Matt Mullenweg Net Worth
Matt Mullenweg Net Worth: Matt Mullenweg is an American online social media entrepreneur and web developer who has a net worth of $40 million. Matt Mullenweg has accumulated his net worth through his founding of the blogging software WordPress, Automaticc and from his position at CNET. Born Matthew Charles "Matt" Mullenweg on January 11, 1984 in Houston, Texas, he is best known as the lead developer of the free and open source blogging platform WordPress, today managed by The WordPress Foundation. He has already majored in Political Science when he decided to drop out of the University of Houston in order to pursue a job at CNET Networks in San Francisco, California. Late in 2005, he resigned from CNET Networks and went on to found Automattic, the magic force behind WordPress.com, Akismet, Gravatar, VaultPress, IntenseDebate, Polldaddy, among many more. Ever since, he has held frequent speeches as a keynote developer at notable conferences and events, including Canada's Northern Voice, global WordCamp events, SxSW, BlogWorld Expo, Greek Blogger Camp, Yahoo TechDev Talk, Web 2.0 Submit, YCombinator's Startup School, Le Web etc. Furthermore, he has his own professional blog, ma.tt. Apart from writing code, Matt Mullenweg also write music and prose. Having attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, he learned to play saxophone and became Dvorak Keyboard user who can type over 120wpm.