Peter Thiel

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Birthday
11, 1967
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1967 (age 51)
Birthplace
Germany

About

German-born Web entrepreneur who co-founded PayPal and ran a venture capital firm.

Before Fame

He was a nationally ranked junior chess champion.

Trivia

He was one of the first major investors in Facebook, buying a 10 percent stake in 2004 for $500,000.

Family Life

His family moved from Germany to the U.S. when he was a toddler.

Associated With

He co-founded PayPal with Max Levchin, with whom he co-produced the movie Thank You for Smoking from 2005.