Brian Chesky is a world-famous American billionaire businessman and industrial designer. This influential entrepreneur is the co-founder and CEO of the renowned lodging company, named Airbnb. Brian Chesky spent the earlier years of his life struggling to make both ends meet. Earlier in his childhood, Chesky started his business with his roommate and friend Joe Gebbia. The youngster was not even able to pay his rent but with the newly established business, the worth of this entrepreneur gradually increased. As of now, Brian Chesky’s net worth is approximately 15 Billion dollars.
Education and Career:
During his educational years, Chesky always stood inclined towards designing and arts. He was passionate about his interests which led him in acquiring education from the Rhode Island School of Design. This was also the time when Brian Chesky met his future partner and co-founder of Airbnb, Joe Gebbia. Over time, Brian was committed to targeting a market niche that could pull him out of the debts and provide him financial stability. Chesky established the lodging rental company of Airbnb in 2008. He started this business with his partners including; Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia. Airbnb was a massive success and it dragged a little too much attention to Brian himself. Chesky was the founder of a company that had served more than 500 million people in 191 countries around the world.
The success of Airbnb:
As Airbnb took off, Brian got his name on the list of successful people. Brian was titled by Time’s Magazine in the “100 Most Influential People of 2015”. This success continued and Brian was included among the richest people in tech in 2017. Moreover, Forbes gave 4th title to Chesky as America’s Richest Entrepreneurs Under 20 in 2016. Brian also marked his name like the Global Game Changers in 2016. With all the prestigious titles and currently whopping profits made by Brian, he has a net worth of around $15 Billion.
Although Brian and his co-partners earn a substantial amount of money, they plan to donate at least half of their fortunes to charity in the future