Quick Facts Jawed Karim

  • NameJawed Karim
  • Birth Year1979
  • Birth month10
  • FatherNaimul Karim
  • NationalityGerman- American
  • Birth PlaceMerseburg, Germany
  • ProfessionGerman-American Internet entrepreneur
  • EducationSaint Paul Central High School, University of Illinois
  • Siblings Ilias Karim
  • MotherChristine Karim

Jawed Karim is a German-American Internet entrepreneur. Karim is widely known for being the co-founder of YouTube. So far Karim seems to be unmarried and is not dating anyone at the current moment. 

Karim is the first person to upload video o YouTube. “Me at the zoo” is the first YouTube video which was uploaded on 23rd April 2005Steve Chen and Chad Hurley are the other two co-founders of YouTube. 

Jawed Karim Early life and Education

Jawed Karim was born on 28th October 1979, in Merseburg, Germany. His father Naimul Karim is a Bangladeshi and mother Christine Karim a German. Karim belongs to a German-American nationality. He grew up along with his brother Ilias Karim

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Karim attended the Saint Paul Central High School and later joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Computer Science. But he left campus to work at PayPal.

However, he completed his Bachelor’s degree in computer science. Moreover, Karim completed his Master’s degree in computer science from the Stanford University.

Jawed Karim Entrepreneur Career

Jawed Karim served as an intern at Silicon Graphics Inc. in 1998 and worked there on 3D voxel data management. Later, he began working at PayPal where he met Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. In 2005, they founded the YouTube video sharing website.

Youtube: Me at the zoo

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On 23rd April 2005, Karim shared his first YouTube video entitled “Me at the zoo.” His video has over 53 million views to date. Later, they sold YouTube to Google for $1.65 billion.

Is Jawed Karim Married Or Dating Someone?

The renowned personality Jawed Karim seems to be an unmarried man. Moreover, he is not dating anyone at the current moment. Even being such a renowned personality, Karim always keeps his personal details under wraps. 

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To date, there are no any records as well as rumors of Karim’s relationships and affairs. Well. Karim might be focusing on his career rather than being involved in any relationships. On the other hand, he might have plannings of getting married in the future and live happily with his wife and children. 

Jawed Karim Net worth, Salary, Income, Earning 

The co-founder of YouTube Jawed Karim has an estimated net worth of $140 million. He is the first person to upload a video on YouTube and his first video entitled Me at the zoo has over 53 million views. 

Back in 2006, YouTube was bought by Google for $1.65 billion and at that time, Karim received $64 million. On the other hand, Karim still receives 137,443 shares of Google. He also owns a house in the United States.