According to BusinessWeek, Kevin Rose is worth something like $60 million US. Kevin Rose says in this week’s DiggNation [ http://diggnation.com/ ] that that couldn’t be farther from the truth and that he doesn’t even have the money for a new couch for his new place. Either way, it’s no doubt that Digg is a runaway success, doing very well, and incredibly influential in the whole social-networking/information-gathering universe; bringing the ability to aggregate news and content to a customizable interface that’s user driven and user managed and user submitted. Digg is an amazing phenomenon, and its meteoric rise to success is definitely worth note.
BusinessWeek Online has the entire story, including Kevin’s subsequent effects on other young entrepenurs looking to stake their own claim on the web and find their own successes.