Gary Vaynerchuk is an American serial entrepreneur as well as an author. He is also a popular speaker and an internationally recognized internet personality.
Early Life of Gary Vaynerchuk
Gary Vaynerchuk was born on November 14, 1975, in Babruysk, Soviet Union. Currently, he is 44 years old and his sun sign is Scorpio. The name of his parents is Tamara Vaynerchuk (mother) and Sasha Vaynerchuk (father). He moved to the United States in 1978 with his family.
Sibling and Educational Background
The name of his sister is Liz Vaynerchuk and his brother is known as AJ Vaynerchuk. He and his family members lived in a studio apartment in Queens, New York. He is an American and his ethnicity is North American.
After some time, his family moved to Edison, New Jersey. He attended Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1998. Then, he switched over to his family’s retail wine business in the same year.
Gary has a height of 5 feet 7 inches. His body weighs 67kg. Furthermore, he has salt and pepper hair and brown eyes.
Is Gary Vaynerchuk Married?
Vaynerchuk is a married man until the present date. He married his long-time girlfriend Lizzie Vaynerchuk. They dated each other for several years before their marriage.
The duo got married on November 13, 2004. They together shared a daughter and a son named Misha Eva Vaynerchuk (2009) and Xander Avi Vaynerchuk (2012). They have been together for 15 years now and their relationship is still going well.
How much is Gary Vaynerchuk’s Net Worth and Salary?
Currently, he has an estimated net worth of $50 million as of 2022. As he has been a very successful entrepreneur and author, he earns a good salary.
Besides this, he also boasts a fleet of cars, including an Audi R8. Nevertheless, photos of his mansion and cars are not available for public scrutiny. Presently, he lives in his New York mansion with his wife and children.
Apart from that, he has his personal podcast, The Gary Vaynerchuk Audio Experience, which he recently launched. Moreover, he is an investor in internet companies like Uber, Medium, Venmo, Tumblr, PureWow, Twitter, and many other tech firms.
Similarly, he also has a sneaker brand known as GaryVee sneakers. Likewise, he launched the brand in collaboration with K-Swiss.
Business and Books
He started Wine Library TV, a daily webcast covering wine in 2006. He grew the business from $3 million to $60 million a year by 2005. In October 2009, he launched his first book titled Crush It, Why Now is the Time to Cash in on Your Passion.
His book reached #1 on the Amazon Best Seller list for Web Marketing books? He also opened at number two on the New York Times Hardcover Advice bestseller list and on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller List.
Likewise, in 2011, he released his second book titled “Thank You Economy” which reached the number two spot on the New York Times hardcover advice bestseller list. He has released the other two books till now.
Besides this, he has been featured in “The New York Times“, “The Wall Street Journal”, GQ, and Time. He has also appeared on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Ellen. In the year 2016, Vaynerchuk was a judge for the Genius Awards.
Presently, his store is one of the most successful wine centers in the world. Luckily, its value keeps growing by leaps and bounds with each passing year.
Earlier Gary started working on his father’s Springfield, New Jersey store, Shopper’s Discount Liquors in 1998. Then, he renamed the store Wine Library and launched sales online.