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Jawed Karim got his first job while he was studying computer science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
He was one of the PayPal's first employees. He worked as a software architect and got a lot of knowledge and useful connections while working for the company.
Actually, while working for PayPal Jawed met Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, guys with whom he later created the YouTube in 2005.
Although Jawed was a co-founder, he didn't dedicate much of his time to YouTube, because he was still studying at Stanford University.
Because of that he got a smaller amount of company's shares. However, when they sold YouTube in 2006 to Google his shares were worth about $64 million.
Now the YouTube makes billions of dollars per year and there are even some YouTubers who make over $10 million per year using the platform.
Except from ads, YouTube also earns money from paid memberships.
Although many people download YouTube Music app from APK sites for free there are many people who pay for their YouTube Premium accounts in order to enjoy YouTube without ads and to enjoy features like downloading videos, background play, playing music in the background and in order to get access to some exclusive content called YouTube Originals.
After Jawed and his friends sold YouTube, Jawed created Youniversity Ventures (Y Ventures) which is a venture fund.
He was one of the first to invest money in Airbnb. He also invested in Reddit and in many other startups.
Jawed runs the venture fund with Kevin Hartz and Keith Rabois.
Jawed Karim's net worth is estimated at $170 million.
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Jawed Karim keeps his private life away from the media. He even doesn't have social media accounts, so there is no any info about his girlfriend or wife.
However, there were some rumors that he is dating Kia Abdullah who is a novelist from United Kindgom.
Jawed Karim's father is Naimul Karim, he is Bangladeshi and he is a Division Scientist at 3M.
Jawed Karim's mother is Christine Karim, she is German and she is a Research Associate Professor at University of Minnesota.
The family moved from Germany to USA in 1992.
Jawed Karim has a younger brother whose name is Ilias Karim. Ilias was born in 1989.
It is not known whether Jawed Karim has kids or not, as he keeps his private life away from the media.
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Jawed Karim lives in Palo Alto, California, United States but photos of his house are not available to the public.
Cars collection: Jawed Karim doesn't boast with his cars online, so there is no info about which cars does he own, but he can definitely afford to buy any car that he wants.
Jawed Karim has no tattoos.
That's one of those things about being a computer science major: Valentine's Day is just another day.
It wasn’t like I wanted to be the next Marc Andreessen, but it would be cool to be in the same place.
I was incredibly impressed with HOTorNOT, because it was the first time that someone had designed a website where anyone could upload content that everyone else could view. That was a new concept because up until that point, it was always the people who owned the website who would provide the content.
Our users were one step ahead of us. They began using YouTube to share videos of all kinds. Their dogs, vacations, anything. We found this very interesting. We said, 'Why not let the users define what YouTube is all about?'
Now it's hard to pick up any copy of 'Wired' that doesn't mention YouTube.
Silicon Valley has a lot of noise, a lot of hype. People are very excited about all of the Facebook stuff, Facebook applications. It’s just been a huge hype over the last year when actually… there isn’t really that much value.
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