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.

Rags to riches stories are rare, but Barbara Corcoran is someone who experienced it personally. Barbara Corcoran made her money in real estate but is most known for appearing on Shark Tank as an investor. Barbara is the founder of The Corcoran Group, a real estate brokerage company. Through real estate and angel investing, Barbara Corcoran has a net worth of $100 million. This makes her the sixth richest cast member on Shark Tank. Name: Barbara Ann Corcoran Net Worth: $100 million Annual Earnings: $14.5 million Source of Wealth: Real estate, investing and book sales Husband: Bill Higgins Key Takeaways…

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Gianluca Vacchi is an Italian businessman, writer, DJ and social media celebrity. He is famous for the extravagant lifestyle he shares on the internet with his luxury cars, jets, and yachts. Vacchi has been dubbed by some as the world’s most interesting man. Gianluca Vacchi has an estimated net worth of $200 million, the bulk of his fortune comes from the success of IMA (a family business). Background Vacchi was born on August 5, 1967 in Bologna, northern Italy. His father, Marco Vacchi, was the chairman of the Bank of Bologna and owned IMA, an multinational firm that manufactures packaging…

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If you’re looking for wealth, Dubai is a pretty great place to start your search. It’s become notorious as a playground and hangout spot for the rich, especially in the cloistered world of Middle East wealth. Many of these men aren’t famous, though. Some are just wealthy, but that doesn’t make their stories any less fascinating. Their bank accounts are impressive, and so are their achievements, so let’s learn a little more about who they are and how they got rich. 1. M.A. Yusuff Ali – $7.1 billion Yusuff Ali is the Chairman and Managing Director of Lulu Group International,…

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Real name Brain Davis, True Geordie is a British YouTuber with an estimated net worth of £500,000. Hailing from the North of England, he is a passionate Newcastle United supporter. Davis first came into the spotlight after an infamous rant about Nile Ranger went viral in 2013. True Geordie ripped into Ranger describing him as useless and didn’t have enough talent to play for the first team. It turns out he was right as Rangers career has gone downhill since leaving Tyneside. It’s amazing to see how far he has come since recording rant videos on an iPhone to building…

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Some men are born to be business success stories. They hit the ground running when opportunity knocks, and after that, they just keep going. That’s definitely the case for Blake Mycoskie. The founder of Toms shoes and a former guest on Shark Tank, has amassed a net worth of over $300 million during his career as an entrepreneur. If you like success stories, Mycoskie should definitely be one of your go-to guys, so let’s trace his journey and see how he made millions while still maintaining a social conscience. Early Days Mycoskie was born in Arlington, Texas in 1976, to…

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Esso Watches sold watches that contained negative ions. These reportedly could balance out positive ions that put unnecessary pressure on humans. Founder Ryan Naylor pitched the product on Shark Tank but it didn’t go as planned. The Sharks were skeptical about the watches and he didn’t get a deal. The business later shut down and is worth $0 in 2024. About the Founder Ryan Naylor is a serial entrepreneur from Phoenix, Arizona. He attended Viewmont High School and got a business degree from Utah State University. After graduating from college, he was president of Local Work Marketing. It was a…

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Bridal Babes is an online bridal and bridesmaid boutique that caters to women of all colors and sizes. They sell stylish, form-fitting dresses that let women show off their curves and skin tone. Founders Charles and Ashley Young pitched their business on Shark Tank and got a deal with Emma Grede! As of 2024, Bridal Babes is worth $1.25 million. About the Founders Charles and Ashley Young are a married couple residing in Washington, DC. Not much is known about Charles’ background, but Ashley has a marketing degree from the University of Virginia. After college, she became a marketing expert, spending…

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There are many threats to your phone outdoors, and Phoozy’s phone cases can help with this. It protects your device from overheating in the sun, sinking in water, breaking from a fall, and more. Founders Josh Inglis and Kevin Conway took it to Shark Tank and got a deal with Lori Greiner and Robert Herjavec. As of 2024, Phoozy is worth $6 million. About the Founders Kevin Conway hails from Charlotte, North Carolina. He has a degree in marketing from the University of North Carolina, but spent most of his career as a professional car racer. He started racing in…

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What happens when your big brother is one of the richest men in the world? Well, that means you have to keep up to keep it all in the family, right? Especially if the family name is Bezos and your name is Mark. His net worth isn’t as gargantuan as that of older brother Jeff but it’s safe to say that Mark Bezos has done all right for himself. Mark Bezos has an estimated net worth of $40 million, which may be peanuts in the Bezos family, but it’s more than enough to support his wife and four kids. Mark…

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The Hoffman mining crew became famous on Discovery Channel’s reality series Gold Rush. Nicknamed “Dozer Dave”, Turin was a standout person in the group and was their quarry and mining expert. His skills have led him to appear in several other series, including his own show Dave Turin’s Lost Mine. With his mining and media endeavors, Dave Turin has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Early Life David Turin was born in Sandy, Oregon on April 21, 1959. His father, Jim, is an owner of a quarry in their local area called Jim Turin & Sons. Dave has other…

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