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Steve Chen

Entrepreneur
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Net worth 2018: $300 Million
Residence: Taipei
Country: United States
BirthDay: 18 August 1978
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.70 m
Education: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, John Hersey High School, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
BIOGRAPHY

Steve Chen was bornon 18 August 1978 in Taipei, American, is Entrepreneur. Steven Chen is an American internet entrepreneur, best known as a co-founder of YouTube. Though his is not a household name, his innovations have permanently changed the way that we communicate. In the ten years since the creation of YouTube and its subsequent popularity, his creation has revolutionized the viral video model, making it easier for us to document and share parts of our lives with people all over the world. Never one to linger past his time, Chen left YouTube after it was sold to Google. He later went on to co-found AVOS Systems, Inc. and create ‘MixBit’, a video-sharing app. His work on the cutting edge of technology keeps him relevant a decade after he came onto the scene, and he has been noted as one to watch in the technological field by many sources. He is known for his secrecy in regards to his upcoming projects, as well as for being finance savvy, a reason that made him a multimillionaire. However, Chen does not just sit on his wealth; he uses his keen eye to reinvest his earnings, and also makes donations to charities and other organizations of his choice. He currently lives in San Francisco, California and works with Google Ventures to find and fund the next generation of technological innovations.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$300 Million

TIMELINE
2014

In 2014, he joined ‘Google Ventures’, a subsidiary of Google which provides funding to technology companies in all stages of development

2011

In May 2011 they purchased ‘Tap 11’, a social analytics company; however, they sold Tap 11 last year

2009

The couple exchanged the wedding vows in 2009 and welcomed their son a year later

2006

In 2006, the site was ranked as the 10th most popular website

2005

Chen is best known for the creation of ‘YouTube’ in 2005

2002

He graduated in 2002 with a degree in computer science

1993

He and his family immigrated to the United States in 1993, and settled in Illinois

1978

Steven Shih Chen was born on 18th August 1978, in Taipei, Taiwan

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