Naveen Jain

 The world of business is an interesting and intriguing world. It is like playing one long game of chess. You have to make your moves carefully and in a calculated manner or you’ll be the next person on the chopping board. Not many people can succeed in this tricky world, but for those that have been able, it would be an honor to know more about them.

This piece is about the life and career of Naveen Jain. He is a business executive, entrepreneur and the founder and former CEO of InfoSpace. For a moment in time, InfoSpace was one of the largest internet companies in the USA, before being affected by a number of issues. He has led a really fulfilling and successful. Let’s go through the career and other aspects of Jain’s life.

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Biography and Early Life

Naveen Jain was born on the 6th of September in 1959 to a Jain family. He was born in Uttar Pradesh, India and was partly brought up here and in New Delhi.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Naveen Jain in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Naveen Jain’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 6 September 1959. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 84kg in Kilograms.


In 1979, Jain moved to Roorkee where he earned an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology and later moved to USA that same year. At a young age, Jain always looked up to people who made their own fortune like Bill Gates. He later moved to Jamshedpur where he received an MBA from XLRI School of Business and Human Resources in 1982.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Naveen Jain married Anu Jain in 1988 and currently have three children together. Their names are: Anku Jain, Neil Jain and Priyanka Jain. They currently live in Washington State just north of Seattle in Medina. The City of Medina is mostly reserved for the really wealthy people.

Is Naveen Jain Gay?

No, he is not gay.

Professional Career

After college, Jain got his first job in 1983 at Burroughs in New Jersey as part of a business-exchange program. He later moved to Silicon Valley to work for a number of startups before he joined Microsoft in 1989. After about eight years with the company, he began feeling like he couldn’t make much of an impact at Microsoft and decided to quit his job to start InfoSpace.

He started InfoSpace in 1996 with six employees from Microsoft, where they began developing e-mail and telephone directories. They went public in 1998 and made an IPO of $75 Million. Jain’s net worth grew to $8 Billion and he owned 47% of InfoSpace’s stock. He later had some trouble after he was challenged with a number of lawsuits from employees and partners. Unfortunately, the dot-com bubble was coming to an end in March 2000, their stock price fell from$138 to $1.56. Despite such a huge fall, Jain was still optimistic that the company would pull through.

After struggling for a while, Jain suffered a major blow when he was sued by a shareholder. This was after Jain had falsified documents claiming that the company was making profits. After being removed as CEO and Chairman of InfoSpace, he co-founded Intellius. The company collected and sold background information on individuals.

The value of the company grew exponentially from 2004 to 2007 and later sold it in 2015. He co-founded Moon Express in August 2010, a company that built machine-operated spacecraft to mine materials like gold, cobalt, platinum etc. He is also the founder and CEO of Bluedot in 2015 that licenses research from United States Department of Energy national labs for commercialization.


Naveen Jain is an intelligent and incredibly accomplished businessman. He has been awarded many honors for his numerous entrepreneurial successes such as:

  1. The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
  2. The Albert Einstein Technology Medal for pioneers in technology.
  3. He is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Naveen Jain in 2021

Naveen Jain’s business endeavors have been ambitious and because of his hard work and intellect, he has been able to achieve the level of success he has today. His businesses are currently doing really well and Jain is ready to take on anyone and anything that comes his way. As of 2021, he has an estimated net worth of $110 Million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • At Microsoft, he was involved in the making of OS/2, MS-DOS, Windows NT, and Windows 95. He received three patents for his work on Windows 95.

Naveen Jain has a really brilliant mind who really contributed a lot to our present society. He is very accomplished in the fields that he chose to pursue. He has provided to employment to so many people around the world and has really inspired many other people to follow their dreams and ambitions.


Facts of Naveen K. Jain

  • Gender Male
  • full nameNaveen K. Jain
  • birthplaceUttar Pradesh, India
  • Date of Birth September 06, 1959
  • Age 64 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 12
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionHindu
  • net worth$110 Million
  • professionBusiness executive and entrepreneur
  • weightIn Kilograms – 84 Kg, In Pounds – 185 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorN/A
  • eye colorN/A
  • high schoolN/A

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