Lee O’Denat who was also known as “Q”, was an Internet CEO and American business executive and died at the age of 44. Lee O’Denat founded the most famous website “WorldStarHipHop.” It was an entertainment website. He is one of the popular and richest Entrepreneurs. His website is famous for premiering and posting viral content, eye grabbling clips, hip-hop videos, fight videos and mix tapes.
Lee O’Denat Biography and Net Worth
|Net worth||$20 million|
|Full Name||Lee Quinn O’Denat|
|Age||44 years (when died)|
|Profession||Founder of website WorldStarHipHop.com|
Lee O’Denat Early Life
Lee O’Denat was born on 2 November 1974 in Queens, United States. He grew up as a fan of hip hop. He was so passionate about hip hop. Lee O’Denat got admission in Grover Cleveland High School but soon after he dropped out of the school. When he dropped out, he was in Grade nine. Lee O’Denat was raised by a single mother. His friends used to call him “Q.” He once did a job at circuit city and this job led him to enter the digital space.
Lee O’Denat career
Lee O’Denat along with his wife founded the website in 2005. They main purpose behind the website was to distribute mixtapes. He had used the setup of another website “OnSmash” which has already been making same content. His website’s most important WorldStar to post funny videos and photos. After many hardships, Lee O’Denat website became one of the popular video websites on the internet. Lee O’Denat rejected $40 million offer by someone who wanted to buy 40% of the company. Lee O’Denat website could sell more than $100k of advertisements every single day. His website was popular and hit despite showing racy content and fight videos.
Lee O’Denat death
Lee O’Denat died at the age of forty-four on 23 January 2017 in San Diego. Cause of his death was atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and obesity. He was weighed more than three hundred pounds. Before his death, he was on a mission to lose weight.
Lee O’Denat criticism
Lee O’Denat’ s website was a hit, but he had also faced criticism by many people for displaying negative behavior on WorldStar’s videos. These videos poorly reflected the Black people or African American community. The website “WoldStar” once became infamous for posting shock videos and negative content. Lee O’Denat was also in dispute with 50 Cent for a copyright content. In 2015, website was shut down for a brief period.
Lee O’Denat Wife
He was married to Brianna Padilla who was a famous Business Entrepreneur. Lee O’Denat and Brianna Padilla have three children. He was raised by a single mother who belonged to a Haitian Heritage.
Lee O’Denat net worth
Lee O’Denat who was an internet CEO and American business executive had an estimate net worth of $20 million. He had earned his money from his website.
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|Weight||Three hundred pounds|