Travis Kalanick
Travis Kalanick

Travis Kalanick is a famous American Businessman, Computer programmer, as well as an entrepreneur who is mostly known as the CEO of groundbreaking transportation network company ‘Uber.’ On the other hand, he is the co-founder of ‘Red Swoosh,’ a peer-to-peer file-sharing company. The Forbes Magazine in 2014 listed him as the 290th richest American.

Quick Biography

Travis was born on the 6th of August 1976, in Los Angeles, California, to his mother, Bonnie Horowitz Kalanick, and father, Donald Edward Kalanick. Travis spent most of his childhood in Northridge, California.

Travis went to the Granada Hills High School. He later attends his university education at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he studied computer engineering. However, Travis quit UCLA in order to get more time to work on his file-sharing company.

While in middle school, he learned to code due to his interest in technology and communication.

Everything turned towards him after his co-founder Garrett Camp came up with the idea of a mobile app that connects passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire and ridesharing services named ‘Uber.’

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Travis Kalanick
Age: 44 years old
Birth Date: 06 August 1976
Birth Place: California, USA
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: Bonnie Horowitz Kalanick and Donald Edward Kalanick
Spouse: N/A
Children: N/A
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
Weight: 71 Kg
Profession: Businessman
Net Worth: $3 billion

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

44 years old, Travis features a height of 5 feet 8 inches while, on the other hand, weighs 71 kg. Additionally, he features a salt and pepper hair color as well as a brown eye color.

Education, School/College University

Travis went to the Granada Hills High School. He later attends his university education at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he studied computer engineering. However, Travis quit UCLA in order to get more time to work on his file-sharing company.

While in middle school, he learned to code due to his interest in technology and communication.

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

Travis was born in Los Angeles, California, to his mother, Bonnie Horowitz Kalanick, and father, Donald Edward Kalanick. He is of the American Nationalities as well as belongs to a mixed (Czech, Ashkenazi Jewish, German, and Irish) ethnicity. Travis has a sister called Anji Arm, as well as a brother named Cory Kalanick.

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

Travis Kalanick With Partner Angie You
Travis Kalanick With Partner Angie You

Travis is a man of secrets. He has made his personal life private from the eyes of the public, together with his present as well as previous love life in addition to his girlfriends.

However, he is known to have been with a violinist who interned at ‘Shyp’ for almost two years, Gabi Holzwarth, who was introduced to each other by Uber investor Shervin Pishevar. While they were together, it is said that Travis’ engagement at work made him end his relationship with Gabi. The two do not have any children.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): In relation
When did he get married? (married date): N/A
Does he have any relationship affair? Angie You
Is Travis Kalanick Gay? No
Wife/Spouse (name): N/A
Kids: No

Professional Life and Career

After Travis quit school, he spent most of his time working on his file-sharing company ‘Scour.’ However, things didn’t go well for him as he was sued for a trillion dollars, after which he filed for bankruptcy. However, this did not waiver him from his course to greatness as he picked up himself and started another start-up, ‘Red Swoosh.’

Everything turned towards him after his co-founder Garrett Camp came up with the idea of a mobile app that connects passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire and ridesharing services named ‘Uber.’ With a sum of $800, they hired private drivers as well as friends as the starting amount. The Idea overwhelmingly succeeded in covering 66 countries as well as more than 507 cities all around the globe.

On the other hand, Travis is a public speaker in numerous conferences like the TechCrunch Disrupt, Tech Cocktail, and DLD, in addition to many others. He also shares his struggles in the initial days of his career through an archived blog, swooshing. He is now among the wealthiest entrepreneurs in this generation.

Awards & Nominations

Travis has won different awards, including Recipient of awards: TR100, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2002, as well as the Technology Pioneer, World Economic Forum in 2005.

Travis Kalanick’s Net Worth, Income & Salary in 2020

Travis Kalanick Net Worth
Travis Kalanick Net Worth

As of October 2020, Travis Kalanick has been able to amass a net worth of around $3 billion.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Travis’ career has attracted a lot of controversies. It was just recently that he was filmed arguing about fares with a driver, but he later apologized.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Travis Kalanick Facebook page has around 64.8k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 232.2k followers. On Travis Kalanick Instagram account, he has around 21.2k followers while on YouTube, Travis Kalanick has around 9.65k subscribers.

Travis Kalanick defied all odds that you could ever think of. A determined and focussed heart can never be waivered by anything. From being bankrupt, he has grown to be among the top wealthiest entrepreneurs at this age through his various investments all over the world. However, he exhibits a rather wanting personal life.

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