Michael Rubin

About Michael Rubin

Who is it?: CEO, Kynetic
Birth Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States

Michael Rubin Net Worth

Michael Rubin was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States, is CEO, Kynetic. Michael Rubin is the majority owner and CEO of Kynetic, which is the holding company for e-commerce retailers Fanatics, Rue La La and ShopRunner. After dropping out of Villanova University, Rubin started GSI Commerce, which he sold to eBay for $2.4 billion in 2011. As part of the deal he paid $500 million for majority ownership of 3 assets eBay didn't want: Fanatics, Rue La La and ShopRunner. In August 2017 SoftBank announced a $1 billion investment in Fanatics, which sells sports merchandise.
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💰 Net worth: $3 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2013 $2.3 Billion
2014 $2.7 Billion
2015 $2.6 Billion
2016 $2.3 Billion
2017 $2.3 Billion
2018 $2.95 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1999

A native of Philadelphia, Rubin earned a Ph.D. in history from Yale University in 1999. His dissertation, The Making of Modern Iran, 1858–1909: Communications, Telegraph and Society won Yale's John Addison Porter Prize.

2002

Rubin has lectured in history at Yale University, Hebrew University, Johns Hopkins University, and worked as visiting lecturer at Universities of Sulaymaniyah, Salahuddin, and Duhok, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Between 2002 and 2004, Rubin worked as a country Director for Iran and Iraq in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, from which he was seconded to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq. Rubin currently teaches senior U.S. Army, U.S. Marine, and U.S. Navy leadership prior to their deployment to Iraq, the Persian Gulf, and Afghanistan.

2004

Between 2004 and 2009, he was Editor of the Middle East Quarterly. He has received fellowships from the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

2017

In December 2017, Turkish national offered a reward of 3-million Turkish lira (almost $800,000) for help in delivering Rubin to Turkey to answer Turkish terrorism allegations in connection with the 2016 Turkish coup d'état attempt.