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Full NameBrian Chesky
First NameBrian
Last NameChesky
Birth NameBrian Joseph Chesky
ProfessionEntrepreneur
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Birth CityNew York
Birth CountryAmerica
Father NameRobert H. Chesky
Mother NameDeborah Chesky
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeVirgo
Marital StatusDating
Relation WithElissa Patel
Sibilings1
EducationRhode Island School of Design
Height175 cm
Weight74 kg
Twitter Profile
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Date of BirthAugust 29,1981
Age38 years

What Is Brian Chesky's Net Worth?

Brian Chesky is estimated to have a net worth of $4.1 billion, according to Forbes, whereas Celebrity Net Worth claims his net worth to be around $3.3 billion as of 2020.     

He makes his massive fortune from his eminent career as an American tech businessman and internet entrepreneur.       

How Did He Make His Jaw-Dropping Wealth?

Brian Chesky started making money right after finishing college. He started his professional career as a strategist and industrial designer at 3DID, Inc for a base salary of $40 thousand. 

Later in 1999, he joined the Rhode Island School of Design (RSID), where he met Joe Gebbia, co-founder of Airbnb.    

Initially, they started the company as Airbedandbreakfast.com with a capital debt of $25 thousand.  

CEO of Airbnb Brian Chesky Image Source: Slide Share
CEO of Airbnb Brian Chesky 

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As of March 2020, Airbnb is managing more than 12 thousand employees with average revenue of $2.7 billion. As per a source, the firms' operating income was estimated to be around $450 million and a net income of $93 million in 2017.              

Moreover, the company runs subsidiaries like Luxury Retreats International Inc. Crowdtit, Accomable, HotelTonight, Lapka, Inc. Trool, Inc, and many others. 

Back in March 2015, Chesky revealed that the organization has more than 500 thousand customers from all around the globe. At the time, Airbnb was valued at $20 billion. 

In late 2017, Brian appeared in podcast series Masters of Scale by Ried Hoffman alongside Diane Green, Mark Zuckerberg, and John Elkann. 

Did You Know? The official sponsor of the Summer Olympics 2016, Airbnb launched special edition cereals in support of Barack Obama and John McCain, namely, Obama O's and Cap'n McCains, respectively. 

Recently, Business Insider reported that his net worth could go higher after the company has gone public.   

Instagram Earnings

Brian Chesky also earns from his social media engagement. From Instagram solely, he makes an average of $228 to $380 per sponsored post. 

As of March 2020, he has around 50 thousand followers with an engagement rate of 3.12%. 

Charity Works

If you know, there is a group of billionaires who have committed to giving the majority of their riches in a charity called The Giving Pledge, founded by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. 

And, Brian Chesky joined the charitable billionaires' group on 1 June 2016. In an interview, he revealed that one of the motivations to join the group was Walt Disney stating his quote:  

"If you can dream it, you can do it." I would like to help them dream."

Brian Chesky in charity eventImage Source: Fortune
Brian Chesky in charity event

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He further added: "With this pledge, I want to help more kids realize the kind of journey I have had. I want to show them that their dreams are not bounded by what they can see in front of them. Their limits are not so limited."        

Moreover, thorough his company, he and other co-founders have committed half of their wealth for charity purposes. In November 2018, they donated around $5 million for helping the homeless people in San Francisco.    

Modest Lifestyle: House And Car

"The American dream, what we were taught was, grow up, own a car, own a house. I think that dream's completely changing. We were taught to keep up with the Joneses. Now we're sharing with the Joneses." - Brian Chesky

Although being a tech billionaire, Brian Chesky lives a decent lifestyle. Born in New York, he currently resides in San Francisco. 

In 2015, he disclosed that he started renting out his own $3 million worth San Franciso apartment on Airbnb. 

He is reported to own a Mercedes Benz worth between $53 thousand to $76 thousand. 

Who Is Brian Chesky's Wife?  

Brian Joseph Chesky was born on 29 August 1981 to social workers, Robert H. Chesky and Deborah Chesky. 

The 38 years old has been dating artist and model Elissa Patel since 2013. They met each other through an online dating app, Tinder.     

Brian Chesky and his girlfriend Elissa PatelImage Source: Zim Bio
Brian Chesky and his girlfriend Elissa Patel

Image Source: Zim Bio

The duo also owns a partner cum pet, a Golden Retriever worth in between $14 thousand to $16 thousand. 

Updated On Wed Mar 11 2020 Published On Wed Mar 11 2020 By Bean

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