Pierre Omidyar Net Worth

Net Worth: $10.4 Billion
  • Source of Wealth:

  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Paris, France
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Pamela Kerr)
  • Full Name:

    Pierre Morad Omidyar
  • Nationality:

    American, Iranian
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About Pierre Morad Omidyar

Pierre Omidyar is a French-born Iranian-American businessman with a net worth of $10.4 billion in April 2019. He is the founder and former chairman of Auction Website giant, Ebay.

Omidyar started his business venture when he co-founded Ink Development in 1991, which was later rebranded as an e-commerce company and renamed eShop. Four years later, he wrote an original computer code for an auction website which became known as eBay.

Aside from eBay, he launched an online investigative reporting news service, Honolulu Civil Beat which focused on Hawaii's civic affairs in 2010. Three years later, the said website collaborated with The Huffington Post and created Huffpost Hawaii. Also, Omidyar announced his venture, First Look Media with The Intercept for its journalistic views

Omidyar built a philanthropic investment firm, Omidyar Network in 2004, along with his wife, Pam. Also, they formed Enterprise Zimbabwe along with Richard Branson and the Nduna Foundation.

Pierre Morad Omidyar was born on June 21, 1967, in Paris, France.