Biography: The Co-Founder and CEO of Snapchat, Evan Spiegel

Evan Spiegel

Evan Spiegel is the co-founder and CEO of Snapchat. Evan Spiegel was born in Los Angeles, 4th July, 1990. He is the son of Melissa Ann Thomas and John W. Spiegel.

He was educated at the Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica, and attended Stanford UniversityHe founded Snapchat at the age of 22 with Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown while they were students at Stanford University. In 2012, Evan left Stanford to focus on Snapchat.

According to Forbes, Spiegel's current net worth is $2.1 billion. He's currently the 931st richest man in the world. That number puts him well short of Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's ($35.7 billion) but ahead of Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter ($1.43 billion).

He is a hard worker. Although there were many problems while he created this app, but he can founded an app that attract investor attention. 

Snapchat users have shared over five billion unique images through the service since January 2012, making Snapchat one of the Top 10 apps in the iTunes AppStore.

Spiegel began dating a model, Miranda Kerr in 2015. They became engaged on July 20, 2016.



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