Jan Koum Net Worth

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Jan Koum net worth is
$8.9 Billion

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Jan Koum net worth: Jan Koum is a Ukrainian created web entrepreneur that has a net worth of $8.8 billion. Jan Koum is the cofounder of the hugely popular smartphone messaging service WhatsApp. During the time of the deal Koum still kept a 45% ownership position in his business. His cofounder Brian Acton possessed 20% and became immediately worth $3.8 billion. During the period of the deal it’d 450 million users and was adding one million users everyday. Jan Koum attended San Jose State University before getting work at Yahoo where he remained for nine years. He met his future billionaire cofounder while they were both working as engineers at Yahoo. They left Yahoo in 2009 and started WhatsApp shortly after. WhatsApp enables users to send text messages and pictures for free using their broadband data as opposed to a text message plan. The service is free for the very first year afterward only $0.99 a year from then on.

Quick Facts

Birth date: 24th February 1976
Birth place: Fastiv, Kiev region, Ukraine
Profession:American Internet entrepreneur, the CEO, computer engineer
Education:San Jose State University (1994-1997)




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