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Kwame Jackson was born on the 30th March 1974 in Washington D.C., USA, and is an entrepreneur, consultant, speaker and television personality, who rose to fame as a finalist of the first season of the reality television show “The Apprentice” (2003 – 2004) aired on NBC. Now, he is the owner and the Chairman of the company Legacy Holdings.
How much is the net worth of Kwame Jackson? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $2.5 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Legacy Holdings is the major source of Jackson’s net worth.
Kwame Jackson Net Worth $2.5 Million
To begin with, the boy was raised in Washington DC. While studying in high school, Kwame worked as a supervisor in McDonalds, as his mother died when Jackson was just 15. He then graduated from the University of North Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Business Administration, and then took a marketing and sales job with Procter & Gamble in Charlotte, before continuing his studies at Harvard, earning his MBA degree.
He then took an appointed at Goldman Sachs in 1998, but actually resigned from his job to participate in the reality television show “The Apprentice” which was hosted by real estate magnate, businessman, television personality and noe President of the US – Donald Trump – the show was created by Mark Burnett and broadcast on NBC. The show listed 16 business people in a competition for a salary of $250,000 a year, to run one of Donald Trump’s companies. Jackson made it to the finals, yet lost to Bill Rancic. Even though wealthy businessman Mark Cuban offered Kwame a job, he did not accept the offer, and continued to decline offers after the show, reputedly more than five offers per day for some time, and finally he accepted the offer of Erik Moses, the friend from university, who suggested working with Rosewood City Group.
Perhaps unsurprisingly after “The Apprentice”, Kwame guest starred in a number of television shows, including “The Bug Idea with Donny Deutch” (2004), “The View” (2004), “E! True Hollywood Story” (2004) and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” (2005). What is more, he hosted the reality television show “What’s Up in Finance” (2007), in which teens were given advice on using their money wisely. Currently, Kwame Jackson is the Chairman and owner of the company entitled Legacy Holdings, which implements entrepreneurial ventures. To give an example, one of them is entitled Krimson by Kwame, a line of men’s neckwear. Moreover, his company has negotiated with CNN to produce a business talk show which would be hosted by Kwame Jackson himself. In the plans of the company there are several documentary films about Afro – American Congressmen.
In addition to being the owner and Chairman of Legacy Holdings, Jackson is a motivational speaker – he has spoken at Howard Business School and Harlem, and currently he is apparently writing a book.
Finally, in the personal life of Kwame Jackson, he is possibly single. There were rumours flying that he is gay, yet he denied this.