Author: Bob McCullough

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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.

.When it comes to the fitness business, one of the best ways to make money is to get into the supplements game. Few have done it better than Andy Frisella. He’s the CEO of 1st Phorm International, a supplements company that makes $175 million per year. As of 2022, Andy Frisella has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He’s become a motivational speaker as well, so his story is well worth reviewing. Early Days Frisella definitely wasn’t very ambitious as a child, and there were no signs that he would go on to become a multimillionaire. The 37-year old…

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Chumlee is a reality television star and businessman with a net worth of $5 million. He’s most known for featuring on the reality TV series Pawn Stars, which chronicles the day-to-day operations of the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas. Early Life Austin Lee Russell was born in Henderson, Nevada, on September 8, 1982, and he is of Scottish descent. Due to his wide face and thick chin, his father likened him to the walrus Chumley from the cartoon series Tennessee Tuxedo when he was 12. Thus, the name Chumlee was born and it has stuck since. Pawnshop…

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Jennifer Rene Psaki previously served as the White House press secretary for the Obama and Biden administration. Currently, she works as a political analyst for MSNBC. As of 2023, Jen Psaki has a net worth of $2 million. Early Life Jen Psaki was born on December 1, 1978 and raised in Stamford, Connecticut. Her mother Eileen, is a psychotherapist, and her father Dimitrios, worked as a real estate developer. Psaki is of Irish and Polish descent. She graduated from Greenwich High School in 1996 and then she attended the College of William & Mary to study English and Sociology. At…

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It’s natural to be curious about the source of great wealth, especially when that wealth is as estimable as that of Jeff Bezos, who made billions as the CEO of Amazon. It’s a sad story, actually, that reveals much about Bezos’ ruthless corporate ways, so let’s dig into the tale of Ted Jorgensen and see what happened to him and the spawn he created. Bezos’ father died back in 2015, long after giving young Jeffrey up for adoption, and he died with a net worth of about a half million dollars without ever reuniting with his son. Early Days Bezos…

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Being the mayor of a large, international city is definitely a glamorous gig, but usually there’s nothing glamorous or dramatic about the salaries of those who hold office. Typically they’re on the boilerplate side, and being mayor of a big city is usually considered a stepping-stone job. Francis X. Suarez is definitely an exception to the role. Whether serving as the mayor of Miami is a stepping stone for him is still very much up in the air, but there’s no doubt that he’d taken a very unusual approach to collecting his estimated salary of $150,000 to $200,000. Why? Suarez…

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For politicians in the smaller, more self-contained states, being the governor can be a pretty good gig, especially if they’re talented problem solvers. Landing a governorship can be an ideal stepping stone for those who seek higher office, which is part of why the 50 jobs are so desirable. For Gavin Newsom, though, it’s complicated. Newsom is the governor of California, which is actually three or four states rolled into one, and during the 3+ years since he was elected he’s had to put out an ongoing series of fires, both literally and figuratively. In his role as the governor,…

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Many evangelists and motivational speakers have a unique gimmick or back story that they use to promote what they do, and in some cases the nature of their approach is a bit sleazy. But Nick Vujicic is the opposite of all that. He’s become a genuine inspiration for millions in his dual role, and to do that he’s had to overcome the setback of being born without limbs. It’s a special story that deserves to be shared, so let’s take a closer look at Vujicic’s achievements and the obstacles he’s had to overcome. Early Days Nick Vujicic began his journey…

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Every politician knows that sooner or later the gig comes with jobs and positions that will put them directly in the crosshairs of controversy, and Jennifer Granholm is definitely having her moment in that regard. She began serving as the Secretary of Energy last year, and rising gas prices have put her under intense scrutiny and made her a lightning rod for controversy. But Granholm definitely has the chops and the experience to handle it, and her journey has been truly unique. It’s also made by a wealthy woman, so let’s trace her path and find out how it all…

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There are many ways to fulfill the American dream, and some of those include doing jobs that most of us would rather avoid. Adam Weitsman has definitely done that as part of his path to amassing a huge fortune based on the process and recycling of scrap metal, of all things. His story is definitely worth retelling, especially since he’s capitalized on his fame to form a variety of connections with various celebrities in the sports and entertainment world. So let’s trace his path and see how he earned his wealth. Early Days The 54-year old Weitsman, who was born…

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For some pop stars, the ongoing deluge of streaming series, feature shows and movies can represent a new opportunity to improve their cash flow without doing any heavy lifting. That’s definitely been the case for former British pop star Kate Bush, who has seen an avalanche of interest in her work after one of her songs became an anthem of sorts for the Netflix series, “Stranger Things.” It’s definitely one of the stranger things to happen to Bush in her long and illustrious career. It happens to represent an excellent opportunity to review her journey. The Stranger Thing Factor The…

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