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Dara Khosrowshahi (Uber CEO) Age, Net Worth, Family, Biography, Facts & More

Dara Khosrowshahi

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Bio
Real NameDara Khosrowshahi
ProfessionBusinessman
Major Designations1991-98: Analyst, Allen & Co.
1998-99: Vice President, Senior VP for Strategic Planning, USA Networks
1999-2000: President of Interactive, USA Networks
2000-2005: Executive VP for operations and strategic planning, EVP, chief financial officer, USA Networks/IAC
2005-2017: CEO, Expedia
2017-Present: CEO, Uber Technologies Inc.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 183 cm
in meters - 1.83 m
in feet inches - 6’
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 75 kg
in Pounds - 165 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper (Semi-bald)
Personal Life
Date of BirthMay 28, 1969
Age (as in 2017)48 Years
Birth PlaceTehran, Iran
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityIranian-American
HometownTarrytown, New York, United States
SchoolHackley School, Tarrytown, New York, United States (Class of 1987)
College/UniversityBrown University, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. (Class of 1991)
Educational QualificationB.A. in Electrical Engineering from Brown University
FamilyFather- Name Not Known (Businessman)
Mother- Name Not Known
Brothers- Kaveh Khosrowshahi (Managing Director at Allen & Co.) & 1 More
Sister- N/A
ReligionNot Known
EthnicityIranian
HobbiesCycling, Playing Video Games, Traveling
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Girlfriends/AffairsSydney Shapiro
Wife/SpouseSydney Shapiro
Dara Khosrowshahi With His Wife Sydney Shapiro
Marriage DateDecember 12, 2012 (in Las Vegas)
ChildrenSons- Alex & 2 More
Daughter- 1
Dara Khosrowshahi With His Wife And Children
Style Quotient
Car Range Rover, Mercedes Benz S Class, BMW
Assets 2 Condos in Miami (worth $10 Million)
Money Factor
Salary/Fees (as Expedia CEO)$4.73 million (including bonuses and stocks)
Net Worth$20.0 million (as in 2015)

Dara Khosrowshahi

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Dara Khosrowshahi

  • Does Dara Khosrowshahi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Dara Khosrowshahi drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was born to a prominent family in Tehran, Iran. Dara Khosrowshahi As A Child
  • His father founded the Alborz Investment Company, which involved in chemicals, pharmaceuticals, distribution, food, packaging, trading, and services.
  • Khosrowshahi is also related to Hassan Khosrowshahi (a Canadian billionaire).
  • In 1978, just prior to the Iranian Revolution, his family immigrated to the United States; as their company was seized and nationalized by the new government.
  • He was just 9-years-old when he arrived in the US as an Iranian refugee.
  • Khosrowshahi and his family moved in one of his uncles’ house in Tarrytown, New York.
  • When he was 13, his father returned to Iran to take care of his own father, however, he couldn’t leave Iran for the next 6 years as the Iranian government had detained him.
  • He grew up in Tarrytown New York along with his 2 brothers under the parentship of his mother.
  • Although Khosrowshahi is now a US citizen; his last name is pronounced “Cause-Row-Sha-hee.”
  • On 12-12-12 (December 12, 2012), he married Sydney Shapiro. The couple calls themselves “sci-fi geeks.” Their wedding was held in Las Vegas, and his wife was wearing a T-shirt from heavy metal band Slayer. Dara Khosrowshahi Wedding
  • Khosrowshahi is also a bona fide geek, who loves World of Warcraft. Dara Khosrowshahi As A Geek
  • His career started in the year 1991 when he joined the investment bank Allen & Company.
  • In 1998, he left Allen & Company and started working for one of his former clients, Barry Diller, first as an executive at Diller’s USA Networks and later as CFO of IAC, another Diller company.
  • In 2001, IAC purchased Expedia, and in August 2005, he was promoted to Expedia’s CEO.
  • Just before Diller and Khosrowshahi led the acquisition of Expedia, the 9/11 attacks occurred. However, the deal didn’t fall through.
  • During his tenure as CEO at Expedia Inc., the company expanded to over 60 different countries.
  • In 2013, Ernst & Young awarded him the Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year award.
  • Khosrowshahi also features among the U.S. State Department’s List of Prominent Iranian-Americans.
  • In 2015, he became the highest paid CEO in America, with a whopping salary of $94.6 million.
  • He has joined a growing list of CEOs who have spoken out against the Trump administration.
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