The CEO of Avid Life Media, the parent business of the website Ashley Madison, was NOEL Biderman.
People are curious about the previous boss of the Canadian online dating service after the new Hulu documentary about the controversies surrounding it was released.
Who owns Ashley Madison?
Launched in 2001, Ashley Madison is “the first married dating website.”
The online dating and social networking service is mainly aimed at people who are already married or in relationships.
The site’s slogan states: “Life is short. Have an affair.”
Its website states, in part: “Every day, people just like you join the Ashley Madison® network to find discreet relationships of all kinds.
“Married, attached, looking to explore, or just curious to discover what’s out there – Ashley Madison is the leading discreet, like-minded dating community in the world.”
According to Cosmopolitan, Noel Biderman previously denied that the company encourages infidelity.
“We’re just a platform,” he allegedly said. No website or 30-second commercial will persuade anyone to cheat. People cheat because their lives do not serve them.”
Ruby, formerly known as Avid Life Media, now owns Ashley Madison.
According to ruby’s website, it is “an industry leader in innovative, open-minded dating services
“Through our revolutionary online dating brands, we help millions of people connect and communicate.
“Driven by high-tech advancements and outside-the-box thinking, our brands have grown to become household names. Modern relationships are complex and multifaceted, and so are we.”
Biderman, a former sports lawyer, formerly ran Ashley Madison.
Biderman was the president and CEO of Avid Life Media from 2010 to 2015, according to his LinkedIn profile.
According to The New York Times, Ashley Madison was struck with a data leak by hackers in August 2015, which compromised the personal information associated with over 30 million accounts.
Biderman resigned from Avid Life Media as a result of the affair.
According to the publication, Avid Life Media issued a statement at the time saying, “This change is in the best interests of the company and allows us to continue to provide support to our members and dedicated employees.”
“We are actively adjusting to the attack on our business and members’ privacy by criminals.”
What is Noel Biderman’s net worth?
Biderman has amassed a sizable fortune.
His fortune is worth $40 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
According to the publication, his fortune is largely due to his employment with Ashley Madison.