Nick Woodman

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Birthday
24, 1975
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1975 (age 44)
Birthplace
California

About

Famous for founding and heading the successful GoPro high-definition camcorder company, he had a net worth of more than 2.5 billion at the start of 2015. In 2016, however, he was listed as one of the world's worst CEOs.

Before Fame

After studying visual art and creative writing at the University of California, San Diego, he launched a company called funBug, but decided to take a surfing trip around the world after this early business venture failed. It was during this extended vacation that he came up with the idea for GoPro.

Trivia

He was the 2013 winner of the United States' EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Family Life

He was born to Dean Woodman and Concepcion Socarras. He has three children with wife Jill Scully. 

Associated With

Woodman's GoPro company sponsored freerunner Jason Paul and a number of other athletes.