Sean Parker was born in Herndon, Virginia on 12th March 1979. He is a famous American entrepreneur. Parker was born to Diane Parker and Bruce. He was selected as the 1st president of Facebook. When he was only 8 years old, he began to learn to programme. He is a co-founder of Napster. In his teenage, he tried to hack Fortune 500 Company. Later he got arrested and penalized to community service.
Sean Parker has completed his initial education from Oakton High School and later he attended Chantilly High School. He also won in computer science fair in Virginia State for creating a web crawler. Due to his abilities, he was hired by C.I.A. He served as a chairman of Parker Foundation. He established ‘Causes’, ‘Airtime.com’ and ‘Plaxo’.
He got engaged with Alexandra Lenas back in 2011. After two years they got married in Big Sur and every guest followed the Star Wars costume to wear. The couple was blessed with 2 adorable kids named Zephyr Emerson Parker and Victoria.
During his early age, he used to keep in contact with various people on the internet. He met Shawn Fanning on the internet. In 1999, these two great minds give birth to a file sharing app of music known as Napster. Within one year, Napster is followed by millions of users. Unfortunately, they were forced to close their business due to certain policies they made against Recording Industry Association of America.
He has worked on Plaxo for the year 2002 which is an address book that assimilates with Microsoft Outlook. With the time it has achieved more than 20 million users. Plaxo is considered to be 1st ever app that can install virility in it. Within two years of the foundation of Plaxo, he was exiled from the project.
In 2004, he eventually becomes the 1st ever president of Facebook after contacting Mark Zuckerberg. Peter Thiel was the 1st investor. He injected some exceptional feature in facebook like photo-sharing function and Facebook’s clear user interface. After one year, he was forced to leave presidency due to his affiliation with a drug bust.
For the first, he invested in Swedish service Spotify in 2009 upon his meeting with the founder, Daniel Ek. He brought Spotify in US debut. After two years he initiated Airtime.com. Sean took part in WillCall as an investor in 2013. This app enables users to pay for concerts via their cell phones. In the next year, Sean sponsored in civic engagement service for the construction of a bridge.
Awards and Achievements:
Among his milestones, Napster and Facebook are the most highlighted ones. His name is listed among Forbes’ billionaire list of 2016 on number 72. He was reported for Vanity Fair in 2011. In the same year, he was featured for Forbes Magazine cover. In 2015 he was marked on number 5 in the list of Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 2014 Philanthropy 50 list.
Sean Parker Net Worth:
The estimated net worth of Sean Parker is $3.1 billion. This stockpile is made on the basis of his investments in various successful projects and his strong basis in programming. He owns a Tesla electric car worth around $100,000.