Adam Mosseri - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 21, 2022

Adam Mosseri
Profession: Entrepreneur
Best Known For: Head of Instagram
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $120 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 23, 1983 (age 41)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Adam Mosseri
Birth Place: Chappaqua, New York, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 2

Emile Mosseri (older brother)

University: New York University
Ethnicity: Israeli
Nationality: American, Israeli


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: September 8, 2013
Wife's Name: Monica Mosseri
Children: 2

Nico Mosseri (son)
Blaise Mosseri (son)
Mosseri (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Adam Mosseri?

Adam Mosseri is a successful entrepreneur by profession and an American, and Israeli by nationality. He is well known as the head of Instagram and has served as an executive at Facebook where he is credited for establishing the platform's News Feed page.

Adam Mosseri – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Adam Mosseri was born on January 23, 1983, in Chappaqua, New York, United States, and was raised there. Other facts about his mother, father, siblings, childhood, and family will soon be updated. However, he has mentioned via social media that he has a younger brother and a sister.

young Adam Mosseri with his father (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education he attended New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, graduating in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in information design. His ethnicity is Israeli from his father's side.

Adam Mosseri – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Adam Mosseri married his longtime girlfriend Monica on September 8, 2013. He and his wife have welcomed three children together- sons Nico Mosseri (born January 2016), Blaise Mosseri, and Elio Mosseri (born May 2020).

The couple is happy together, raising their children without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Adam Mosseri with wife and sons - May 2022 (Instagram)

Adam Mosseri – Career

Early Career

In 2003, while still a student at NYU, Adam Mosseri started Blank Mosseri, a design consultancy company that focused on graphic, interaction, and exhibition design. In 2007 he joined TokBox as a product designer and UI Engineer. He also worked as an Adjunct professor at the Academy of Art University from September 2006 to May 2007.

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At Facebook

A year later in 2008 Mosseri started working at Facebook as a product designer and was promoted to product design manager in 2009. Adam Mosseri oversaw Facebook's News Feed section from 2012 to 2016 and served as vice president of products for Facebook from 2016 to 2018.

In May 2018 he joined Instagram as its vice president and on October 1, 2018, Facebook announced that Adam Mosseri has been named the new head of Instagram after founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resigned in September 2018.

Adam Mosseri (YouTube)

Adam Mosseri – Awards, Honors

In 2015 Business Insider named him a Facebook "Power Player."

Adam Mosseri – Controversy

During the 2018 Cambridge Analytica scandal, Adam Mosseri was vocal about Facebook's role in providing security and trustworthy news.

And after the 2016 residential election, Mosseri became the spokesperson for Facebook's stance on "fake news."

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Adam Mosseri – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be around $120 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Adam Mosseri – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Adam Mosseri is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with thousands of followers.

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