Tom Anderson Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Tom Anderson

American internet entrepreneur Thomas Anderson known as Tom Anderson, co-founded the social networking site “Myspace” with Chris DeWolfe in 2003. Later, he served as Myspace’s president and chief executive officer. Because Anderson would be automatically added as the first “friend” of new Myspace users when their profiles were created, he is also known as “Tom from Myspace,” “Myspace Tom,” or “My friend, Tom.”

Tom Anderson’s Biography And Net Worth

Net Worth                       $60 million
Full Name                       Thomas Anderson
Birth Date                       Nov 8, 1970
Age                                   51 years
Birthplace                       San Diego, California, U.S.
Profession                       Businessperson, Internet Entrepreneur
Relationship Status       Single                                
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Tom Anderson Early Life

On November 8, 1970, in Escondido, California, Tom Anderson was born into a business family. Tom was a hacker while a student at San Pasqual High School going by the alias “Lord Flathead.” After he infiltrated the computer network of Chase Manhattan Bank, the FBI conducted a raid on the Anderson residence and seized Tom’s computer hardware. He began studying English at the University of California, Berkeley after high school, where he later worked as the band Swank’s main vocalist. Tom relocated to Taiwan before coming back to California to enroll in the University of California, Los Angeles’ film department.

Tom Anderson Career Beginnings

In 2000, Anderson first met DeWolfe while working as a product tester and copywriter for the digital storage firm XDrive. He initially signed up for XDrive as a product tester after responding to a flyer ad while still a film school student and seeking more income. Together with DeWolfe, he established ResponseBase, a direct marketing firm, when XDrive declared bankruptcy in 2001. In the latter part of 2002, they sold ResponseBase to Brad Greenspan’s eUniverse.

Tom Anderson Success

In 2003, Anderson started the first Myspace pages and after eUniverse changed its name to Intermix Media, Myspace grew in popularity. The social network had 16 million monthly members by the time Myspace was sold to News Corp for $580 million in the summer of 2005, and by January 2006, 200,000 new users were signing up every day. By June 2006, Myspace had developed into the most well-liked social network in the United States; it retained this position until April 2008, when Facebook overtook it. In its heyday, Myspace had 1,600 workers on staff. Myspace was sold to Specific Media in June 2011 for $35 million and a 5% equity investment in that company. The agreement also included a small investment from Justin Timberlake.

Tom Anderson Net Worth

Tom Anderson has an estimated net worth of $60 million as of 2022 earned from Myspace and other business ventures. Myspace was purchased by News Corp for $580 million, with a total of $30 million going to the six founders. Through cash outs, purchases, and salaries, Anderson and DeWolfe each made almost $40 million from the Myspace business.

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Tom Anderson Other Ventures

A chunk of Anderson’s Myspace revenues was put into distressed real estate, particularly in Las Vegas, where it supposedly gained a lot of value. He also purchased the RocketFrog gambling application for Facebook. Tom made a brief appearance in the 2009 Judd Apatow movie “Funny People,” which also starred Leslie Mann, Seth Rogen, and Adam Sandler.

Tom Anderson Height & Weight

Height                      6 ft.          
Weight                     80 kg
Eye Color                 Brown
Hair Color                Black


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