Chad Hurley net worth: Chad Hurley is an American businessman who has a net worth of $400 million. Chad Hurley has earned his net worth as co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer of the popular video sharing website YouTube. Chad Meredith Hurley was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in January 1977. In high school he became interested in computers and electronic media. In high school he won two state titles as a runner and was a member of the Technology Student Association. He graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1999. Hurley worked in eBay’s PayPal division and helped design the PayPal logo. He is one of the co-founders and was the CEO of video sharing site YouTube. Business 2.0 named him one of the 50 People Who Matter Now in 2006. He and partner Steve Chen sold YouTube to Google in 2005 for $1.65 billion. One of his contributions to YouTube were the tagging and video sharing aspects of the site. Hurley received almost 700,000 shares of Google. He stayed on as YouTube CEO until stepping down in 2010, but stayed on as an advisor. He launched another company with Chen in 2013 called MixBit. MixBit allows users to edit video using their smart phones. Hurley was an investor for a US Formula One Team but the team was shut down before ever getting started.