Net Worth: $185 Million
- Source of Wealth Freelancer.com
- Birth Place Adelaide, Australia
- Full Name Robert Matthew "Matt" Barrie
- Nationality Australia
- Date of Birth August 16, 1973
- Ethnicity Australian
- Occupation Entrepreneur
- Education University of Sydney, Stanford University
About Matt Barrie
Australian entrepreneur Matt Barrie has an estimated net worth of $185 million. He currently serves as the CEO of Freelancer.com, a global outsourcing marketplace available online. In addition to being an entrepreneur, Barrie also teaches network security and computer classes at the University of Sydney.
Robert Matthew “Matt” Barrie was born on August 16, 1973 in Adelaide, Australia. After completing his computer science and electrical engineering degrees from the University of Sydney, Barrie obtained his master’s degree in electrical engineering at Stanford University.
Freelancer.com was founded by Barrie in 2009. As of March 2013, the site had seven million registered users worldwide, and had completed over four million projects.
In 2010, the Dynamic Business magazine named Barrie entrepreneur of the year. Since then, he has received numerous awards. In 2013, he became a recipient of News’ Limited’s Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year award, and at the Engineers Australia Excellence Awards Sydney, he was named as the Entrepreneur of the Year.