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Evan Thomas SPIEGEL

Primary Position:
CEO
Primary Company:
Snapchat
Estimated Net Worth:
At least $2 billion
Source of Wealth:
Self-Made
Age:
26
Birthday:
4 June 1990
Religion:
Christian (Episcopalian)
Nationality:
United States
Hometown:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Marital Status:
Single

Biography

Spiegel attended Art Center College of Design; studied Product Design at Stanford University and dropped out of the university in 2012. In 2011, Spiegel, Frank Brown, and Robert Cornelius Murphy began developing Snapchat, a photo messaging application. Spiegel, Brown and Murphy formed the Toyopa Group, a partnership company which developed Snapchat; Spiegel also serves as the CEO of Snapchat. Brown appears to have been excluded from the partnership due to undisclosed circumstances and he went on to sue the company. In September 2014, ...

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Education History

Institution Name:
Stanford University
Qualification Name:
Dropped Out
Education Type:
Undergraduate
Start Date:
 
End Date:
2012
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Interesting Facts

Reportedly, he grew up in a wealthy family and views success as luck while others see it as a function of effort.

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Interests, Passion, Hobbies

Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Public Speaking
Description: Reportedly spoke at a Stanford Women in Business conference in the U.S.

Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Philanthropy
Description: When Spiegel was a teenager, he was involved in volunteer work. Every Christmas, his father would take him and his two sisters to hand out food at the Head Start centers in California. Also through their church, All Saints Episcopal in Beverly Hills, California they traveled to Mexico to build houses for the poor.

Kind of Interests, Passion and Hobbies: Business - Entrepreneurship
Description: Co-founded Snapchat, a photo messaging application; the application was launched on the Apple AppStore in September 2011.

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Philanthropy

Giving Profile: Does not appear to have much of an appetite for philanthropic giving; may donate anonymously. Does not appear to have a family foundation.

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