Facts of Ben Pasternak
Benjamin Pasternak, an Australian-born tech-entrepreneur dropped out of school at the age of 15 & developed the video chat app Monkey that turned him into a millionaire.
After declining the internship offer from Facebook and Google, Benjamin went to focus on his own business venture & got quite handy success as well.
Currently, Pasternak serves as the CEO of NUGGS, a chicken nugget simulation company since its foundation in January 2018.
How Much Is The Net Worth of Benjamin Pasternak In 2019?
According to various online sources, Benjamin Pasternak owns the net worth of $5 million as of October 2019. Back in 2015, his worth was estimated to be over $2 million.
With the development of 3 apps, the 20-year-old got millions of dollars as funding capitals & even more, records one of the youngest people to receive a round of venture capital in technology at the age of 15.
Well, his current venture NUGGS records a capital funding of $7 million to date.
Without a doubt, Pasternak's capabilities got him named one of World's Most Influential Teenagers by Time Magazine in 2016.
As reported, his grandfather is a property magnate worth $300 million while his great-grandfather invented Twisties, so, it's not a surprise that Ben got impressive entrepreneurial instincts.
Dropped School: Career As Tech-Entrepreneur & Achievements
The attendant of Moriah College and Reddam House, Benjamin first rose to fame after he launched a mobile app, Impossible Rush in 2014 with iOs engineer friend Austin Valleskey.
Well, the app peaked at No. 16 on the US App Store (iOS) top charts & recorded millions of downloads, that led the release of the follow-up game Impossible Dial.
Sources report that Impossible Dial grabbed up $85,000 & was charted No. 31.
In 2015, he dropped out of school & went to continue his quest for business endeavors; he had declined the offers from Facebook and Google in January that year.
After receiving venture capital funding from Binary Capital, the Australian-born remained in New York City & launched a social-networking trade app Flogg in April 2016. It remained the No. 1 trending app on the US App Store briefly.
Thereafter, Pasternak co-founded Monkey, a video chat app especially focusing teens, in November 2016, which attracted a capital funding of $2 million.
As reported, Monkey used by over 20 million users records over 20 billion calls.
Currently, Holla owns the one-time No. 1 US App Store (iOS) 'Monkey', announced the acquisition on December 1, 2017, for an undisclosed sum.
CEO of NUGGS
Meanwhile, Ben Pasternak is the CEO of the startup NUGGS, a chicken nugget simulation.
The company founded in January 2018 manufactures chicken nuggets with texturized pea protein technology, unlike young entrepreneur Fraser Doherty's organic jam.
As per Forbes, the NUGGS funded by Canadian food company McCain Foods raised a total capital funding of $7 million by July 2019.
Residence & Lifestyle
Currently, Ben lives in an apartment in Hell's Kitchen, New York with a rent of $5,000 per month with his business partner Isaiah Turner.
As for a fact, his family owns a luxurious house bordering Vaucluse Beach, Australia.
Regarding his lifestyle, the 6ft. 1 inch tall entrepreneur is low-key & is less often active on Instagram, has only 1 post despite 10.3K followers.
Well, as per Daily Mail, he often rides a hoverboard, eats pizzas in the majority & gets $160 Justin Bieber haircut.
Most often, the Pasternak wears hoodies & has Yeezy sneakers collection on his wardrobe.
Short-Bio: Family & Relationship
Pasternak was born Benjamin Pasternak on September 6, 1999 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. His parents are Anna Pasternak and Mark Pasternak & grew up alongside younger brother Jake and younger sister Maya.
He attended Moriah College and Reddam House but left out at the age of 15 & moved to New York to pursue entrepreneurship.
Ben holds Australian nationality & has a Jewish family background.
Is He Dating?
No, Ben Pasternak is not dating & is single at the moment.
Sources report that in 2016, he was rumored to be in a relationship with girlfriend Gaia & allegedly broke up, though the app developer never confirmed the comments.