About Daymond John
Daymond John is an American Investor, Author, Businessman, Television Personality, and motivational speaker who is best known as the founder of the Shark Group and CEO of the FUBU in addition to an investor of the ABC television series Shark Tank. He was born on February 23, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. As of 2021, he is 52 years old with 5 feet and 7 inches tall in height.
Daymond started his business by selling hats for 10 USD which was actually sold by others for 20 USD and in the meantime he was a full-time job holder at Red Lobster. He and his mother started the business by mortgaging their house for 100,000 USD. He has also showcased his writing talent by writing several books throughout his career out of which Rich Dad Poor Dad was a best seller.
Educational qualification background
Well, not much is highlighted about his educational background however he graduated from a local high school in Brooklyn and started different jobs before launching his business. At this point in time, he is educating young people by providing business ideas and training.
Daymond John Family, Parents, & siblings
His family has an African Root and was settled in NewYork at the time of his birth. His father Garfield John and mother Margo John are his parents but was raised by his single mother along with his seven siblings in Queen Neighbourhood of Hollis. His mother always supported him for business and even mortgaged the house for investment. He thanks his mother for his broad success and considers herself as his business mentor.
Relationships, Wife, & Children
Well, being successful in business, he had not been involved in many romantic relationships. He has two daughters Destiny and Yameen with his first wife but the relationship ended in a divorce. He married his second wife named Heather Taras in 2018 with whom he has a daughter named Minka Jagger. This marriage was courageous as he was diagnosed with stage II Thyroid cancer in 2017.
Income, Earnings and Net Worth (2021)
Well, Daymond John is a brand at this point of time and his income and earnings come from different investments he has done throughout his career. Apart from all that, he generates a very good amount of money from seminars, book, personal life coaches, etc. As of 2021, he has a total net worth of around US$300 million. He is living a healthy, wealthy, and luxurious lifestyle.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Full Real Name||Daymond Garfield John|
|Profession||Businessman, Motivational Speaker, Author, & TV personality |
|Age||52 years old (2021)|
|Height||5 feet and 7 inches|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, NewYork, USA|
|Date of Birth (Birthday)||February 23, 1969|
|Net Worth (2021)||US$300 million (2021)|
|School/college||Bayside High School|
|Girlfriend Name||Heather Taras|
|Wife Name||Heather Taras|
|Daughters Name||Minka Jagger, Yasmeen John and Destiny John|
|Movies & Tv-series||N/A|
Some facts about Daymond John
- His first business earned him an 800 USD profit in a single day.
- His zodiac sign is Pisces.
- He joined the cast of ABC’s reality business show Shark Tank in 2009 where he has invested over 8.5 million USD.
- He has also mentored many young entrepreneurs.
- He has won 4 Emmy Awards and has been nominated for 9 times.
- He has released four books titled Display of Power, The Brand Within, The Power of Broke and Rise & Grind.
- He was appointed as an ambassador to promote underserved entrepreneurs by Obama in 2015.
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