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Chris Wanstrath Net Worth 2022; Biography, Wife & More

Chris Wanstrath Net Worth

Who is Chris Wanstrath?

Chris Wanstrath is an American technology entrepreneur. He is best known for being the co-founder and CEO of GitHub. In 2007, he founded the company with Tom Preston-Werner. They were both working at the Web development framework company Ruby on Rails. In 2022, Chris Wanstrath net worth is around $1.5 billion.

Real Name:       Jasiel Amon Robinson
Date of birth: March 13, 1985
Age: 37 years old
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Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Nationality: America
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Profession: Entrepreneur
Chris Wanstrath Net Worth 2022: $1.5 million

Early Life

Chris Wanstrath was born on March 13, 1985, in Ohio, United States. He holds American nationality. His father’s and mother’s name is unknown. When he was a kid, he taught himself how to code. For studies, Chris Wanstrath joined the University of Cincinnati but did not graduate.

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In 2005, he dropped out of the university because he spent most of his time developing and programming codes rather than attending lectures.  He did his first job as a developer in CNET. This led him to move to San Fransisco. He also told “I don’t ever think I thought that a degree was going to be necessary. I thought skills were necessary. All I wanted to do was start learning a lot,”

Personal Life

Chris Wanstrath is unmarried yet. He is currently a single man. He has not shared his personal life, relationship, and personal affairs. So we will update you soon when the information is published.

Age, Height, and Weight

In 2022, Chris Wanstrath is 52 years old. Chris Wanstrath’s height is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m). His weight is 52 kg.

Professional Life

Chris Wanstrath started his career in software development. He met with Preston-Werner at a San Francisco in October 207. They were discussed for the community of developers working in the Ruby on Rails programming language.

Preston-Werner had founded a digital avatar startup called Gravatar. In 2007, he sold to the web developer Automatic for an undisclosed amount.

Wanstrath and Preston-Werner launched the private beta version of GitHub in January 2008. After three months, the third co-founder Wyett, who had worked together Wanstrath at CNET as a senior software engineer on the Chowhound project, joined them at GitHub.

GitHub received its first outside fundraising from the capital firm Andreesen Horowitz in 2012. At the time, it was the largest ever investment by the firm.

Until 2012, Chris Wanstrath served as CEO when Preston-Werner took control of the company. In 2014, the harassment scandal forced Preston-Werner to resign and leave the company.

Three years later, Chris Wanstrath became the role of executive chairman. Microsoft bought over the company for $7.5 billion in June 2018. And then Tom Preston-Werner was given $1.25 billion worth of Microsoft stock. Chris Wanstrath received $1.5 billion. After that, Nat Friedman became the CEO of GitHub.

Social Media Links

Chris Wanstrath loves to share his pictures and videos on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook. He continuously shares his activities on social platforms to engage his fans. He has 1913 followers on Instagram. He is a celebrity and is widely followed on social media sites. Chris Wanstrath Net Worth in 2022 is $1.5 billion.

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Chris Wanstrath Net worth in 2022 / Chris Wanstrath’s Salary / Income

In 2022, Chris Wanstrath net worth is estimated at $1.5 billion. Mostly his earnings came from his software company, GitHub.

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