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Chris DeWolfe is an entrepreneur and co-creator of MySpace, with a net worth of $50 million. Chris DeWolfe has earned his net worth through his position as CEO and co-creator of MySpace, as well as, a strategic advisor for MySpace and as a member of the board on MySpace China. As CEO of MySpace, he led the way to open up categories to website users, such as, news, music, film, MySpace TV, and MySpace Impact. More than 70 million users every month to enjoy entertainment, user forums, photo galleries, and more. The MySpace International network covers several countries around the world. After Chris de Wolfe stepped down as CEO of MySpace, he was replaced by former Facebook Executive, Owen Van Natta. Chris de Wolfe is also the CEO of MindJolt, a social gaming network. Chris DeWolfe was born in Portland, Oregon in 1966. Both his mother and father were teachers. He went to Lincoln High School, and afterwards, attended the University of Washington where he earned a B.A. degree in Finance and he also attended the University of Southern California, where he focused on Marketing and Entrpreneurial studies. He also earned a M.B.A. at USC Marshall School of Business. He now lives in Los Angeles, California and is on the board of the L.A. County Museum of Art. You can read his profiles in many major media distributions, such as, Fortune and Businessweek. Chris de Wolfe met his wife Lorraine while they attended business school. They have been married for over 13 years and have a young daughter. They started divorce proceedings in 2007 and it has been a long and difficult divorce. Lorraine de Wolfe has a restraining order, which prohibits Chris from any contact with her or their child. She has also filed a complaint against him with the Department of Children and Family Services.
Chris DeWolfe (born 1966) is an American entrepreneur, and one of the creators of Myspace (along with Tom Anderson), of which he is also the former CEO. He has the sixth account ever made on the site. During DeWolfe's tenure, MySpace became the top social network, with over 135 million worldwide unique visitors a month. Under DeWolfe, music became a defining feature of MySpace, which was credited with challenging and reinventing the music label industry with the MySpace Music section, which allowed unsigned artists to post their music for free and launched the careers of several famous musicians, among them Lily Allen and Sean Kingston.
DeWolfe got his vision for MySpace while taking a course titled, "The Impact of Tech on Media and Entertainment," during the final year of his M.B.A. at the University of Southern California. In the final project for his class, DeWolfe created "Sitegeist" which had elements of CitySearch, mixed with the function of IM. DeWolfe got an "A" on his project and used it as inspiration in creating MySpace.
DeWolfe was integral to the sale of MySpace to News Corporation in 2005 for $580 million and remained as its CEO until March 2009, at which point, MySpace was larger than its competitor, Facebook. On April 22, 2009, News Corp. announced DeWolfe would step down as CEO and will be a strategic adviser to Myspace and serve on the board of MySpace China. The former Facebook executive Owen Van Natta replaced him.
In 2010, DeWolfe won backing from Austin Ventures to purchase MindJolt, a social gaming platform, with former MySpace colleagues Aber Whitcomb and Colin Digiaro. In 2011, MindJolt became one of the few multi platform game developers when it acquired two additional companies--SGN, a mobile games company, and Hallpass Media, a free online gaming network.
DeWolfe went to Lincoln High School, then graduated from the University of Washington in 1988, where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. He has been prof

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