Jeremy Stoppelman is an American businessman best recognized as the CEO of a business directory service Yelp. The flu that Jeremy caught in 2004 conceived him and his pal, Russel Simmons, to develop the initial idea for Yelp. His business flourished in so much extend that Google offered acquisition, but he turned down, making the company public in 2012.
During his professional career, Jeremy has worked with PayPal as the VP of Engineering and @Home Network as an engineer at X.com. He co-founded Yelp in 2004 with former PayPal colleague, Russel Simmons.
How Much Is Jeremy Stoppelman's Net Worth?
American business executive Jeremy Stoppelman's net worth was estimated to be $222 million in 2012. Mostly known as the CEO of Yelp, Jeremy reportedly received $1 as a salary and made $5,457,886 in total compensation, during the 2018 fiscal year. With the evergrowing financial transactions of the company, Jeremy's total worth likely has grown in 2019.
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After announcing three new members on the board in February of 2019, the business directory service Yelp anticipated the average revenue growth of double-digits through 2025. According to the company, Yelp's revenue for the year grew up to $943 million due to a double-digit improvement in advertising revenue. Jeremy is one of the top four shareholders in Yelp and the owner of 23,287,029 shares, a total of 11 percent of the company.
Back in 2017, following the disclosure of Yelp's financial results on 9 February, a group of Yelp shareholders filed a lawsuit against Yelp. According to the complaint, Jeremy made millions in artificially inflated stock in two months. The suit alleged him to have sold $25 million worth of Yelp shares. The company has since denied the allegations.
Over the years, people have been curious to know about Jeremy's romantic association. Indeed, he had arrived with his girlfriend in March 2015 at a Dior party for his birthday.
Although they showcased great chemistry, the CEO of Yelp remained careful not to spill any beans regarding his then-girlfriend.
Jeremy Stoppelman with his then-girlfriend at Dior Party in March 2015 (Photo: medium.com)
Later, in his April 2018 interview, American news website Vox did confirm that Jeremy was finally married. But when it comes to the identity of his wife, it is a complete mystery.
It's unknown whether or not his current wife is the same lady that he attended with during the Dior Party back in March 2015.
The CEO of Yelp, Jeremy Stoppelman, is the son of Lynn, who was an English teacher, and John Stoppelman, a security lawyer. After being born on 10 November 1977, he grew up in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., with his parents. In his family, Jeremy has a brother named Michael, who is vice president of engineering at Yelp. The siblings' father John died in the year 1998.
Jeremy, whose nationality is American, is Jewish and holds a mixed ethnicity (a Jewish American of European ancestry). The 41-years-old American businessman received education at the University of Illinois and the prestigious Harvard Business School. As for his height, Jeremy seems to stand modest.