Former football player Lewis Howes has found a more successful career in entrepreneurship, book writing, and coaching. He was once a record holder in the NCAA. Now, he is a best-selling author who focuses on high-performance business ideas. As of 2022, Howes has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Lewis Howes was born on March 16, 1983 and grew up in Delaware, Ohio, in a very nurturing family. His dad was his biggest fan and mentor when he started competing in sports.
He completed his early education in his hometown. He went to Principia College and played football. With 418 receiving yards in one game, he once set an NCAA record. Unfortunately, at the peak of his game, his father had an accident and had a coma.
The supportive father survived, but Lewis stated that he wasn’t the same. Still, the young athlete played for the Arena Football League, but he experienced his second tragedy in his second game. He got an injury. It ended his football career, and he never got to play in the NFL.
After leaving football, Howes had no other choice but to live with his sister. After some time, he decided to get a job. He held considerable positions in Toastmasters International from 2007 to 2008.
For two years, he worked for LinkedIn as a consultant. While there, he grabbed the opportunity to ask successful people and inquire about their journey to success.
Later on, he started experimenting in different fields. He went back to sports, but this time, in handball. He was a member of the USA Men’s National Team’s handball organization. Then, he tried writing and establishing companies.
Howes started by running several web enterprises. He launched SportsNetworker, a social media site. Then, he founded the Sports Executives Association, another sports related business targeting a different market.
Since 2010, he has been the CEO of Greatness Media. In 2013, he founded his most famous brand, The School of Greatness. He wrote his first book of the same name in 2015. It became a New York Times Bestseller. His second bestseller came out in 2017. It was titled The Mask of Masculinity.
He also hosts a podcast that interviews some of the most renowned personalities and business mentors. It’s the venture that he’s most focused on nowadays. The podcast has amassed approximately 5 million followers on social media.
Net Worth and Salary
Lewis Howes was once named one of the top 100 entrepreneurs under 30 in America by the White House. That’s because he’s run multiple multimillion-dollar web companies and written acclaimed books.
Today, most of his wealth comes from his podcast. It has gained millions of fans and an estimated total of 300 million downloads. He earns about $2 to $3 million annually from his online businesses. His most recent pursuit is film producing, which adds to his $10 million fortune.
Howes is not married but is currently dating Martha Higareda, a Mexican actress and screenwriter. In his previous relationship, he dated “The Mexican Weather Girl”, Yanet Garcia.