Kevin Systrom is an entrepreneur and American computer programmer. He is a well-known influencer, co-founder and former CEO of the very famous social website “Instagram.” In 2016, he was included in the list of richest entrepreneurs under the age of 40 in America.
Kevin Systrom Biography and Net Worth
|Net worth||$2 Billion|
|Full Name||Kevin Systrom|
|Birthplace||Holliston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Profession||Computer programmer and businessman|
Kevin Systrom’s Early Life:
Kevin Systrom was born in Holliston Massachusetts in 1983. Kevin Systrom attended Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts where he was first introduced to computer programming. His interest in computer programming grew from playing a game Doom 2 and creating his own levels as a child. When he was in his high school, he worked at Boston Beat, a vinyl record music store in Boston.
Kevin Systrom attended Stanford University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management science and engineering In 2006. At Stanford University he got chosen as one of twelve students to participate in the Mayfield Fellows Program. The fellowship led to his internship at Odeo Company, the company that eventually gave rise to Twitter.
Kevin Sytrom’s Personal Life
Kevin Systrom is a son of Douglas Systrom & Diane Systrom. He has one sister named Katelyn Systrom. He married a woman Nicole Schuetz on October 31, 2016 in Napa, California. Nicole Schuetz is a founder and CEO of clean-energy investment first Sutro Energy Group, They both tomet when they were students at Stanford got engaged in 2014. The couple welcomed a daughter, Freya Systrom, in June 2018.
Kevin Systrom’s Career:
After his graduation from Stanford university, he joined Google as a product marketer. He started working on Gmail, Google Calendar, docs, Spreadsheets and other products of Google. Kevin Systrom spent two years at Google and then he left Google out of frustration of not being promoted. Then he shifted to a new startup company called ‘Nextstop’.
While working there he came up with the idea of developing the new big thing in the world of internet. He created an application called ‘Burbn’ with the help of his associate Mike but that was too complicated and difficult to use by the users. Then these introduced the World famous social media handle called “Instagram.”
Kevin Systrom’s Awards and Achievements
- In 2012, Kevin got an award of ‘Founder of the Year’ at the ‘6th Annual Crunchies Awards’.
- In 2012, Kevin shared the ‘Webby Breakout Award’ with the co-founder of ‘Instagram’ .
- In 2014, Systrom was listed under the “Social/Mobile category” in the Forbes 30 “Under 30″ list.
- In 2016, Kevin Systrom was ranked as a billionaire with an estimated net worth of US$1.1 billion in a magazine.
- Kevin has been a recipient of the ‘CFDA Social Media Award’ in 2015.
Kevin Systrom’s Net Worth
Kevin Systrom’s has an estimated net worth of $2 billion. He is one of the richest man in the World who is under the age of 40. He is incredibly wealthy person because of the invention of application Instagram which is a picture sharing app and famous all over the World.
Kevin Systrom’s Features
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|