Janus Friis

#100002
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
26, 1976
Birthplace
Copenhagen, Denmark
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1976 (age 43)
Birthplace
Copenhagen, Denmark

About

Billionaire entrepreneur who is the co-founder of KaZaA, Skype, and Rdio. He originally sold Skype, along with his partner Niklas Zennstrom, to eBay for $2.6 billion.

Before Fame

He hardly had an education as he dropped out of high school and found a job with one of Denmark's first internet providers called CyberCity.

Trivia

Time Magazine named him one of the top 100 most influential people of 2006.

Family Life

He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Associated With

He initially sold Skype to eBay who then sold it to Microsoft Corporation which is run by Bill Gates.