An entrepreneur that specializes in an online file sharing, Dropbox, Drew Houston, is a genius mind behind the file hosting service in the digital world. He is a successful Internet Entrepreneur that has always hit the infinite possibilities and countless opportunities, and the inspirational story of a man is worth reading.
Drew worked for many IT startups that included Bit9, Hubspot, and Accolade. But the bona fide person always had the urgency to develop something new product in the world of technology that would undoubtedly take his career by leaps and bounds.
Many of the technological enthusiasts must be aware of the software application, Dropbox. After successfully launching their dream startup in its release on June 10, 2007, the app has been able to get more than 500 million users, and the valuation of the product is estimated to be around $10 billion until 2014.
Before founding Dropbox, he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at MIT.
How Much Is His Net Worth?
Drew has earned all his fortune of wealth by creating online storage, Dropbox. It is the same backup folder that has mounted Drew’s successful entrepreneur journey in the field of Information and Technology.
He owns 127 million shares of Dropbox’s Class B stock and has a net worth estimated to be around $3.1 Billion. He enjoys all the earnings that he has accumulated all over these years through all hard work and lives in a lavish house and lifestyle not less than any renowned celebrity.
Is He Dating Someone?
Talking about the personal life, the man has been keeping a shallow profile for his relationship. However, his name gets often linked with his alleged girlfriend, CeCe Cheng. But till date, nobody has been aware of their love affairs and dating history. Similarly, the pair hasn't been spotted together which could hint their possible love life.
Cece is currently working as a partner at the Makers Fund from last one year. She previously worked as a head of Marketing and Communication for Qwiki. They were mostly in the news when they were named as the youngest billionaire couple of the Silicon Valley back in 2011.
Cece Cheng and Drew Houston (Photo: Wikinetworth.com)
One thing is for sure that Drew is yet to get married and if his relationship remains strong with Cece, then the lady will be a perfect wife for the man. Regardless of the absence of his relationship status, many people might question his sexuality. However, the IT Monger is not a gay and has never made any statement about his sexual identity.
The family support was not even a single percent less for the child. In one of the interviews with the Forbes on Nov 23, 2015, his parents Ken and Cecily Houston talked briefly about Drew and the signs he showed for being able to be an entrepreneur that the world has ever witness. Despite having an engineer father and mother who used to work as the high school Librarian, Drew chose an entirely different career path irrespective of his parent’s profession.
His Short Bio
The 35-year-old Drew was born on March 4, 1983, in Massachusetts, United States as per wiki. Drew completed his early schooling from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School and later obtained a Computer Science Degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He stands a decent height and possesses Caucasian ethnicity.