Friday, February 21, 2014

Immigrant of the Day: America's Newest Billionaire, Jan Koum (Ukraine)


America's Newest Billionaire is an immigrant and our Immigrant of the Day.  Meet Jan Koum.  founder of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging application that Facebook acquired this week for $19 billion.

Koumd grew up in a village outside Kiev in Ukraine. In 1992, he moved to California with his mother and grandmother.  His rags to riches story is now complete.


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