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						Neil Papworth

Neil Papworth

Full Name Neil Papworth
Date of Birth December 28, 1969
Age 53 years, 11 months, 22 days
Birthplace Reading
Country United Kingdom
Horoscope Capricorn

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Name Neil Papworth
First Name Dan
Last Name Kuenster
Occupation Software Architect
Birthday December 28
Birth Year 1969
Place of Birth Reading
Home Town
Birth Country United Kingdom
Birth Sign Capricorn
Full/Birth Name
Father Not Available
Mother Not Available
Siblings Not Available
Spouse Not Known
Children(s) 3

Neil Papworth Biography

Neil Papworth is one of the most popular and richest Software Architect who was born on December 28, 1969 in Reading, United Kingdom. As of June 1, 2023, Dan has a net worth approximately $5 Million.

Neil Papworth was born on 28 December 1969 in Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom. Papworth obtained his HND (Higher National Diploma) in Computer Studies from the University of West London. He spent his childhood in Wokingham, Berkshire, and began his professional career at Ferranti International in Bracknell, United Kingdom. Papworth then settled in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2000, and subsequently in Montreal in 2002.

Briton Neil Papworth (born 1969) is a software architect, designer and developer. Papworth is known as the sender of the first text message (also known as SMS message) in 1992.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Neil Papworth Net Worth

Dan is one of the richest Software Architect from United Kingdom. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Neil Papworth's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income Software Architect
Cars Not Available
House Living in own house.

In 1992, Neil Papworth was working as a developer and test engineer at Sema Group Telecoms, in a team developing a Short Message Service Centre (SMSC) for their customer, Vodafone UK in Newbury, Berkshire. As part of this project, he sent the world’s first text message, on 3 December 1992, at the age of 22. It was sent from a computer. The message was “Merry Christmas”, and was sent to Richard Jarvis, a director at Vodafone, who was enjoying his office Christmas party. Richard Jarvis received the message on an Orbitel 901 handset.

Neil Papworth Girlfriend

According to our records, Neil Papworth is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of December 1, 2023, Neil Papworth’s is not dating anyone.

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Height, Weight & Body Measurements

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Top Facts about Neil Papworth

  1. Neil Papworth sent the first text message in 1992.
  2. The message was sent from a computer to a mobile phone.
  3. The recipient of the message was Richard Jarvis.
  4. The message read “Merry Christmas”.
  5. Papworth’s invention revolutionized communication worldwide.
  6. He is considered the father of SMS technology.
  7. SMS messaging has become one of the most popular forms of communication.
  8. Over 5 billion people use SMS messaging globally.
  9. In 2019, over 1 trillion text messages were sent worldwide.
  10. Text messaging is still evolving with new features and capabilities being added regularly.

Facts & Trivia

Dan Ranked on the list of most popular Software Architect. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United Kingdom. Neil Papworth celebrates birthday on December 28 of every year.

How old is Neil Papworth?

52 years (December 28, 1969)

Who sent the world's first text message?

The text message was sent by Neil Papworth, a programmer, and received by Richard Jarvis, then director at Vodafone, on December 3, 1992, at an office Christmas party.

What did Neil Papworth do?

Neil Papworth started his career at Ferranti International in Bracknell on aeronautical and military applications from 1988 to 1991. He designed and programmed a movable vehicle satellite antenna and implemented software for automated helicopter-landing aids.

What was the first text ever sent?

That very first text, sent on the 3rd December 1992, simply said, “Merry Christmas.” Neil Papworth who sent the world’s first text message on 3 December 1992.

Where was Neil Papworth born?

Reading, United Kingdom

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