|Celebrated Name:||Dara Khosrowshahi|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Dara Khosrowshahi|
|Age:||52 years old|
|Birth Date:||May 28, 1969|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Sydney Shapiro (married on 2012)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Alex and Chloe
|Is Dara Khosrowshahi Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Chief Executive Officer of Uber|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$220 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2022|
Dara Khosrowshahi is a famous Iranian-American businessman. Presently, he is also the CEO of Uber. Earlier, he has been the CEO of a travel group named “Expedia.” He is also one of the members of the panel of directors of Hotels.com and BET.com. Earlier, he was associated with The New York Times Company. According to the list published by the Embassy of the United States, Tehran, he is considered among the “Prominent Iranian-Americans.”
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Early Life & Biography
Dara was born and brought up in Iran into an affluent family. His father is Asghar Khosrowshahi, and his mother is Lili Khosrowshahi. He is the youngest of all three siblings. He hails from a business family that has founded the Alborz Investment firm that is a diversified conglomerate that deals with chemicals, pharmaceuticals, distribution, food, trading, packaging, and other services.
In 1982, when Dara was of 13 years, his father had to go to Iran to take care of the grandfather. He wasn’t permitted to leave the country for six years. So, Dara spent his teenage years in the absence of him.
In 1987, he completed his graduation from the Hackley School, Tarrytown. In 1991, he completed his B.S. degree from Brown University in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Dara is in relation to several influential people. His cousin Amir is the co-founder of Nervana Systems. In 2016, it was acquired by the Intel company for $408 million. He is also in relation to Darian Shirazi, who is the founder of the “Radius” company and has been the first intern hired by Facebook.
Khosrowshahi has a daughter, Chloe, and a son, Alex, from his first marriage. He got married to Sydney Shapiro on December 12, 2012. She has been a former actress and preschool teacher. They are blessed with twin sons, named Hugo Gubrit, and Hayes Epic.
In 1978, before the occurrence of the Iranian Revolution, his family was made the target for the huge wealth that they had accumulated. His mother left everything behind and fled the country to southern France. Their firm has got nationalized a few years later to the incident. Hassan Khosrowshahi, who was the uncle of Dara, also fled the country. He lives in Tarrytown, New York, and is presently a billionaire.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on May 28 1969, Dara Khosrowshahi is 52 years old as of today’s date 21st May 2022. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
Dara has always wanted to follow his father and become a successful businessman in his life. In 1991, he joined an investment bank, “Allen & Company,” on the post of the analyst. In 1998, he decided to quit the firm and join one of his earlier clients at the bank, named “Barry Diller.” He was appointed at the post of senior VP (Vice President), who would be responsible for handling tasks related to strategic planning. He was promoted as president in that firm and was later appointed as CFO (chief financial officer) of another firm controlled by Diller named “IAC.”
In 2001, IAC took over Expedia. In August 2005, Dara was promoted to the post of CEO in Expedia. After around ten years, in 2015, he received $90 million from Expedia as part of the long-term employment contract where Dara has to stay and work in the firm till 2020.
In 2016, he was considered to be amongst the highest-paid CEOs throughout the United States. Under his presence, Expedia extended its business to more than sixty nations. The firm also acquired a few other small firms as Orbitz, HomeAway, and Travelocity.
In August 2017, he became the CEO (Chief Executing Officer) of Uber. In May 2019, he led Uber in its IPO (initial public offering).
Awards & Achievements
In June 2013, Ernst & Young company awarded him with a Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Net Worth & Salary of Dara Khosrowshahi in 2022
As of May 2022, Dara Khosrowshahi is the CEO of Uber and earns $6.7 million every year. His net worth is calculated to be $220 million as of May 2022. Dara has always been an outspoken critic in relation to the immigration strategy that was adopted by Donald Trump. In 2016, he donated to the Washington Democratic Senator Patty Murray, the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Victory Fund, and Mike Lee, who has been the Utah Republican Senator and a supporter of libertarianism.
Dara Khosrawshahi is a highly established Iranian-American businessman. He belongs to a business family and has always dreamt of becoming a successful businessman in his childhood. Having worked at top positions in several companies, he has become a renowned businessman in America.