Peter Thiel is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist born on October 11, 1967. He is a co-founder of Paypal, Founder Fund, and Palantir Technologies also he was the first outside inverter on Facebook. Though he is renowned as Peter Thiel his real name is Peter Andreas Thiel. Pater has won the Herman Lay Award for Entrepreneurship, he also received a Techcrunch Crunchie Award for Venture Capitalist of the Year and he was honored with the Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
|Date of Birth
|11 October 1967
|$4.7 Billion USD
The Career of Peter Thiel
Peter was born in West Germany on 11 October 1967 to Susanne and Klaus Friedrich Thiel. He moved to the United States with his parents when he was just one year old. He graduated from Stanford Law School. Thiel also worked as a securities lawyer for Sullivan & Cromwell in New York. His life changed when his friend introduced him to cryptography-related company ideas, which became his first venture later becoming popular as Confinity in 1998.
After that, he launched Paypal in the year 1999. Paypal went public in 2002 at that time Thiel was the CEO at that time holding a 3.7% stake in the company.
In 2004 Thiel made an investment of $500000 in Facebook for a 10.2% stake.
Besides these investments, he has written three books The Diversity Myth in 1995, Zero to One in 2012, and Tools of Titans.
The Net worth of Peter Thiel
The net worth of Peter is estimated to be $4.7 Billion USD as per Forbes in 2021.
Peter Thiel Age, Height, Weight, Wikipedia, Social media presence
Peter is 53 years old as of 2021 as he was born on 11 October 1967 in Frankfurt, West Germany. Talking about his physical appearance, he stands at a height of 1.85 meters with a weight of about 82kg. As he has been featured on the 400 lists of Forbes, he has been featured on Wikipedia. Concerning his social media presence, he has more than 256k followers on Twitter under the username @peterthiel.
Awards and Achievement
Peter has earned credit for working as a co-producer in Thank You for Smoking (2005). Peter has won the Herman Lay Award for Entrepreneurship. He was honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and was awarded an honorary degree from Universidad Francisco Marroquin. He was also awarded the TechCrunch Crunchie Award for Venture Capitalist of the Year.
Peter Thiel Personal Life
Peter was born in Germany and shifted to the United States is one of the top billionaires of the world. He got married to Matt Danzeisen in October 2017 in Vienna, Austria. Peter works as a portfolio manager at Thiel Capital and has a baby. Peter is an occasional commentator on CNBC. He was interviewed twice by Charlie Rose on PBS. He has also published three books The Diversity Myth, Zero to One, Tools of Titans. Among which his book Zero to One is most popular among readers. He completed schooling at San Mateo High School and got enrolled in Stanford Law School and earned a degree Juris Doctor in 1992.