Pierre Omidyar net worth: Pierre Omidyar is a well known Iranian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist who has a net worth of $7.8 billion. Pierre Omidyar is the founder of eBay. He earned the vast majority of his his net worth when eBay went public in September 1998. His net worth should come as no surprise to those who know about the enormous success that eBay has seen – it's one of the only websites to emerge from the "dot com bubble" that is still a thriving and successful business today. He was 28 years old when he wrote the computer code that would eventually become eBay. At that time, the program went by the name of "Auction Web," and was hosted on a site he had created for information on the ebola virus! The oft repeated story of eBay having been started in order for Omidyar's wife to trade Pez dispensers was actually a clever myth created by eBay's public relations department, and does not actually reflect the reality of the situation. Besides eBay, Omidyar has been involved in several other projects, most recently a Hawaiian news service called Civil Beat. Omidyar is also a well-known philanthropist, having started an organization by the name of "Omidyar Network" which has been billed as a "philanthropic investment firm dedicated to harnessing the power of markets to create opportunity for people to improve their lives."
Pierre Omidyar Net Worth
Date of Birth
Jun 21, 1967 (49 years old)
Entrepreneur, Programmer, Businessperson
United States of America
Pierre M. Omidyar, Pierre M Omidyar, Pierre Morad Omidyar
Despite Being Worth $130 Million, Tim Duncan Still Shops At Old Navyon Jul 29, 2016
Kayak Founder Sold Company for $2 Billion, Drove For Uber, Now What?on Jul 29, 2016
Formula One Boss Bernie Ecclestone's Mother-In-Law Kidnapped In Brazil, Kidnappers Demand $36.5M Ransomon Jul 29, 2016
Inside Ivanka Trump's $100 Million Business And Brandon Jul 29, 2016
The Most Successful Russian Of The Year Is A Close Friend Of Putin'son Jul 29, 2016
Feds To Seize $392 Million Of "Wolf Of Wall Street" Moneyon Jul 25, 2016
Ciara Claims Future's Negative Comments Cost Her A $500,000 Cosmetics Dealon Jul 28, 2016
How One Immigrant Worked His Way Into a Billion Dollar Clothing Empireon Jul 28, 2016
Brett Barna Trashed Omar Amanat's House In Wild House Partyon Jul 28, 2016
Juventus, Manchester United, and Mino Raiola Agree to Paul Pogba Transfer Termson Jul 28, 2016
All net worths are calculated by applying a proprietary algorithm. The results are then fact checked and confirmed by a team of editors. We scan all publicly available data and resources and work diligently to ensure that our numbers are the most accurate and up to date net worth data you will find anywhere on the internet.
Did we make a mistake?
Submit a correction suggestion and help us fix it!Submit a Correction
Have something to add to this net worth? Share it by adding comments below.