Jewish American Businessman Brian Chesky is the co-founder and CEO of peer-to-peer lodging service known as Airbnb. The businessman was recognized as one of Time’s 100 most influential people in 2015.
Brian started Airbnb with his college mate Joe Gebbia. The two lived in the same apartment when they came up with a concept that would make them billionaires.
|Birthday||August 29, 1981|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Parents||Robert H. Chesky, Deborah Chesky|
|Net Worth||$3.1 Billion|
|Married/Single||In a relationship|
Unexpected use case… College students living together around the world on Airbnb. https://t.co/w7j3DWn9eF
— Brian Chesky (@bchesky) August 28, 2020
10 Facts about Brian Chesky
- Brian Chesky is the son of Polish-Ukrainian Jewish man Robert H. Chesky and Italian-American Deborah Chesky. Brian is Jewish and respects his religion.
- Born on August 29, 1981, Brian grew up with a family of four. He has a sister, Alisson Chesky. The siblings have a very good relationship and are seen together in different events.
- According to his Wikipedia, Brian was interested in art, drawing paintings, redesigning his shoes and toys, and drawing replicas.
- In 2004, Brian received his Bachelor’s in Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design(RISD). He met Joe Gebbia in RISD and the two have been friends for over 20 years.
- The two shared an apartment in 2007, they placed three mattresses on the floor and marketed it as an “Airbed and Breakfast” in order to pay rent. They later used this concept to create Airbnb.
- In April 2020, Brian Chesky’s net worth was estimated to be over 3.1 Billion Dollars. Most of his riches are from his lodging service, Airbnb.
- He isn’t the single owner of the lodging service. It was launched by Brian and two others; Joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharzyck. Brian is the co-founder and CEO of Airbnb.
- Brian has been in a relationship with Indian-American Fashion designer Elissa Patel for a long time and the couple has been spotted together on multiple occasions.
- Brian’s lodging service Airbnb was an official sponsor in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
- His social media handles are; @bchesky(Instagram) and @bchesky(Twitter).