David Filo Net Worth

David Filo, born on April 20, 1966 in Palo Alto, California, is Chief Yahoo and cofounder of Yahoo, which sold its core business to Verizon for $4.8 billion in 2017. He and Jerry Yang started the company in 1995 and Filo has since established the Yellow Chair Foundation to support various causes.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Chief Yahoo, Yahoo!
Birth Day April 20, 1966
Birth Place Palo Alto, California, United States
David Filo age 57 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Taurus
Residence Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Alma mater Tulane University Stanford University
Occupation Co-founder and Chief Yahoo, Yahoo! Inc.
Salary One-dollar salary
Spouse(s) Angela Buenning

💰 Net worth: $3.2 Billion (2024)

David Filo, also famously known as Chief Yahoo, is an American entrepreneur whose net worth is estimated to be a whopping $3.2 billion in 2024. Filo co-founded Yahoo!, the renowned internet technology company that had a significant impact on shaping the early days of the World Wide Web. With his visionary leadership and technical expertise, Filo played a pivotal role in Yahoo!'s success. Even though Yahoo! faced ups and downs over the years, Filo's contributions to the company were instrumental in establishing it as a major player in the internet industry. Today, David Filo stands as one of the wealthiest individuals in the technology world, leaving an indelible mark on the digital landscape.

2009 $1.3 Billion
2010 $1.15 Billion
2011 $1.1 Billion
2012 $1.2 Billion
2013 $2.2 Billion
2014 $3.3 Billion
2015 $2.4 Billion
2016 $3.3 Billion
2017 $3.4 Billion
2018 $5.53 Billion

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Famous Quotes:

It's going to be interesting to see how society adapts to a lot of these changes that AI is bringing to us...I think with that kind of change comes a great opportunity, but kind of both on the positive and potentially negative side.



In February 1994, he co-created with Jerry Yang an Internet website called "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web", consisting of a directory of other websites. It was renamed "Yahoo!" (an exclamation). Yahoo! became very popular, and Filo and Yang realized the Business potential and co-founded Yahoo! Inc.


Filo and his wife launched Yellow Chair Foundation in 2000, helped in the launch of Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship in 2008 and have endowed professorships in engineering and education. In 2013, they helped create Imagine K12, which invests in education Technology companies.


In 2005 he gave $30 million to his alma mater, Tulane University, for use in its School of Engineering.


In December 2014, Forbes estimated Filo to be worth $3.8 billion, ranking him the 580th-richest person in the world. As of 2017, he is ranked 564th.