Bobby Murphy
Bobby Murphy
Real Name/Full Name Robert Cornelius Murphy
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Bobby Murphy
Birth Place: Berkeley, California, US
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 19 July 1988
Age/How Old: 33 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 169.75 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Richard Cornelius Murphy Jr.
Mother – Rosie L. Go-Murphy
Siblings: No
School: The School of the Madeleine,
Saint Mary’s College High School
College: Stanford University, (B.S.)
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Kelsey Bateman
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Businessman
Net Worth: $12 billion
Last Updated: July 2021

An American billionaire who is the co-founder of one of the most amusing and widely used social media applications, i.e. Snapchat, Bobby Murphy was born and raised in California, USA. He is a Software Engineer and an Internet Entrepreneur. He was listed in the “100 most influential People in 2014” by an American news magazine, Time. He is also the second-most the youngest billionaire in the world.

Well, how well do you know about Bobby Murphy? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bobby Murphy’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Bobby Murphy to date.

Biography and Early Life

Bobby Murphy was born on 19th June 1988 in Berkeley, California. His mother’s name is Rosie L Go-Murphy, and his father’s name is Richard Cornelius Murphy Jr. Both his parents work in California. His mother was an emigrant from the Philippines, and his father worked as a government employee for California.

On his mother’s side, he is of Filipino and Chinese descent, and from his father’s side, he shares Scottish and Irish ancestry. His friendship with Spiegel dates back to Stanford University. After graduation, the duo developed a disappearing-image message app, which later on became what we know today as Snapchat.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bobby Murphy in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Bobby Murphy’s age is 33 years old as of today’s date 26th July 2021 having been born on 19 July 1988. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 169.75 lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.

Education

Bobby Murphy attended a private Roman Catholic grade school in California named School of the Madeleine. For his secondary education, he went to the Saint Mary’s College High School, Berkeley. In 2010, Bobby Murphy graduated from Stanford University. He acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computational Science. During his college days, he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Bobby Murphy is a citizen of California. He had attended catholic grade schools and then graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Stanford University. After graduation, Bobby Murphy and Evan Thomas Spiegel started a website titled “Future Freshman,” which aimed to help high school kids with information and advice regarding colleges to apply for. But this start-up wasn’t successful. Later on, they developed a picture-messaging app called Picaboo and later on, it came to be known as Snapchat.

Bobby Murphy has achieved quite a milestone at a young age. He has been noted to be the 1250th richest person in the world by Forbes Magazine in 2015. He was also ranked #15 at U.S. Richest Entrepreneur under the age of 40. He could also get hold of the former Pacific Palisades estates for a whopping amount of $19.5 million. He is happily married to Kelsey Bateman, and the couple has at least seven multi-million dollar homes in Los Angeles.

Is Bobby Murphy Gay?

Although he has not given any public statement, it can be concluded that Bobby Murphy is not gay. He has a healthy and happy married life with his wife, Kelsey Bateman. As far as the records go, the couple met at Stanford University. The couple owns several houses in numerous places and enjoys a comfortable lifestyle.

Professional Career

After graduating in the year 2010, Murphy was employed as a software engineer at Revel System for a year. Evan Thomas Spiegel for website development also hired him. In 2011, he co-founded Picaboo, which is a disappearing-picture messaging app. Later on, the name was changed to Snapchat.

He led the engineering and research department at Snapchat. He also worked with the Snap Labs team, which manufactured Spectacles (a type of smart-glasses for recording purposes of Snapchat) in 2018. He played a crucial role in increasing Snapchat’s total stock to around 45%.

Bobby Murphy now serves as CTO of Snapchat. He also co-founded Toyopa Group, LLC in the year 2011. In February 2017, Murphy and Spiegel decided to offer up to 13,000,000 shares of their common stock to their newly established Snap Foundation, which was curated to support art, education and youth non-profits.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bobby Murphy in 2021

Bobby Murphy Net Worth
Bobby Murphy Net Worth

As per his successful career as a businessperson and entrepreneur, Bobby Murphy has made a very good fortune for himself. He owns a net worth of approximately $12 billion. He is now one of the richest men alive and leads a comfortable and luxurious life.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Bobby Murphy likes to maintain a low profile of his life. It is seen that he has given only a few interviews. He says that his favorite colour is blue. As of 2021, Murphy paid $2.1 million for a two-bedroom apartment near the headquarters of Snapchat in Venice. He doesn’t use social media much. The only social media platform he is present on is Twitter.

From his childhood days in California to becoming the co-founder of a widely used social media application, Bobby Murphy has been able to make a name for himself, all thanks to his hard work over the years. Although he did not attain success at the very first step, he persevered until he reached his goal.

His impact in the world of business is fairly significant. He is now one of the richest men alive in the world. He has been ranked as the 1250th richest man by Forbes Magazine in 2015 and is presently the second-youngest billionaire. He also donates a huge sum of his earnings to charity.

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