About Chad Hurley
It has been stated that the total estimate of Chad Hurley net worth reaches a sum of 335 million dollars. However, some sources have also stated that his net worth is as much as 400 million dollars, as of right now. He has earned such a high net worth because of his career as a businessman. Chad Hurley is well known as one of the founders of the popular video hosting website Youtube, where he was also working as its Chief Executive Officer. The website made him famous and also added up to the total amount of Chad Hurley net worth.
Chad Hurley was born in 1977 in Pennsylvania. When he was studying in high school, Chad Hurley became interested into computer and media sciences. When he was studying, he was also active in sports and he excelled in running. As a runner, he won two state titles. In addition to his focus on sports, Chad Hurley was also a member of the Technology Student Association. In 1999, Chad Hurley became a graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
In addition to his work on Youtube, Chad Hurley was also working for eBay in its PayPal division. Moreover, Chad Hurley also helped to create the logo of PayPal. Working on it has also added up to the total size of Chad Hurley net worth.
In 2006, Chad Hurley’s name was included in the list of the 50 People Who Matter Now which was compiled by Business 2.0. In 2005, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen were the ones who decided to sell Youtube to Google, which bought it for 1.65 billion dollars. When he was working on Youtube, Chad Hurley made a lot of contributions. One of such contributions was tagging and video sharing. Chad Hurley, when he sold the website to Google, got 700.000 thousand shares of Google. In 2010, he stopped working as a CEO for Youtube but still managed to influence the activities on the website as its advisor.
In 2013, he teamed up with Steve Chen again when he started another company called MixBit. This application allows users of smart phones to edit videos on their devices. Thus, this invention has also added up to the overall sum of Chad Hurley net worth. In addition, Chad Hurley also invested in a Formula One team, however, the team has never competed in the races, thus, it proved to be unsuccessful.