Reed Hastings is an American businessman and founder of a popular video streaming service “Netflix”. He is also famous as the founder of “Pure Software” a troubleshooting product company that later in 1995 was taken over by Morgan Stanley.
Reed was born and brought up in Boston, Massachusetts along with his parents and siblings. He went to Buckingham Browne & Nichols School for elementary education and moved to Bowdoin College for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics. In 1998, he graduated from Stanford University with a Master’s degree in Computer science. His first job was in Adaptive Technology as a tool developer.
With gaining popularity as a businessman, Reed has been featured in several global magazines and articles including Time, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and many more. Subsequently, he has worked with global institutions such as WHO, UNICEF, and more for global peace.
|Boston, Massachusetts, US
|Date of Birth
|October 8, 1960
|Age in 2021
Reed Hastings Age, Height, and Weight
According to Reed’s date of birth, his age is 60 years. He is about 5’ 10” tall and his weight is approx 72 kg.
Wilmot Reed Hastings, an attorney and Joan Amory Loomis were Reed’s parents. There is no information regarding his siblings.
Career and Achievements
After graduating from Stanford University in 1998, Reed began his career as a tool developer in Adaptive Technology for several years. In 1991, he founded his company “Pure Software” which used to make tools for troubleshooting software. The company grew rapidly but in 1995 due to some administrative issues the company was taken over by Morgan Stanley.
Reed along with his former colleague Marc Randolph founded a video rental company “Netflix”. Gradually the company grew and began to attract customers. Currently, Netflix became a billion dollar company and one of the best online movies and video provider companies. Now, it is operating around the world with its powerful content.
In addition to this, Reed has served as a director of several global companies including Facebook, Microsoft, and many more. Further, he is associated with various NGOS and charitable institutions. With rising popularity, he has been featured in several global magazines and newspaper articles including Time and Forbers.
Girlfriends and affairs
Reed has been married to Patricia Ann Quillin. Together, they have two children.
Catherine Mooty has shared stage with Reed.
As of now, in 2021 Reed’s net worth is estimated to be more than $7B. Major sources of his earnings are various business ventures.
What is the age of Reed Hastings?
Age of Reed Hastings is 60 years.
When is the Birthday of Reed Hastings?
Reed Hastings’s birthday is on October 8, 1960.
How tall is Reed Hastings?
Reed Hastings is 5′ 10″ tall.
Where is Reed Hastings from?
Reed Hastings is from Boston, Massachusetts, US.