Meet The Mysterious Russian Billionaire Who Quietly Owns A Dating App Empire

Russian entrepreneur Andrey Andreev is the king of dating apps. He’s the man behind five successful online dating apps including Badoo – the largest dating app in the world, with 380 million users. He’s also involved in Chappy, a dating app for gay men and Huggle an app that matches people based on the places they frequent. He gets a cut of those apps’ profits in exchange for his developers building and managing the infrastructure. He founded Mamba, the most popular dating app in Russia. Through Badoo he owns a 79% stake in Bumble, which is the fastest growing dating app in the U.S. All of this has given the 44-year-old a net worth of $1.5 billion. (Read more…)