Jan Koum is a Ukrainian American computer programmer. He is the co-founder and was the CEO of WhatsApp before it was acquired by Facebook. In 2014, he entered the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans at position 62, with an estimated worth of more than $7.5 billion.
Jan Koum Networth – US $10.1 Billion as on October 2019
Jan Koum Wife
Jan is not married but he is rumoured to be dating “Evelina Mambetova” who is a Ukraine based Super Model. She has also started a Fashion brand by the name “M20”
Jan Koum House
He recently bought a $100Mn house in expansive Malibu from NBCUniversal executive Ron Meyer.
The Charles Gwathmey-designed home measures 14,000 square feet and comes with a sophisticated California contemporary flair.
Koum is a huge fan of Porsche. He says Buying a Porsche was a goal that made him work harder.
He bought his first Porsche 911 in 2003. He is also a fan of coupes 964 & 993 series.
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Brian Acton & Jan Koum
Brian Acton is the co-founder of WhatsApp along with Jan.
Yacht Name: Mogambo
Yacht Length: 73 m (241 ft)
Guests: 12 in 6 cabins
Crew: 19 in 9 cabins
Cost/Value: US$ 75 million
Jan Koum Success Story
Jan was born in Kiev, Ukraine & then moved to Soviet Union. He moved to Mountainview, California in 1992 along with his Mother & Grandmother at the age of 16 where Welfare supported the family.
His mother worked as a babysitter while he worked as a cleaner at a grocery store. He enrolled in San Jose State University as he was interested in coding.
Today he has built the world’s biggest messaging service platform “WhatsApp” & is a Billionaire as Facebook has acquired it.