Brian Acton: Date of Birth, Birthplace, Age, Nationality, Net Worth, and More

Brian Acton Date of Birth Age Nationality Net Worth Birthplace

Biography - A Short Wiki

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Brian Acton is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur who founded the company, Signal Foundation along with Moxie Marlinspike in 2018 and is the executive chairman of the company.  He was also a part of the web-service provider, Yahoo!. Jan Koum and Acton jointly founded the mobile messaging application Whatsapp. He soon left Whatsapp in 2017 after Facebook took ownership of Whatsapp in February 2014.

Career Highlights

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His first job was at Rockwell International as a systems administrator. He was later appointed by Apple Inc. And Adobe Systems as their product tester. He was soon employed by Yahoo Inc. In 1996 and Jan Koum started working in Yahoo! In 1998. They worked together in Yahoo! For nine years. They left Yahoo! In September 2007, and went on a vacation to South America. After coming back from their vacation, they applied on Facebook, but both of them were rejected.

Family and Personal Life

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He tied the knot with Tegan Acton. They never shared details for their wedding or of their married life. Brian and Tegan are philanthropists and has done many deeds for society. The couple is responsible for the foundation of the charity for providing basic serviced to low-income families who have children age 0-5. They named the charity Sunlight Giving which was established in 2014. This foundation provides services such as safe spaces, food security, housing, and healthcare access. The couple also established, Acton Family Giving and Solidarity Giving in 2014.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameTegan Acton
Children/KidsNo
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameBrian Acton
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)50 years
Date of BirthFebruary 17, 1972
Place of BirthMichigan, U.S.A
NationalityAmerican
Height1.7 m, 5 feet 7 inches
Weight88 kg, 194 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$3 billion
OccupationComputer Programmer, Internet Entrepreneur

Height, Weight, and Age

Brian Acton's height is pretty average measuring 1.7 m. Brian Acton weighs 88 kg. Being born on February 17, 1972, translates to an age of 50 years as of todays date (June 26, 2022).

Quotes

I myself saw Yahoo become a $100 billion company and then become a $10 billion company, so you always have to look at valuations with a grain of salt and understand it is a point-in-time measure.

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Yes, I was a big math and computer geek, that’s true. I was driven by the scholastic side of things. For me, it was all about what I could do with math and computers.

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Dealing with ads is depressing. You don’t make anyone’s life better by making advertisements work better.

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I think every acquisition is unique and different. The best strategy is to listen to the founders and follow their lead.

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People want chat histories. They’re a permanent testimony of a relationship.

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