Nick Woodman Biography
- Age: 42 years old
- Birth Sign: Gemini
- Name: Nick Woodman
- Birth Name: Nicholas D. Woodman
- Nick Name: Nick
- Father: Dean Woodman
- Mother: Concepcion Federman
- Nationality: Ameriacn
- Birth Place/City: Santa Clara County, California
- Ethnicity: White
- Profession: Businessman
- Net Worth: US$770 million
- Eye Color: Dark-Brown
- Hair Color: Black
- Weight in KG: 64 KG
- Married: Yes
- Married to: Jill Woodman
- Education: University of California, San Diego
- Awards: Shorty Industry Award
- Siblings: Pilar Woodman, Andrea Moody 18
Nick Woodman was born on June 24, 1975 and he is forty years old. His birth place is Santa Clara County, California, United States. He is son of Dean Woodman. His father was a co-founder of the investment bank Robertson Stephens. He belongs to American Hispanic descent. His nationality is American. He is white according to Nick's ethnicity. Nick's star sign is Cancer. He has two sisters and their names are Andrea Moody and Pilar Woodman.
In 1993, he graduated from the Menlo School. With his interest in surfing during he founded first surfing club when he was in high school. He also used to sell t-shirts at high school in order to raise money for his club. Later he joined University of California, San Diego and earned his B.A. degree in visual arts and a minor in creative writing in 1997.
After his college, he tried two startups, the first was a website called EmpowerAll.com, to sell electronic goods for no more than a $2 markup. The second was a gaming and marketing platform which created chance to win cash prizes Funbug. While he was in the surfing trip to Australia and Indonesia, he used 35mm camera attached by rubber in order to capture his surfing activities. He had a very hard time to capturing the quality picture and founded a solution to develop a camera which would be attached to body by a belt. In order to develop his business he took loan of $ 35,000 with his mother and her sewing machine. His father also loaned his a sum of $200,000. He named his designed product GoPro which could capture close up footage. Later he modified his product with features like supporting WiFi, remotely controlled, and has waterproof housing and records to a micro SD card.
Nick Woodman's company sold 2.3 million cameras in 2012. The Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn purchased 8.88% of the company for $200 million. With the purchasing of the Foxconn, the market value of the company becomes $2.25 billion. On June 2014, GoPro went to public and in 2014 Woodman was the highest paid US chief executive with net worth of about 3 billion dollars.
Woodman is good looking guys and he has become one of the high paid CEO in early age. There are no any rumors of his affair in the past. Woodman's sexual orientation is straight and his relational status is married.
Nick Woodman was married to his girlfriend Jill R. Scully. They were together before Woodman was a billionaire and his spouse has been supporting him in every step by step to be the world famous man. They were married 2012, in a private event. They have three children and the details about their children are missing. He is also known as mad billionaire for his behavior and eccentricities. He is a very sport loving and athletes loving, and his interest let him to be a billionaire.
Nick Woodman has huge net worth of and his salary is. Woodman's bio and career information is uploaded in several sites.
- Last modified : 07 February, 2016
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