As rich as they come, people in business usually have the most wealth to brag about. Million-dollar houses, private jets and a variety of other premium things usually distinguish successful business people from the rest of us. However, some are more humble than other, but it’s not about perception and philosophy this time, but rather about unknown. This unknown tall Entrepreneur, Businessman, Founder and CEO of the image-sharing app and website “Imgur” is American. Born in unknown on the unknown, unknown has emerged as a successful business person. Graduating Ohio University, this individual has received tons of awards and accolades for successes in various fields. Earning the nicknames of unknown along the way unknown was born into the family of Lola Faye Schaaf, Ulysses Grant Schaaf unknown. Nowadays, moving around the world and managing lots of business ventures has to be synchronised with personal time which is mostly occupied by business and unknown unknown. The total estimated net worth of unknown is $10 Million.
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To begin with, the boy was raised in Granville by his parents Lola Faye Schaaf and Ulysses Grant Schaaf. Alan became interested in computer technologies while studying at high school. Subsequently, he majored in computer science at Ohio University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2009.
While still a university student, he launched a free file-hosting service for images entitled Imgur. Schaaf not only offered free hosting of images for millions of users daily, but made it possible to gather a commentary-driven social community. As of the data given in 2015, he has managed to gather more than 150 million active users of Imgur, considerably enhancing his net worth in the process, as it should be noted that the site is maintained by advertising and merchandising.
In the autumn of 2012, Imgur presented a gallery of user uploaded images, which functions as a public gallery of the site and provides a comment and evaluation function. In the middle of 2013, Alan published his first content creation tool: the Imgur Meme Generator. There one can create simple macros, and a gallery with Meme templates can be viewed. The official mascot of the site is the Imguraffe, a combination of the components Imgur and Giraffe.
In 2014, the company received $40 million in investment from company Andreessen Horowitz. Currently, Imgur is listed as one of 50 most popular sites in the world alongside such networking sites as Twitter and Facebook. Imgur is the major source of Alan Schaaf’s net worth.
In addition to this, Schaaf has been giving motivational speeches at TechCrunch Disrupt and TEDxWellington. He has also been seen in many articles online, as well as in newspapers including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and many others.
Finally, in the personal life of Alan Schaaf, he does not reveal much about his private life. He is probably still single, as there are not even any rumours of romantic associations.
- Net Worth: $10 Million
- Date Of Birth: October 21, 1987
- Place Of Birth: Granville, Ohio
- Profession: Entrepreneur, Businessman, Founder and CEO of the image-sharing app and website “Imgur”
- Education: Ohio University
- Nationality: American
- Parents: Lola Faye Schaaf, Ulysses Grant Schaaf
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/mrgrim151?lang=en
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alan-schaaf-57713148
- Awards: “Webby awards for Best Social Media and Best Community Website” (Imgur – 2015), “Best Bootstrapped Startup” at the TechCrunch “Crunchies” Awards (2013)