Peter Thiel
Peter Thiel
Celebrated Name: Peter Thiel
Real Name/Full Name: Peter Andreas Thiel
Gender: Male
Age: 56 years old
Birth Date: 11 October 1967
Birth Place: Frankfurt, Germany
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Matt Danzeisen (m. 2017)
Children: No
Profession: Entrepreneur and venture capitalist
Net Worth in 2024: $2.5 billion
Last Updated: May 2024

Peter Andreas is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist, author, and venture capitalist. Andreas got the fourth rank on the list of Forbes Midas in 2014, showing the net worth of $2.5 billion and recently ranked at #315 on the Forbes 400 list in 2017.

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Early Life

Peter Andreas Thiel was on October 11, 1967, in Frankfurt and after some years, got the citizenship of German. Most of the time was spend in the United States and also spent some time in Africa before shifting to the United States. He has completed his graduation from Stanford University, where he studied philosophy.

After graduation, Peter went to the Stanford Law College and got his J.D. in 1992. When he completed his graduation, Peter has worked as a judicial clerk for James Larry, who was a Judge. He also knows for the Co-founder of PayPal in 1999 and also worked as CEO of sales company eBay in 2002.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 11 October 1967, Peter Thiel is 56 years old as of today’s date 24th May 2024. His height is 1.85 m. Tall, and weight is 82 kg.


Peter started his career after graduation as a clerk of the U.S. court. He also applied for the Supreme Court as a clerk but didn’t have the chance. After a few years, he left the work and moved towards the security lawyer in New York, and within seven months, he left the work. He started the job as a derivatives trader at Credit Suisse for the currency options. In 1993, he also started another work as a speechwriter for the U.S. Secretary of Education.

When Peter was returned from the Bay Area, he thought to move into making Capital Management and started his capital career with the help of friends and family and borrows $1 million to invest. After investing, he became unsuccessful in this field, and further, his friend gives him an idea of forming a new company related to cryptography and later becomes the first company in 1998.

After investing a huge amount, Thiel realizes and thought about software developer to work as a mediator in the online payments marketing. The main motive of Peter was to provide the wallet to the people to spend the required amount, the security provided by encrypting data services. With the great idea, he launched PayPal in the year 1999 and provides the great wallet to the people all around.

Thiel also invested in Facebook with an amount of $500,000 and joined the boards of the company with the 10.2% stake. In 2004, Facebook was formed and was his first investment outside the career. Further, he didn’t help time to time, and the CEO of Facebook Zuckerberg has credited Peter for helping and finally closed the financial crises of 2008.

Awards & Achievements

Thiel has got his first achievements as the Co-producer of Thank You for Smoking, which was a feature film related to Christopher Buckley’s and also has the novel of the same title. He also got the Herman Lay Award for the Entrepreneurship in 2006, and in the next year, he was honored for the Global Leader by World Economic Forum as one of the best leaders under age 40. In 2013, he received TechCrunch Award for a capitalist venture of the year.

Net Worth & Salary of Peter Thiel in 2024

Peter Thiel Net Worth
Peter Thiel Net Worth

As of May 2024, Peter Thiel is a German Born entrepreneur who has a net worth of around $2.5 billion. He had earned a huge amount when he was a success in his project of PayPal and became the chairman of the company. After, he also sold some portion of his business to eBay in 2002 and earned more than $60 million in his next deal.

Thiel has achieved a great platform after his first success in the project. He never loses his hope and always thinks of the innovative ideas for the business. When he left his first job, he hasn’t any surety to success in this project and after losing a great million investment. He built a great platform to earn billions from his career.


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