Dick Costolo net worth: American entrepreneur and former CEO of Twitter until 2015, Dick Costolo has a net worth of $430 million.
Born on September 10, 1963, Dick Costolo graduated with a degree in computer and communication sciences in 1985 from University of Michigan. He got involved in theater and decided not to accept offers from technological companies to work in improvisational comedy. He started performing in several theaters around Chicago and was also a part of several comedy festivals around USA.
However, he started working at Andersen Consulting and was a senior manager in product and technology groups. His interest towards technology started to rise again after he founded Burning Door Networked Media. SpyOnIt was another company he launched that was sold to 724 Solutions in 2000.
Dick Costolo is also the founder of web feed management provider FeedBurner which was sold to Google in 2007. He then served as a employee at Google but left the search giant in 2009. He joined Twitter the same year and became the COO. He replaced Evan Williams as the CEO of Twitter in 2010 and held the position for five years until 2015.
Costolo was also appointed as the adviser to National Security Telecommunications by President Barack Obama in 2011. He was also ranked as one of the most impressive CEOs in Silicon Vally by Business Insider while was considered among the top 10 Influential US Tech CEOs by Time.
Despite leaving Twitter in 2015, Costolo still has 800,000 shares and 8.2 million stock options which is said to be worth over $400 million based on the current market value of $57 per stake. His diversified investment portfolio has been one of his best assets so far.
Married to Loris Costolo, he lives in California with two of his kids and lives a lavishing life with an estimated net worth of $430 million.
Quick facts about Dick Costolo
Full Name: Dick Costolo
Profession: Entrepreneur, Businessman
Date of Birth: September 10, 1963
Place of Birth: Royal Oak, Michigan
Education: University of Miami
Marital status: Married to Loris Costolo
Astrological sign: Virgo