On 26th December 1979, Andrew McCollum was born in California, USA. He is a 41 years old Caucasian with American nationality, and her zodiac sign is Capricorn. He is known to the public as a web and software developer, computer scientist, graphic designer, entrepreneur, businessman, and investor. She was one of the founders of Facebook. He has seen many successes as a computer scientist since 2004.
Early Life And Educational Background
Andrew was the only child raised in California by her parents of Scottish origins, Dave McCollum, his father, and mother Sally McCollum, but their professions are kept unknown. During her childhood days, McCollum was a person wholly inclined towards technology as its modern aspects. And his education revolved around it; Andrew attended a hometown school for his matriculation, completed in 1997. He then went to the most prestigious college in the United States Of America, Harvard, and from there, he completed his double graduation degrees.
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McCollum’s first professional project, which is still considered his most prominent one, is working to develop the social media platform Facebook in 2004. He knew Mark Zuckerberg since his Harvard days, and they both worked to create the Facebook social media. Some crucial aspects of it, such as a blue logo and the icons, were created by this man. As it required massive effort and time, he paused his Harvard studies, and later he again continued.
Personal Life Of Him
Andrew is quite a secretive person when it comes to his romantic relationship accolades, and it is something which he never really loves to share, at least with the public. But we all know that since 2012 he is married to Gretchen Sisson, a sociologist. They dated for a few years before starting to date, probably since their days as Harvard students. Only friends and very close family acquaintances were invited to their marriage. Since their marriage, Gretchen and Andrew have been living happily together and have two kids, both sons.
Some More Facts About Andrew
Alongside being Facebook’s one of the founders, Andrew is probably its very first user. All the Facebook Account has a hidden ID of Andrew, and it is showed as numbers that get higher by one every time anyone registers for his/her Facebook account.
There are billions of Facebook accounts all around the world, Andrew has an ID of 26, and it ranges from 14 to 26, but 8,9, and 12 do not exist, and the very first three are Mark’s, which makes Andrew the eighth user of Facebook in history. He is undoubtedly the whole world’s most successful entrepreneur for sure, and that has earned him the place of one of the most outstanding contemporary computer scientists too.
He has a whopping net worth of 20 million US dollars of early 2020, earned from his illustrious career, as mentioned above.