David Karp
David Karp
Real Name/Full Name David Karp
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: David Karp
Birth Place: New York City, U.S.A.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 July 1986
Age/How Old: 38 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 171 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father – Michael D. Karp
Mother – Barbara Ackerman
Siblings: Yes (1) Kevin Karp
School: The Calhoun school, The Bronx High School of Science
College: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Unmarried
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Entrepreneur and Web Developer
Net Worth: $220 million
Last Updated: July 2024

David Karp is a famous web designer and entrepreneur. He got popularity for the blogging website he developed as ‘tumble. The people who want to express themselves and their feelings about any topic they can write over there. At a very young age, only he started working on developing websites, and he has not done any specific course for web development also. He is successful today for the passion and hard work he has shown in the field of web designing. People don’t only love him for his work. They also love him for his simplicity and generous behavior.

Well, how well do you know about David Karp? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David Karp’s net worth in 2024, 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 David Karp to date.

Biography and Early Life:

Davis Karp was born on 6 July 1986 in New York City, U.S.A. His father, Michael D. Karp, was a famous television and film composer of that time and his mother, Barbara Ackerman, used to teach students science in San Anselmo, California. Davis Karp also has a small brother, and they belonged to a Christian family. His father and mother got divorced when he was only 17, and after that, both siblings started living with their mother.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Karp in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Karp’s age is 38 years old as of today’s date 25th July 2024 having been born on 6 July 1986. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


David Karp has completed his elementary education at Calhoun School, and then he also went to The Bronx High School of Science for completing his higher studies but after one year only he dropped out from the school but he didn’t stop learning, and he did homeschooling and many distant education courses on web designing, and he learned HTML also.

He learned mathematics from a math tutor and tried developing many websites also. Then he joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for getting a degree for completing a web designing course, but he never again went back to high school for completing his higher secondary education.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Like his professional life, his personal life has also been very interesting. There were many rumours about him and his relationship, but in the year 2011, he officially announced that he was in a relationship with Rachel Oakley, who is a psychology graduate and nursing student. They both were in a live-in relationship, and they both accepted openly, but unfortunately, they both got separated after four years in 2014.

Is David Karp Gay?

David Karp himself many times has confessed in front of the media that he is not gay, neither he has any interest in the same gender, and he was also in a relationship with Rachel Oakley. Their relationship was very serious, and they were in a live-in relationship as both of them accepted it publically, but their relationship didn’t work for some reason, and they both decided to break their four years relationship and got separated. This proves that he is not gay.

Professional Life:

He started his work as an intern under the guidance of Fred Seibert, who was the owner and founder of Frederator Studios. After completing his internship, he worked for UrbanBaby, an E-parenting website. David Karp worked here as a software consultant, and he showcased his talent and hard work by completing various projects within a short span of time. He served for the company till it was sold to CNET in the year 2006.

After this, he started his own software consultancy firm, and his company name was Davisville. Marco Arment, who joined his company as a computer engineer they both had an interest in microblogging, and whenever they used to get any time from their work, they worked on their own microblogging website, and they both launched their blogging website named ‘tumble in the year 2007, and this website got popular very quickly within two weeks only this website has 75000 users, and after that only he shut down his consultancy firm and renamed it as Tumblr Inc. because for his consultancy firm he was not able to give more time for the better development of the website.

Then after the shutdown of the firm, he focused more on the website, and till today, the website has more than 475 million blogs and over 500 million people visiting this website every month. Karp has not limited himself to this field only. He also invested in many technical and services providing companies.


David Karp is a popular and known web designer, entrepreneur of America. He has many awards and achievements in his name. One of his greatest achievement was in the year 2009 he was named as Best Young Entrepreneur after his invention of the ‘tumblr’ website by BusinessWeek Magazine. In the year 2010 by MIT Technology Review, he was in the list of top 35 innovators of the world under the age of 35 years.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Karp in 2024:

David Karp Net Worth
David Karp Net Worth

The net worth of John Oates in the year 2024, is $220 million. His basic earnings are from the website ‘tumble he developed and from the other companies he worked for, and apart from that, his side incomes are from the returns he gets from the companies he invested in.

Some interesting facts you need to know:

Some interesting facts about David are that he loves travelling and he loves exploring new places. He is a family person; he loves spending time with his family. He used to go on vacations with his family, and he is a great foodie and a fun loving guy.

From the life story of David Karp we came to know that he is very hardworking and talented web developer and entrepreneur. He have achieved success and he is known by all today for his dedication and passion he showed for microblogging. At a very young age only he started learning how to develop programming’s and all related activities, he never gave up and choose the field of struggle and whatever he is today for his determination and strong willpower.


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