Hurley founded YouTube in 2005 with Steve Chen and Jawed Karim. On October 16, 2006, Chen and Hurley sold YouTube to Google Inc. for $1.65 billion. It was reported in The Wall Street Journal that Hurleys share was $345.6M at Googles February 7, 2007 closing stock price of $470.01.
How much did Jawed Karim sell YouTube for?
Google bought Youtube for $1.65 billion worth of stock. Jawed received 137,443 shares of Google which were worth $64 million on the day the deal closed.
How much are the founders of YouTube worth?
Jawed Karim - BiographyNameJawed KarimBorn28 October 1979 - Merseburg, East GermanyAge41Net worth$160 millionNationalityAmerican/German6 more rows•Jun 25, 2021
What was YouTube originally created for?
February 14, 2005, San Mateo, California, United States YouTube/Founded
Who is YouTube owned by?
Google YouTube/Owners In 2005 the American search engine company Google Inc. had launched a video service, Google Video, but it failed to generate much traffic, and Google was prompted to purchase YouTube for $1.65 billion in stock in November 2006. Rather than merging the Web sites, however, Google continued YouTubes operation as before.
Do YouTubers get paid if you skip the ads?
Skippable video ads (ads at the start of a video that a viewer can skip after five seconds) - you get paid if a viewer watches the whole ad (or at least 30 seconds if its longer). These are the most common type of YouTube ad.