Peter Andreas Thiel** is a billionaire entrepreneur, venture investor, and political activist of German-American origin.
Thiel was born on October 11, 1967, in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, parents Susanne and Klaus Friedrich Thiel.
When Peter was a year old, his family moved to the United States and settled in Cleveland, Ohio, where his father worked as a chemical engineer.
Klaus then worked at several mining businesses, giving Thiel and his younger brother, Patrick Michael Thiel, a nomadic childhood.
He attended **Stanford University** and majored in philosophy. Thiel attended **Bowditch Middle School** and later **San Mateo High Schoo**l.
Thiel has worked in the banking field for many years and is supposedly worth more than $8 billion, according to Bloomberg.
The financier amassed such money through a variety of ventures, the most notable of which were co-founding PayPal and becoming one of Facebook’s initial outside investors.
He is also the co-founder of **PayPal**, **Palantir Technologies**, and **Founders Fund.**
Thiel is ranked 273rd on Forbes’ list of the Forbes 400 for 2021.
## Peter Thiel wife: Is Peter Thiel married?
Thiel is married as of 2022, to **Matt Danzeisen**.
Matt got a position with Thiel Capital after working at BlackRock and Bank of America Securities. There he met his husband Thiel.
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