Craig Silverstein Net Worth
They have the most money, they own the fanciest cars and houses and everything about them seems posh and luxurious. However, there are a lot of things that hide behind closed doors, especially the hard work that Craig Silverstein had to put in order to achieve this level of success and recognition. A famous American Businessman, graduated Stanford University. Born in unknown on a very special day unknown Craig Silverstein has a family of unknown unknown unknown unknown. Dividing personal time and that which should be allocated to business is nonetheless challenging but Craig Silverstein still manages to maintain success on a global scale. The net worth of this person is estimated to be a huge $950 Million.
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Craig was brought up in Gainesville; his family moved there when he was only 6 years old. During his time there, he was enrolled in the primary school, Brentwood School. For middle school, he attended Westwood Middle School. He would then go on to graduate from Eastside High in 1990. Craig Silverstein graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the esteemed Harvard College, then moved to complete a PhD.
During his time at Stanford University while working on his doctorate in computer science, Craig formed a bond with Larry Page and Sergey Brin. He would then help them work on the algorithms that would later become the Google search engine. Forecasting massive potential in the search engine, Craig left his studies behind in 1998 and began working full-time as the company´s Director of Technology in a nearby garage. The man was instrumental in the creation of many original IT components that helped Google become what it is today. After serving the company for 14 years, his association with Google came to an end on 10 February 2012.
His next step would lead him to join the start-up company, Khan Academy. The man certainly made a bold move in his career, as he left a company that boasted 32,000 employees to join a company that had only 35. What attracted Craig to Khan Academy in the first place was the learning strategies and educational methods deployed by the company. The company excels in creating online video content, exercises, and testing materials. A few years back in 2008, the company even successfully acquired a gracious $2 million donation from Google´s Project 10 to 100. When talking about Khan Academy, Craig has said, ¨It reminds me a bit of the early days of Google. It´s very much of a startup environment.¨
Talking about his personal life, Craig is engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Mary, to whom he proposed on the top of the Eiffel Tower during the Thanksgiving holiday in 2013. Mary currently serves as an iPad app developer.
Craig is a firm believer in giving back to the society. In the year, 2009, the man donated a handsome amount of $5 million to the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation. His donation helped the non-profit organization establish a children´s hospital in Gainesville.
- Full Name: Craig Silverstein
- Net Worth: $950 Million
- Date Of Birth: 1972
- Profession: Businessman
- Education: Stanford University
- Nationality: American
- Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/michellebeisner
- IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0799026/
- TV Shows: Nikita, Terra Nova, Standoff, Turn: Washington’s Spies
|TURN: Washington’s Spies||2014-2015||TV Series executive producer – 20 episodes|
|Nikita||2010-2013||TV Series executive producer – 73 episodes|
|Terra Nova||2011||TV Series executive producer – 13 episodes|
|Bones||TV Series consulting producer – 24 episodes, 2008 – 2009 co-executive producer – 6 episodes, 2006|
|K-Ville||2007-2008||TV Series executive producer – 10 episodes|
|Standoff||2006-2007||TV Series executive producer – 18 episodes|
|The Inside||2005-2006||TV Series co-executive producer – 11 episodes|
|Newton||2003||TV Movie co-executive producer|
|The Dead Zone||2003||TV Series supervising producer – 11 episodes|
|The Invisible Man||2001-2002||TV Series co-producer – 22 episodes|
|TURN: Washington’s Spies||TV Series developed by – 40 episodes, 2014 – 2017 written by – 6 episodes, 2014 – 2016 teleplay – 2 episodes, 2014 teleplay by – 1 episode, 2015|
|Nikita||TV Series developed by – 73 episodes, 2010 – 2013 written by – 6 episodes, 2010 – 2012|
|Terra Nova||TV Series creator – 13 episodes, 2011 story – 1 episode, 2011 teleplay – 1 episode, 2011|
|Bones||2006-2009||TV Series written by – 2 episodes|
|K-Ville||2007||TV Series written by – 3 episodes|
|Standoff||TV Series creator – 18 episodes, 2006 – 2007 written by – 5 episodes, 2006 – 2007|
|Drive||2007||TV Series written by – 2 episodes|
|The Inside||2005||TV Series writer – 3 episodes|
|The Dead Zone||TV Series teleplay – 4 episodes, 2002 – 2003 writer – 2 episodes, 2003 story – 1 episode, 2003|
|The Invisible Man||2000-2002||TV Series writer – 12 episodes|
|The Dead Zone||2004-2005||TV Series consultant – 12 episodes|
|The Invisible Man||2000-2001||TV Series story editor – 22 episodes|
|Playing by Heart||1998||production secretary|
|The Invisible Man||2002||TV Series 1 episode|