9 Amazing Netflix Facts You Never Knew

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Founding of Netflix

Netflix was founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California.


Originally, Netflix was a DVD rental-by-mail service, and it only started streaming content in 2007.

Initial Starting

Netflix's initial original series was "Lilyhammer" in 2012, marking the beginning of its original content production.


Netflix's subscriber count has surpassed 200 million worldwide in 2021, solidifying its position as a leading streaming service in the entertainment industry.

$17.3 Billion Content Investment in 2020

Netflix invested $17.3 billion in content production in 2020, emphasizing their significant commitment to producing original and licensed programming.

longest movie

The longest movie available on Netflix is "The Irishman" with a runtime of 3 hours and 29 minutes.

shortest movie

The shortest movie available on Netflix is "Solomon Grundy" with a runtime of 1 minute and 30 seconds.

The "Netflix and Chill" phrase was popularized in 2015 and became a cultural phenomenon.

A Cultural Phenomenon

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