John Collison Net Worth
John Collison net worth: John Collison is an Irish American businessman and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $1.2 billion. John Collison is best known for co-founding the company Stripe with his brother Patrick Collison. The Collison brothers founded Shuppa in Limerick, Ireland and the company later merged with Auctomatic. John Collison moved to Silicon Valley and Auctomatic was sold to Live Current Media for $5 million in March 2008 when he was 17 years old. Collison studied at Castletroy College and Harvard University. John and Patrick Collison founded the online payment company Stripe in 2010. In October 2015 the company was valued at $5 billion and was used throughout the world. The two brothers studied coding as kids and now live in San Francisco where Stripe is based. John is also a pianist and a pilot. In November 2016, the company's value increased to $9.2 billion. With the jump, John's paper net worth increased from $750 million to $1.2 billion. He also earned the distinction of being the youngest self-made billionaire on the planet.