George Hotz who is an American hacker is mostly known for unlocking the iPhone allowing the phone to be used with other wireless carries contrary to AT&T’s as well as Apple’s intentions. He is the developer of the limera1n jailbreak tool as well as the bootrom exploit for the iOS.
In addition to that, he is also noted for the technical efforts as well as the publicity with the reverse engineering PlayStation 3 Video Game Console and for subsequently being sued by as well as settling with the Sony. At present, he is working on the vehicle automation machine learning company comma.ai.
George is the native of Glen Rock, New Jersey, and United States. He came into this world on 2nd October of the year 1989 which has now made him at the age of 26. Although he is known by the name George Hotz, as a child, he was named as George Francis Hotz Jr. by his parents.
He went to get his education from the Bergen County Academies which is a magnet public high school located in Hackensack, New Jersey.After that, he got enrolled at the Academy for Engineering and Design Technology. Hotz is the alumnus of Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth program. Additionally, he had also attended Carnegie Mellon University.
Prior to that, George was the finalist at 2004 ISEF competition in the Portland, Oregon with his project The Mapping Robot. The recognition included the interviews on Today Show and Larry King. He has also received considerable attention in the mainstream media including the interviews on Fox, CBS, NBC, CNBC, ABC, G4, CNN and Today Show.
He was also listed as One of the Top 10 Overachievers under 21 by the PC World Magazine in March of 2008. Besides that, as he has maintained his bio secret, there is no details found about whether he had girlfriend or dating anyone but he is also active in Twitter and Instagram.