Chris Hughes- Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth : $850 Million



Chris Hughes was born on 26 November, 1983. He was born in Hickory, Carolina. Chris Hughes is an American entrepreneur. He is the original co-founder of Facebook. He served as a spokesman for the online social networking site, Facebook. He is the co-founder along with the room-mates of Harvard Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz and Eduardo Saverin. Not only is this, he is a publisher and editor-in-chief of The New Republic. He officially purchased the magazine, The New Republic in the year 2012.The New Republic is the Washington D.C.- based politics and arts magazine with a liberal bent. The ownership stake is less than 100 percent. This young entrepreneur is an inspiring man to other young people. He served a great work in the Facebook and without his support Facebook wouldn’t have reach the heights, it is today. He completed his degree of graduation in the year 2006. His net worth is $850 million as reported in the year 2013.

Early Life


Chris Hughes was born in Hickory, North Carolina. He was raised as an evangelical Lutheran and is the only child of his parents. His parents are “Ray Hughes”, father, who was a paper salesman and mother, Brenda Hughes, who is a public school teacher. This young man completed his graduation from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. In the year 2006, Chris Hughes was graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in the subject of History and Literature.

Personal Life


Talking about his personal life he is a Gay. As reported in the year 2009, he attended the official first state dinner at Barack Obama’s place along with his husband Sean Eldridge. Sean Eldridge is a political Director of Freedom to Marry. They attended the dinner at Obama’s place when they were just in relationship. Later in the year 2011 in the month of January, it was announced that Sean and Chris will get engaged at the reception in support of Freedom of Marry. Finally, they got married in the year 2012. They together did a hell of fun and reside in the New York in a $2 million residence. Chris Hughes is a very young and multi-millionaire personality. Not only is this, he played a role of an actor in the film, The Social Network.



First of all, he was the coordinator of, which is an online Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, in short, he was the coordinator of the campaign’s online social networking website. He us the master on computer works and very good at coding and development of the software. In the year 2009, he was the cover story of the magazine Fast Company. Beside this, the headline of the magazine was “The Kid Who Made Obama President; How Facebook Cofounder Chris Hughes Unleashed Barack’s Base- and Changed Politics and Marketing Forever.” Not only is this , in the year 2009, March, it was announced that Hughes was named Entrepreneur in Residence at General Catalyst Partners, a Cambridge Massachusetts which is venture-capital firm, from the start of his career he was counted as an entrepreneur.

Now in the year 2010, he founded the Jumo, which is a non-profit social network organization. He was actually the Executive Officer of Jumo which ultimately aims to help people in finding the ways to help the World. In the month of July, 2010, the society UNAIDS appointed Chris Hughes to a 17 member “High Level Commission” of the renowned politicians, business leaders, human rights activists and the unavoidable scientists. The society aims at spearheading a “social and political action campaign over the coming year at galvanizing support for effective HIV prevention programmes. UNAIDS is the abbreviation of joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. In the year 2011, he was invitee of the Bildberg Group and the Swiss 2011 Bildberg conference at the Suvretta House in St. Moritz, Switzerland. And recently in the year 2012, he purchased a majority stake of the magazine, The New Republic and become the editor-in-chief.



Chris Hughes’s net worth is $850 million. He is one of the youngest entrepreneur of the era. He owned a $2 million house in the district of New York with the reported purpose of permitting Edridge to run the Congressional seat there and they both lived a legendary life. This “sleek and sexy ” home has two bedroom, two bath in Shokan with an in ground pool and a hot tub, overlooking the Ashokan Reservior this palce is really modern and definitely a rich wants to enjoy such place and become happy. Not only is this the couple bought a loft in the year 2010, 50 miles south in Soho, which is purchased for $5 million.  is most of his fortune came from the Facebook Company and is now the editor-in-chief of The New Republic magazine. Not only is this, he invested in Upworthy in October, 2012 and in March of the same year, he invested in NationBuilder. In the year 2011, he was added a position as VP Marketing at Medivo and invested in Fancy in the year 2010. The story is not over yet, he also added to General Catalyst Partners and as a co-founder and Executive Director at Jumo and as a managing Director at MondayCallSolutions and as a Board Member at Fancy.


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