Daymond John Biography
Daymond John is an American businessman, investor, and television personality. John is best known as the founder, president, and CEO of FUBU, a fashion brand that rose to prominence in the 1990s.
He appears as an investor on the ABC reality television series Shark Tank. He is the founder of The Shark Group based in New York City.
Daymond John Age
Daymond Garfield was born on February 23,1969 in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S. He is [agecalc birthdate=1969-02-23]
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He grew up in the Queens neighborhood of Hollis. John began working at the age of 10, when his parents divorced; one early job entailed handing out flyers for $2 an hour.
Daymond John Education
He however participated in a program that allowed him to work a full-time job and also attend school on an alternating weekly basis. He credits it with instilling an entrepreneurial spirit.
John started a a commuter van service and waited tables at Red Lobster after graduating high school.
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John was previously married and has two daughters from that marriage.
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John is not married though he is engaged to longtime girlfriend.
Daymond John Girlfriend
John got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Heather Taras in September 2016. Their engagement was made special by the presence of their daughter.
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John has three daughters, Yasmeen John and Destiny John from his first marriage and Minka Jagger from her relationship with Taras.
Daymond John FUBU
John is an American businessman, investor, television personality, author, and motivational speaker. He is best known as the founder and CEO of the clothing brand FUBU (For Us, By Us), which he started in his mother’s basement in Queens, New York, in 1992.
FUBU started as a small line of hats and T-shirts that John and his friends sold on the streets of New York. With John’s marketing savvy and a bit of luck, the brand soon caught on with hip-hop artists and other celebrities, and it grew into a multi-million dollar fashion empire.
John later became a star investor on the popular television show Shark Tank, where he uses his business expertise to help entrepreneurs launch and grow their own businesses. He is also a bestselling author and a highly sought-after speaker on topics related to entrepreneurship, marketing, and personal growth.
Shark Tank Daymond John
Daymond is a successful entrepreneur, investor, and television personality who gained fame as one of the “sharks” on the popular TV show Shark Tank. He was born on February 23, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York, and grew up in the Hollis neighborhood of Queens.
John is the founder and CEO of FUBU (For Us By Us), a clothing brand that he started in the early 1990s. The brand became very popular, especially in the hip-hop community, and made John a millionaire by the time he was in his twenties.
Over the years, John has been involved in a number of other business ventures in addition to FUBU. He has invested in a variety of companies, ranging from technology startups to food and beverage brands.
John joined the cast of Shark Tank in 2009, appearing as one of the “sharks” on the show’s first season. He has remained a regular on the show ever since, using his expertise and business acumen to help aspiring entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level.
The Shark Group
Daymond is the CEO and founder of The Shark Group, which is a brand management and consulting firm. Their office is located in Manhattan, New York.
Daymond John New Book
- Rise and Grind: Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life 2018.
Daymond John Book
- Rise and Grind: Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life
- The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage
- The Brand Within: The Power of Branding from Birth to the Boardroom
- Display of Power: How FUBU Changed a World of Fashion, Branding and Lifestyle
The Power Of Broke By Daymond John
John wrote the book in 2016. He features various success stories from entrepreneurs such as Kevin Plank, Steve Aoki, Gigi Butler and Mo Bridges.
The Power of Broke also appeared on the Wall Street Journal and also New York Times bestseller lists, and then received an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Instructional Literary Work.
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- The Shark Group
- “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”
- “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”
- “You are your own brand, and you should be in control of it.”
- “The greatest asset you can have in life is the ability to learn and grow.”
- “When you have a strong sense of purpose, you don’t have to chase opportunities. Your opportunities will come to you.”
- “In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.”
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John has an estimated net worth of $300 million.
Daymond John Height
John stands at a height of 1.69 m.
Daymond John Cancer
John received a stage II thyroid cancer diagnosis in April 2017. He successfully underwent surgery to remove the cancerous nodule. John is also dyslexic.