with Brian Chesky and Nathan Blecharczyk in 2008. Gebbia and Chesky met in college at Rhode Island School of Design. Before becoming chief product officer of Airbnb, Gebbia initially wanted to pursue fine art painting and host gallery shows in New York City. More than 260 million people have used Airbnb, which operates in 65,000 cities in more than 190 countries.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$3.3 Billion

2016

$3.3 Billion

2017

$3.8 Billion

2018

$3.8 Billion

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Joe Gebbia
TIMELINE
2017

In May 2017, Gebbia launched a modular office furniture business called Neighborhood

2016

On June 1, 2016, Gebbia joined Warren Buffett and Bill Gates' 'The Giving Pledge', a select group of billionaires who have committed to give the majority of their wealth away

2014

In 2014, he donated US$300,000 to RISD to establish a US$50,000 term scholarship and an endowed fund

2013

Magazine’s Thirty under Thirty, and 2013, he was named in Fortune Magazine’s Forty-under-Forty

2009

He gave them their first round of seed funding in 2009

2008

After failing to get the funding for the new company, the team designed cereal boxes, “Obama O’s” and “Cap’n McCains,” based on the 2008 presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain and sold them at the conventions

2007

Gebbia convinced Chesky to move to San Francisco in 2007 to start a business together

2005

He graduated in 2005 from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design and Industrial Design

1981

Joe Gebbia was born August 21, 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Eileen and Joe Gebbia

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