What Is Nirav Tolia’s Net Worth? Details About the ‘Shark Tank’ Guest


ABC’s Shark Tank made its debut on network television more than a decade ago. Since then, the panel of millionaires has invested more than $1 billion into hungry entrepreneurs in need of funding.

In addition to Squatty Potty, Scrub Daddy, and Simply Fit Board, several other start-up businesses have skyrocketed to success since appearing on the show — all thanks to the long list of venture capitalists who made it happen.

What is Nirav Tolia’s net worth?

According to reports, Nirav has an estimated net worth of $50 million. Before he began his entrepreneurial career, he majored in English Literature at Stanford and later secured a job at Yahoo!. Upon his exit from the company, he and several other industry professionals founded Epinions in 1999.

The consumer review platform set the stage for apps like TripAdvisor and Yelp and gave users the opportunity to read first-hand assessments of the products they were looking to buy. Four years after its inception, Epinions went public and was acquired by eBay. It survived 10 years before the company dissolved. But that wasn’t the only investment Nirav had up his sleeve.

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Nirav Tolia

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In 2010, Nirav co-founded Nextdoor. The platform has been wildly successful since its launch, raising more than $200 million in funding. Nearly 10 years later, he announced his decision to resign from his role as CEO, but he remains a chairman on the board. In a message to Nextdoor employees, he wrote, “Just over eight years ago, I was blessed to be part of a group of seven friends who conceived of the idea behind Nextdoor.”

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Nirav Tolia

co-founder of Nextdoor, investor

Nirav Tolia is the co-founder and former CEO of Nextdoor, a social networking platform for neighbors to connect with each other.

Birth year: 1973

Birthplace: Odessa, Texas

Education: Stanford University

He continued, “Yet as Nextdoor evolves, the role of the CEO needs to evolve as well. The size of our footprint is growing larger and our organization is growing more complex. The time is right to find the next CEO for Nextdoor.”

Today, his main sources of income are his private businesses. It’s safe to say that Nirav knows how to make money, which makes him a worthy competitor for Mr. Wonderful. But is he married? Here’s what we know about Nirav’s wife, Megha.

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Nirav Tolia’s Megha Trivedi.

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