Peter Thiel is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist and also a political activist. The co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel has a net worth of 2.2 billion dollars and was ranked no. 4 by the Forbes in 2014. In the Forbes 400 list, he ranked 315 in 2017.
Peter Thiel was awarded The Herman Lay award for entrepreneurship back in 2006. And a year later, he was honored the Young Global Leader as one of 250 most distinguished leaders at the age 40 by the world economic forum.
Source: Founders Fund
He was also honored as “Alumnus of the year award in 2012. In 2013 Thiel was the Venture Capitalist of the year and received a TechCrunch Crunchie award.
Billionaire, Peter Thiel got married to his long-term boyfriend Matt Danzeisen. Their wedding ceremony came out as a surprise for Peter on his 50th birthday.
Peter Thiel, who is also the co-founder of PayPal got married to his current husband Matt back in October 2017, in Vienna, Austria. Matt's husband Danzeisen works as a portfolio manager at Thiel Capital.
Although the couple held a surprise ceremony in Austria, Matt's husband Peter hasn't spoken anything about his wedding and married life in public.
Peter Thiel's husband Matt Danzeisen
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Peter Thiel and his spouse have been in a relationship for a long time. Initially, although they were in a relationship, they hadn't mentioned anything about the marriage. Finally, back in October on Peter’s 50th birthday ceremony, the couple surprised everyone with the news of their marriage.
We wish for Peter and his husband Matt’s successful and great marital life.
Peter is a Stanford Law School graduate. He worked as a clerk for Judge James Larry Edmondson of the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He also worked as a security lawyer for Sullivan and Cromwell in New York.
We mentioned earlier that Matt's husband Thiel is the co-founder of PayPal. He figured out the need to solve the gap in online payments when he analyzed the rapid development of internet and personal computer. Peter's main motive was to make the payment system easier and better than the credit cards and ATM networks.
from zero to onehttp://t.co/TtFsSpVkLP— Peter Thiel (@peterthiel) September 8, 2014
He is also the president of Clarium Capital, and Chairman of Palantir, which is combinedly worth $20 billion. Moreover, he is also the board member of Facebook.
Video: Peter Thiel's speech on developing developed world
Peter was also a major supporter of Trump but Matt was just more moderate in his husband Peter’s support for Trump as reported by Buzzfeed.
Peter's net worth has rapidly increased over the years. Peter Thiel owns a massive oceanfront mansion worth $27 million in Maui country, Hawaii. He also owns a historic Dave Chasen Residence in LA which he bought for $11 million. Peter also bought a 4 storied mansion for $6.5 million back in 2009.
Peter Thiel's LA mansion
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Peter Thiel was also granted the citizenship of New Zealand although he only spent 12 days in the country. Peter also owns a Wanaka Lake forest estate, and his New Zealand –registered company bought a 193ha Glendhu Bay farm. The price paid for the Wanaka property has not been disclosed but he is estimated to have bought it for around $8 million. We must say, it is the perks of being a great personality and a successful entrepreneur.