Chris Hughes Net Worth

Net Worth: $450 Million
  • Source of Wealth:

    Facebook, Investments, Other Businesses
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Hickory, North Carolina, United States
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Sean Eldridge)
  • Full Name:

    Chris Hughes
  • Nationality:

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About Chris Hughes

American entrepreneur, Chris Hughes, has an estimated net worth of $450 million. Hughes co-founded the social networking site Facebook with his Harvard roommates Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, and Eduardo Saverin. In March 2012, he became the majority owner of The New Republic and currently serves as publisher and editor-in-chief of the nearly 100-year old magazine which covers American politics. Chris Hughes is openly gay, he married his longtime boyfriend Sean Eldridge on June 30, 2012. He graduated from Phillips Academy and in 2006, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history and literature from Harvard University. With interest in politics, Hughes joined Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign as the Director of Online Organizing. He pioneered the efforts behind the MyBarackObama social network for supporters and volunteers. Hughes later merged his political and social media expertise to found Jumo, a Facebook-based social network for nonprofits.

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Asset 2012
Value of the residence he bought in New York's 19th congressional district