Eduardo Saverin is an internet entrepreneur and investor who is also known for as the co-founding member of Facebook. In 2015, it was reported that he owns 52 million Facebook shares. He has also made investments in brands like Jumio and Qwiki. In 2011, he renounced his US Citizenship. Keep reading to know more about Eduardo Saverin’s net worth in 2018.
Eduardo Saverin Early Life
Eduardo Saverin was born as Eduardo Luiz Saverin in 1982 on 19th March in Sao Paulo, Brazil to Paula Saverin and Roberto Saverin. He also has a brother named Alexandre Saverin. He was born and raised in Brazil. He completed his schooling at Gulliver Schools. Later he went to Harvard University, to attain a degree in Economics.
Eduardo Saverin married his wife Elaine Andriejanssen in 2015. The couple met in Indonesia, where Elaine family is involved with multiple businesses. Currently, Eduardo Saverin lives in Singapore, with his wife where he has been living since 2009. Eduardo Saverin likes to keep a low profile, he hasn’t even talked about Mark or Facebook again, which might be because of the Non-discloser agreement but we have definitely not seen his name on the headlines in the past few years.
Eduardo Saverin Career, Awards & Achievement
During his time at Harvard Eduardo Saverin met Mark Zuckerburg, and together they planned to create Facebook. However, Mark didn’t include Eduardo Saverin name anywhere in the profit and gave him no credit for the idea. It was only because of Eduardo Saverin money that Mark, was able to upload the website to Google. Later Eduardo sued Mark and asked him to share the profits. Later Eduardo Saverin had to sign a non-disclosure agreement to settle the matter. So, it was never revealed as to how much each party paid the other to close this chapter. Their relationship has been portrayed in a Hollywood movie called ‘The Social Network’. Eduardo Saverin’s character was played by Andrew Garfield in the movie, who received a lot of recognition for the role.
In 2010, Eduardo Saverin collaborated with Aldo Alvarez, a Mexican entrepreneur to create an online charity portal. Since 2009, Eduardo Saverin has been living in Singapore. In 1998 Eduardo became a US citizen but he renounced it in 2011, as he wants to work more in Singapore. This grabbed a lot of media attention as the billionaire was accused of taking this step just to steer clear of paying US taxes. Several people also raised questions of patriotism and nation value on him. Eduardo Saverin hasn’t entered US border since 2 years now, and by the looks of his business in Singapore, we don’t think that he will be entering the country anytime soon.
Awards & Achievements
Eduardo Saverin hasn’t received any major awards in his career, but he has definitely earned a lot of rewards which are technically better than any reward.
Net Worth of Eduardo Saverin
Eduardo Saverin has an estimated net worth of more than $10.1 billion. He has made most of his net worth through his family businesses. He is also a vivid investor, which helps him in multiplying his fortune. He also makes millions every year through his shares in tech-giants like Facebook etc.
Eduardo Saverin is one of the richest Brazilian in the world. He is also one of those businessmen who don’t take no for an answer when Mark refused to give him any credit or profit for Facebook, he didn’t think twice before dragging him directly to the court and obtain his rights. This also helped him revealing the true colors of Mark in front of the world. However, everything is good now, as Eduardo Saverin owns over 50 million shares of Facebook.