Robert Kiyosaki Biography
|Popular Name:||Robert Kiyosaki|
|Birth Name:||Robert Toru Kiyosaki|
|Birth Date:||8 April 1947|
|Birth Place:||Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.|
|Spouse(name):||Kim Kiyosaki (m. 1986)|
|Profession:||Author, Investor, Entrepreneur|
|Years active:||1973 till date|
|Net Worth:||$80 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2020|
Robert Kiyosaki is an American author, businessman, and founder of Rich Global LLC and also the Rich Dad Company, a company of private financial education which provides business and personal finance education to people through videos and books. Most of the company’s revenues come from franchisees of the “Rich Dad seminars” which are conducted by independent individuals using Robert’s brand name for a fee. Robert is also the creator of the software games and cashflow board to educate children and adults about financial and business. Till date, Robert Kiyosaki net worth 2020 has continued to grow along with his business and companies which have earned a well deserved reputation all over the world.
Robert Kiyosaki’s Childhood
Robert Toru Kiyosaki was born in Hilo, Hawaii on the 8th of April, 1947. He has Japanese American ancestry. His father was an instructor and teacher by profession, which enabled young Robert to attend great educational institutes. Robert obtained preliminary education from Hilo High School, before he enrolled at the New York’s U.S.S Merchant Marine Academy.
Robert Kiyosaki’s Career
A large percentage of Robert Kiyosaki net worth 2020 has come through his career as an author and businessman who after the completion of his education, began working on merchant ships, which enabled him to travel to many parts of the world. These trips exposed him to many different cultures and new ways of life.
Robert witnessed extremes of poverty which was faced by people around the world, and these journeys left a profound impact on him. During the Vietnam War in 1972, Kiyosaki served as the pilot of a helicopter gunship, after which he was awarded an Air Medal. From 1974 until 1978, Robert assumed the profile of a salesman for the Xerox Corporation selling copy machines. He opened a company of his own which produced T-shirts, nylon bags, and Velcro, and made them available to markets.
Kiyosaki began to work with Sharon Lechter and they co-wrote their first book ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’. They decided to publish their book on their own when they could not find a publisher. After three years of hiatus, Robert came back to the business scene from retirement and launched a new business and financial education company which he called Cashflow Technologies Inc. The company is co-owned by co-writer Sharon Letcher and Kim Kiyosaki his own wife.
In the year 2010, Robert Kiyosaki appeared on “The Alex Jones Show” wherein he disclosed his assets which included golf courses, hotels, and big apartment complexes. He is also an investor and head of oil drilling operations and also oil wells. He also has a startup solar company, which provides significant returns to Robert Kiyosaki net worth 2020.
Robert Kiyosaki’s Books
After making big sales with his first book “Rich Dad Poor Dad” the best selling author published several other books. These include: “Why the Rich Are Getting Richer”, “Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad’s Guide to Financial Freedom”, and also books which he co-authored with Donald Trump, like “Why We Want You to be Rich: Two Men, One Message”. In total, Robert Kiyosaki has published twenty three books.
In 2012, Robert Kiyosaki’s company went bankrupt after a number of class-action lawsuits. Attendees of his seminars sued him because they felt scammed. Additionally, his companies were sued as a result of certain royalty disputes. Losing in court left his company in bad shape, making Robert to chose bankruptcy.
Awards & Achievements
Robert Kiyosaki has been awarded the Academy awards, in 2002 and 1981. He has also received six Golden Globe Awards. In 1971, the best selling author bagged the prestigious BAFTA Awards, and in 1994, he was awarded the Awards Circuit Community Awards. Furthermore, he has won CINE Competition, David di Donatello Awards, Director of Guild Awards, Genesis awards, Golden Apple awards, Gotham awards and innumerable others.
Robert Kiyosaki’s Personal Life & Family
In 1986, Robert Kiyosaki got married to Kim Meyer, who is a motivational speaker, author, investor and entrepreneur.
Over the years, Robert Kiyosaki has provided financial advice on several television news channels including Bloomberg, Fox Business and Bloomberg. Additionally, he has appeared on several television shows such as Fox and Friends, Larry King Live, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The O’Reilly Factor, Your World with Neil Cavuto, Glenn Beck, and The Alex Jones Show.
Robert Kiyosaki is 170cm in height, and weighs 84kg. His eyes and hair color is black.
Robert Kiyosaki Net Worth
Owing to his many ventures and tremendous hard work Robert Kiyosaki net worth has accumulated to millions over the years following his career as an author, investor, and entrepreneur. He has laid his mark as a successful achiever just like other top businessmen in the world such as Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Aliko Dangote, Jeff Bezos, and many others. He has influenced many minds who will surely remember his name for years to come.
Robert Kiyosaki net worth is estimated at $80 million.