Author: Bob McCullough

McCullough

Bob McCullough is an experienced author, journalist and freelance writer. As a journalist he's worked for the Boston Globe, the Boston Phoenix, the LA Times, and Publishers Weekly.

Michael Saylor is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist famous for strong views on Bitcoin. As a well-established inventor, Saylor has over 40 patents to his name. Back before he was thrust into the mainstream finance media, Michael made his wealth through founding MicroStrategy, a business intelligence company. Michael Saylor’s Net Worth Saylor became a self-made billionaire in the late 1990s from his equity stake in MicroStrategy. His wealth exploded during the dot-com bubble but also lost $6 billion in a day! According to Forbes, Saylor has an estimated net worth of $1.6 billion. Early Life In 1965, Michael was born…

Read More

For nearly all of the cast members who starred in Malcolm in the Middle, the hit show was their ticket to fame and fortune. To some extent, that was the case for Justin Berfield, who played Reese, the trouble-making older brother. The simple fact is he had show business in his blood well before he blew up from the hit show. Key Takeaways: Transition to Production: Post-“Malcolm in the Middle,” Justin Berfield shifted to production, becoming the Chief Creative Officer at Virgin Produced and founding his own company, J2TV. He produced several shows and lent his voice to animated series.…

Read More

Back in the early 2000s, an eight-year-old boy took the world by storm with a body unlike anyone his age. He shocked people with his ripped and intimidating muscles that belonged to a pro bodybuilder. Richard Sandrak was dubbed “Little Hercules” and “The World’s Strongest Boy.” But if you remember him, you might be wondering, where is he now? What Happened to Little Hercules? Fast forward 20 years later, and Richard Sandrak is all grown up. His transformation is stunning but not exactly how everyone would imagine. Some time after getting the attention of the media, his name went under…

Read More

Stefan Mandel, a name synonymous with the enigmatic world of lotteries, made his legacy accomplishing what many deem impossible: winning the lottery 14 times! However, his journey was not a dance with luck but a symphony of mathematics, strategy, and sheer determination. Early Life Born in Romania and later an Australian citizen, Mandel didn’t just play the lottery; he cracked it. His method, though simple, was Herculean in execution. He exploited a loophole in the system: when the jackpot’s size exceeded the cost of playing all possible combinations, one could guarantee a win by purchasing every combination. The catch? One…

Read More

In the competitive world of sports, the right equipment can make all the difference. This was a lesson well understood by the Batarse family from Orange County, California, who invented the Glove Wrap. This simple yet innovative product, hit it out of the park after eight-year-old Gavin Batarse, his sister Morgan, and their father Jon, showcased it on Shark Tank. They struck a deal with Mark Cuban and Michael Rubin. Currently, Glove Wrap is worth $250,000. The Birth of Glove Wrap The journey began with young Gavin, an avid baseball player, who struggled with the stiffness of his new glove.…

Read More

We all gotta eat. That’s a fact of life, and some people use it to justify some amazing ways to put food on the table. Thomas Dam had one of those amazing ways, and in theory it should have set him up to be a multi-millionaire. But Dam was unlucky in business, to say the least. Careless, too, and that combination cost him nearly all the money he should have made as the original inventor of the troll doll. An Adorable Beginning Dam was born in Denmark in 1915 in a small town, and growing up he was an artistic…

Read More

When a storm or flood is coming, sandbags are a common way to protect your home. However, shoveling sand can take hours. StormBags are a great alternative because all you need is a little bit of water, and you’ll have up to 35 pounds of weight to take on harsh weather conditions. Maurice and Miles Huffman created the product, and scored a deal on Shark Tank with Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner. As of 2024, StormBag is worth $2 million. About the Founders Maurice and Miles are a father-and-son duo with a story that touched the hearts of many. Hailing…

Read More

Eyewris, a solution to a long-standing issue faced by many who require reading glasses, was brought to life by Mark Singer and his son Kenzo Singer. The duo appeared on season 14 of Shark Tank and closed a deal with all five Sharks! Eyewris is worth an estimated $1 million. They presented their unique product, a foldable reading glass design that can be worn on your wrist, providing a practical solution for those who often misplace their glasses​. The father and son duo gave a heartwarming pitch that had some of the Sharks in tears. Lori Greiner in particular was really…

Read More

Death is an inevitable part of life, and no one is immune to it, not even billionaires. Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur, is no exception. In 2002, a heartbreaking tragedy struck Musk and his then-wife, Justine. The Pain of Losing Nevada Alexander Ten days after welcoming their first child, Nevada Alexander, he died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This devastating condition can be caused by brain abnormalities, respiratory sickness and low birth weight, among others. They tragically discovered their son had stopped breathing after arriving home from a night out. The death hit Elon and Justine hard. Coping Mechanisms…

Read More

There is no shortage of hair products on the market, but there aren’t many for those with textured hair. Founded by Monique Little, You Go Natural (YGN) caters to this niche market and also sells headbands, turbans, and head wraps. They appeared on season 14 of Shark Tank and scored a deal with Mark Cuban. As of 2024, You Go Natural is worth an estimated $6 million. Monique Little’s Background Monique Little is a New Jersey native based in Dallas, Texas. Little attended Rutgers University and got a bachelor’s degree in business and managerial economics. After college, she jumped into…

Read More