Joanh Peretti Net Worth
Jonah Peretti is mainly known for being the founder and the CEO of BuzzFeed. American Internet Entrepreneur Jonah Peretti has an estimated net worth of $210 million. He was born on January 1, 1974 in New York City and attended University of California, Santa Cruz and earned a degree in environmental studies in 1996. In mid-1990s, he taught computer science classes at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans. Peretti is also popularly recognized for founding “The Huffington Post” and developer of “re-blogging” under the project “Reblog”. Jonah Peretti started his career in internet business industry since mid-2000s.
Peretti has also obtained a MA degree at MIT Media Lab. He increased his net worth during the time at MIT, when he became a part of the Nike Company, for which he created the viral project named “Nike Sweatshop Emails”. Peretti also co-founded The Huffington Post with Kenneth Lerer and Arianna Huffington in 2005. He then left the Huffington Post when it was bought by AOL for $315 million. The Huffington Post was one of the most popular online news magazine and blogs, growing in its worth which added to his overall net worth. In 2005, he hosted the Contagious Media Showdown at Eyebeam where his work was as Director of the Research and Development Lab from 2001 to 2006.
In 2006, Peretti founded the “Internet Popularity Contest” site BuzzFeed. He founded the website with his colleague Kenneth Lerer and John S. Johnson III. During the start of the website, it just focused only on the content but with the years, it widened its area of news coverage which helped to brought new traffic onto the site and also increased his net worth. Lately 2015, it has been reported that the BuzzFeed’s worth is near of $1 billion which has become the main source of Jonah Peretti’s net worth, since he is the major share owner.
About the Jonah’s personal life he has shared with the online media, he is married to Andrea Harner a blogger in 2005 and has twins and they currently resides in Brooklyn, New York City.
Things to know about Jonah Peretti
Full Name: Jonah Peretti
Date of Birth: 1st January, 1974
Jonah Peretti in Facebook: 98K Followers on Facebook
Jonah Peretti in Twitter: 73.7K Followers on Twitter
Jonah Peretti Net Worth: $210 Million