Nirav Tolia Biography

Nirav Tolia is an American personality who is a co-founder and former CEO of the organization named Nextdoor. He was born in 1973 to his parents who were Indian immigrants. He went to Stanford University where he attained his education that was majored in English literature.

Early Life

Nirav Tolia is one of the hi-tech personalities who love to be surrounded by technological things. The tech mogul was born in 1973 in Texas where he is currently managing his business. He holds an American nationality and so do his parents. As of 2021, Nirav is 48 years old and considered one of the most successful personalities in Texas. By profession, he is an entrepreneur who went to Stanford University, San Francisco, California to complete his primary education.

Nirav Tolia Career

Nirav is an experienced Internet entrepreneur and executive. He is being recognized by his position of CEO & as a co-founder of Nextdoor. He completed his primary education in San Francisco, California. Nirav possesses the position of technological entrepreneur and executive for over 19 years. Nirav is well-versed with the experience of being at an early stage of providing Internet services. His areas of specialty include user-generated content, social networking, e-commerce, and online community. His career was kicked off when he was appointed by Yahoo before his entrepreneur bug. Later, he became the co-founder of Epinions- the website that featured product reviews from users.

He also worked as CEO and later COO of the company while being at Shopping.com. The company eventually went public and was later overtaken by eBay. He is a man who holds various business ventures. Tolia along with his friends co-founded the company named Nextdoor in 2008. The software of Nextdoor was designed in such a way that users had to submit their real name and address to the website and were available to the neighborhood of Nextdoor only. In July 2018, Tolia announced that he would be retiring from his position of CEO and would take an active position of chairman on the company’s board. Later in October 2018, Square’s former CFO named Sarah Friar was named CEO of Nextdoor and Tolia retained his seat on the board of directors.

Nirav Tolia Biography

Real Name Nirav Tolia
Birth Date 1973
Age (as of 2021) 48 Years
Birth Place Odessa, Texas, United States
Nationality American, Indian
Profession Businessperson
Religion Hindu
Sun sign Not Known

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 177 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 75 kg  –  in Pounds –  165 lbs
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Slim

Family

Father Nalin Tolia
Mother Kamal Tolia
Sister
Brother

Qualification/Education

School
College Stanford University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Wife Megha Tolia
Children Three

Personal life

Nirav Tolia is a married man. His wife’s name is Megha Tolia. He is having three sons. The oldest son of Tolia is estimated to be in his 13s or 15s or nearly 10.

Nirav Tolia’s hit & run case

In May 2014, Tolia was charged with the fine and felony of hit and run case when he allegedly crashed his car on highway 101 in Brisbane, California, and left a woman being injured. The woman was identified to be Patrice Motley. According to the reports, he suddenly merged into a car being driven by a woman on 101 in the south of San Francisco. The accident caused the woman to lose control. He crashed into her car leaving the woman injured through her neck and hand. However, out of courtesy, Nirav Tolia didn’t attend to the lady and flee off the scene.

In her response, the woman said that it was ironic that the CEO of a company holding many businesses met such an accident and didn’t like to hold his car to see the woman and call 911 or stay around to exchange the information. Tolia was later charged with hit & run case causing the car crash and leaving the woman injured. He pleaded no contest and served 30 days of community service to avoid jail and paid $239 as a fine for the charge being majored on him. His defense attorney came with a fully charged background explaining what he did at that time and how he was liable for being the community-oriented person and everything related to the case.

Nirav Tolia Net Worth

Nirav started various businesses independently. He owes many ventures in the USA and is undoubtedly a millionaire who is estimated to earn a net worth of around $50 million. He earns a good amount out of his businesses. His primary source is of course his business. His recent net worth is still under review. The exact amount has not yet been revealed to the public.

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