Evan Thomas CEO Snapchat Net Worth Income Profile and Salary details. Evan Thomas Spiegel or Evan Spiegel for short is an American Entrepreneur and founder of Snapchat Inc. He is also the CEO of Snap Inc. that he created in his university days along with the roommates Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown at Stanford University. Evan is 26 years old as of 2017 (born June 4, 1990, in Los Angeles, USA). Evan never completed his degree at Stanford University as his venture i.e. Snapchat was going Leaps and bounds in 2012, he left the formal education and concentrated more on the startup that became very successful in coming years and became a billion dollar idea later. He was a student of product design at the Stanford University, and a Snapchat app was his class project that was furthered by his classmates with Evan Spiegel as the co-founder.
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Facebook Inc. made various attempts to buy Snapchat as its plan to merge all the social media apps and platforms under Facebook. The offer was denied several times by CEO of Snapchat Evan Spiegel and his partners from 2014 to 2017. Facebook is still trying its best to either capture the Snapchat market or to kill it off by introducing Snap-like features in most of its apps including Facebook and Whatsapp.
Controversial Statement by CEO Snapchat
In April 2017, CEO Snapchat was interviewed, and when asked about expanding its operation in India and Spain, he clearly stated that he is not interested in investing or expanding to poor countries including India and Spain. His comments caused an outrage in India and a strong campaign regarding boycotting Snapchat and giving a 1-star review to a Snapchat app.
Net Worth of CEO Snapchat Evan Spiegel
The total net worth of Snapchat remained $25 Billion as of the first quarter of 2017. All the owners of Snap Inc. are billionaires and are growing their net worth at an estimation of 10% per year. Evan Spiegel owns 45% shares of the company with 55% remaining shares divided by the remaining two owners of the enterprise. The net worth of Evan Spiegel is estimated US$ 5 Billion as of April 2017.