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Andrew Yang Net Worth

Who is Andrew Yang?

Andrew Yang is an American Entrepreneur best known as the founder of Venture for America. He is also the U.S 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

Yang’s Early Life

Yang was born on January 13, 1975, in Schenectady, New York to immigrant parents from Taiwan. His father worked in the research labs of IBM and General Electric while his mother has a master’s degree in statistics and later became an artist.

Andrew went to Phillips Exeter Academy and graduated in 1992. He then attended Brown University where he received Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He also went to Columbia Law School where he received a Juris Doctor.

Career

After completing his study, he began working as a corporate attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York. He then joined a healthcare software startup, MMF Systems Inc. as its Vice President. After working in the healthcare industry for many years, he left MMF systems and later created a nonprofit fellowship program called Venture for America.

Venture for America (VFA) was founded in 2011 to create economic opportunity in American cities by mobilizing the next generation of entrepreneurs and providing them the necessary skills they need to create jobs.

VFA was launched with $200,000 and trained 40 graduates in 2012, 69 in 2013 and 106 in 2014. After 2011, VFA grew reaching a $6 million annual operating budget in 2017 and started operating in major cities like Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Columbus, Miami, San Antonio, and many others. In March 2017, Yang stepped down as a position of CEO from VFA.

On November 6, 2017, Yang made his statement to run for the President of the United States in 2020. He came up with an idea of providing $1000/month to all US Citizen over the age of 18. His campaign’s slogan is “Humanity First” which gives attention to his belief that automation are killing the many key industries and is one of the biggest threats in the workforce.


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Andrew Yang Height and Weight

The Entrepreneur currently stands to be 5 feet 7 inch or 170 cm tall. He weighs around 70 kg or 154 pounds.

Is Andrew Yang Married?

Andrew is married to Evelyn. Together they have two sons and reside in New York City.

Andrew Yang Net Worth

While his financial details are not available publicly, various websites report his net worth to be in the range of $1.5 million to $2 million.

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