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Daymond John net worth:
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Daymond John Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Daymond Garfield John was born on February 23, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York City, USA, and is a businessman and investor, probably best known for being the founder and CEO of the clothing company FUBU.

So just how rich is Daymond John, as of early 2017?  Authoritative sources estimate that John has a net worth of over $300 million, earned mainly through business, but also through his other endeavours as a motivational speaker, author and television personality during a career which began in the early 1990s.

Daymond John Net Worth $300 Million

Daymond grew up with his mother and grandfather, and even while still at high school he worked full time, and started his own commuter van service. The idea of starting a clothing business came to Daymond’s head after he saw wool hats being sold for 20 dollars each. Daymond considered them to be overpriced, and with his neighbour they made around 90 hats and sold them near the New York Coliseum, earning $800 in one day, Daymond continued by mortgaging his mother’s house for $100,000 for start-up capital, and invited his friends J. Alexander Martin and Keith Perrin into the business as he needed trustworthy people, and the company started sewing T-shirts, sweatshirts and hockey jerseys with the logo of FUBU – ‘For Us By Us’. In 1994 the FUBU Company took-off after visiting the worldwide fare in Las Vegas and receiving orders for over $300,000, and expanding so that in 1998 FUBU reported over $350,000 in revenues; currently FUBU is valued at $6 billion, a sizeable part of which represents Daymond John’s net worth.

In 2009, Daymond began his television career in the reality competition series ‘Shark Tank’, where every-day people offer their ideas for business, and five entrepreneurs decide whether the idea is worth investing in or not. During the show Daymond has invested over $700,000.

Additionally, Daymond John’s experience is now so valued that he is invited to numerous engagements as a motivational speaker, including AT&T’s History Makers Tour, California First Lady Maria Shriver’s Women’s Conference, and Babson College School of Entrepreneurship among many others.

Dyslexia is no problem for John; he is the author of two books – his autobiography ‘Display of Power’ and ‘The Brand Within’. In 2005, he appeared on the big screen in the film ‘The Crow: Wicked Prayer’ directed by Lance Mungia as Proud Foot Joe. Later, he appeared in the television series ‘The Game’ created by Mara Brock Akil, and the talk show ‘The Real’.

He has also been rewarded with various awards including the Advertising Age Marketing 1000 Award for Outstanding Ad Campaign, Ernst & Young’s New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the NAACP Entrepreneur of the Year Award which he won twice, among others.

In his personal life, on an episode of “Shark Tank” in 2016, he proposed to long-time girlfriend Heather Taras, with whom he has two children. He still lives in New York City.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sharknado 2: The Second One 2014 TV Movie Wall Street Man
The Neighbors 2013 TV Series John Daymond
CollegeHumor Originals 2013 TV Series Lex Luthor
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch 2008 TV Series 2008
The Crow: Wicked Prayer 2005 Proud Foot Joe

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Crow: Wicked Prayer 2005 executive producer
Straight from the Projects: Rappers That Live the Lyrics - 3rd Ward, New Orleans 2004 Video documentary executive producer
Straight from the Projects: Rappers That Live the Lyrics - Brownsville, Brooklyn 2003 Video documentary co-executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beyond the Tank 2015 TV Series announced Himself - Shark
The View 2015 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America 2014-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself - Co-Host, Shark Tank / Himself
The Real 2013-2015 TV Series Himself
Shark Tank 2009-2015 TV Series Himself - Shark / Himself - Investor: Breathometer / Himself - Mentor / ...
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2015 TV Series Himself
Fresh Dressed 2015 Documentary Daymond John (as Himself)
Rachael Ray 2014 TV Series Himself - Shark Tank
American Music Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Blue Gold: American Jeans 2014 Documentary Himself
Primetime: What Would You Do? 2014 TV Series Himself
The Dr. Oz Show 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Shark Tank: Swimming with Sharks 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
American Music Awards 2013 2013 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The Chew 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Queen Latifah Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Special Class Program / Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program / Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Non-Fiction Program / ...
Katie 2013 TV Series Himself
The Game 2013 TV Series Himself
Miami Beach Ocean Drive Music Festival 2011 TV Movie Himself
Dancing with the Stars 2009-2011 TV Series Himself - Guest Appearance
The Mo'Nique Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Jeopardy! 2009 TV Series Himself - Video Clue Presenter
Keeping Up with the Kardashians 2009 TV Series Himself - Fashion Mogul

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#Fact
1 Has three children.
2 Found and launched FUBU in 1992.
3 Is dyslexic.


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