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Ernie Boch, Jr. Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Ernie Boch Jr. was born on the 15th February 1958, in USA of Caucasian descent. He is a spokesperson, president as well as CEO of Boch Enterprises, the company which is mainly focused on vehicle local distribution in the Norwood, Massachusetts, USA area. He is a well known celebrity with a distinctive passion for music as well as an inventive approach towards selling and advertising vehicles. Ernie Boch Jr. has been active in the business since 1974.
How rich is the businessman? It has been reported that the overall size of Ernie Boch Jr.’s net worth is as much as $500 million, as of early 2016. His assets include luxurious mansions, vehicles as well as the women’s football team the Boston Militia.
Ernie Boch, Jr. Net Worth $500 Million
To begin with, Boch was educated at Berklee College of Music. The company of local vehicle distribution, which now belongs to Ernie, had been launched by Andrew Boch, his grandfather, who bought the franchise of Nash Motors in 1945. Ernie Boch, Sr. also worked in the company and was a top ranked car dealer in the USA in the 1960s. Many well known commercials were shown on TV and Ernie Boch Sr.’s face was well known to audiences. After his death, Ernie Boch Jr. took his position inheriting all the company which increased the total size of his net worth.
Talking about the first car Ernie bought in 1974, it was a Volkswagen Beetle, purchased from the family’s company. Then he started working in the family business which at first added small sums to the wealth of Ernie Boch, Jr. As time passed, the sums as well as the responsibilities grew considerably.
However, in 2004, Ernie alongside the musicians Barry Goudreau (the guitarist), Sib Hashian (the drummer), Brian Maes (the vocalist and keyboard player), Tim Archibald (the bassist) and Michael Tunes Antunes (the saxophone player) formed a blues rock band called Ernie and the Automatics, which was signed to the Open E Records label. Their debut album called “Low Expectations” (2009) entered in 7th position on the Billboard Blues Albums chart, managing to stay in that position for six weeks. In 2011, the band split up, but Ernie showed up on various television shows including “The Phantom Gourmet” aired on WSBK-TV and “Rescue Me” on FX. As a popular celebrity, he is often invited into talk shows and other programs.
In 2015, Boch sold the majority shareholding of his dealership, but retains the Boch name and public face, plus Ferrari and Maserati dealerships.
Ernie Boch Jr. is somewhat of a controversial person too. He captured negative attention of social media when he expressed his opinion about the campaign of Donald Trump for the presidency of USA. He was also accused of gender discrimination while giving an interview to The Boston Globe and expressing his thoughts about women in the car selling business. In 2009, there was a minor controversy after one blogger made a joke about Ernie Boch, Jr (who has two children) not having named one of the children Ernie Boch III.
Finally, in the personal life of the businessman, he was married to Kristen Boch, and they have two children.