Meet Rebekah Paltrow Neumann, the former actress who cofounded WeWork, is cousins with Gwyneth Paltrow, and is CEO Adam Neumann’s ‘strategic thought partner’ – Business Insider


WeWork Press Kit - Rebekah Neumann, CEO and Founder of WeGrowNeumann is responsible for WeWork’s focus on wellness, per Fast Company.WeWork

Rebekah Paltrow Neumann once wanted to be an actress, she told Fast Company. Later, she became a certified yoga instructor.

Instead, she became the Chief Brand and Impact Officer of the We Company, which just filed its S-1

Paltrow Neumann cofounded the company, originally known by its most famous business, WeWork, alongside her now-husband Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey in 2010. She was also an early employee at the first coworking company Adam and McKelvey founded, Greendesk, according to Fast Company.

Read more: Before he was a billionaire, WeWork CEO Adam Neumann was broke. Here’s the NYC building where he and his wife lived in a tiny apartment before he built a $47 billion company

Ahead of the We Company’s impending IPO, Paltrow Neumann has turned her attention to WeGrow, the private primary school run by the company.

Neumann declined to comment through a WeWork spokesperson.

Keep reading for a look at the life of Rebekah Paltrow Neumann.

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