Tony Hsieh Biography and Wiki
Tony Hsieh (December 12, 1973 – November 27, 2020) was an American businessman, Internet entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. He retired as the CEO of Zappos the online shoe and clothing company in August 2020 after 21 years s its boss. Before he joined Zappos, Hsieh co-founded the Internet advertising network LinkExchange, which he later sold to Microsoft in 1998 for $265 million.
Tony Hsieh Age at Death
Hsieh was 46 years old at the time of his death, he was born on 12 December 1973, in Illinois, United States. He died on November 27, 2020.
Tony Hsieh Cause of Death
Hsieh died after suffering injuries in a house fire. He was 46. Megan Fazio, the spokeswoman for Hsieh’s DTP Companies, confirmed his death in a statement that he died peacefully Friday surrounded by his family.
Puoy Premsrirut, Hsieh’s lawyer, announced in an email he “sustained injuries from a house fire” while visiting his family in Connecticut.
The exact cause of death is still under investigation, Premsrirut said. She did not provide a lot of details about the fire.
“Tony’s kindness and generosity touched the lives of everyone around him, and forever brightened the world,” DTP Companies said in a statement. “Delivering happiness was always his mantra, so instead of mourning his transition, we ask you to join us in celebrating his life.”
“On behalf of all DTP Companies employees and staff, we would like to express our deepest condolences to Tony’s family and friends who have all lost Tony as a cherished loved one, visionary and friend,” the DTP Companies statement added. “Tony was highly regarded by all of his fellow friends and colleagues in the tight-knit family at DTP Companies, so this heartbreaking tragedy is one that affects many involved.”
News of Hsieh’s death disturbed the Las Vegas community, which took to social media to share sympathies.
“Tony Hsieh played a pivotal role in helping transform Downtown Las Vegas,” Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said on Twitter. “Kathy and I send our love and condolences to Tony’s family and friends during this difficult time.”
Casino mogul Derek Stevens credited Hsieh for changing the downtown landscape for the better.
“Our community will miss him greatly, rest in peace,” Stevens wrote on Twitter. “I will miss him greatly.”
Tony Hsieh Height and Weight
Hsieh stood at an average height and had moderate weight. He appeared to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
Tony Hsieh Family, Parents and Siblings
Hsieh was born in a family of 4, his two brothers, Andy Hsieh and Dave Hsieh and his parents Richard Hsieh (Father)
and Judy Hsieh (Mother).
Tony Hsieh Wife, Was he married?
Hsieh’s wife is not publicly known, he had not gone public with his relationship, it is not publicly known whether he had married or was in a relationship. His partner will be updated as soon as possible.
Tony Hsieh Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Tony Hsieh.
Tony Hsieh Bio and Wiki
- Full Names: Tony Hsieh
- Gender: Male
- Profession: Internet entrepreneur, and Venture capitalist
- Nationality: American
- Race/ Ethnicity: White
- Religion: Not Known
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Tony Hsieh Birthday
- Age: 46 years (2020)
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Date of Birth: 12 December 1973
- Place of Birth: Illinois, United States
- Birthday: 12 December
Tony Hsieh Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: To be updated
- Height: Average
- Weight: Moderate
- Hair Colour: Black
Tony Hsieh Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Richard Hsieh
- Mother (Mom): Judy Hsieh
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Andy Hsieh and Dave Hsieh
- Marital Status: To be updated
- Wife: To be updated
Tony Hsieh Net Worth and Salary
- Net Worth: $840 million dollars (approx. 2020)
- Salary: To be updated
- Source of Income: Business
Hsieh’s House and Cars
- Place of living: US
- Cars: Car Brand to be Updated
Tony Hsieh Zappos
In 1999, Nick Swinmurn requested Hsieh and Lin to begin selling shoes online. Hsieh was initially dubious and almost erased Swinmurn’s initial voice mail. After Swinmurn mentioned that “footwear in the US is a $40 billion market, and 5% of that was already being sold by paper mail order catalogs,” Hsieh and Lin choseto invest through Venture Frogs. Two months later, Hsieh joined Zappos as its CEO, starting with $1.6 million in 2000. By 2009, revenues touched $1 billion.
Tony Hsieh Net Worth
Hsieh had an estimated net worth of $840 million dollars. This included his assets, money and income. His primary source of income was his career as an Internet entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. Through his various sources of income, Hsieh had been able to accumulate a good fortune but preferred to lead a modest lifestyle.
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