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Top 20 Internet Male Entrepreneurs (Including Net Worth)

Updated on March 14, 2014

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A well conceived and executed online business idea can turn you into a millionaire overnight, quite literally. The following list of the top 20 Internet male entrepreneurs (in alphabetic order) should provide some inspiration if you are exploring online business ideas.

Alexander Levin


Alexander Levin is a 23 year old online entrepreneur well known as the founder of ImageShack, the largest free image hosting website.

Andrew Gower


If you have ever played the online MMORPG game Runescape, then you have interacted with Andrew Gomer’s work. He founded the company together with Paul Gower and Constant Tedder.

Andrew Michael

Venture: Fasthosts Internet Ltd

Andrew Michael is the founder of FastHosts Internet Ltd. He started the company at the age of 17 and sold it to United Internet in 2006 for 62 million pounds sterling.

Angelo Sotira


Angelo Sotira is the co-founder of DeviantArt, the popular online community art website. At the mere age of 26, his net worth is said to be $75 million.

Aodhan Cullen


Aodhan Cullen founded StatCounter, an Internet stats company, at the age of 16. The company now has over 2 million members and tracks billions of websites.

Blake Aaron Ross

Venture: Mozilla Web Browser

Together with Dave Hyatt, Blake Ross developed the popular Mozilla web browser. He currently works at FaceBook where he is the Director of Product. His net worth is estimated at $60 million.

Dave Hyatt

Venture: Mozilla Web Browser

Dave Hyatt is known for his work developing the Mozilla web browser together with Blake Ross. His net worth is also estimated at about $60 million. Hyatt currently works for Apple Inc where he is part of the Safari Web Browser development team.

Greg Tseng


Greg Tseng is a Harvard alumnus well known as a co-founder of Tagged, a social networking site, which he founded with long time friend Johann Schleier-Smith. Together, their net worth is estimated to be $45 million.

Jake Nickell


Jake Nickell started, an online apparel store, in 2000 with a mere $1,000 in seed capital. His net worth is now estimated to be in the range of $50 million.

John Vechey

Venture: PopCap Games

John Vechey founded PopCap Games in 2000. The company created games for all kinds of platforms and currently employs over 400 people.

Jeremy Stoppelman


Stoppelman and Rusell Simmons worked as software engineers at PayPal before founding Yelp is a local search and review website that relies on user reviews.

Kevin Rose


Kevin Rose is the creator of, Pownce and Milk. His net worth is estimated to be in the range of $30 million.

Mark Zuckerberg

Venture: Facebook

Zuckerberg can aptly be described as a social networking genius. His site, FaceBook, took the world by storm. His net worth as at September 2011 was $17.5 billion making him the 14th wealthiest person in the world.

Matt Mullenweg

Venture: WordPress.Org

WordPress, the most popular blog and website software is a creation of Matt Mullenweg. He is currently the lead developer at the WordPress foundation. Mullenweg is an open source enthusiast.

Markus Frind


Markus is the founder is the world’s largest dating website, The website is predominantly free though it recently begun charging for premium services.

Robert Small


This 24 year old has a net worth of $24 million. His website, MiniClip, is well known for its interesting and casual browser based games.

Tom Fulp


Born Thomas Michael Fulp in 1978, Tom is the creator and administrator of Newgrounds. Newgrounds is a flash file sharing website. His net worth is estimated to be $15 million.

Sean Belnick


At the age of 14, Sean Belnick founded with a mere $500 as seed capital and some wise counsel from his stepfather, an office furniture veteran. The site is now the world’s largest online furniture retailer.

Ryan Block


Ryan Block was a technology journalist at before founding, a community site where people can ask and answer questions related to gadgets.

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About the Author

TIMOTHY FERRISS, serial entrepreneur and ultravagabond, has been featured in the New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, Maxim, and other media. He speaks six languages, runs a multinational firm from wireless locations worldwide, and has been a world-record holder in tango, a national champion in Chinese kickboxing, and an actor on a hit television series in Hong Kong. He is twenty-nine years old.


You can also see the list of top 20 Internet Female Entrepreneurs.


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    Kevin J Timothy 5 years ago from Tampa Bay, FL

    After reading this list tell me why today's youth can't be more productive. Instead of star gazing at athletes, recording artists, and movie stars, these are the models that they should be trying to emulate.

    It's always great to see young men and women with a plan to turn their ideas into a pioneering service. VERY intriguing hub.