Born as Jimmy Donal Wales, he is an internet entrepreneur who is best known for being the co-founder of Wikipedia. According to Jimmy Wales wiki, he was born on August 7, 1966, which makes his present age be 51 as of now. His birthplace is in Huntsville, Alabama, the United States. Although his nationality is American, Wales resides in his house in London, United Kingdom.
The co-founder of Wikipedia was born in Alabama to the parents named Jimmy (father0 and Doris Wales (mother). His father was a manager at a grocery store and his mother used to run a small private school named “House of Learning.” He was raised up with other three siblings. Proving the proverb “Morning shows the day” Wales was showing an acute intellectual curiosity from his childhood days.
Discussing education of Wales, he attended a university-preparatory school. He completed his further studies of majoring in finance from Auburn University and later went to the University of Alabama to earn his Master’s degree.
Jimmy Wales Net worth
Most of the people recognize him as a billionaire which is not true as Jimmy Wales net worth is estimated to be in few millions of dollars. The co-founder of Wikipedia has never regretted not monetizing Wikipedia and is one of the tops visited no-profit websites. The actual valuation of his net worth is not known by even himself. His worth is based on his stock in Wikia, a private company.
What is Jimmy Wales Salary?
So, how much is Jimmy Wales Salary? You must be curious to know about it but the fact is, Wales never generates money from Wikipedia. He is happy to serve Wikimedia Foundation without salary and remunerations. Though the foundation has been receiving donations, Jimmy Wales want to clarify that it is not for him but just for the Wikipedia to run it for more years.
Religion and Ethnicity
The American internet entrepreneur Wales belongs to the white ethnicity and is from English, German, Irish descents. Concerning to his religion, Jimmy Wales is Jews.
How to contact Jimmy Wales?
You can contact Jimmy Wales through his email address. He is slow in responding to the emails as Wales receives the number of emails every day. Send him an email on the address [email protected].
Wiki and Facts
The co-founder of Wikipedia has his biography mentioned on his own non-profit internet encyclopedia, Wikipedia. He is also active on social networking sites where you can find Jimmy Wales on Twitter @jimmy_wales. You can find his profile on Instagram @jimmywales1. You can also visit Wales Facebook Profile where he has been followed by more than 140,438 people. He has retained more than 1k and 133k followers on his Instagram and Twitter account.