Jack Dorsey is an American technology entrepreneur and philanthropist. Many people recognized him as the co-founder and CEO of Twitter as well as the financial payments company, Square. Inc. Before that, he owns a dispatching company as a programmer and started his company in Oakland to dispatch couriers and taxis on the net.
While doing his dispatching working on the web, he inspired by LiveJournal and AOL Instant Messenger, he got the idea for a real-time status/short message communication service focused on the internet. Additionally, Elliott Management led by billionaire Paul Singer reported to oust him and nominate four directors to Twitter’s board in February 2020. However, he got support from entrepreneurs Elon Musk, Vitalik Buterin, and many more.
Caption: The co-founder and CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey
Jack Dorsey: Bio, Family, Education
He was born on 19 November 1976 as Jack Patrick Dorsey in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States. He is the son of Tim and Marcia Dorsey and grew up in a Catholic priest in Cincinnati. He has a mixed ethnicity of English, Irish, and Italian descent. His father worked in a company developing mass spectrometers and his mother, a homemaker.
Regarding his education, he attended the Catholic Bishop DuBourg High School. During his high school days, he also worked as a fashion model. He attended the University of Missouri–Rolla for two-plus years then transferred to New York University. However, he didn’t complete his graduation and dropped out in 1999, one semester short of graduating. During his time at NYU, he came up with the idea that he developed as Twitter.
Jack Dorsey: Career & Life Achievements
He started initially working as dispatching as a programmer after he became interested in dispatch routing at the age of 14. In 2000, he started a company of his own in Oakland to dispatch couriers, taxis, and emergency services from the Web. However, his company failed and struggled for years. During his company time, he got the serious idea of a short message communication service that would update his friends about his status in real-time. Next, he approached Odeo who happened to be interested in text messaging at the time.
Dorsey along with Williams, Stone, and Noah Glass co-founded Obvious Corporation, which then spun off Twitter, Inc. where Dorsey was the Chief Executive Officer. In October 2008, William took over the position of CEO while Dorey seated on the chairman of the board. Following the year, he has teamed up with Jim McKelvey, entrepreneur and computer science engineer, and formed ‘Square Inc’. Later in 2013, he announced to join the board of directors of ‘The Walt Disney Company’.
Jack Dorsey: Personal Life & Girlfriend
Moving to his personal life, many of his followers must have been wanting to know whether he is in a relationship or not. The 44-years-old (as of 2021) has not married yet and also tied up with anybody at the moment. Or he might be in a secret relationship, however, there are not any hints on it. Going in a safe zone, he is possibly single at the present.
Dorsey, the CEO, and co-founder of Twitter is also known for his relationship, lifestyle, and fashion statement. Further, he was in a few relationships before. He dated model Lily Cole for a year from 2012-2013, Cole now is a mother of a daughter Wylde Cole Ferrerira with her partner Kwame Ferreira. After that, he was in an on-and-off relationship with model and artist Kate Greer. As of September 2018, he linked up with Sports Illustrated model Raven Lyn Corneil but they split after a while.
Caption: Jack Dorsey and ex-girlfriend Raven Lyn
Jack Dorsey: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Being the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, he has been making a huge amount of money from his business ventures as well. He has a net worth estimated at $13 billion as of 2021. In 2020, he has donated $1 billion committed to coronavirus relief. Additionally, he has bought a few properties adding $21.9 Million worth 3,588 square feet house in the Seacliff neighborhood of San Francisco.
Moreover, he has also a collection of cars including the BMW 3 series. He has personal and verified accounts on different social media platforms, except Facebook. On Instagram, he goes by the handle @jack with 205k followers. He has a Twitter account @jack with 5.1 million followers.
Jack Dorsey: Body Measurements
He has a slim and athletic body type that has a tall height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 meters. His body weighs around 75 kg with unknown body measurements of chest, waist, and biceps. He has light brown hair color with blue colored eyes and a long beard.