|Celebrated Name:||Ricky Van Veen|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Richard Rafael Van Veen|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Date:||14 December 1980|
|Birth Place:||Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland, U.S.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Allison Williams
(m. 2015; div. 2019)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Ricky Van Veen Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2021|
Ricky Van Veen is an entrepreneur from America who is currently the Head of Global Creative Strategy at Facebook. He is the founder of the famous comedy website by the name of CollegeHumor. He is also the one who founded the Vimeo video platform. Ricky was the CEO of a television production company known as Notion. The company was born out of CollegeHumor.
Maybe you know about Ricky Van Veen 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 Ricky Van Veen’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
Van Veen was born in Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland, on 14 December 1980. He is the son of Helen Van Veen and Richard Van Veen. He attended Dulaney High School, and after graduating, he enrolled at Wake Forest University. It is not clear what he majored in at the University, but he graduated from the institution.
Ricky met Allison Williams, who is an American singer and actress in 2011, and they started dating. They got married in September 2015. They had a very happy marriage, and it came as a big shock in June 2019 when they jointly announced their separation. They did not give reasons for the split, but they said they will still remain friends.
Two months after Allison and Ricky split up, Ricky was spotted on vacation with an unidentified woman. The two were enjoying a vacation at the beach, and from the look of things, they were looking really close together.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 14 December 1980, Ricky Van Veen is 40 years old as of today’s date 3rd August 2021. His height is 5ft 8inch tall, and his weight is 79 kg.
Ricky started his career in 1999 when he was still in college when he co-founded the website CollegeHumor. His co-founder was his best friend, Josh Abramson. The website became very popular, attracting many visitors per month who loved its contents. The channel was later sold to IAC/InterActiveCorp.
He became the CEO of the production company called Notional in 2009. The company was producing materials for traditional media television, and it was produced the famous cook show Chopped on Food Network.
Van Veen is one of the principal owners of the company called Connected Ventures, which was founded around CollegeHumor. He made appearances on the podcast If I Were You, which was produced by Amir Blumenfeld and Jake Hurwitz. Other appearances were on several series on the College Humor videos as well as the former MTV program titled The CollegeHumor Show.
In 2015 Ricky co-founded a product company Scroll Commerce. He would invent and design different products to be sold online. One of his most popular products was the Homesick Candle. After being operational for sometimes, he sold the company to BuzzFeed, and it became the foundation of the new product labs division of BuzzFeed. Currently, Ricky is the Head of Global Creative Strategy at Facebook.
Awards & Achievements
Regarding the achievements of Ricky, he has managed to amass a big following on different platforms, and in 2017 he was a nominee for the Webby Award. On his business ventures, he has also acquired massive wealth from his career.
Net Worth & Salary of Ricky Van Veen in 2021
Ricky started making his own money when he was still in college when he co-founded the website CollegeHumor in 1999. He has so far managed to accumulate a net worth of $30 million as of August 2021. The website CollegeHumor was acquired for a cost of $20 million, and before its acquisition, it was generating a net income of $10-15 million annually. He has founded several other companies and sold them after a while, and that is how his wealth continues to grow.
Ricky Van Veen is the Head of Global Creative Strategy at Facebook, and he has been the CEO of different companies over the years. He has co-founded a number of production companies in the past, and this has put him on the mainstream in the entertainment industry. He was the creator of the famous website CollegeHumor, and that is how he got a breakthrough in his career.