Reed Hastings

Reed Hastings is a world-famous businessman from America. He is recognized as Netflix’s co-founder and CEO. He is also associated with many non-profit organizations. Even for education and its betterment, he acts as an advocate via charter schools.

Well, how well do you know about Reed Hastings? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Reed Hastings’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Reed Hastings to date.

Biography and Early Life

In the year 1960 of October 8, Reed Hastings took birth in Massachusetts, U.S. Wilmot Reed Hastings, his father, a counselor in the Education and Health Department, was highly esteemed. Joan Amory Loomis, his mother, was a debutante from Boston.

He took school education from Buckingham Browne and Nichols High School. He further took college education from Bowdoin College with a mathematics degree.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Reed Hastings in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Reed Hastings’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 8 October 1960. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 168 lbs in Pound and 76kg in Kilograms.


He took school education from Buckingham Browne and Nichols High School. He further did his college with a BA in mathematics from Bowdoin College.

From 1983 to 1985, he taught maths in Swaziland, Africa, by joining with Peace Corps. Hastings was denied in MIT, and later in 1988, he graduated with a computer science degree from Stanford University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Reed Hastings married Patricia Ann Quillin in 1991, and the couple was blessed with two children.

Is Reed Hastings Gay?

He has been happily married since 1991 to Patricia Ann Quillin. He has two children with her. So he is straight, and it can be said that he has no interest in men.

Professional Career

His job in Adaptive Technology is his first career as a software developer. He worked for Audrey MacLean, and in 1991, he left that company. In the same year, 1991, he founded his own ‘Pure Software’ in association with Mark Box and Raymond Peck. His company made debug products. He couldn’t handle the company, and Morgan Stanley in the year 1955 took the company under him. Later the company united with Atria and turned into Pure Atria Corporation. Rational Software earned it afterward in the year 2017.

Reed Hastings co-founded Netflix in association with Marc Randolph in the year 1977. By 2015, the company had over 65 million subscribers. In the year 2020, a book named No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention was published and written by Hastings and Erin Meyer. It became a lot of famous and bestseller books in the New York Times.

From 2007 to 2012, he was also with Microsoft. He became a part of Facebook’s board of directors in the year 2011. He became the CEO of ‘Technology Network,’ a government network with directors from the business field. Steve Mavigilo, in the year 2008 April declared that around $100,000 was contributed by Reed Hastings for the Governor of California. He has been associated with Educational reforms and acted for many causes. He is a philanthropy who counsels and advocates education and charter schools. Hastings contributed more than $100 million for the education of children and many other related purposes.


  • In the Year 2014, Reed Hastings got the Henry Crown Leadership Award for his works in the business field and his charitable contribution.
  • He has marked heights with his pure Software company and Netflix foundation.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Reed Hastings in 2021

Hastings career as an entrepreneur and founder has made his net worth $6 billion as of 2021. He has been a successful figure in the business field. Most of his earnings come from being the CEO of the popular video streaming application, Netflix.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • His company has been an eminent one, and he has $10 million of his shares on Facebook.
  • In 2007, Netflix started to stream on computers. It aimed to stream those movies and shows from television to computer.
  • He is also an animal lover having many dogs and also chicken as his pet in his home.

Reed Hastings has been a prominent figure in the business field and acquired the fame he deserves. His Netflix foundation marked heights and earned a lot with time. He has been related to education being an advocate. He has done a lot of charity and is an activist.


Facts of Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr.

  • Gender Male
  • full nameWilmot Reed Hastings Jr.
  • birthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of Birth October 08, 1960
  • Age 63 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$6 Billion
  • professionEntrepreneur
  • weightIn Kilograms – 76 Kg, In Pounds – 168 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –  178 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorBlonde and Grey
  • eye colorBluish
  • high schoolBuckingham Browne and Nichols School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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