Sam Altman
Sam Altman
Celebrated Name: Sam Altman
Real Name/Full Name: Samuel H. “Sam” Altman
Gender: Male
Age: 39 years old
Birth Date: 22 April 1985
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.70 m
Weight: 65 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children: N/A
Profession: American entrepreneur, investor, programmer, and blogger
Net Worth in 2024: $250 million.
Last Updated: May 2024

Sam Altman is a well-known American entrepreneur who is known as an angel investor to several billion-dollar Silicon Valley start-ups. He is the president of his company Y Combinator and co-chairman of the company OpenAI. He is a programmer and blogger. Everyone who is interested in the Internet and ITES would like to know more about this millionaire entrepreneur.

Maybe you know about Sam Altman very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Sam Altman’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

Sam Altman was born on 22 April 1985, in Chicago, Illinois. His full name is Samuel H. Altman. His family subscribes to the Jewish faith. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where his mother was a dermatologist. He has gifted a computer on his 9th birthday, which made him interested in IT and the Internet at a young age. He had his high school education at John Burroughs School.

Later he got admission to the prestigious Stanford University, where he worked in the AI Lab. Later in 2005, he dropped out of the university. Later in 2017, he was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Waterloo.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 22 April 1985, Sam Altman is 39 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. His height is 1.70 m tall, and his weight is 65 kg.


Sam Altman began his astonishing career, soon after he left Stanford. In 2005 when he was just 20 years old, Altman started his company Loopt which was a social networking app and based on the location of the user. Loopt did not fare too well. In 2012, Altman sold it to Green Dot Corporation for $43 million.

In 2011 Altman worked as a partner and president of Y-Combinator in 2011. Y-Combinator had earlier invested in Loopt way back in 2005 and has also promoted iconic companies like Airbnb, Dropbox, Stripes, and Zenefits

In 2015, Altman started two new verticals; one was YC Continuity, a $700 million equity fund for investing in new companies, and YC Research, a research company that researches related to computing and education.

In 2016, Altman became the president of YC Group, which owned Y Combinator and other companies. His company planned to fund 1,000 new companies every year.

He was also involved with Reddit. He also became the chairman of 2 nuclear energy companies, Helion and Oklo. In the field of Artificial Intelligence, he was the co-chairman of OpenAI, along with the maverick Elon Musk. However, very recently, in 2018, Elon Musk left OpenAI to avoid any conflict with his company Tesla.

Altman also taught at Stanford University in 2014 and currently at Y Combinator Startup School. Altman writes for his blog on startups, technology, and entrepreneurship. He has also written a book called Startup Playbook.

Awards & Achievement

In 2008 Altman was named as one of the “Best Young Entrepreneurs in Technology” by BusinessWeek. In 2015, he was listed as Top Investor Under-30 by Forbes.

He has also featured as one of the five most interesting startup founders between 1979 and 2009.

Net Worth & Salary of Sam Altman in 2024

Sam Altman Net Worth
Sam Altman Net Worth

Sam Altman has invested his personal wealth in a number of companies like Pinterest, Teespring, FarmLogs, Shoptiques, Instacart, Optimizely, Clever,, and many more companies.

Moreover, his company Y Combinator is a successful venture capital company and has invested in more than 1,600 early-stage companies, out of which Dropbox and Airbnb have been valued at more than $10 billion, and seven companies have been valued at more than $1 billion. The combined market valuation of Y Combinator’s companies exceeds $80 billion.

Considering that he has his fingers in every pie, many speculate that he is an internet billionaire, and his net worth is not less than a billion dollars. However, even at a conservative estimate, his total Net Worth can be anything in excess of $250 million as of May 2024.

Sam Altman is one of the richest entrepreneurs and angel investors in the world. He has helped many IT companies grow and become billion-dollar companies. He lives in San Francisco, California. A university dropout, he is an inspiration to the entrepreneurs around the world. He is also one of Silicon Valley’s greatest thought leaders.


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