Neal Mohan (YouTube CEO) Biography, Age, Education, Career, Net Worth, Family, Wife, Salary, Religion, Hometown, Lifestyle, Photos, and More

Neal Mohan was born 1973 or 1974 is an Indian-American business executive, who is the fourth and current CEO of YouTube. He succeeded Susan Wojcicki on February 16, 2023.

Indian-American Neal Mohan will be the new CEO of Google’s video division YouTube. He will replace Susan Wojcicki, who is stepping down from her role after nine years. Neal Mohan join a growing list of Indian-origin CEOs at the helm of US-based global giants, including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai. Indra Nooyi had served as PepsiCo’s CEO for 12 years before stepping down in 2018.

Neal Mohan Age

Neal Mohan Personal Life

Neal Mohan was born in either 1973 or 1974 in Lucknow, India in a Hindu family. He grew up in the U.S state of Michigan, as well as in Florida, before briefly spending a few more years in India during high school at St. Francis’ College. At some point between then and the 1990s, Mohan moved back to the United States and by the time he was involved with YouTube, he was an American citizen. He attended Stanford University, graduating in 1996 with a degree in electrical engineering.

Neal Mohan Career

Neal and his family moved to India. In 1992, Neal enrolled himself at Stanford University in California, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. In 2003, he pursued a Master of Business Administration at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in California, United States.


Neal Mohan, a Stanford graduate, joined Google in 2008 and is the chief product officer at YouTube, involved with YouTube Shorts and Music. He has also worked with Microsoft and sits on the board of Stitch Fix, a personal styling company, and the genomics and biotechnology company 23andMe. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an independent US think tank.

Neal Mohan Career

Accenture and Net Gravity

Mohan worked for Accenture, then owned by Arthur Andersen, after graduating. He joined a startup called Net Gravity in 1997, becoming a key player in the company’s operations and expanding its prominence.


In 1997, Net Gravity was acquired by DoubleClick. Having moved from California to New York, Mohan joined the company’s headquarters. Over the next few years, he gradually became more involved in the central business affairs of DoubleClick, which relied on him to cut costs after the dot-com bubble burst. Business operations were his responsibilities as vice president

In 2003, he returned to Stanford to pursue his MBA[citation needed]. While he was at Stanford, DoubleClick began to face serious issues stemming from its acquisition of Abacus Direct in 1999.

Mohan at the 2013 Tech Crunch Disrupt conference

DoubleClick was acquired by Google on April 13, 2007 for US$3.1 billion. This action was largely orchestrated by Google executive Susan Wojcicki. For the next 15 years, she worked extensively with Mohan, who formally joined Google in 2007, playing a key role in the integration process with DoubleClick. While at Google, Mohan managed the company’s 2010 US$85 million acquisition of Invite Media. Before moving to YouTube, he was senior vice president of display and video ads at Google.

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Mohan joined YouTube (a Google subsidiary) in 2015 as Chief Product Officer. During his time at the company, he managed a number of its marquees throughout the late 2010s and early 2020s, including YouTube Music, YouTube TV, YouTube Premium, YouTube Shorts, and YouTube NFTs. Following political efforts to overturn the 2020 United States presidential election, including the January 6 capitol riot, Mohan testified before Congress and attended a White House summit in September 2022 to announce stricter guidelines to combat extremism on the YouTube platform.

On February 16, 2023, Mohan was selected to succeed Susan Wojcicki as YouTube’s CEO.

Other ventures

Mohan has also worked with Microsoft and currently sits on the boards of Stitch Fix and 23andMe.

Neal Mohan Family

Neal’s father, Dr Aditya Mohan, was born in 1939 in Lucknow, India. His mother’s name is Dr Deepa Mohan.


Wife & Children

Neal’s wife, Hema Sareen Mohan, is a resident of New York, who primarily works with various non-profit organisations. Additionally, she worked with Joe Simitian, a California-based politician of the Democratic Party, who was elected as the Santa Clara County Supervisor consecutively for three terms, 2012, 2016, and 2020. Neal and Hema got married in New York while Mohan was working at DoubleClick. Together, the couple has three children.

Neal Mohan Family wife children

Neal Mohan Net Worth

As of February 2023, Neal Mohan had an estimated net worth of about $350 million. Most of these earnings have come from his long and illustrious career at Google.

Unconfirmed reports claim that Google paid Neal Mohan a $100 million bonus in 2013 to prevent him from accepting a position at Twitter.

Neal Mohan is new YouTube CEO

YouTube will have Neal Mohan as its new CEO, after long-time Chief Executive Susan Wojcicki stepped down on Thursday (February 16). It was in Wojcicki’s garage that Google, YouTube’s parent company, first began.

Her departure comes at a time when there is much excitement — and concern — about the role of AI chatbots like ChatGPT (now integrated with rival Microsoft’s Bing Search) in changing how the world might end up searching for information online. There is also stiff competition to YouTube from short-duration videos in the form of TikTok and Instagram Reels.

Addressing Wojcicki, Mohan said on Twitter, “It’s been amazing to work with you over the years. You’ve built YouTube into an extraordinary home for creators and viewers. I’m excited to continue this awesome and important mission. Looking forward to what lies ahead.”

Know Some Inersting Facts About Neal Mohan

  • Neal Mohan, a Stanford graduate, joined Google in 2008 and is the chief product officer at YouTube, involved with YouTube Shorts and Music.
  • While completing his engineering degree at Stanford University, Neal served as a member of the Engineering Honour Society.
  • While completing his MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in California, Neal was awarded the Arjay Miller Scholars Award, which is given to the top 10 per cent of students who excel in their academic grades.
  • In 2011, while working at Google, Neal was offered the position of chief product officer at Twitter. Fearing loss, Google paid him a massive US$ 100 million stock bonus to retain him in the company. 
  • From 2012 to 2015, Neal served as a member of the Board of Directors at the Mobile Marketing Association (
  • From 2012 to 2016, Neal served as a member of the Board of Directors at the 
  • Since July 2017, Neal has served on the Board of Directors at 23andMe, a biotechnology company in California.
  • In an interview, Neal stated that he is fond of basketball and one of his favourite professional basketball teams is Golden State Warriors.
  • Neal is often spotted consuming alcoholic beverages on different occasions.


First Name Neal
Last Name  Mohan
Wife Hema Sareen Mohan

CEO of YouTube

Age 49 years old
Education Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Birth Date 1973-74
Religion Hindu
birthplace Lucknow, India

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