PeopleKevin Rose’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story
- Source of Wealth: Internet, Revision3, Digg, Pownce, Milk
- Age: 42
- Birth Place: Redding, California, United States
- Marital Status: Married (Darya Pino)
- Full Name: Robert Kevin Rose
- Nationality: United States
- Date of Birth: February 21, 1977
- Ethnicity: Caucasian
- Occupation: Businessman
- Education: University of Nevada Las Vegas
Known to be one of the founders of Milk, Digg, Pownce and Revision3, Kevin Rose is an American internet entrepreneur with an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2012.
In the past, Kevin Rose was The Screen Savers’ co-host and production assistant. He is currently one of Google’s venture partners. Like many well known internet wizards, Kevin Rose is also a university drop-out. He was studying computer science at the University of Nevada Las Vegas when he decided to pursue a different career path.
Kevin Rose has appeared on shows like Unscrewed with Martin Sargent, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. It was in 2004 when Kevin Rose and his colleagues, Jay Adelson, Ron Gorodetzky and Owen Byrne, founded Digg which was a technology link website. In 2007, he was named as one of the world’s top 35 innovators under 35 by the MIT Technology Review TR35. Subsequently, Kevin Rose and his affiliates founded Pownce and Milk. Starting 2012, Kevin Rose and his Milk team which include Daniel Burka, Joshua Lane, and Chris Hutchins, officially became a part of Google. He worked as Google’s senior product manager.
Kevin Rose has investments in Gowalla,Foursquare, NGMOCO, 3crowd, Square, Chomp, Twitter, Dailybooth, SimpleGeo, OMGPOP, Facebook, and Formspring.