|Celebrated Name:||Naveen Jain|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Naveen K. Jain|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 September 1959|
|Birth Place:||Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Anu Jain|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Ankur Jain, Priyanka Jain)|
|Is Celebname Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$120 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2021|
Naveen Jain is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world today. He is one of the great minds in the world and has been trying to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges through innovation. Jain is the former CEO of InfoSpace and now the founder of companies such as Talent Wise, Moon Express, Intelius,iNome, Viome, among others. Just you know, he owns the only company in the world that has been granted permission by the US to leave earth orbit and land in the moon and harvest planetary resources for the greater good of humanity.
Maybe you know about Naveen Jain very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Naveen Jain’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Naveen Jain was born in Uttar Pradesh but grew up in New Delhi. After completing his high school education, he moved to Roorkee, and it was here that he earned his engineering degree at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. After he received his degree Jain decided to move to the United States in 1969 to secure a job.
Jain is the husband to Anu Jain, whom they tied the knot within 1988. Anu Jain is the President of the Anu Jain Family Foundation and Naveen Jain Women Safety XPrize. The couple has three children who are also entrepreneurs, two of them being Ankur Jain, and Priyanka Jain.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 6 September 1959, Naveen Jain is 61 years old as of today’s date 3rd August 2021. His height is 1.7m tall, and his weight is 84 kg.
Jain, just like any young self-made millionaire, he started low working for several startups before he joined Microsoft in 1989. As a program manager at Microsoft, he worked on MS-Dos, Windows NT, and Windows 95. Jain then became one of the team members who would steer forward Microsoft Networks (MSN) for eight years before deciding to open his own internet company InfoSpace.
InfoSpace in 1998 went public and raised $75 million, making Jain one of the richest internet entrepreneurs t that time. Jain net worth after a while shoot up to $8 billion. His newly acquired wealth would not last for long, and when the dot-com bubble ended in the year 2000, InfoSpace stock fell from $138 to $1.56. Investors and Shareholders sued Jain for the deception of the company’s financial status and even removed him from his CEO position in 2002.
After the fall of InfoSpace, Jain went ahead and co-founded a company called Intelius. The company used to collect and sell background information on individuals. He would later establish another company called TalentWise, which was a spin-off from Intelius.
Jain’s most noteworthy companies and perhaps what he is known for today is his company Moon Express which mines gold, platinum, cobalt, and other resources from the moon. Others include BlueDot and Viome.
Awards & Achievements
Naveen Jain awards and achievements include being named in the list of “Top 20 Serial Entrepreneurs” by Red Herring, India’s “Most Admired Serial Entrepreneur,” by silicon India and a receiver of “Albert Einstein Technology Medal.” He has also received a “Lifetime Achievement Award.” By Red Herring and, “Humanitarian Innovation Award” by the United Nations, among other awards.
Net Worth & Salary of Naveen Jain in 2021
As of August 2021, Naveen Jain’s net worth as of today is estimated to be $120 million. Jain made his money with companies such as InfoSpace back in the day and companies such as Intelius and TalentWise. Today Naveen Jain has made money with companies such as Moon Express, which is similar to Elon Musk Company only that Jains mines minerals while Musk is in luxury travel. Other companies that have been or made money for Naveen Jain include BlueDot and Viome.
Naveen Jain’s net worth might be questionable considering the numerous lawsuits that he faced and some of his controversial companies. However let’s give credit where it’s due, the man was smart he made his money and now he is just competing with Elon Musk.