Rebekah Victoria Neumann is an American businesswoman who was born on February 26, 1978. She was the chief brand and impact officer at WeWork, a company founded by her husband, Adam Neumann, and led its education initiative WeGrow, until September 22, 2019.
Neumann Paltrow was born in Bedford, New York, to Evelyn and Bob Paltrow and attended the Horace Mann School.
She went on to Cornell University to study business and Buddhism. She went on to become a Jivamukti yoga instructor.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s cousin, actress Gwyneth Paltrow, is her cousin. Neumann is descended from a Jewish family and is a devout follower of the faith. She used to go by the moniker Rebi.
Neumann joined Salomon Smith Barney’s Sales and Trading Program, which is now known as Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, after graduating from college.
She acted in and produced some short films under the stage name Rebekah Keith in the early 2010s.
WeWork was launched in 2010 by her husband, Adam Neumann, and Miguel McKelvey.
In 2017, she started WeGrow, a private school in Chelsea.
Rebekah Neumann stepped down as CEO of WeGrow and relinquished her role in The We Company in September 2019, after an attempt to take the company public revealed worsening financial concerns.
The WeGrow school was announced to close at the end of the academic year in October 2019.
Is Rebekah Neumann related to Gwyneth Paltrow?
Rebekah has famous family members besides her billionaire husband – her cousin is actress and wellness entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow.