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James Treliving, commonly known as Jim Treliving, is a famous American businessman. To the public, Jim Treliving is perhaps best known for his appearances on the Canadian reality show called “Dragon’s Den”, where he serves on a panel of judges known as “Dragons”. The show premiered on television screens in 2006, and since then has produced nine seasons and a total of 151 episodes. Currently, Treliving is joined on the panel of judges by Arlene Dickinson, David Chilton, Michael Wekerle, and Vikram Vij. Over the years, the show has become one of the most watched series, and in 2011 was even named “The Best Reality Program” during an international Banff World Media Festival event. Aside from that, the show has inspired the release of two spin-off series, namely Kevin O’Leary’s “Redemption Inc.” and Arlene Dickinson’s “The Big Decision”. In addition to being featured on a reality television series, Jim Treliving is also known for his “T&M Group of Companies”, which he co-owns with George Melville.
Jim Treliving Net Worth $640 Million
A well-known entrepreneur, how rich is Jim Treliving? According to sources, Jim Treliving’s net worth and wealth is estimated to be $640 million, the majority of which he has accumulated from his business ventures, as well as his appearances on television screens.
Jim Treliving was born in 1941, in Manitoba, Canada. Treliving’s professional career started with the national police force of Canada known as “The Royal Canadian Mounted Police”. While he was still working as a police officer, Treliving was presented with an opportunity to open his own restaurant in British Columbia called “Boston Pizza”, since its popularity was on the rise at the time. Soon afterwards, Treliving got acquainted with George Melville, who initially served as his business consultant, but later became his business partner. With Melville’s help, Treliving was able to purchase the chain of “Boston Pizza” from Ron Coyle, who was its owner. Their business venture proved to be a huge success, since in a span of several years Treliving and Melville were able to open 95 restaurants, which contributed $110 million to their wealth. In addition to “Boston Pizza”, Treliving and Melville are also the owners of “Boston Pizza International”.
Aside from his involvement with the company, Jim Treliving serves as chairman of an entertainment company called “Global Entertainment Corporation”, which is in charge of the “Central Hockey League”, “Cragar Industries Inc.” and “International Coliseums Company” among other companies. Others of Treliving’s many business ventures are “Dermal Laser Centres”, “White Rock Commercial”, and “Mr. Lube”, all of which are co-owned by Treliving and Melville. Jim Treliving is also a chairman of the “WPHL Holdings Inc.” company.
In regards to his personal life, Jim Treliving is married to Sandi Treliving, with whom he has two children. His son, Brad Treliving is also well-known, since he used to play hockey in the National Hockey League, and is currentlyS an owner of the Calgary “Flames” hockey team. Treliving’s daughter, Cheryl Treliving works as an executive director in her father’s “Boston Pizza Foundation” company.