Steve Chen Bio, Affair, Married, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age

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Steve Chen: Biography in Details

Who is Steve Chen?

American Steve Chen is an Order of Lincoln Honored Internet Entrepreneur. He is renowned as the co-founder and chief technology officer of YouTube.

Also, he is the founder of the video-sharing service, MixBit.

Steve Chen- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Steve Chen was born 25th of August 1978, in Taipei, Taiwan. His born name is Steven Shih Chen. He is of Far-East-Asian ethnicity with Chinese roots.

As of now, he has not shared any details on his family background including his father, mother, and siblings. However, his family migrated to the United States when he was just eight years old. After that, his family settled in Prospect Height, Illinois.

Talking about his educational background, he completed his Middle education at the River Trails Middle School in Mount Prospect. Moving forward, he joined the John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights for his first year.

After that, Steve Chen attended the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Auror from his sophomore year. However, he didn’t graduate from the University. Later, in 2002, he graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with Honors in computer science.

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Is Steve Chen active on social media?

Steve Chen has over 1.4k followers on Instagram and over 4.5k on Twitter. He is not active on Facebook.

Steve Chen- Professional Career

Steve Chen started his professional career with PayPal where he met the media mogul like Chad Hurley and software engineer, Jawed Karim. Moving forward, he got employed on Facebook.

However, he left Facebook to start the video-sharing company, YouTube along with Chad and Jawed. Also, he was the chief technology officer of YouTube. The following year, he was named of the 50 people who matter now in Business by the magazine, Business 2.0. 

On October 16, 2006, he sold YouTube to Google. After that, he and Hurley started the internet company, AVOS System along with Vijay Karunamurthy. Later, in April 2011, they made their announcement that they purchased the social bookmarking web service, Delicious.

In August 2013, they released the video-sharing service, MixBit first on iPhone and Android in October. Moving forward, in May 2014, they sold Delicious to Science Inc. In 2017, he started the food network, Nom.Com along with Karunamurthy which was shut down in 2017.

How much does Steve Chen earn?

As of 2020, Steve Chen has an estimated net worth of $400 million. His earnings as Chief Technology Officer are in the range of $88k to $290k.

In 2006, he sold YouTube to Google for $1.65 billion in stocks. He received 625,366 shares of Google with 68,721 as the trust part of the sales. On September 02, 2020, The price of Google stock peaked at $1.7k per share.

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Body Measurements- Height, Weight

Steve Chen has black eyes with black hair. He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 81 kg.

Controversy & Rumors

As of now, Steve Chen has not been through any sort of controversy and scandals that created headlines in the media. Besides that, he has managed to maintain distance from any type of rumors.

Steve Chen’s Birthday Dates

Year Date Day
2024 August Sunday
2025 August Monday
2026 August Tuesday
2027 August Wednesday
2028 August Friday

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