Jason Calacanis' Net Worth in 2024

Jason Calacanis, a renowned internet entrepreneur, angel investor, podcaster, and author, has established a significant presence in the tech and startup world. As of 2024, his estimated net worth is around $120 million​ (Wealthy Persons)​​ (WhatsTheirNetWorth)​.

Early Life and Education
Born on November 28, 1970, in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York, Jason McCabe Calacanis grew up in a Greek-Irish family. He completed his high school education at Xaverian High School in 1988 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Fordham University​ (Wealthy Persons)​.

Career Milestones
Silicon Alley Reporter and Weblogs, Inc.:
Calacanis started his career as a reporter covering the internet industry. In 1996, he founded the Silicon Alley Reporter, a publication focusing on the New York tech scene. His major breakthrough came in 2003 when he co-founded Weblogs, Inc. with Brian Alvey. The blog network quickly gained popularity and was generating $1,000 daily from AdSense before being acquired by AOL in 2005 for $25-$30 million​ (Capitalism)​​ (WhatsTheirNetWorth)​.

Mahalo and Other Ventures:
In 2007, Calacanis launched Mahalo, a web directory that raised $20 million from investors like Sequoia Capital and Mark Cuban. Although Mahalo eventually shut down in 2014, it was profitable at its peak. Calacanis also founded Inside.com, which focuses on delivering thematic newsletters, and ThisWeekIn.com, a podcast network​ (WhatsTheirNetWorth)​​ (Capitalism)​.

Angel Investing
Calacanis is highly regarded for his angel investments. One of his most notable investments was in Uber, where he invested $25,000 early on, which later turned into a stake worth approximately $100 million. He has also invested in other successful startups like Robinhood, Wealthfront, and Calm. In 2009, he founded the Open Angel Forum to connect startups with angel investors​ (Capitalism)​​ (WhatsTheirNetWorth)​.

Personal Life
Jason Calacanis maintains a relatively private personal life. He is married