Net Worth: $320 Million
- Source of Wealth Journalist, Editor, Internet entrepreneur
- Nationality United Kingdom
About Nick Denton
British journalist and internet entrepreneur, Nick Denton, has an estimated net worth of $320 Million. Denton is the founder and proprietor of the blog collective Gawker Media, and the managing editor of the New York-based Gawker.com. It is believed that Denton grew up in Hampstead, and was educated at University College School and University College, Oxford where he studied Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. He also became the editor of the university magazine, Isis. He began his career as a journalist with the Financial Times. He co-wrote a book about the collapse of Barings Bank called All That Glitters. He was one of the founders of a social networking site called First Tuesday and co-founded Moreover Technologies with David Galbraith and Angus Bankes, schoolmates from UCS. Denton owns nine websites, the most popular being Gizmodo – a lifestyle website about that centers around gadgets and consumer electronics. Gizmodo pulls in nearly six million visitors a month. In 2007, the Sunday Times Rich List estimated his wealth at £140m (approximately $290m) based on the sale of his previous companies and the value of Gawker Media.