GoDaddy is an American publicly traded domain registrar and web hosting company. It was founded in 1997 in Baltimore by entrepreneur Bob Parsons.
As of April 2020, GoDaddy has approximately 18.5 million customers and over 7,000 employees worldwide. GoDaddy is known for its advertising on TV and in the newspapers.
In 2005, GoDaddy became the largest registrar on the Internet. It has reached 62 million registered domains in 2018.
GoDaddy has acquired several companies in recent years such as domain marketplace Afternic, business name generator NameFind, hosting solution service ManageWP, hosting company Host Europe Group, website security service Sucuri, domain registrar Uni, and registry backend provider Neustar.
GoDaddy domain registrar ranks #1 among all domain registrars in the world. Currently, there are 72 Million domain names registered with GoDaddy.
The most registered domain extension at GoDaddy is .COM with 51.8 Million domain names.
Top country by domain registration at GoDaddy is United States with 47.5 Million.