Daymond John is a businessman, investor, television personality, author, and motivational speaker from the United States. He is also best known for being the founder, president, and CEO of the American apparel company ‘FUBU’. Also, he is the founder of The Shark Group.
Daymond Brief Profile
- Full Name: Daymond Garfield John
- Date of Birth: February 23, 1969
- Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, United States
- Age (as of 2021): 52 years
- Name of Father: Garfield John
- Name of Mother: Margot John
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches
- Spouse: Heather Taras
- Children: Destiny John, Yasmeen John
- Born In: Brooklyn, New York, United States
- Famous As: CEO Of FUBU
Who Is Daymond John?
Daymond John is an American businessman, investor, TV personality, and author. However, he is best known as the founder and CEO of the American apparel company ‘FUBU.’ Daymond was born the 23rd of February 1969, in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S. Furthermore, he was born to Margot and Garfield John.
He attended Catholic School for seven years. Daymond grew up in the Hollis neighborhood of Queens. At the of 10, his parents divorced and he began to work.
He began to sell pencils and shovelled snow and later became an electrician’s apprentice and fixed the electrical issues in and around the Bronx region.
Daymond John’s Career
When his mother pushed him to start doing something important with his life, However, Daymond John began to sew. As a result, he purchased some low-cost fabric and stitched roughly 80 wool caps, which he sold for $10 each. Also, he made $800 through his first business venture.
In 1992, he laid the foundation of his company, ‘For Us By Us,’ which was shortened to ‘FUBU’. Daymond scored a major coup in 1993 when he persuaded his boyhood buddy and rapper LL Cool J to wear a ‘FUBU’ T-shirt to a public event.
However, in 2009, Daymond John was offered a spot on the business reality show ‘Shark Tank.’ n September 2015, he launched ‘Daymond John’s Success Formula,’ a business skill-development program aimed at helping small firms expand. Later, it was renamed ‘Next Level Success.’
Daymond John’s Net Worth
Daymond John’s net worth in 2021 is estimated to be around $350 million.