Andrew Yang

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Full Name Andrew Yang
Age 44 Years Old
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Gender Male
Famous As Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
Birth Date January 13, 1975
Birth Place Schenectady, New York
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An American Entrepreneur, philanthropist, the founder of Venture for America (VFA), and a U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate is named as Andrew Yang. He worked in startups and early-stage growth companies as a founder or executive from 2000 to 2009. After he founded VFA, the Obama administration selected him in the year 2012 as a "Champion of Change" and in the year 2015 as a "Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship". He also launched his campaign for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 U.S. presidential election in November 2017. Overall, Yang is a very talented politician. 

US 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang meets with Litecoin founder

Andrew Yang, the pro-bitcoin 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, met with Litecoin founder Charlie Lee to reportedly discuss the future of cryptocurrency. Yang shared a picture of the two on Twitter, congratulating Lee on being a pioneer in the industry. Yang has been making headlines for his push to regulate the crypto industry in the United States and create a market that would compete with those in East Asia and Europe. Yang, who is currently touring the U.S. promoting his campaign. He recently met with Litecoin founder Charlie Lee, with whom he reportedly discussed the problems crypto and blockchain companies face in the country. 

How old is Andrew Yang?

Andrew Yang celebrated his 44th birthday on 13th January as of 2019. 

Where was Andrew Yang born?

Andrew Yang was born on 13th January 1975 in Schenectady, New York to immigrant parents from Taiwan. His father worked in the research labs of IBM and General Electric while his mother has a master’s degree in statistics and later became an artist. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Mixed. His religion is Christian and his star sign is Capricorn. His other early life information will be added soon. 

What is the educational qualification of Andrew Yang?

As per his education, he attended Phillips Exeter Academy and graduated in the year 1992. He then attended Brown University where he received Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He also went to Columbia Law School where he received a Juris Doctor. 

Who is Andrew Yang wife?

Andrew Yang is a married person. He was married to Evelyn. The couple is blessed with two sons but their name have not been revealed yet. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. 

What is worth of Andrew Yang?

The net worth of this famous entrepreneur is estimated to have in the range of $1.5 million to $2 million as of 2019. As he is an entrepreneur, he did not require any salary. 

How tall is Andrew Yang?

Andrew Yang is a very handsome entrepreneur with an average height of 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm. He has a balanced weight of 70 kg or 154 pounds. His other body information has not been disclosed yet but will be added soon. 

How was the career of Andrew Yang?

  • Yang began his career as a corporate attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York.
  • He left the firm in 2000 to launch Stargiving.com.
  • After that, he joined a healthcare software startup, MMF Systems Inc. as its Vice President. 
  • After working in the healthcare industry for many years, he left MMF systems and later created a nonprofit fellowship program called Venture for America.
  • Venture for America (VFA) was founded in the year 2011 to create economic opportunity in American cities by mobilizing the next generation of entrepreneurs and providing them the necessary skills they need to create jobs.
  • VFA was launched with $200,000 and trained 40 graduates in 2012, 69 in2013 and 106 in 2014. 
  • After 2011, VFA grew to reach a $6 million annual operating budget in 2017 and started operating in major cities like Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Columbus, Miami, San Antonio, and many others. In March 2017, Yang stepped down as a position of CEO from VFA.
  • On 6th November 2017, he made his statement to run for the President of the United States in 2020. 
  • He came up with an idea of providing $1000/month to all US Citizen over the age of 18.
  • His campaign’s slogan is “Humanity First” which gives attention to his belief that automation is killing the many key industries and is one of the biggest threats in the workforce.
  • On 11th March 2019, he announced that by receiving donations from 65,000 donors in at least 20 U.S. states, he had met the requirements for being included in the first round of debates for candidates in the Democratic presidential primary election.
  • As of 3rd May 2019, he has received donations from 106,227 donors in at least 20 U.S. states, thereby meeting the requirements to be included in the first round of debates for Democratic presidential primary candidates. 

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