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Short Info

Net Worth$450 million
Date Of BirthNovember 26, 1983
SpouseSean Eldridge

Chris Hughes is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist. He co-founded Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, and Andrew McCollum. He is also a co-founder of the economic advocacy organization, Economic Security Project, and a co-chair of the Board of Directors for the social media platform, Reddit.

Born on November 26, 1983, in Hickory, North Carolina, Chris Hughes’ parents are Bill and Brenda Hughes. He has two sisters, Kate and Margaret. He was homeschooled by his parents until high school. He then attended Phillips Exeter Academy, where he met Mark Zuckerberg.

After graduating from Harvard in 2006 with a degree in History and Literature, Hughes worked on Barack Obama’s presidential campaign as the director of online organizing. Following the campaign, he co-founded Jumo, a social network for non-profit organizations and individuals to connect around causes.

In 2010, Hughes purchased a majority stake in The New Republic, a liberal American magazine. He served as its editor-in-chief until 2016. Under his ownership, the magazine shifted its focus from print to digital and expanded its coverage to include more long-form journalism.

Hughes is a committed philanthropist. In 2012, he and his wife, Elizabeth Weinberg, founded the Economic Security Project, which is dedicated to finding innovative ways to reduce inequality and ensure economic security for all Americans. In 2015, he joined the board of directors of Reddit, a social news and entertainment website.

Hughes is married to Elizabeth Weinberg and they have two children together.

General Info

Full NameChris Hughes
Net Worth$450 million
Date Of BirthNovember 26, 1983
ProfessionEntrepreneur, Spokesperson, Programmer, Businessperson
EducationPhillips Academy


SpouseSean Eldridge
ChildrenHollie Rose Hughes, Alexa Louise Florence Hughes, Stand & Deliver, Ant Music, A.N.T.S.
ParentsBrenda Hughes, Arlen Hughes


Music GroupsAdam and the Ants, The Blitz Brothers, Stand & Deliver, Ant Music, A.N.T.S.
NominationsBrit Award for Best Producer
TV ShowsEggheads

Social profile links



The Web2012Short completed
Soho Remembers, Extracts FromThe Recollections of Harold Lun2014Documentary short
The Warehouse2013/II
A Glass of Water2012Short
The Independent Session2011TV Series
Poi, Where to Which Way.2010Short
Cornel Lucas, a Portrait2008TV Movie documentary
Trippy Triptyline2007Short
Siren1995Video director of photography - as Chris Hughes
Projections1993Video as Chris Hughes, lighting cameraman
The Gay Man's Guide to Safer Sex1992Video documentary
The Wanderer1991
Mysteries of July1991
Strip Jack Naked: Nighthawks II1991Documentary
The Garden1990
The Last of England1987
The Queen Is Dead1986Short
What Can I Do with a Male Nude?1985Short

Camera Department

Picnic in Gaza2016camera operator completed
The Look of Love2013camera operator
The Sun2011/IIShort camera operator
Life on Road2009Short main camera guidance
Jubilee: A Time Less Golden2003Video documentary short camera operator / lighting technician
Screenplay1992TV Series camera operator - 1 episode
Strip Jack Naked: Nighthawks II1991Documentary camera operator / lighting / lighting technician
The Garden1990camera operator
I'm British But...1990TV Short documentary camera operator: super 8 camera - as Chris Hughes
The Last of England1987lighting designer
What Can I Do with a Male Nude?1985Short camera operator

Editorial Department

Unconditional Love1994color timer - as Chris Hughes
What Can I Do with a Male Nude?1985Short editor: video tape


Getting It Right: Safer Sex for Young Gay Men1993Video documentary as Chris Hughes


Wittgenstein1993Prisoner (as Chris Hughes)


What Can I Do with a Male Nude?1985Short


Imagining October1984Short crew


The Gospel According to St Derek2014Documentary shortHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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