Net Worth: $200 Million
- Source of Wealth MegaUpload.com
- Birth Place Kiel, West Germany
- Height 6' 7" (2.0 m)
- Marital Status Married (Mona Verga Dotcom)
- Full Name Kim Schmitz
- Nationality Germany-Finland
- Date of Birth January 21, 1974
- Ethnicity German, Finnish
- Weight 290 lb (132 kg)
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Junior High School, Secondary Modern School)
- Children 5
About Kim Dotcom
Finnish German entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has an estimated net worth of $200 million in 2012. Born as Kim Schmitz, Kim Dotcom is also known as Kim Tim Jim Vestor or Kimble. Schmitz is known to be the founder of MegaUpload and Mega, its successor website.
It was in February 2003 when he launched the sharing and file hosting online service company, Data Protect Limited. In 2005, he changed the company’s name to MegaUpload. The company specializes in providing cloud storage services to its customers, raging from individuals to businesses. Through time, the company evolved into the 13th most popular websites on the internet.
In the 1990’s, Kim Dotcom earned a great deal of notoriety not just as an internet entrepreneur but as an alleged hacker. In addition to that, he was convicted for a couple of crimes like data espionage, embezzlement, insider trading and fraud.
Currently based in New Zealand, Kim Dotcom is married to Mona Verga Dotcom with whom he has five children. He used to be the #1 player of Modern Warfare 3 out of its 15 million active users. In January 2012, his rank dropped to #2.
Earnings & Financial Data
The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Kim Dotcom's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.
- Earnings 2012
- Earnings 2010
Value of his Coatesville Mansion in New Zealand which can be rented for $24 thousand a month
Earnings of his Megaupload site since 2005
Earnings from his site, Megaupload
Value of the 12 cars he bought when he visited Hong Kong