Jawed Karim Bio, Age, Nationality, Parents, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Height, Instagram, YouTube

Jawed Karim– Biography, Facts & Life Story

Jawed Karim is a software engineer and entrepreneur from Germany. Jawed Karim is most recognized for being one of Youtube’s co-founders.

Jawed Karim- Wiki and Facts

Full Name: Jawed Karim
Age: 43 years
Birth Date: October 28, 1979
Horoscope: Scorpio
Birth Place: Merseburg, East Germany
Net Worth: $140 million
Profession: Engineer, Entrepreneur
Marital Status: In Relation
Relationship affair ?: Yes
Is gay ?: No
Father’s Name: Naimul Karim
Mother’s Name: Christine Karim
Education: University of Illinois
Ethnicity: Bangladeshi, German
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Lucky Number: 2
Lucky Stone: Garnet
Lucky Color: Purple
Best Match for Marriage: Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces

Jawed Karim- Early Life

Jawed Karim was born in Merseburg, East Germany, on October 28, 1979. He will be 43 years old in 2023. Christine Karim (mother) and Naimul Karim (father) are his parents. His father is a Bangladeshi researcher, and his mother is a German scientist who works at the University of Minnesota as a research professor of biochemistry. Ilias, one of their two children, is his brother.

Jawed Karim
Jawed Karim ( Source: Pinterest)

Karim and his family were victims of xenophobia, which is why they crossed the German border into West Germany and settled in Neuss. However, the issue persisted, and they relocated to Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 1992. His ancestors are Bangladeshi and German.

Education Details

He graduated from Saint Paul Central High School and went on to the University of Illinois for his studies. He went on to Stanford University to get his master’s degree in computer science after receiving his bachelor’s degree in computer science there.


He got a job with PayPal while still a student at the University of Illinois. He met Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, who would later become his YouTube co-founders, there. YouTube was started by the three in 2005. Jawed created history on April 23, 2005, when he uploaded the first-ever video on YouTube, titled “Me at the Zoo.”

He studied in computer science at Stanford University while functioning as an advisor to YouTube after co-founding the firm with Chad Hurley and Steve Chen and establishing the concept and website, which is why he is less well-known than his two co-founders. Jaewd earned 137,443 shares of Google stock when the company was acquired by Google, which is worth roughly $64 million based on Google’s closing stock price.

He gave a talk about YouTube’s history in October 2006 at the University of Illinois’ annual ACM Conference, titled YouTube: From Concept to Hyper-growth. It also included photos and videos of the trio from the video-sharing platform’s earliest days. In May 2007, he returned to the University of Illinois to deliver the commencement address for the university’s 136th graduation.

In March 2008, he and two partners, Keith Rabois and Kevin Hartz, founded Youniversity Ventures, a venture capital firm. In addition, he was one of Airbnb’s original investors.

Height, Weight

Karim is a brunette with brown hair and brown eyes. He has kept his height and weight a secret.

Jawed Karim: Net Worth 2022/2023

Jawed Karim’s net worth is predicted to be around $140 million. When Google bought Youtube, he made almost $64 million. His current annual pay is shrouded in mystery.

Jawed Karim
Jawed Karim ( Source: Pinterest)

Jawed’s Google+ Reaction

Karim responded to Google’s requirement of a Google+ account to comment on Youtube videos by writing on his Youtube channel, “why the f*** do I need a Google+ account to comment on a video,” and changing the video description of his first Youtube video, “Me at the Zoo,” to “I can’t comment here anymore, since I don’t want a Google+ account.”

After much criticism, Google+ was shut down for personal accounts on April 2, 2019.

Relationship Status

Jawed Karim has managed to keep his personal life relatively quiet. He is, however, dating Kia Abdullah, according to many web sources. She is a British writer, and the two have been seen together on multiple occasions.

Social Media Appearance

Jawed Karim isn’t on any social media platforms. He has preferred to live a fairly private life and has so far been successful in doing so by avoiding social media sites.

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