An American entrepreneur Travis Kalanick is the co-founder of peer-to-peer file sharing company known as Red Swoosh as well as the transportation network company called Uber. He came into this world on 6th August of the year 1976 which has now made him at the age of 39. He is the native of Los Angeles, California, United States. He also lived in Northridge, California.
There, he went to get his education from the Granada Hills High School and got graduated from there. He also got enrolled in the college at University of California, Los Angeles for studying computer engineering. He is the son of Donald and Bonnie. Her father was a civil engineer for city of Los Angeles whereas his mother used to work in the retail advertising for Los Angeles Daily News.
A good looking guy, Travis is currently residing in San Francisco, California, United States. His family is a Catholic with Czech and Austrian roots. His family member also includes his two half-sisters and his brother named as Cory who is a firefighter. He dropped out of the UCLA in 1998 with some of the classmates to found Scour Inc., which a multimedia search engine and Scour Exchanged which is a peer-to-peer files sharing service.
In the year 2000, the Motion Picture Association of American, The Recording Industry Association of American as well as the National Music Publishers Association brought the lawsuit against the Scour alleging copyright infringement. The same year in September, Scout filed for the bankruptcy for protecting itself from lawsuit.
The next year, the engineering team of the Scout Kalanick started new company called Red Swoosh, another peer-to-peer file sharing company. The Red Swoosh software took the advantage of increased bandwidth efficiency on Internet for allowing the users to transfer as well as trade large media files including the music files as well as videos.
Later in 2009, Kalanick founded the Uber which is a mobile application along with Garrett Camp. It connects the passengers with drivers of the vehicles for hire and ride sharing services. The Uber operates in the 58 countries as well as in over 300 cities around the world. He faced the criticism in novemebr of 2014 for creating win at all costs culture in the Uber organization.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Travis has not got married yet nor has any wife. He is currently dating with his girlfriend Gabi Holzwarth who is a violinist, a Huffington Post writer as well as she has worked as product intern at the Shyp. The couple met with each other at a party that was hosted by Shervin Pishevar.
Gabi battled with the anxiety as well as eating disorders and she credits her relationship with Travis as well as his supportive nature with saving her life from that battle. Prior to that, Travis also speaks at the conferences as well as the business events including the TechCrunch Disrupt, DLD, Tech Cocktail and LeWeb.
He has the net worth of $6.0 billion. His height is not known. For more information about his bio and interview, it can also be accessed from various websites. Besides that, he can also be contacted through hi Twitter and Instagram account.