Net Worth: $2.5 Million
- Source of Wealth 4Chan, Cancas, Internet
- Marital Status Single
- Full Name Christopher Poole
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth 1988
- Occupation Entrepreneur
- Education Virginia Commonwealth University
- Children None
About Christopher Poole
Young American entrepreneur Christopher Poole has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.
Originating from New York City, Christopher Poole is known to be the founder of Canvas and 4Chan websites. 4Chan is actually a web discussion of anime and manga which led to the growing popularity of Internet memes. In an open internet pool executed by Time Magazine, Poole was named as the 2008 most influential person in the world.
After raising $625,000, Poole launched Canvas as a new online enterprise. The website was officially launched on January 25, 2011. Basically, the websites featured images that were digitally modified and were uploaded by users. However, users need to have a self-identity with the use of Facebook connect.
Previously known as moot, Christopher Poole was often seen in various seminars, symposiums and conventions in places like Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Yale University, where he usually gave talks on a variety of online issues. In 2008, The Observer referred to him as “the most influential web entrepreneur you’ve never heard of.”