Christopher Poole

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Birthday
22, 1988
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1988 (age 29)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Internet prodigy who founded the anime-centric imageboard 4chan, which went from a niche site to one that frequently influenced web culture.

Before Fame

He was 15 when he started up his bulletin board anonymously under the pseudonym moot.

Trivia

His site was called "the ground zero of Western web culture" and was also known as a Meme Factory, which he attributed to its total anonymity and zero data retention.

Family Life

He married television weather anchor Marysol Castro. The couple had twin sons, Liam and Gavin.

Associated With

He was Time magazine's Person of the Year in 2008. Mark Zuckerberg was given the same honor the following year.