Alex Chriss (PayPal) Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Salary & Bio

Alex Chriss (born 1977) is an America-based business executive. He is best known for being appointed as the newest CEO of PayPal. At the time of writing this article, he is serving in the top management for the software company Intuit. Continue reading to learn more about his wiki, age, wife, net worth, salary, height, bio, family, ethnicity, parents, siblings, nationality, religion, facts, and more.

Alex Chriss Wiki/Biography

Alex Chriss was born in an American family in the United States. His full name is James Alexander Chriss. As his date of birth is not shared publicly, his zodiac sign remains hidden.

He graduated high school at an unknown high school in his hometown. He enrolled at Tufts University in 1995 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1999.

Real NameJames Alexander Chriss
ProfessionBusiness executive
Age46 [as of 2023]
Date of Birth1977
BirthplaceUnited States
HometownUnited States
Zodiac SignNot Known
CollegeTufts University
Famous ForBecoming PayPal’s CEO

Alex Chriss’ Wife & Family

Alex Chriss is a married man. His wife’s name is Sasha Rose Schamber. As per NYTimes, the couple got married in October 2003. Thereby, they have been together for almost two decades.

While her profession is unavailable, she completed her higher studies at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University School of Public Health. As per our research, he is the father of three children (all boys) namely Matthew, Peter, and Andrew respectively.

His ethnicity is White and his nationality is American. However, he hasn’t shared any information about his parents or siblings on the public forum.

Alex Chriss Age, Height & More

Alex Chriss’ age is 46 as of 2023. He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and his weight is around 76 kg. He has brown eyes and reddish-brown hair. While his body measurements are not available, his shoe size is 10.5 (US).


Alex Chriss has been working in various companies for the last two decades. As he carries tons of experience, he usually serves a prominent position in all the worked companies.

Prior to working as an employee for companies, he launched a company named CollegeWeb Inc in November 1997. It was founded with the purpose to serve as an online community for college students.

The company reached new heights over the next year and was eventually acquired by Youthstream Media Networks in May 1999. After the successful acquisition, he worked at the acquired company in the position of Vice President for 18 months.

Upon leaving Youthstream Media Networks, he joined Kronos Advanced Technology as the Executive Vice President (Sales & Marketing) in December 2000. He served at the company for over three and half years before joining Intuit in July 2004.

He initially joined in the job position of Group Manager. In this role, he was responsible for leading the business development and channel group for the company’s QuickBase unit. In Q3 of 2008, he was promoted to the Director and Business Leader of Intuit Partner Platform.

He continued to work for the company in the same job position for the next five years. However, his role as Business Leader was removed in August 2009. During this time period, he became a board member of the company Backupify. Almost three years later, he left the board after the company got acquired by Datto Inc.

Prior to becoming the Executive Vice President of Small Business and Self-Employed Group, he served as Vice President and Senior Vice President for 3 1/2 years and 2 years respectively. While he served as an EVP, he was allotted the General Manager position.

Though he served the company for over 19 years, his journey at Intuit ended after he became the CEO of PayPal. While the news was first announced in August, he would take over the position from 27 September.

Alex Chriss’ Net Worth

Alex Chriss has an estimated net worth of $37 million. As per Wallmine, he received an annual salary of $1.586 million at Intuit. Further, he would be awarded with stock, options, and employee benefits.

As per, his total compensation for the year 2022 was $14.04 million. While his salary at PayPal is not shared publicly, he would definitely receive a higher paycheck. In fact, the previous PayPal CEO received a total compensation of $21.9 million in 2022.

Apart from salary and compensation, he actively increases his net worth by making smart investments. As per our research, we found that he is quite interested in making cryptocurrency investments.


  • He currently lives in San Francisco.
  • He has over 5.7k followers on Linkedin.
  • Alex spends his leisure time with his wife & children.
  • He doesn’t have any tattoos.
  • He is verified on Twitter where he has 29k followers.

FAQs about Alex Chriss

Who is Alex Chriss?

Alex Chriss is a business executive based in California.

How old is Alex Chriss?

46 years old.

Who is Alex Chriss’ wife?

Sasha Rose Schamber.

How much is Alex Chriss worth?

Around $37 million.

What is Alex Chriss’ salary?

He makes millions in salaries as a business executive.

Image source: Linkedin.

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