Shawn Fanning Net Worth 2020, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards, and Instagram.
Shawn Fanning Net Worth 2020 – Shawn Fanning is an American computer programmer, serial entrepreneur, and angel investor.
He is probably famous for creating Napster, the file-sharing platform that was very popular around the turn of the century.
Biogtraphy of Shawn Fanning
Shawn Fanning was born on November 22, 1980, in Brockton, Massachusetts, United States of America.
His nationality is American and ethnicity is North American. He is the only son of Joe Rando and Coleen Fanning. There is no information on his siblings.
It was in 1998, while attending Northeastern University, that he created one of the first popular peer-to-peer (“P2P”) file-sharing platforms.
Once a preliminary beta program became available on June 1, 1999, hundreds of college students at Northeastern were up and trading music furiously.
Shawn moved his company from his headquarters in Hull, Massachusetts to a more spacious location in San Mateo, California. Then, Napster was so popular that earned him a place on the cover of Time magazine.
After Napster, he joined and invested in, a number of early-stage technology startup companies, including Snocap, Rapture, and Path. He set up Snocap along with Jordan Mendelson and Ron Conway in 2003.
Even though the company aspired to be a legitimate marketplace for digital media, it ended up firing 60% of its workforce by late 2007.
Ultimately, Rupture future seemed bright as it acquired by Electronic Arts for $15 million. Only a few months later, he started a new company called Path.com.
While Shawn Fanning laid off from Electronic Arts., then he began another organization called Path.com. Moreover, Dave Morin reported he was leaving Facebook, where he was a Senior Platform Manager, to join Fanning and move toward becoming CEO at Path.
Height and Weight
Shawn Fanning’s age 37 years (as in 2019), height Unknown & weight Not Available.
Awards And Achievements.
Ѕhаwn Fаnnіng іѕ а vеrу ѕuссеѕѕful соmрutеr рrоgrаmmеr аnd іѕ bеѕt knоwn tо bе thе dеvеlореr оf Nарѕtеr. Іn 2000, hе fеаturеd іn thе соvеr оf Тіmе mаgаzіnе.
Іn 2002, hе арреаrеd іn thе lіѕt оf “thе tор 100 іnnоvаtоrѕ іn thе wоrld undеr thе аgе оf 35” bу МІТ Тесhnоlоgу Rеvіеw ТR100.
Shawn Fanning Net Worth 2020
The estimated net worth of Shawn Fanning is more than $100 million. He made this fortune by creating many companies.
Connect with Shawn Fanning on Instagram.