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Adam D’Angelo was born on 21 August 1984 American engineer and entrepreneur recognized worldwide as the current CEO and co-founder of Quora, an online knowledge based market. Also popular for being the former chief technology officer at Facebook, Adam started his entrepreneurial career with the launch of Quora in 2009. Apart from this, he is also known as one of the most skilled coders and programmers in America.
One of the highly reputed personalities in the field of technology, one may wonder how rich is Adam as of early 2016? At the present, Adam has been counting his net worth at $700 million, with the major source of his income obviously being his involvement in technology and business. Being the co-founder of Quora and the former employee in Facebook has paid a lot to Adam, helping to make him a multi-millionaire.
Adam D’Angelo Net Worth $700 Million
D’Angelo was schooled from Phillips Exeter Academy where, along with Mark Zuckerberg, he developed music suggestion software named “Synapse Media Player”. After high school, he attended California Institute of Technology from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. During that time, he also developed a website name Buddyzoo.
Being very inclined towards coding and programming from his teenage days, Adam also participated in several computing competitions. While in high school, Adam competed in the USA Computing Olympiad where he was placed 8th. In 2004, he took part in the Association for Computing Machinery collegiate world programming contest along with his friends from California Institute of Technology. Adam and the team won silver medal, while also earning the title of North America champions. Along with this, he went on to become one of the top two finalists in the International Topcoder Collegiate Challenge in 2005.
Given his enthusiasm for programming and coding, Adam joined Facebook in 2005 and served as the chief technology officer(CTO) for three years, becoming one of the major and highly regarded engineers in the company. This was also the time when Adam’s net worth began to rise, as Facebook’s revenues began to grow. After three years of service in his high school friend Mark Zuckerberg’s company, Adam resigned from his post in 2008, and started to work on his new project which would later be known as Quora, with another former Facebook employee, Charlie Cheever.
Quora, an online knowledge market managed by the community itself, was launched in 2010 with Adam and Charlie the co-founders. As of now, Quora has become very successful thanks to the contribution of its community which includes users like Ashton Kutcher, Melinda Gates and many other knowledgeable, high-profile people. The site has been earning millions of dollars of revenue each year and has been very significant in adding to Adam’s rising wealth.
As for his personal life, this skillful entrepreneur in his early thirties is still single. Mentioned as the runner-up in the list of smartest people in tech as published by Fortune magazine, Adam has been enjoying his life as one of the most successful business people in technology. As far as his present net worth of $680 million goes, it has been complementing his life in every possible way.