Nick Hanauer Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

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Nick Hanauer is a venture investor and political activist who resides in Seattle, Washington. Since 1982, he has worked with more than 30 businesses as a founder, manager or financier. He also sits on the boards of numerous public and private organizations.

Nick Hanauer Biography and Net Worth

Net Worth1 Billion Dollars
NameNick Hanuer
Date of BirthSeptember 2, 1959
Age63 Years
Birth PlaceNew York, United States
SpouseLeslie Hanauer
EducationUniversity of Washington
ProfessionAmerican entrepreneur

Nick Hanauer Early Life

He was born on September 2, 1959 in New York, NY. Nick graduated with a degree in philosophy from the University of Washington. He then started his career by working for the family-run Pacific Coast Feather Company. He is still the co-chair and CEO of the company.

Nick Hanauer Career

Nick started off his career by working for his family owned business. Later, he co-founded the well-known West Coast business Museum Quality Framing Company in the 1980s. Since then, it has expanded to 60 locations and produces custom frames for unframed art. Hanauer was the first non-family investor in in the 1990s. He also served as an adviser to the board until 2000. Hanauer established the advertising company aQuantive in 1997. He presided over the board until Microsoft bought the business in 2007 for more than $6 billion. In 1998, Hanauer launched, an online retailer of sporting products. He remained there until 2000. Hanauer cofounded Second Avenue Partners, a venture financing firm with headquarters in Seattle, in the same year 2000. The business provides early-stage funding and advice to businesses like Newsvine and HouseValues Qliance.

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He was appointed vice chairman of the board of directors of Seattle-based company, Marchex, in October 2007. It is a mobile advertising analytics company that intends to link online behavior with offline action. Since the establishment of “the League of Education Voters (LEV)”in 2000, Nick Hanauer has also been involved in politics. LEV is a charity organization with the mission of enhancing public education. Hanauer is the LEV’s co-president at the moment. He is also the director of the Democracy Alliance, a group of liberal contributors working to advance liberal policy changes. Hanauer established the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility in January 2013. He later founded Civic Ventures in 2015. It is a progressive think tank with a mission to challenge the status quo and encourage the creation of ground-breaking public policies in Seattle.

Hanauer and Eric Liu have written two novels together. The True Patriot, a book that challenges progressives to reclaim patriotism, was published by them in 2007. They released The Gardens of Democracy in 2010.  Hanauer frequently writes opinion pieces that have been published in the New York Times, POLITICO and The Atlantic.

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Nick Hanauer Wife

He is married to Leslie Hanauer. Nick and Leslie have a son together.

Net Worth

He has a net worth of 1 billion dollars as of this writing. His fortune comes from his multiple business endeavours.

Nick Hanauer Body Features

Height6 feet
Weight84 kg


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