Facts of Jack Dorsey
|Full Name||Jack Dorsey|
|Birth Name||Jack Patrick Dorsey|
|Profession||Computer Programmer, Internet Entrepreneur|
|Father Name||Tim Dorsey|
|Mother Name||Marcia Smith|
|Relation With||Raven Lyn Corneil|
|Education||New York University|
|Date of Birth||November 19,1976|
Jack Dorsey, 44, is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur who is widely known as the co-founder and CEO of an American microblogging and social networking services Twitter.
Dorsey is also widely popular for founding a financial services and mobile payment company titled Square. The programmer reportedly owns $2.7 billion in net worth as of early 2020.
Jack Dorsey Serves As The CEO Of Twitter
Dorsey, along with Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams, created Twitter in March 2006. The app was launched in July of 2006 and rapidly gained worldwide popularity.
On 16th October 2008, Williams took over as CEO while Jack became the chairman of the board. On 5th October 2015, he was named the permanent CEO of Twitter.
In February 2017, he, along with Executive Chairman Omid Kordestani, matched a donation to the American Civil Liberties Union, which was raised by Twitter Staffers.
On 23rd October 2019, Twitter's stock price fell by 24% from $38.83 to $30.75. The reason was cited an earnings miss off a third-quarter report, which they blamed on ad targeting problems.
In May 2010, Dorsey and co-founder Jim McKelvey developed a business platform on a mobile device called Square. By 2012, the company was valued at $3.2 billion by Business Insider magazine. As of 2015, Jack owned 24.4% of the company.
Apart from this, he also served as a judge for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's NYC BigApps competition in 2011.
Moreover, he is also a board member of the Berggruen Institute's Governance Center.
Dorsey Is Worth $2.7 Billion Currently
According to Forbes, the 44-year-old Internet entrepreneur's net worth is estimated at around $2.7 billion as of 20th March 2020. Whereas, Celebrity Net Worth estimated his worth at around $2.1 billion as of early 2020.
His primary source of income is his successful, versatile career as a computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur.
The billionaire owns 3,588 square feet two-story-tall 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom, which he purchased for $21.9 million back in 2019.
Likewise, he owned a 3,730 square feet uber-contemporary home in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California. The house features 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and is worth $4.625 million.
Biography And Personal Life Of Jack
Jack Patrick Dorsey was born on 19th November 1976 in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States of America to Marcia Smith and Tim Dorsey. He holds an American nationality and has mixed (English, Irish, Italian) ancestry.
He went to Catholic Bishop DuBourg High School and the University of Missouri-Rolla from 1995 to 1997. He later transferred to New York University before dropping out in 1999.
Is The Twitter Co-Founder, Married?
Dorsey is reportedly dating a Sports Illustrated model Raven Lyn Corneil who is nearly half his age.
The couple has been spotted together in numerous events including the Harper's Bazaar Icons event during New York Fashion Week.
Prior to this, he had been linked to numerous women, including Kate Greer.
Besides his career, Dorsey is also involved in several philanthropic works. In March 2016, Dorsey fully funded about 600 Missouri public school projects registered at DonorsChoose.
In October 2019, he donated $350,000 to #TeamTrees, a nonprofit started by YouTuber MrBeast, who pledged to plant 20 million trees by the end of 2019.
Dorsey along with Rihanna pledged $4.2 million to help the victims of domestic violence while the whole world was locked inside because of the coronavirus pandemic