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Christopher Joseph Pirillo Wiki Biography
Christopher Joseph Pirillo was born on 26 July 1973, in Des Moines, Iowa USA, the first-born son of Judy and Joe Pirillo, and is an online book author, but perhaps best known as the founder of LockerGnome, Inc., the US-based internet network, a community dedicated to teaching technology and science.
So just how rich is author, blogger, public speaker, vlogger and technology expert Chris Pirillo? Authoritative sources report that this entrepreneur has accumulated a net worth estimated at over $3 million, including from but not limited to his Youtube channel, his Patreon page, as well as the revenue from his website. Importantly, he has written three books, and the blogging community he founded, LockerGnome has gained many members in a short period of time, and is continuously growing.
Chris Pirillo Net Worth $3 million
Christopher Pirillo wasn’t always primarily dedicated to spreading knowledge on technology, as he attended the University of Northern Iowa and graduated with a BA degree in English language. He firstly worked as an English teacher for a short period of time, before he found his true calling. In 1996 at the age of 23, Pirillo started the LockerGnome community which was unquestionably one of the factors to cause the upcoming rise of the ‘geek’ phenomena and culture. From that point, his career started to expand as more and more new members were rapidly joining the community, interested in his tips and tricks on operating systems and applications, as well as those interested in his recommendations.
Pirillo had a lot on his plate in the early and mid-2000s – his increasing fame and success led to him starting Gnomedex in 2001, an annual convention for tech and art geeks, initially held in Iowa, but then moved to Seattle. He was continuously gaining plenty of attention and new fans, thus in 2010 he became a host of ‘’Help Desk with Chris Pirillo’’ on Microsoft’s Channel 9 website. He subsequently established Gnomies in 2012, a service with the core purpose of helping entrepreneurs who have just started their business journey to establish a successful brand for themselves. His service gained success, since its members undoubtedly had an immensely accomplished role model to learn from.
Pirillo isn’t active on the previously mentioned hosting programs anymore, but nonetheless, he uses his knowledge on other social media platforms, such as Youtube and Facebook. His Youtube channel gained a following of almost 350,000 subscribers plus as many as 202,465,956 total views which surely is the origin of a large proportion of his income. On top of that, Chris owns a personal website on which he shares his views and predictions about certain trends in technology and science.
Alongside his brand, Pirillo’s net worth was growing notably, and he ultimately became a household name. Writing three books on online business, Chris became a remarkable persona in the IT niche, and one of the most recognized and acknowledged experts in the field. Today, he is primarily active on social media platforms, on which he talks about the latest cutting-edge gadgets.
In his personal life, Pirillo has been married three times, firstly to Gretchen Hundling from 1998-2004, then to Ponzi Black (2006-09), and has been married to Diana since 2012 – she gave birth to their daughter in 2014. Both Christopher and his wife have vlogging channels on Youtube, although Pirillo is now reputed to be living a more family-oriented life with his wife and daughter in Issaquah, Washington.
|Date Of Birth
|July 26, 1973
|Place Of Birth
|Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
|University of Northern Iowa
|Diana Morales (m. 2012), Ponzi Black (m. 2006–2009), Gretchen Hundling (m. 1998–2003)
|Judy Pirillo, Joe Pirillo
|Benjamin Pirillo, Adam Pirillo
|Shorty Award for Video Blogger
|The Lab with Leo Laporte, Call for Help
|Left Tech TV to make more time to work on his website business [April 2003]
|Radio Broadcaster #1
|The Lab with Leo Laporte
|Call for Help
|Video Games: The Movie
|Documentary special thanks