Lori Greiner is an American television personality from Chicago. She is an entrepreneur, inventor, actress and investor on the reality television show Shark Tank and also on its spin-off, Beyond the Tank. She has been referred to as the “Queen of QVC ” since 2000, from her show Clever & Unique Creations. She is the founder and president of For Your Ease Only, Inc. All of these ventures are the sources of Lori Greiner net worth, fame, and accomplishments.
Lori Greiner’s Biography
The Chicago native was born to American parents on December 9, 1969, in Illinois, United States. She spent her childhood days with her parents in a comfortable environment. Her mother was a Psychologist and father was a real estate developer. Her parents divorced when she was nine years old and she started to stay with her single mother.
Lori Greiner spent her early life in her place of birth in Chicago and her family was well to do. Her parents were business people who owned their own business. This was one of the reasons which persuaded Lori also to become an entrepreneur.
Talking about her education, Lori Greiner attended Loyola University in Chicago and majored in Communication. While in college, she picked up interest in jewelry and even started to sell some, therefore, jewelry trading was the first source of Lori Greiner net worth. Accompanying her jewelry business in college was her activity of writing plays. She was also focused on television, journalism, and film. Her activism while in the University made her to participate in different shows and programs which helped her in future years.
Lori Greiner’s Career
After graduating from the University, Lori Greiner generated the idea of Jewelry Box. She worked out her ideas and started her career by opening a business for herself for the first time. She didn’t have enough money to invest in her new business, so she had to borrow some money so as to create a sample product. Her first sample product was picked up by J.C. Penney and after nearly two years, through earring sales, Lori Greiner net worth was boosted to extreme point beyond expectations.
She switched directions to acting and joined the US television series “Shark Tank” in 2012, and received wide recognition. In 2014, Lori Greiner invested in a company, Scrub Daddy. This company focuses on the production of texture changing household sponge, and makes a huge amount of capital. In the same year, Lori published the book titled Invent it, Sell it, Bank it! – Make Your Million Dollar Idea into a Reality. Her book earned popularity, and reached the 3rd position on the best seller list of the ‘Wall Streer Journal’.
Lori Greiner, through her company, was able to sell over two millions sponges. She diversified by investing in several companies including Paint Brush Cover, Hold Your Haunches, Squatty Potty, Readerest, Drop-Stop, and FiberFix, all of which are contributors to Lori Greiner net worth.
Lori Greiner’s Awards & Nominations
For her widely accepted show Shark Tank, this talented lady has won the Critic’s Choice Award for an impressive five times, and also the Emmy Award for four times.
Personal Life, Husband & Children
As a strong-willed businesswoman, Lori Greiner started dating the manager of her company, Dan Greiner. The pair met for the very first time in a bar in Chicago when he was the assistant controller of a US-based machinery manufacturer in Bell & Howell Co. He left his lucrative job for Lori, and now he works in his wife’s company as the CFO and Vice President.
After they have been in a relationship for several years, the lovebirds who have always been very supportive of one another tied the knot in 2010.
After being married for more than a decade, Mr. and Mrs. Greiner are yet to welcome any child, and that doesn’t look like a problem, as the husband and wife are happily married, and enjoying their marriage together.
Lori Greiner Net Worth
Lori Greiner net worth of $100 million is impressive and well deserved. She has made fame and wealth from a respectable position in America as actress, author, inventor, and entrepreneur. Although her annual salary is currently not known, Lori Greiner net worth comes from her jewelry business and investments in several companies including Paint Brush Cover, Hold Your Haunches, Squatty Potty, Readerest, Drop-Stop, and FiberFix. She also rakes in huge sums of money by appearing in television shows, and publishing books as a best-selling author.
Her wealth has enabled her afford some of the best things money can buy. Sources claim that her luxury home in Chicago costs around the sum of $600,000, and her most favorite car which is a Mercedes SLS AMG is worth about $220,000.
She is a top earner in the business world and her unquestionable wealth is a reflection of her success. In a world dominated by mostly male professionals and business owners, this woman has earned her place as an achiever for all her efforts, endeavors, and accomplishments.