If you’ve heard of VaynerX, the communications-based company, then the name Gary Vaynerchuk certainly rings a bell. Apart from being the CEO of this firm, he is also a New York Times best-selling author, speaker, and Internet personality. By the end of this article, you’ll be informed of all things the public knows about Gary Vaynerchuk, including his yearly income and relationship status.
Gennady Vaynerchuk was born on November 14, 1975, in Babruysk, Soviet Union. Ever since the falling apart of the Soviet Union, Babruysk is a part of Belarus.
His family, which is of Jewish descent, immigrated to the USA when Gary was only three years old.
Even as a kid, he was showing the potential of being successful. During trading baseball cards, the young Vaynerchuk earned thousands of dollars, all while operating a lemonade stand on the side.
During his early teens, he joined the family business of wine-retailing.
After graduating from North Hunterdon High School, Vaynerchuk attended Mount College in Newton, Massachusetts.
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree, he took control of his father’s store, Shopper’s Discount Liquors, which he renamed to Wine Library. He also set up a daily webcast covering wine titled Wine Library TV.
Thanks to his extensive strategic planning, the business grew up to $60 million a year. But, despite the success of the wine-retailing business, Vaynerchuk decided to step away so he could focus on a digital ad agency VaynerMedia.
He and ha his brother, AJ, founded VaynerMedia in 2009. Its job is to provide social media services to one of the largest corporations in the world, such as PepsiCo, General Electric, and Mondelez International.
Back in 2017, he founded the Gallery, later renamed to Gallery Media Group, a company controlled by VaynerX.
He was a part of the cast for the Planet of the Apps, which is a reality show started by Apple. Apart from Vaynerchuk, the cast also included Gwyneth Paltrow and will.i.am.
His Youtube channel, titled GaryVee, which has amassed over 2 million subscribers, is the home of a video documentary series about Gary’s business career- DailyVee. During the five years of documenting, he’s implemented social media strategies, interviewed others, and broadcasted meetings at his companies.
In the #AskGaryVee Show, which was launched on YouTube in 2014, he answers questions from Instagram and Twitter. Talking about social media, his Twitter account has over two million followers. His Instagram profile has almost 8 million followers.
The multimillionaire has appeared in Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show, Ellen, and Late Night Show with Conan O’Brien.
During his long career, he has written eight books, all of which have been immensely successful.
Gary Vaynerchuk has been happily married to Lizzie since 2004. The couple now has two children, Misha Eva Vaynerchuk- who was born in 2009, and Xander Avi Vaynerchuk, who was born in 2012. Not much is known about Lizzie’s life before Gary, nor whether she has a pursuing proffesion.
Gary Vaynerchuk Net Worth 2020
This successful businessman has his net worth in 2020, estimated to be an impressive number of $200 million.