What is the net worth of Jack Dorsey?, Earnings, Age, Height, Biography

Jack Dorsey Net Worth: $8 Billion (approx.)

Net Worth:$8 Billion (approx.)
Date of Birth:Nov 19, 1976
Age:45 years
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Profession:Software Architect, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Nationality:United States of America

Jack Dorsey net worth is estimated to be around $8 billion.Jack Dorsey is a famous Internet entrepreneur, programmer, and philanthropist who is the co-founder and former CEO of Twitter.

Jack Dorsey Net Worth
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Jack Dorsey is also the founder and principal executive officer of Block, Inc, a financial payments company.

The vast majority of Jack Dorsey net worth—88% of his estimated fortune—is tied up in his nearly 11% stake in Square, a fintech company that enables credit card payments for small businesses and owns mobile money transfer app Cash App. 

As per Forbes, Jack Dorsey first became a billionaire and joined Forbes’ ranking of the 400 richest Americans in 2012, with an estimated $1.1 billion net worth based on his stake in Twitter, which had not yet gone public.

Jack Dorsey fortune climbed to $6.3 billion in 2018, before coming down to $2.6 billion in April 2020 as the pandemic briefly pummeled the stock market. The real riches have come during the market’s subsequent recovery: Between April 2020 and November 2021, Jack Dorsey has added more than $9 billion to his net worth, which peaked at $14.9 billion in October 2021. 

When Elon Musk agreed to buy Twitter in April 2022 Jack Dorsey owned around 18 million shares, roughly 2% of Twitter’s total outstanding shares. So at the $54.20 acquisition price per share, Jack Dorsey 18 million shares were cashed-out at around $974 million.

Jack Dorsey owns around 43 million shares of Square, which was renamed Block Inc. As of this writing, those shares are worth around $4.5 billion. Jack Dorsey also controls around $1 billion worth of cash and other assets. Jack Dorsey has pledged over $1 billion to charity. He funded his pledge in April 2020 using shares of Square.

What is the net worth of jack dorsey?:

Jack Dorsey is an American web developer and businessman. Jack Dorsey net worth is around $8 billion in 2022. Though he may be most widely known as the co-founder and co-creator of Twitter, interestingly the majority of Jack Dorsey’s net worth actually comes from his stake in the mobile payments company Square.

Jack Dorsey House & Real Estate:

In August 2018 Jack Dorsey paid $4.22 million for a home in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles. He sold this for $4.6 million.

Jack Dorsey primary residence since 2012 is a large home in San Francisco which he bought for $10 million. In 2017 he paid $22 million for the house next door. The sellers bought that house in 1997 for just $2.85 million. When in San Francisco, Jack Dorsey is known to walk roughly 5 miles to work every day.

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Jack Dorsey Biography:

BornJack Patrick Dorsey
November 19, 1976 (age 45)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
EducationUniversity of Missouri–Rolla (no degree)New York University (no degree)
OccupationProgrammer,Internet entrepreneur, philanthropist
Known forCo-founding Twitter and Block, Inc.
TitleBlock Head (principal executive officer) of Block, Inc.
SuccessorParag Agrawal (Twitter, Inc.)

Jack Dorsey was born on November 19, 1976 in St. Louis, Missouri. Jack Dorsey became interested in computers and communications at an early age and began programming while still a student at Bishop DuBourg High School, in St. Louis.

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Jack Dorsey was attracted by the technological challenge of coordinating taxi drivers, delivery vans and other fleets of vehicles that needed to remain in constant, real-time contact with one another. When he was 15, Dorsey wrote dispatch software that is still used by some taxicab companies today.

When Jack Dorsey was 17 he hacked the website of New York City’s largest taxi dispatch company. A benevolent hacker, Jack emailed the dispatch company’s CEO and offered to help fix the vulnerability. Jack Dorsey was offered a job and subsequently moved to NYC where he enrolled at NYU.

At some point in 1990s as the dotcom craze swept the nation, Jack Dorsey followed his boss of dispatch company to San Francisco where they launched a web business that quickly folded.

Next, Jack Dorsey landed a job working for a podcasting company called Odeo, which was founded by Evan Williams – who had previously founded Blogger and would later found Medium.

In 2006, Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams Biz Stone and Noah Glass held what was later described as a “daylong brainstorming session” to think of new product features for Odeo.

One of the ideas that came out of that session was a microblogging/messaging idea that Jack Dorsey tested with Blackberry phones while he was at NYU. The group liked the idea and formed a small committee to work on what they called “project twttr”. As you know, that eventually morphed into Twitter.

Instead of incorporating twttr into Odeo, Evan made the somewhat controversial decision to return several million dollars worth of funding to his Odeo investors and launch Twitter as a separate new company. Some of those Odeo investors would later complain that they were cut out of Twitter’s success.

Twitter

When Twitter was launched, it was ridiculed by some critics as a tool for the shallow and self-centered to broadcast the details of their lives to the universe. In its early days, the site also suffered from frequent service outages. But as celebrities and CEOs began ‘tweeting’, Twitter started having serious audience and opinions about its identity.

Suddenly the head of the “microblogging” movement, Twitter became a powerful platform for U.S. Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain as a method for updating their supporters while on the campaign trail.

Jack Dorsey went on to become an investor in the social networking company Foursquare and launched a new venture, Square, which allows people to receive credit card payments through a tiny device plugged into their mobile phone or computer.

In 2008, Jack Dorsey was named by the MIT Technology Review TR35, as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. In 2012, The Wall Street Journal called Jack Dorsey the “Innovator of the Year”. Jack Dorsey joined the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company on December 24, 2013.

Square

In 2009 Jack Dorsey co-founded a second company that he named Square. The idea came to Jack after a friend (who then became his co-founder) complained about not being able to sell glass faucets and fittings because he didn’t accept credit cards.

Square is a mobile payment/financial services company. If you’ve ever bought something at a farmer’s market or from a food truck, you probably handed your credit card over to the merchant who swiped it in a little square card reader that was plugged into an iPad or iPhone.

Square went public in November 2015, almost exactly two years after Twitter went public. On its first day of trading, Square had a $3 billion market cap. That was a major disappointment because the company’s last private funding round valued the business at $6 billion.

In February 2021, Square’s market cap topped $100 billion for the first time. At that point, Jack Dorsey net worth was $16 billion, roughly $15 billion coming from Square.

$1 Billion Donation

Up until April 2020, Jack Dorsey owned roughly 60 million shares of mobile payments company Square. In April 2020, those 60 million shares were worth $3.6 billion.

In April 2020 Jack Dorsey announced he was moving $1 billion worth of those shares into an LLC he launched called Start Small which he said would focus on COVID-19 relief, women’s health, education and Universal Basic Income.

With the announcement Jack Dorsey immediately made a $100,000 donation to America’s Food Fund.

At the time, that $1 billion represented 28% of his total wealth, which meant he had previously been worth $3.57 billion the day before he made the announcement. At the same point his Twitter shares were worth “just” $530 million at that time.

That imbalance in wealth has caused Jack to receive criticism from Twitter investors who don’t think he spends enough time actually performing the job of CEO.

Jack Dorsey is not a regular presence at Twitter’s main corporate headquarters in San Francisco. That absence was especially true in 2019 when Jack Dorsey wanted to visit at least 30 of Twitter’s global offices while also spending 10-days at a silent mediation retreat in Myanmar.

By December 2020 Start Small had already given away $274 million and still held 15.2 million shares of Square. At that time, those 15.2 million shares were worth $3.12 billion, so the value of his donation had actually tripled!

Jack Dorsey Interesting facts:

  • In 2012, Jack Dorsey moved to the Sea Cliff neighborhood of San Francisco.
  • In 2015, Jack Dorsey said he began his mornings with meditation.
  • In late 2017, Jack Dorsey completed ten days of meditation known as Vipassanā taught by followers of S. N. Goenka. In November 2018, Jack Dorsey went on a birthday Vipassanā meditation trip to Myanmar.
  • In 2019, Jack Dorsey contributed financially to the campaigns of Democratic 2020 presidential candidates Tulsi Gabbard and Andrew Yang.
  • In 2020, Jack Dorsey donated $15 million to 29 mayors pursuing the piloting of guaranteed basic income programs in the United States.

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