Reed Hastings
Reed Hastings

Reed Hastings is a famous American Entrepreneur known as co-founder of Netflix. Netflix is a video streaming available all across the world.

Quick Biography

The full name of an entrepreneur is Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr. He was born on 8 October 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 8 October 1960
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: Joan Amory Loomis and Wilmot Reed Hastings
Spouse: Patricia Ann Quillin
Children: Two children
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 76 kg
Profession: Entrepreneur
Net Worth in 2022: $5 billion

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Reed Hastings is 61 years old. The height of the entrepreneur is 1.78 m, and the weight is 76 kg. The hair color of Reed is White.

Education, School/College University

Reed Hastings attended Buckingham, Browne Nichols School, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The entrepreneur participated in Marine Corps Base Quantico Program, but he could not complete his training. Hastings completed his graduation from Bowdoin College. The businessman joined the Peace Corps. He was a school teacher in Swaziland from 1983 to 1985. In 1988, the businessman completed his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Reed Hastings was born to Joan Amory Loomis and Wilmot Reed Hastings. The great-grandfather of Reed was Alfred Lee Loomis. He was an attorney, financier, scientist, inventor ad executive producer. He did not have any siblings. The nationality of Reed is American. He belongs to white ethnicity. We did not have religious details of the businessman. Reed often shares his political views with social media.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Reed Hastings With Wife Patricia Ann Quillin
Reed Hastings With Wife Patricia Ann Quillin

Reed Hastings married to Patricia Ann Quillin. The couple blessed with two beautiful children.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): N/A
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Reed Hastings Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Patricia Ann Quillin
Kids: Two children

Professional Life and Career

Reed Hastings started his job career at Adaptive Technology. The entrepreneur invented a tool for debugging software. In 1990, Reed met CEO of Adaptive Corp Audrey Maclean. She inspired the businessman to focus on one product rather on two products in a mediocre way.

In 1991, he left the company to found his own company, Pure Software. The company provides products to troubleshoot software. As the company grows at a tremendous speed, Hastings found it difficult to handle. The entrepreneur asked the board to change to replace him on board, but they did not replace him. In 1995, Pure Software acquired by Morgan Stanley.

Pure Software merged with Atria Software. In 1997, the company acquired by Rational Software. Reed left the company after the acquisition. The entrepreneur spent two years of his life, thinking about how to avoid similar problems. The businessman founded Netflix with Marc Randolph. At that time, Netflix was a combination of DVD and Online Website.

The headquarters of Netlfix situated in Los Gatos, California, United States. After founding Netflix, Reed was amazed that so many people would use the service.  The Netflix employee management system was very different from other companies. Reed always meets new employees and tells them about their company culture. Hastings inspired by YouTube for developing Netflix.

In 2011, the businessman became director of the Board of Facebook. In 2016, He had stocks worth US$10 million. He was inboard of Microsoft from 2007 till 2012. The entrepreneur is also active in education philanthropy and politics. In 2006, philanthropists donated $1 million to Beacon Education Network. In 2014, he gave his views for the elimination of elected school boards. According to the Los Angeles Times, he donated to more than $1 million to California State Superintendent of Schools Jack O’Connell’s candidacy. In the 2016 United States Presidential Election, Reed supported Hillary Clinton.

Awards & Nominations

In 2014, Reed received The Henry Crown Leadership Award. The awards were given each year to the leader with the achievement, which presents the high standard of honor, integrity, industry, and philanthropy.

Reed Hastings Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Reed Hastings Net Worth
Reed Hastings Net Worth

As of August 2022, the net worth of Reed Hasting is $5 billion. He is present as Board of Members of KIPP, DreamBox, and Netflix. He is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Netflix. Hasting displayed on the Front Page of USA Today. In 2018, He joined the Reid Hoffman for Podcast Series. The Podcast also features a businessman named Mark Zuckerberg, John Eikann, and Howard Schultz.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

The businessman did not involve in any controversy or scandal.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Reed Hastings Facebook page has around 210,769 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 56k followers. The entrepreneur did not have an account on YouTube and Instagram.

Reed Hastings is a great person by heart. He always donates his money to various non-profit organizations. Reed Netflix has more than 65 million subscribers. His speech motivates the Youth to do something in their life. In 2009, the entrepreneur released his internal culture guide publicly online — the guide based on workers and management.


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