Jawed Karim Biography, Age, Family, Networth and Other Facts

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In this article, we are going to explore everything you need to know about Jawed Karim o-founders of Youtube and the first person to upload a video on youtube titled “Me at the zoo”

Who is Jawed Karim?

Jawed Karim is an American-German-Bangladeshi Internet entrepreneur. He is best known for being one of the co-founders of YouTube and the first person to upload a video on YouTube titled “Me at the zoo”. Born on October 28, 1979, in Merseburg, Germany Jawed Karim is around 5 feet and 8 inches tall in height.

Wiki Summary

Name Jawed Karim
Country Bangladesh, Germany, USA
Nationality Bangladeshi, German, American
Still alive YES
Profession Entrepreneur
Net Worth (2022) Roughly $350 million
Age 42 years old (2022)
Height Roughly 5’ 8’’
Martial Status No details available
Wife & Children N/A
Parents Naimul Karim (father), Christine Karim (mother)
Siblings Ilias Karim (brother)
Educational Qualification Graduated


In the year 1997, Jawed Karim graduated with a high school degree from Saint Paul Central High School. After that, he completed a bachelor’s degree major in computer science from The University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign. After that, He finished his master’s degree at Stanford University (MS).

Important Facts

  • He used to work at PayPal when he met Steven Chen and Chad Hurley.
  • Jawed has a younger brother.
  • His father is a Muslim originally from Bangladesh and his mother is a German scientist.
  • In the 1980s he along with his all family members went to Germany and in the year 1992, they all went to the USA (Saint Paul, Minnesota)
  • Jawed’s YouTube channel has more than 2.98M subscribers. He created his YouTube channel on April 24, 2005, which currently has more than 236,853,243 views.

Social Media handles

Instagram – JawedKarimofficial

Jawed Karim Net Worth

Jawed is one of Airbnb’s early investors. In the year 2008, He established Y Ventures (investment company) through which he along with other investors have invested in different companies. He is one of the early investors of Palantir, Reddit, and Eventbrite. As of 2022, Jawed’s total net worth is roughly $350 million.

He loves simplicity. Even though he is a wealthy man he somehow manages to keep his lifestyle and profile very simple and that’s what he likes.

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