Jawed Karim's Net Worth (2019), Wiki And More Facts

Occupation: Entrepreneur, YouTube co-founder

Find out how much money Jawed Karim makes and how much money he has!
Stay on this page to discover many other interesting facts about the famous tech entrepreneur and his family.

Jawed Karim Net Worth

Jawed Karim's net worth:

170,000,000 USD

Earnings: How does Jawed Karim make his money and how much he makes?

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.

Jawed Karim's career after YouTube

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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Content overview

You can find much more stuff about Jawed Karim on this page!

  1. Earnings: How does Jawed Karim make his money and how much he makes?
  2. Jawed Karim's net worth over the years
  3. Age: How old is Jawed Karim? Where was he born?
  4. Jawed Karim's height and weight
  5. What is his real/full name?
  6. Is Jawed Karim married? Does he have a girlfriend?
  7. Family: Does Jawed Karim have any brothers, sisters or kids?
  8. Friends and associates
  9. Jawed Karim's house photos
  10. Which car Jawed Karim owns?
  11. Tattoos
  12. Jawed Karim's quotes
  13. Education: Did Jawed Karim go to college?
  14. Jawed Karim on social media
  15. Trivia: Did you know these facts about Jawed Karim?

Jawed Karim's net worth over the years

YearNet worth
2019$170 million
2018$140 million

Age: How old is Jawed Karim? Where was he born?

Hometown: The famous entrepreneur was born in Merseburg, Germany, on Oct 28, 1979.
Age: Jawed Karim is 39 years old now. Nationality: German, Bangladeshi, American Ethnicity: / Sign of the Zodiac: Scorpio

Jawed Karim's height and weight

Let's find out how tall Jawed Karim is and how much he weighs.
  • Height in cm and feet: 185 cm / 6 ft 0.83 in
  • Weight in kg and lbs: 81 kg / 179 lbs

What is his real/full name?

Jawed Karim's real/full name is Jawed Karim.

Is Jawed Karim married? Does he have a girlfriend or wife?

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.

Family: Does Jawed Karim have any brothers, sisters or kids?

Jawed Karim with his family: Father, mother and brother

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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.

Friends and associates

Jawed Karim with his friends and co-founders of YouTube, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen

Find out who are Jawed Karim's friends and associates:

  • Larry Page
  • Sergey Brin
  • Chad Hurley
  • Steve Chen
  • Elon Musk
  • Peter Thiel
  • Russel Simmons
  • Anne Wojcicki
  • Susan Wojcicki
  • Keith Rabois
  • Kevin Hartz
  • Yakov Lapitsky
  • Drue Kataoka

Jawed Karim's house photos

Jawed Karim lives in Palo Alto, California, United States but photos of his house are not available to the public.

Which cars Jawed Karim owns?

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.

Jawed Karim's quotes

We handpicked Jawed Karim's best wise, funny and motivational quotes for you:
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.

Education: Did Jawed Karim go to college?

Jawed Karim's speech at his college

High School

  • Saint Paul Central High School


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Computer Science)
  • Stanford University

Jawed Karim on social media

Here is the list of all Jawed Karim's social media accounts:

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  • Instagram: Jawed Karim doesn't have an Instagram account.
  • YouTube: 544,000+ subscribers and over 70,000,000 video views!
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  • Snapchat: Jawed Karim doesn't have a Snapchat account.
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  • Musical.ly: /
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Trivia: Did you know these facts about Jawed Karim?

  • The first video ever on YouTube: Jawed Karim posted the first video ever on YouTube. The video is called "Me at the zoo" and got over 70 million views since it was posted on April 23, 2005.
  • Jobs before the fame: Jawed Karim was one of the first PayPal's employees, before he launched YouTube.
  • Famous for: Creating YouTube.
  • Years active: Since 2005
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  • Citizenship: Jawed Karim has American citizenship.
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  • Eye color: Brown
  • Hair color: Black
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Plastic surgeries: Jawed Karim hasn't undergone any plastic surgeries.
  • Phone number: Lots of people search for Jawed Karim's phone number on Google each month, but he never posted it on the Internet. If you find his phone number somewhere on the web, that will probably be a fake number.
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  • YouTube views: Jawed Karim's YouTube channel has over 70 million views, although he posted only one video!
  • Pets: Jawed Karim didn't post any photos with his pets on the web yet.