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Jack Dorsey Biography
Jack Dorsey Bio

Jack Dorsey is an American businessman and CEO of Twitter. Twitter, an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short messages called ‘tweets’, Twitter is one of the 10 most visited websites in the world.

Jack Dorsey is also the founder of Square, a mobile payments company that markets a number of software and hardware payment products. A computer programmer by profession, he became interested in dispatch routing in his teens. Jack loves computers and Jack Dorsey used to study the available IBM computer models during his childhood and used to spend hours studying. 

Jack was fascinated by the concept of coordinating couriers, taxicabs, other large vehicles, and emergency services, and also wanted to create a live map of his city, showing the vehicles in motion as little red dots. Jack was just 15 years old when he wrote a program to dispatch fire services and taxis.

Jack studied at the Missouri University of Science and Technology before he studied at New York University, where Jack first got the idea for Twitter. To pursue his passion, he left his studies even before he got his degree. He along with his friends launched Twitter in 2006.


Who is Jack Dorsey?

Jack Dorsey was born on 19 November 1974 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, to Marcia Dorsey and Tim Dorsey. Jack is one of his father’s three children. He grew up with his brothers Andrew and Danny. Jack’s father worked for a company that developed mass spectrometers and he was a medical equipment engineer. 

Jack Dorsey received his early education from Bishop Dubourg High School, a Catholic school in St. Louis. Which paved the way for them to develop creative ways of simplifying information flow through programming. Jack was known in the school as a quiet boy.

From St. Louis School, he developed an early interest in computers and became a member of his school’s computer club. From the age of 14, he started taking interest in dispatch routing. He made software for taxi cab companies, which should be effective. He said

“I was playing about how the city works,” 

Jack studied at the Missouri University of Science and Technology before he studied at New York University, where Jack first got the idea for Twitter.

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Jack Dorsey Biography
Name Jack Dorsey
Birthday  19 November 1976
Birthplace St. Louis, Missouri
Age (2021)  45 year old
Birth sign  Scorpio
Height in centimeters- 178 cm

in meters- 1.78 m

in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”

Weight in Kilograms- 75 kg

in Pounds- 165.35 lbs

Father/mother Tim Dorsey/Marcia Dorsey
Brother Andrew/Denny
Wife N/A
Profession Square, Ink and Twitter CEO
Country United States
Caste N/A
Net worth $2.4 Billion
Last Updated 2022


Favourite colour: Black
Favourite Sport: Baseball
Favourite Singer: Kendrick Lamar
Favourite Song: To Pimp a Butterfly (By Kendrick Lamar)
Favourite Accessories: Watches


Jack is one of his father’s three children. He grew up with his brothers Andrew and Danny. Jack’s mother’s name is Marcia Dorsey. Jack’s father worked for a company that developed mass spectrometers and he was a medical equipment engineer.

Jack Dorsey Career

It was at New York University that Jack first came up with the idea of ​​sharing short messages with friends to update them on his status. But by then Jack started working as a programmer and moved to Oakland, California in 2000 in search of a better career.

He started a company to dispatch taxis, couriers, and emergency services using his dispatch software. It was then that he started getting serious about his idea for a short messaging service that would update their friends about his status in real-time. Meanwhile, his company failed and Jack struggled for the next few years. He spent his time freelancing and even went to massage therapy courses. However, he did not forget his dream of building a short messaging service and the one he had imagined.


One day while eating Mexican fast food in the playground, Jack told his company’s team about the SMS service and said that we make an SMS service for our company, using which employees can send messages online. It took Jack and his friend two weeks to build this software.

He contacted Odeo, a directory and search destination website, showing interest in text messaging. He managed to attract interest from Odeo co-founder Evan Williams and company executives Biz Stone. In October 2006, Jack together with Bizz Stone, Evan Williams, and some other members of Odeo formed Clear Corporation, which later evolved into “Twitter”. Within two weeks Jack created a simple site where users could quickly tweet 140 characters. (message) could have been posted.

Which was first called a status on Twitter, then called Rubrik. Jack posted his tweet on March 21st, 2006, and was looking forward to a bright future for the then startup. Twitter quickly began to gain prominence when celebrities and CEOs jumped on the stage. Jack initially served as the CEO of Twitter, and Williams took over as CEO in 2008.

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Jack Dorsey Girlfriend

Jack has dated several beautiful women for a decade as girlfriends, including British model Lily Cole, yoga instructor Kate Grier, ballet dancer Sophiaen Silva.

Jack Dorsey’s Achievements 

He was included in the Mi Technology Review TR35 as one of the Top 35 Innovators in the World Under 35 in 2008, from the “Innovator of the Year Award for Technology” by the “Wall Street Journal” in 2012 was awarded.

Jack Dorsey Net Worth

Do you know how much Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey earned from salary in 2018? In a statement issued by Twitter, it was said that in 2018, Jack Dorsey has received $ 1.40 (about Rs 98) as salary. For the last three years, he was not even taking any salary. According to the information, he has not taken any salary in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Apart from this, he has not taken advantage of any kind of compensation and benefits.


Jack Dorsey has a net worth of 1,270 crores USD as a Twitter CEO. (According to 2021) 

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Interesting Fact About Jack Dorsey

  • Micro-blogging site Twitter’s founder and chief executive Jack uses China’s search engine Duck Go instead of Google.
  • The turning point in the development of the company came when Union Software Benchers invested $ 5 million in it.
  • Jack used to wear a nose ring when financing was done for the first time, then Jack took off his nose
  • The then US presidential candidates like Barack Obama and John McCain used it to update millions of supporters about their campaign. 
  • The traffic of Twitter was increasing day and night at quadruple speed. It became difficult to handle it, the servers were crashing every day.

Jack Dorsey‘s Media Profiles:

  •  Instagram
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn



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