Brian Chesky CEO, Net Worth, Wife, House, Height, and News

Brian Chesky Biography

Brian Chesky is a popular American entrepreneur and industrial designer who is the co-founder and CEO of Airbnb. He co-founded Airbnb in 2008 alongside Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia. On December 10, 2020, Airbnb went public. He is also an Airbnb host in San Francisco.

Following graduating from Rhode Island School of Design, Brian relocated to Los Angeles to serve as an industrial designer. He was appointed Ambassador of Global Entrepreneurship during the Obama administration. Brian was always the public spokesperson for Airbnb, through interviews at conferences like the Code conference and on TV networks like CNBC.

Airbnb became a public company in December 2020, through an initial public offering. Brian has used Twitter to ask for ideas for improvements to Airbnb, he did so in 2016 and 2023. Moreover, Brian is an endorser of the Giving Pledge and has dedicated to contributing the net income of his CEO equity compensation to community, humanitarian, and charitable causes.  He is the 190th wealthiest person in the world with $9.6 billion as his net worth.

Quick Facts

Age August 29, 1981 (43 years old)
Net Worth $9.6 billion
Height 5 ft 9 in (approx. 1.75 m)
Education Rhode Island School of Design (BFA)
Occupation CEO and co-founder, of Airbnb
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Brian Chesky Age

Brian was born on August 29, 1981, in Niskayuna, New York, in the United States. He is 43 years old. Brian celebrates his birthday on August 29, every year.

Early Life And Education

He was born in Niskayuna, New York, to his social worker parents Deborah and Robert H. Chesky. Brian’s dad is Polish while his mother is of Italian descent. His sister is Allison. Growing up, Brian loved ice hockey. He holds American nationality. In 2004, he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in industrial design from the Rhode Island School of Design.

Brian Chesky Wife

Brian is currently single. He was previously in a relationship with his girlfriend Elissa Patel. Brian’s ex-girlfriend works as a community marketing whiz and artist. The two met in 2013 on Tinder. He now enjoys the company of his dog Sophie.

Brian Chesky CEO

He is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Airbnb and sets the illusion and master plan for the company. In 2007, he and Joe Gebbia became Airbnb’s first hosts. Since then, he has witnessed Airbnb’s development to become a community of more than 4 million hosts who have welcomed more than 1.5 billion guests across 220+ nations and regions.

Brian has fixed his creative roots in Airbnb’s culture, product, and community. The design-driven approach has implemented a system of trust that permits strangers to live together and developed a unique business model that eases connection and belonging. COVID-19 has failed Airbnb’s business. Speculated to go public in 2020, by choice, it took $2 billion in funds from PE firms in April to stay afloat.


Brian owns a home in San Francisco. In 2022, he listed a bedroom in his San Francisco house on the platform. Brian is not charging for the room, but it’s booked out till March 2023. His room listing features a large bed — queen size “with a real mattress,” according to the listing — two closets, a desk, and an armchair set against the backdrop of a world map.


Brian is a former bodybuilder. He was a competitive bodybuilder in his early 20s.


Brian made $40,000 a year as an industrial designer in Los Angeles before Airbnb took off. To get funding, he and his co-founders created special-edition cereals titled “Obama O’s” and “Cap’n McCains”, based on presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain. He co-founded peer-to-peer room and home rental company Airbnb alongside Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia in 2008; Brian is CEO.

Joe Gebbia

In October 2007, Brian went to San Francisco to live with RISD classmate Joe Gebbia. He did not have enough resources to pay his rent and decided with Joe to open their house to short-term renters. Joe is now a fellow co-founder of Airbnb. The two founded Airbnb in 2008. Joe is the 286th wealthiest person globally as per Forbes, having a net worth of $8.5 billion.


Brian was building muscle at a small scale for something that was finally Disneyland. Icons assisted them in building some muscle for something that they would unleash and that would be accessed by millions of people.


One can reach out to Brian through his email, [email protected].


Brian is a man of above-average stature who stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (approx. 1.75 m).

Net Worth

Brian has a net worth of $9.6 billion. He has garnered this wealth by owning 67 million shares of Airbnb.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Brian Chesky Married?

Brian is not married but was formerly dating artist Elissa Patel.

Where Does Brian Chesky Live?

Brian lives in the Castro neighborhood of San Francisco, in the United States.

How Old Is Brian Chesky?

Brian is a 43-year-old who was born on August 29, 1981, in Niskayuna, New York, in the United States.

How Much Is Brian Chesky Worth?

As the CEO And Co-founder of AirBnB, Brian is worth $9.8 billion.

Social Media Accounts

Twitter – @bchesky

Instagram – bchesky