Parag Agrawal Biography, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth

Parag Agrawal is an Indian-born and American-based computer engineer, business executive, and media celebrity, who is most popular for being the new CEO of Twitter, a social media platform and microblogging site succeeding Jack Dorsey, a co-founder of Twitter. In November 2021, he became the CEO and prior to that, he was severing as the chief technology officer of the company.

Parag Agrawal Biography / Wiki

Parag was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India to a government employee and school teacher. As a child, he joined Atomic Energy Central School No.4 for secondary education and moved to the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, and completed engineering in computer science. Later, he joined Stanford University and completed his Ph.D. in computer science.

Real Name Parag Agrawal
Nick Name Parag
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date Of Birth Between (1983/1984)
Age(as of 2021) Age (38 to 39) Years
Zodiac Sign Unknown
Nationality Indian and American
Profession Bussines Executive

Parag Agrawal Age

As per Parag Agrawal’s date of birth, his age is Age (38 to 39) years (as of now, in 2021). 

Parag Agrawal Height and Weight

Parag Agrawal’s height is about 5′ 8″ and his weight is approximately 79 kg.

Parag Agrawal Early Career

Parag started his career as a computer engineer after completing his education at Microsoft Research and held the top position in a short span of time because of his exceptional work and talent. After working for several years at Microsoft Research, he joined Yahoo! Research and worked as a leader of numerous operations.

Parag Agrawal joined Twitter as a Software Engineer

In 2011, Parag joined Twitter as a software engineer and was mainly responsible for the company’s technical strategy and overseeing machine learning and AI across the consumer, revenue, and science teams.

Due to his impeccable work in the company, in 2017 Parag was promoted and became the chief technology officer. In 2019, he was made in charge of Project Bluesky, an initiative to develop a decentralized social network protocol by former CEO Jack Dorsey.

While giving an interview to MIT Technology Review in 2020 and discussing balancing the protection of free speech as a core value and the endeavor to combat false information, Parag commented “Our role is not to be bound by the First Amendment, but our role is to serve a healthy public conversation … focus less on thinking about free speech, but thinking about how the times have changed”.

On 29 November 2021, Monday, Parag became the CEO of Twitter, a microblogging social media site after its long-serving CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey resign from the company.

Parag Agrawal Parents and Siblings

Parag has not revealed much information about his parents and siblings as of now. However, we came to know, his father was a senior official in the Indian Department of Atomic Energy and his mother is a retired school teacher. There is no valid information about his siblings so far.

Parag Agrawal Wife and Children

Parag has been married to this longtime girlfriend named Vineeta Agarwala since 2016. Together, they have a baby, whose name is unknown as of now.

Parag Agrawal wit her wife Vineeta Agarwala

Facts

  • Parag Agrawal hails from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
  • He is a present CEO of Twitter, a social media platform and mircoblogging site.
  • His hobbies are trekking, moutain climbing, skiing, reading books, singing, dancing, and phogotraphy.
  • Parag is fond of watching movies and playing guitar.
  • He is an animal lover and has a pet dog.
  • Indian and Japanese foods are his favorite.
  • He was a classmate of singer Shreya Ghoshal.
  • In 2001, he won a gold medal at the International Physics Olympiad held in Turkey.
  • Parag secured 77th rank in the Joint Entrance Exam in 2000.
Parag Agrawal with his friends

Associated With

Alejandro Basteri is also a popular American businessman and media celebrity.

Parag Agrawal’s Salary and Net Worth 

Parag Agrawal’s net worth as of now, in 2021 is thought to be more than 1.25m USD. The sources of his earnings from being a CEO of Twitter and different business ventures.

Social Media

Favorite Things

Favorite Colors Black and Blue
Favorite Destination Paris, France
Favorite Actor Tom Cruise
Favorite Actress Margot Robbie
Favorite Sports Tennis
Favorite Sportsperson Novak Djokovic
Parag Agrawal at his graduation

LifeStyle

Does Parag Agrawal, Consume Alcohol? No
Does he, Smoke? No
Does he, Drive? Yes
Does Parag Agrawal, Swims? Yes
Does he know cooking? Yes
Is he a Yoga Practitioner? Yes
Does Gym? Yes
Is Parag Agrawal a Jogger? Yes
Eating Habit? Vegetarian

FAQ

Who is Parag Agrawal?

Parag Agrawal is an Indian-born and American-based computer engineer, business executive, and media celebrity, who is most popular for being the new CEO of Twitter, a social media platform and microblogging site.

Is Parag Agrawal married?



What is the age of Parag Agrawal?

The age of Parag Agrawal is Age (38 to 39) years ( as of 2021).

When is the Birthday of Parag Agrawal?

Parag Agrawal’s birthday is on Between (1983/1984).

How tall is Parag Agrawal?

Parag Agrawal is 5′ 8″ tall.

Where is Parag Agrawal from?

Parag Agrawal is from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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