Evan Spiegel Biography

Evan Spiegel

Quick Facts Of Evan Spiegel

Celebrated Name Evan Spiegel
Age 29 Years
Nick Name Evan
Birth Name Evan Thomas Spiegel
Birth Date 1990-06-04
Gender Male
Profession co-founder and CEO of Snap Inc.
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, California , United States
Father John W Spiegel
Mother Melissa Ann Thomas
Nationality American
Education Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences , Santa Monica and Stanford University
Marital Status Married
Wife Miranda Ker
Married Date 27 May 2017
Children Hart Kerr Spiegel
Height 1.8 m (5 feet and 11 inches )
Weight 75 kg (165 lbs)
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Dark brown
Net Worth $2.1 billion (estimated)
Famous For Youngest Billionaire in the World in 2015

Evan Thomas Spiegel, professionally known as Evan Spiegel is an American businessman. He is the co-founder and CEO of the American multinational technology and social media company Snap Inc. He created the company as Snapchat Inc. with Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown while they were students at Stanford University. He was named the youngest billionaire in the world in 2015. He is married to a former model, Miranda Kerr.

Evan Spiegel expecting his 2nd child with former model Miranda Kerr

Evan Spiegel, co-founder, and CEO of Snap Inc. and his wife Miranda Kerr, a former supermodel from Australia are expecting their baby no. 2, according to Kerr's rep. Their announcement came just 10 months after the birth of their first child. The couple has a son named Hart Kerr Spiegel born on 7 May 2018. Their son was named after Spiegel's grandfather. The couple tied a knot to each other in a private ceremony in Los Angeles on 27 May 2017.

Miranda already has a son named Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom from her previous marriage to English actor Orlando Bloom. 

Who is Miranda Kerr Wife of Evan Spiegel?

What is Evan Spiegel known for?

  • Co-founder and CEO of Snap Inc.
  • Youngest Billionaire in the World in 2015. 

Where did Evan Spiegel grow up?

Evan Spiegel was born on 4 June 1990. His birth name is Evan Thomas Spiegel. He was born to a father John W Spiegel, and a mother Melissa Ann Thomas. His birthplace is in Los Angeles, California in the United States. He holds American nationality. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He grew up in Pacific Palisades, California. He was raised Episcopalian. 

He attended Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica. He also took design classes at the Otis College of Art and Design while still in high school. He later attended Stanford University. Before entering Stanford, he took design classes at the Art Center College of Design as well. 

He had an unpaid internship in sales at Red Bull. He also worked as a paid intern for a biomedical company as a careers instructor in Cape Town, South Africa, and at Intuit on the TxtWeb project. He was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. 

Career

While he was a student at Stanford, he proposed an app with ephemeral messaging as a product design class project in April 2011. His classmates ridiculed his proposal. 

He worked with fellow Stanford classmates Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown to launch a prototype of this concept called "Picaboo" later in the same year.

They later renamed it Snapchat. 

Their app gained popularity in a very short period of time. 

Evan left Stanford shortly before completing his degree to focus on Snapchat in 2012.

His app had reached 1 million daily active users by the end of 2012. 

He and Murphy pledged in February 2017 to donated upwards of 13,000,000 shares of Class A common stock over the next 15-20 years to art, education, and youth non-profit.

The Wall Street Journal reported in January 2017 that after the predicted March 2017 IPO for Snap Inc., Murphy and Evan would hold over "70% of the voting power" in the company, and own around 45% of the total stock.

He later revealed to NBC New's show, "Stay Tune" in July 2018 that he completed his degree requirements and graduated from Stanford in 2018. 

He quoted his baby, Hart Kerr Spiegel motivated him to complete his graduation so that he can later inspire his son to graduate from college as well. 

Who is Evan Spiegel married to?

He started dating a retired Australian model, Miranda Ker in 2015. The couple got engaged in July 2016. A year later on 27 May 2017, the couple tied a knot to each other in a private ceremony in Los Angeles. His wife Kerr described him as "very traditional". She also stated that he believes in sex after marriage. The couple announced in November 2017 that they were expecting their first child. Their first child, a son, Hart Kerr Spiegel was born on 7 May 2018. Hart was named after Spiegel's grandfather. They announced in March 2019 that they are expecting their second child. 

He purchased a 7.164 square feet house for $12 million just a month before his engagement to Kerr. The house was previously owned by Harrison Ford. 

He currently lives with his family in Brentwood, Los Angeles in California.

What are Evan Spiegel's Body Measurements?

Evan Spiegel stands at a height of 1.8 m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a body weight of 165 lbs i.e. 75 kg. He has a slim body build. he has dark brown eyes and his hair color is also dark brown. 

How much does Evan Spiegel make a year?

He was ranked #854 on the Forbes 400 with $4 billion in wealth as of 2016. He became one of the youngest public company CEOs when Snap began trading in March in 2017. He was only 26 years old then. 

His net worth as of 2019 is estimated at $2.1 billion. 

Did You Know?

  • Both of his parents are lawyers.
  • He is also a member of the Berggruen Institue's 21st Century Council.

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