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Colin Kroll Age, Death, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Colin Kroll

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Bio/Wiki
ProfessionEntrepreneur
Famous ForBeing the co-founder of HQ Trivia and Vine app
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBrown
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1984
BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States
Date of DeathDecember 16, 2018
Place of DeathAt his apartment in Manhattan, New York
Age (at the time of death)34 Years
Death CauseDrug Overdose [1]CNN
NationalityAmerican
HometownDetroit, Michigan, United States
ReligionNot Known
Ethnicity/RaceWhite American
HobbiesWalking With His Bulldog, Listening to Music, Travelling
ControversyIn 2014, he was fired by Twitter on the pretext of his misbehavior with his female colleagues.
Relationships & More
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsName Not Known
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Alan Kroll
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother(s)- 3 (Names Not Known)
Sister- None
Favorite Things
Favorite Online Video PlatformTwitch
Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known

Colin Kroll

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Colin Kroll

  • Did Colin Kroll smoke ?: Yes
  • Did Colin Kroll drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit along with his three brothers.
  • Throughout his academics, Kroll was a brilliant student.
  • After completing his education, he worked as an Engineering Manager for Yahoo from 2007 to 2009.
  • Thereafter, Colin Kroll worked as the Chief Technology Officer at Jetsetter from 2009 to 2013.
  • Being a fan of e-sports and live-streaming gaming platforms like Twitch, Mr. Kroll was inspired to do something in the same field, which led to the development of HQ Trivia; an app that twice a day goes live and allows users to play along in a live game show.

    HQ Trivia App

    HQ Trivia App

  • Kroll co-founded HQ with Rus Yusupov, and with the game’s debut in August 2017, it was immediately a smash hit.

    Colin Kroll With Rus Yusupov

    Colin Kroll With Rus Yusupov

  • Before HQ Trivia, Kroll also founded now-defunct app Vine, which he had launched in 2013, and Kroll was the company’s General Manager between 2013 and 2014.

    Colin Kroll And His Vine App

    Colin Kroll’s Vine App

  • According to his father, Alan Kroll, Colin was a hard worker who routinely worked 100 hours a week.
  • On December 16, 2018, he was found dead apparently of a drug overdose in his Lower Manhattan apartment in New York.
  • Police found his body on his bed after a concerned woman (reported to be his girlfriend) called 911. The Police also found what appeared to be cocaine and heroin in the apartment.
  • According to sources, before Colin died, he was scheduled to visit his father in Michigan next week for a 10-day Christmas vacation.
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