Tony Hsieh is an internet entrepreneur. He is also a venture capitalist and the CEO of Zappos, a well-known online clothes and shoe company.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Tony Hsieh was born in December 1973 in Illinois. Richard and Judy Hsieh are his parents. They are both from Taiwan. Tony Hsieh grew up in the San Francisco Bay area of California and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He is Dave Hsieh’s and Andy Hsieh’s older brother. Tony Hsieh received his Harvard University diploma in 1995. He holds a computer science degree. While attending Harvard University, Tony used to sell pizza and manage the Quincy House Grille. Alfred Lin, who eventually became the COO and CFO of Zappos, was Tony’s most devoted customer.
Tony Hsieh’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Tony Hsieh, born on December 12, 1973, is 48 years old today, July 21, 2022. His height is 1.71 meters, and his weight is 75 kilograms.
Tony Hsieh’s Profession & Career
Tony Hsieh joined Oracle Corporation after graduating from Harvard University with a degree in computer science. He then left Oracle to co-found LinkExchange after becoming dissatisfied with his work. He sold Link Exchange to Microsoft in 1998 for $265 million. Tony Hsieh co-founded Venture Frogs, investment business or incubator, after selling LinkExchange. Alfred Lin was his collaborator on this endeavor.
Nick Swinmurn came up with the idea of selling shoes to Tony and Alfred in 1999. He became CEO of Zappos the same year. In 2009, Amazon struck a $ 1.2 billion deal with Zappos, and Tony pocketed over $ 214 million. He joined the JetSuite board of directors later that year. Tony has a large amount of Twitter followers and is quite influential. However, he has since become inactive on Twitter.
Achievements and awards
He received the renowned Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2007. He and his Harvard colleagues Derrick Bass and Craig Silverstein won the world championship for the ACM international collegiate project programming challenge in 1993.
Tony Hsieh’s Salary and Net Worth
His net worth is predicted to be approximately $1 billion as of July 2022. He struck an excellent deal with Microsoft by selling Link Exchange for $265 million.
|Celebrated Name||Tony Hsieh|
|Real Name||Tony Hsieh|
|Age||48 years old|
|Birth Date||12 December 1973|
|Birth Place||Illinois, United States|
|Profession||American internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist|
|Net Worth||$1 billion|