Kevin York Systrom (born December 30, 1983) is an American Entrepreneur, Programmer, and CEO of Instagram. He is the co-founder of Instagram (Mobile Photo Sharing Application) along with Mike Krieger. Furthermore, the programmer recently resigned from the company on 24 September 2015.
In fact, Mike who is the Chief Technical Officer also resigned from the post. The co-founders didn’t specify any reasons for their departure. But Systrom wrote in his blog that they wanted to take some time off. Moreover, the billionaires wanted to explore their creativity and curiosity again.
During the initial days of his career, Kevin worked in the Google. He was working on the Gmail, Google Calendar, Docs, and other products. After 2 years, the entrepreneur resigned from the Google as he was not promoting to the Associate Product Manager program.
Later, he joined Nextstop. Systrom made the prototype named “Burbn” and his success story started. In 2010, the developer co-founded the Instagram with Mike in San Francisco, California. Moreover, the Instagram was sold to Facebook for $1 billion USD in cash and stock in April 2012.
Profile, Age, Parents & Early life
The Instagram co-founder was born on the 30th of December 1983, in Holliston, Massachusetts, USA. Therefore, Kevin Systrom’s age is Thirty-four (34) years old, as of 2018. His father “Douglas Systrom” is a Vice President in Human Resources at TJX Companies. Kevin’s mother “Diane Systrom” works as a marketing executive at Zipcar.
Furthermore, the 34-year-old programmer also has a sister “Katelyn Systrom”. He attended Middlesex School for his school education. Later, Systrom graduated from the Stanford University in 2006. He received a bachelor’s degree in management science and engineering.
During his school, he fell in love with programming and gaming. In fact, his interest even grew more while playing Doom 2.
Personal Affairs, Spouse & Kids
Kevin Systrom married his wife “Nicole Systrom” on October 31, 2016. The couple was in a relationship with each other during college. His wife real birth name is Nicole Schuetz. Moreover, the couple’s wedding was New Orleans-inspired black-tie masquerade ball themed.
In June 2018, Kevin welcomed his daughter “Freya Systrom” with his wife.
Kevin Systrom Biography (Instagram Founder) Spouse, Age, Height, Children, Net Asset & Parents
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Kevin York Systrom.|
|Working As||1. Entrepreneur.
3. CEO of Instagram.
|Age||Thirty-four (34) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||December 30, 1983.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Holliston, Massachusetts, USA.|
|Citizenship||The United States.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Capricorn.|
|Current Residence||San Francisco, California, USA.|
|Famous For||1. Co-founder of Instagram along with Mike Krieger.
2. Recently resigned from the company.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 4".
Centimeters: 196 cm.
Meters: 1.96 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 85 Kg.
Pounds: 187 lbs.
|Biceps Size||15.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||11.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Douglas Systrom.
Mother: Diane Systrom.
|Siblings||Sister: Katelyn Systrom.|
|Kevin Systrom Wife & Relationship|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Nicole Systrom.|
|Children||Daughter: Freya Systrom.|
|School||Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Matt Damon.
Actress: Alexandra Daddario.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Listening to music, Playing Golf, Skiing, and Traveling.
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Food.|
|Kevin Systrom Net worth|
|Net Asset||Approx. $1.5 billion US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Lesser Known Facts about Instagram Co-Founder
- He belongs to North American ethnicity.
- Kevin was one of twelve students to participate in the Mayfield Fellows Program at Stanford University.
- Later, the programmer attended Odeo Company as an internship member.
- As of 2018, the estimated Net worth of Kevin Systrom is $1.5 billion US Dollar.
- Furthermore, in 2015, Systrom received “CFDA Social Media Award“.
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- In 2012, the entrepreneur also awarded the “Founder of the Year” at the 6th Annual Crunchies Awards.
- In 2014, he listed in the Forbes 30 under 30 list under the Social/Mobile category.