10 Fun Facts About Neal Mohan (New YouTube CEO): Net Worth, Salary, Age, Wife, Nationality, Kids, Wiki, Bio

YouTube has been led by a CEO since its founding in 2005 and has retained this leadership model even after its acquisition by Google. The current CEO is Neal Mohan, who was appointed on February 16, 2023.

Neal Mohan has now succeeded Susan Wojcicki as the new CEO of YouTube. He is a known technology executive who has managed to make developments in the digital advertising industry. He is expected to secure a massive salary package as the new head of the application. Being one of the senior-most officials under Susan Wojcicki, Neal Mohan has also served as the Chief Production Officer of YouTube in the past.

In light of his new achievement as the CEO of the video-sharing platform, many users are curious to know more about him including his salary, net worth, wife, and more. TheVibely has gathered 10 unique facts you might not know about Neal Mohan.

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Who is Neal Mohan?

Neal Mohan is a business executive, who is the fourth and current CEO of YouTube. He succeeded Susan Wojcicki on February 16, 2023.

Childhood picture of Neal Mohan (standing at the extreme right) with his family.

Who are Neal Mohan’s parents and what is his ethnicity?

Neal Mohan was born in either 1973 or 1974 in Lucknow, India in a Hindu family to an Indian and an American. His parents are parents, Dr. Aditya Mohan And Dr. Deepa Mohan.

He grew up in the U.S. state of Michigan, as well as in Florida, before briefly spending a few more years in India during high school at St. Francis’ College. At some point between then and the 1990s, Mohan moved back to the United States and by the time he was involved with YouTube, he was an American citizen.

Neal Mohan [right] shares a throwback photo featuring his two brothers and parents
Neal Mohan [right] shares a throwback photo featuring his two brothers and parents ( Source: Facebook )

Who are Neal Mohan’s siblings?

Neal Mohan is not an only child, he grew up alongside two brothers named Kapil Mohan and Anuj Mohan.

Neal’s younger brother Anuj Mohan who was born on April 9, 1976, died on June 11, 2006, after being in a coma-like state in the hospital for almost four weeks. As per San Mateo Daily Journal, Anuj drowned in a local swimming pool on May 17, 2006. While he was initially revived, Mohan suffered brain damage due to the lack of blood flow. The official cause of his death was announced as an infection in his brain. Anuj was only 30 years old at the time of his death. After his demise, the Mohan family set up a scholarship called the Anuj Mohan Scholarship.

Before Anuj’s death, he studied in for his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the United States. After completing his education, Anuj joined KANA Communications in Silicon Valley. Similarly, he was also the founder of the Software Entrepreneurship Lecture Series.

Neal’s youngest brother Kapil Mohan is a graduate of the University of Southern California. He now works as a Senior Product Manager for the American employment website Indeed.

As per his LinkedIn, Kapil’s job description includes targeting and bidding optimization. He has designed bidding algorithms that help ideal Job Seeker candidates match with prospective employers. 

Neal Mohan (in the middle) with his younger brothers (Kapil on his left) and Anuj (on his right)

Where did Neal Mohan attend school?

Neal Mohan grew up in the state of Texas and attended Stanford University. He received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering in 1996 and went on to earn a master’s degree from the same university.

Neal Mohan [right] shares a throwback photo featuring his two brothers and parents
YouTube executive Neal Mohan with his wife Hema Sareen Mohan hanging out at a party in 2018 (Source: BFA)

Who is Neal Mohan’s wife and does he have kids?

Mohan is married to Hema Sareen Mohan, who has worked in the non-profit and public welfare sectors for two decades. He married his wife while in New York during his time working for DoubleClick.

As of now, Mohan is a board member of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences which falls under Stanford University. Additionally, she serves on the boards of The Phillips Brooks School, the Child & Family Institute, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. 

Neal Mohan’s kids are the two sons and one daughter he shares with Hema Sareen Mohan. The family of five lives in San Bruno, California.

The YouTube CEO has remained mostly private about his children and married life. 

Neal Mohan with his son enjoying their trip to Shanghai (Source: Facebook)

Neal Mohan’s Career Beginnings

He started as a technology consultant at Accenture and learned about technology and management. Later, he joined DoubleClick, an online advertising company. Here, he worked on broadening the ad network, key ad technology problems, and an advertising exchange.

In 2007, Neal Mohan joined Google as the Vice President of Product and Strategy for Advertising. He played a key role in the development of some of Google’s most significant advertising products –AdWords, DoubleClick, and Google Analytics.

What is Neal Mohan’s Role at YouTube?

Neal Mohan left Google in 2015 and joined YouTube as its Chief Product Officer. He worked on the development of new products and features like YouTube TV. After Susan Wojcicki resigned as YouTube’s CEO to focus on her health and personal life, Neal Mohan stepped in to fill the gap. Neal Mohan, the Indian-American Executive, is now the fourth and current CEO of YouTube.

What is Neal Mohan’s Salary as YouTube CEO?

While heading the video-sharing app, former YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki had a whopping salary. As per reports, her monthly salary was around USD 374,829 (approximately Rs 3.1 crore). The salary of Neal Mohan is expected to be on the same lines. However, this was the salary of the former CEO in 2022, it is expected that Neal Mohan will get a pay hike.

What is Neal Mohan’s net worth today?

That’s not all, as per reports, Neal Mohan had received a massive USD 100 million bonus from Google previously to prevent him from switching to Twitter. It is estimated that Neal Mohan’s total current net worth is over USD 150 million, which is Rs 1,242 crores.

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