Who is Joshua Kushner and what is his net worth 2018? Joshua Kushner is an American businessman. He is the founder of Thrive Capital and the co-founder of Oscar Health. Joshua Kushner was born on June 12, 1985, in Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.A. His father is wealthy business man Charles Kushner and mother is Sheryl Stadtmauer. His father is a big name in the real estate industry in the U.S.
His brother is Jared Kushner, the husband of Ivanka Trump (Donald Trump’s daughter). Joshua was raised in a Jewish family. He graduated from Harvard University in 2008 and Harvard Business School in 2011.
Joshua is dating longtime girlfriend, Karlie Kloss. The couple has been together since 2012. Karlie Kloss is a model.
In his second year at Harvard, Joshua became the founding executive editor for “Scene”. A publication which was intended to be Harvard’s edition of Vogues or Vanity. The publication did not perform well. Many students criticised it for portraying Harvard in a skewed way. A Facebook page called “Scene Magazine is Bullshit” was created just to channel out more criticisms.
Joshua Kushner along with two other college students raised $10,000 to build a social network called Vostu. They aimed at developing a network that will be an alternative to Facebook.
After completing Harvard University worked at the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. He left after a short period and founded Thrive Capital in 2009. Thrive Capital focused on media and internet investments. Since its inception in 2009, the company has raised over $1200 million from institutional investors such as Princeton University. Some of the company’s capital funds were dubbed Thrive II, Thrive III, and Thrive IV.
Joshua Kushner is also the co-founder for Health insurance startup called Oscar Health. By 2015, the company has insured over 140,000 members across 4 states.
In 2015, he co- founded Cadre along with brother Jared Kushner and friend Ryan Williams. Ryan Williams is Cadre’s CEO. The company is a technological platform that is designed to aid certain clients to invest in real estate.
Joshua Kushner Net Worth
Joshua Kushner is already from a wealthy family. It was revealed that his father’s donations to Harvard were what earned him admission to Harvard. His family’s net worth is estimated at $1.9 billion. His family is largely into the real estate business headed by his brother Jared Kushner. Putting aside his family’s wealth, Joshua has accumulated quite a fortune on his own. His net worth is estimated to $530 million. Majority of his wealth is from his company, Thrive Capital.
Joshua Kushner is a determined businessman. He did not back down after the failure of his first project, a magazine for Harvard University. His works in Thrive capital gained so much recognition that he was mentioned in Forbes 30 under 30, Inc magazine’s 35 under 35, Crain’s 40 under 40 and Vanity Fair’s next establishment. His health insurance startup was also named to CNBC’s Disrupter 50, Inc. Magazine Most Innovative Startups, and MM&M Top 40 Healthcare Transformers. Joshua continues to make strides with his ventures.