Guido Van Rossum is a famous Dutch programmer. Rossum also served as the author of Python programming language and was the ‘Benevolent Dictator for Life’ before decreasing the position in 2018. He also worked for the Cloud Storage Company Dropbox and best recognised as Distinguished Engineer by the Association for Computing Machine. Recently, he has made the Fellow in the History of Computer museum. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Guido Van Rossum in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Guido Van Rossum was born on January 31, 1956, in the Netherlands. He got his master degree from the University of Amsterdam in mathematics and computer science. His brother served as the type designer and programmer and served for the Python Powered logo.
Rossum married to Kim Knapp, living in Belmont, California. They have a son and living happily together. At Dutch naming conventions, his name van has been capitalised if using his surname only but not at the time of first and last name.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Van served for the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica and gave a glob routine to BSD Unix in early 1986. He also helped in the development of ABC programming language and learned a lot of things during the project time. His contribution also noticed when he made Grail web browser in Python and also engaged in the discussion of HTML Standards. He also contributed for the numerous research institutes include U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, and Corporation for National Research Initiatives. For three years, he also served for the Zope Corporation.
In 2003, he left working for Zope Corporation and started working for the Google for making the Python language. He served for more than seven years in Google, and after the success, he worked for making Dropbox in 2013. Once, he had looked for making new programming and wrote an interpreter for the new script language. He named it as Python and explained to the predecessor that SETL inspired ABC as the co-developer of ABC has spent more than a year time with SETL group before making the ABC design.
At the early 90s, he requested DARPA for the funding and reveals his goals for the Python. He mentioned Python as the intuitive language with open source so others can contribute to its development. The code has been inserted in simple English and takes less time for its development.
Van has received 2001 Award for the Advancement of Free Software from Free Software Foundation. He also received NLUUG award in the year 2003 and got recognition for Distinguished Engineer by the Association for Computing Machinery.
Net Worth & Earnings
The exact net worth of Guido Van Rossum is not available but it has been more than $10 million. He has earned most of his earnings as a programmer and produces a Python program as a great success of his life. He also earned while working with different companies which helped him to earn more income.
Rossum is a famous Dutch programmer who known for his efforts for the making of Python. He served for different programming companies and served them best from his efforts. His most of the career spent while serving for Google and received numerous awards for his successful career.