Pierre Omidyar

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Birthday
21, 1967
Birthplace
Paris, France
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
Paris, France

About

French-born entrepreneur who was the founder and chairman of eBay. After becoming a billionaire, he gave a great deal back through the Omidyar Network.

Before Fame

He worked for Claris, an Apple computer subsidiary, where he helped write MacDraw.

Trivia

He launched eBay in 1995, and the first item ever purchased was a broken laser pointer.

Family Life

He married Pamela Kerr and he has three children. His mother was a well-known academic, and his father was an Iranian surgeon.

Associated With

He and Mark Zuckerberg both founded popular websites when they were in their early 20s.