Sean Parker’s Net Worth
Sean Parker has an estimated net worth of $3 billion.
He has achieved a lot for a man of his age. Parker is famous for many things, including his philanthropic side, through his contributions to many different organisations and cancer research institutes. Parker has earned most of his wealth through the companies he has confounded.
Sean began to be successful at the very young age of nineteen when he confounded Napster in 1999.
Today Sean and his cofounder Shawn Fanning are credited with transforming the way music is downloaded. However, after several lawsuits by the music industry, Napster was shut down. Sean then created Plaxo, which was also shut down two years later.
When he was twenty-four years old, he had become the founding father of Facebook, which is now the world’s biggest social network.
Parker is currently a Board member of both Spotify and Yamma.
Sean Parker’s Philanthropy and Charitable Causes
In July 2015, Parker announced that he would create a foundation, The Parker Foundation, with a $600 million contribution. Parker is a cancer research supporter, and in 2012, he pledged $5 million towards cancer and the cancer research institute.
Sean has donated a lot of money to many charitable causes and organisations such as;
- Stand up to cancer
- Malaria no more
- Clinton foundation
- Code for America
- Cancer research institute
- Charity water campaign
Sean serves as a board member in several charity organisations like;
- Obama foundation
- Global citizen
- Parker foundation
- Museum of contemporary art, Los Angeles
- Parker Institute for cancer immunotherapy
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