Marc Andreessen Net Worth
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 1.96 m tall Programmer, Investor, Entrepreneur, Venture capitalist, Software Engineer is United States of America. Born in unknown on the unknown, unknown has emerged as a successful business person. Graduating University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (1993), this individual has received tons of awards and accolades for successes in various fields. Earning the nicknames of pmarca , Marc L Andreessen , Andreessen Marc L , Marc Lowell Andreessen along the way unknown was born into the family of Lowell Andreessen, Patricia Andreessen 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 Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen (m. 2006) John Andreessen. The total estimated net worth of unknown is $700 Million.
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While working at the NCSA, Marc became with Eric Bina one of the founders of the first web browser Mosaic. He soon left the NCSA, and joined Enterprise Integration Technology in California, but when he met Jim Clark, the two started the Mosaic Communications Corporation, as Clark thought that the business would soon become successful. However, the University of Illinois was dissatisfied with the name of the company, since Marc created Mosaic browser while he was still at the University, and the two had to rename the company Netscape Communications, and its browser Netscape Navigator.
In no time, the company reached enormous popularity, which highly increased its value, and Marc`s net worth. It was eventually sold to AOL in 1999 for an incredible $4.2 billion, and Marc was named as the company`s CTO. However, Marc left Netscape the same year, and started a new company Loudloud, with fellow co-workers Ben Horowitz, is Sik-Rhee and Tim Howes. Loudcloud served essentially as a web hosting service, and two years later it was sold to Electronic Data Systems, which also appointed Andreesen company chairman. In 2003, the company changed its name to Opsware.
To speak further of his career, Marc and Ben Horowitz started an investment fund in 2005, and since then have invested in numerous start-up companies, so that they are now a successful investment fund with stakes in highly profitable tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Skype and many others, which has highly benefited Marc`s overall wealth.He is also a big supporter of bitcoin, and has invested more than $200 million in its development. Because of his investments, he is a board member of Facebook, eBay and others.
Thanks to his successful career, Mark has earned several awards and recognitions, including that he was named in the top 100 innovators under 35 years of age by the MIT Technology Review TR 100 in 1999; in 2012 he was named by the Times magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Furthermore, the same year he received the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, by being one of the five web and internet pioneers.Regarding his personal life, Marc Andreessen has been married to Laura Arrillaga, the daughter of one of the largest landowners in Silicon Valley, John Arrillaga, since 2006., and they have a son.
- Net Worth: $700 Million
- Date Of Birth: July 9, 1971
- Place Of Birth: Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States
- Height: 1.96 m
- Profession: Programmer, Investor, Entrepreneur, Venture capitalist, Software Engineer
- Education: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (1993)
- Nationality: United States of America
- Spouse: Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen (m. 2006)
- Children: John Andreessen
- Parents: Lowell Andreessen, Patricia Andreessen
- Nicknames: pmarca , Marc L Andreessen , Andreessen Marc L , Marc Lowell Andreessen
- Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/pmarca