How rich is Peter Thiel?
Peter Thiel Net Worth:
Peter Thiel Net Worth:Peter Andreas Thiel (born October 11, 1967) is a German American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and hedge fund manager. Thiel cofounded PayPal with Max Levchin and Elon Musk and served as its CEO. He also co-founded Palantir, of which he is chairman. He serves as president of Clarium Capital, a global macro hedge fund with $700 million in assets under management; a managing partner in Founders Fund, a venture capital fund with $2 billion in assets under management; co-founder and investment committee chair of Mithril Capital Management; and co-founder and chairman of Valar Ventures. He was the first outside investor in Facebook, the popular social-networking site, with a 10.2% stake acquired in 2004 for $500,000, and sits on the company's board of directors. Thiel was ranked #293 on the Forbes 400 in 2011, with a net worth of $1.5 billion as of March 2012. He was ranked #4 on the Forbes Midas List of 2014 at $2.2 billion. Thiel lives in San Francisco, California.
|Birth date:||October 11, 1967|
|Birth place:||Frankfurt, Germany|
|Profession:||Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Investor, Venture capitalist|
|Education:||Stanford Law School (1992), Stanford University (1989), San Mateo High School|
|Parents:||Susanne Thiel, Klaus Thiel|
|Awards:||TechCrunch Crunchie Award, Herman Lay Award for Entrepreneurship (2006), "Alumnus of the Year" award (2012)|
|Movies:||"Thank You for Smoking" (2006)|
|TV shows:||Closing Bell with Kelly Evans, Squawk Box with Becky Quick|