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Leo Resig was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and is an entrepreneur and business executive. He is best known as a co-founder and CEO of Resignation Media, LLC, which is a parent company of theBERRY.com, theTHROTTLE.com, TheChivery.com, theBRIGADE.com, and The Chive. Resig’s career started in 2007.
Have you ever wondered how rich Leo Resig is as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Resig’s net worth is as high as $50 million, earned through his successful career as an entrepreneur.
Leo Resig Net Worth $50 Million
Leo Resig was born the second of four children and grew up in Indiana along with his brother John, and sisters, Emily and Megan. He went to the Bishop Dwenger High School, and subsequently graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington in 2003.
Resig started his career as an ad ops specialist with Evolve Media, LLC and served there from January 2007 to October 2009, while concurrently in November 2008, he and his brother founded Resignation Media. The company is the mother of a family of websites, apps and OTT channels such as theCHIVE and Berry. Resignation Media is also the owner of CHIVE TV, a streaming entertainment channel, and Chive Studios, an in-house production company now with over 170 employees.
The Chive turned out to be a major success after a series of viral hoaxes, and it helped Resig to increase his net worth significantly. Resignation Media relocated from Los Angeles to Austin, Texas in the summer of 2013, while meantime in 2012, the brothers Resig founded the website called Tapiture. It was initially referred to as “Pinterest for Dudes”, and although there was plenty of scepticism around, the website recorded around 1.5 million monthly visitors. After Leo and John Resig noticed its popularity, they decided to invest more money, and hired John Ellis as the new CEO in September 2012. Leo Resig remained to serve as a member of Tapiture’s Board of Directors, with their headquarters now in Santa Monica, California.
The Chive now attracts over 20 million monthly visitors is also associated with the modern slang “Keep Calm and Chive On”, meaning “don’t stress about life, enjoy it”, and despite the slang originating from World War II propaganda, suddenly it became popular again and associated with The Chive, particularly as the phrase adorns T-shirts which they release in small batches, to keep the price and desirability which up – a smart way to maintain net worth!
Regarding his personal life, Leo Resig’s most intimate details such as marital status and the number of children are unknown, as he successfully manages to keep them out of the public eye. We do know that he currently lives in Austin, Texas.