|Real Name/Full Name
|Matthew Charles Mullenweg
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|11 January 1984
|40 years old
|In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 150 lbs
|Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|High School for Performing and Visual Arts
|University of Houston
|Entrepreneur and web developer
Although many of the celebrities relate their success in their career with love and passion of a particular thing they had when they were growing up, things are a bit different with Matt. When it comes to the story of Matthew’s career journey, he has a totally different story to tell. According to Matt, his success today as an entrepreneur and a web developer is by mere chance.
He has worked hard yes, but he was only trying out starting his own internet company to make ends meet after dropping out of Houston University. Today, Matthew is one of the richest men in the United States and his company is known for creating brands like; Akismet, WordPress.com, IntenseDebate and Crowdsignal among others.
Well, how well do you know about Matt Mullenweg? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Matt Mullenweg’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 Matt Mullenweg to date.
Biography and Early Life
Matthew Mullenweg was born on the 11th of January in 1984 and he was named Matthew Charles Mullenweg. Mullenweg is a great name in the American history but he is very secretive about his family and early life. For this reason, he has not revealed the name of his parents.
It is also not very clear whether he was the only child in the family or he had siblings and who his siblings were. But at least we know that he is American by birth since he was born in Houston, Texas in the United States. That is also the place where he spent most of his childhood years. In regard to his ethnicity, we don’t have any information yet.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Matt Mullenweg in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Matt Mullenweg’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 2nd March 2024 having been born on 11 January 1984. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 150 lbs in Pound and 68kg in Kilograms.
Matt might have been very mean with information regarding his early life and his background, but he has tried to be a bit generous when it comes to his education. We might not have information about his early school years but for his secondary school years, he was enrolled into High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. In high school, he studied Jazz saxophone. After graduating from high school, he felt the need of advancing his studies and he therefore joined University of Houston where he majored in Political Science.
However, he didn’t enjoy his school life so much, therefore, he decided to drop out of school in 2004 and pursue a job offer he had received from CNET Networks. Although it was not such an easy decision to make, it turned out to be the best decision he has ever made.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Just as his background and early life, he rarely talks about his personal life. Therefore, it is not clear whether he is in a relationship right now or not. At the same time, we have no information of his past dating life either because he has decided to first concentrate on his career and think about love and romance later or because he has decided to keep information about his past life away from the public. Whatever the case, Matt can be assumed to be single for now but we are working hard to find any tangible information about the same. Once we do, we will update you about it.
Is Matt Mullenweg Gay?
We might not have any information about Matt’s dating life but since he has never declared himself to be gay, we can only assume he is straight until otherwise noted.
Before starting his own company, Matt initially worked for CNET Networks which is located in San Francisco, California. Matt and his friend Mike Little had created WordPress using b2 codebase when they were still in college. After working for CNET for some time, he decided to resign and found his own company known as Automatic. This was the force behind WordPress.com, IntenseDebate and Gravatar among others. This was the beginning of his successful career in business.
Today, he is not only a businessman but he is also one of the most famous and sought after public speaker. He has appeared on several notable events and conferences including Global WordCamp events, Canada’s Northern Voice and Greek Blogger Camp just to name a few.
Mullenweg is not a self-proclaimed celebrity. Looking at the awards and recognitions he has received today, we can say that he is a great success. Some of them include: he was awarded with Information Technology Innovator Award in 2008. In the same year, Linux Journal featured him on their cover. These are just a few of his achievements in life.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Matt Mullenweg in ’2024’
It is one thing to be loved and celebrated by people and it is another to enjoy the fruits of your labor. As for Matt, he has had both. Although we might not have information of his annual salary, with a net worth of $450 million as of 2024, and counting, we can agree that his company is doing really well.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Matt is a Dvorak Keyboard user with a typing speed of up to 120 wpm. He is a board member of Grist.org who is the founder of the WordPress Foundation as well as the only non-company strong supporter/sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation.
Matt is not only known as a rich and successful businessman, but his philanthropic spirit has made a difference in many organizations and people’s lives. Some of the organizations he supports include; Electronic Frontier Organization, Archive Org and Long Now among others.