Jack Dorsey is an American businessman, computer programmer and philanthropist. He is best known for being the Co-founder of Twitter Inc., a social networking website, and Square Inc., which is a mobile based payments company. He presently serves at both as the CEO. Dorsey was born on November 19, 1976, in St. Louis, Missouri and went to Missouri University of Science and Technology and New York University to pursue higher education but dropped out.
Jack was also involved in running a business which involved dispatching couriers, emergency services and taxis from web before he came up with Twitter with Noah Glass, Evan Williams and Biz Stone. He also is the member of the Board of Directors at The Walt Disney Company.
Let us now look at the magnificent Dorsey Family
Dorsey Parents – Tim Dorsey & Marcia Smith Dorsey
Tim and Marcia are Jack’s parents. He grew up in a house with comfortable means of income as his father had a good job that paid well. Tim worked for a corporation that was involved in the manufacturing of the mass spectrometer. Jack’s mother, Marcia was a homemaker.
Jack Dorsey has never been married so far, but he has had a string of high profile relationships. Jack has been spotted out and about with Kate Greer, with whom he has had a longtime on and off relationship, and also with the British model and actress Lily Cole.
He is not known to have any children as of 2015.
As of 2015, Jack Dorsey has a net worth of USD 1.44 billion. This makes him the 690th richest person in the world and the 241st in the US.
Jack, from the very beginning had been interested and fascinated with dispatch routing. This in the beginning of his career had led to the web dispatching based ventures, but it wasn’t until he noticed that text messaging could be made public, and decided to come up with Twitter.
Later on he established Square Inc, and both of his companies today stand listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Jack aspires to run for the post of NYC’s mayor and has been awarded many honors from prestigious magazines such as The Wall Street Journal, which presented him with the “Innovator of the Year Award” for his contribution to technology. He has also been named the “Top 35 innovators of the world under the age of 35”, by MIT Technology Review.