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Jawed Karim

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Birthday
28, 1979
Birthplace
Merseburg, Germany
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
28, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
Merseburg, Germany

About

Co-founder of YouTube who became the first ever person to upload a video via the popular video-sharing platform.

Before Fame

He designed and implemented many of PayPal's features, like their real-time anti-fraud system.

Trivia

He uploaded the first video clip on YouTube, "Me at the zoo," on April 23, 2005.

Family Life

He was born in East Germany, but his family braved the Berlin Wall crossing and made it into West Germany. His mother was a professor of biochemistry at the University of Minnesota. He has a sister named Ilias.

Associated With

His site allowed aspiring entertainers like Kevin Wu to find a platform to show their talents to the world.