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Timothy Ferriss was born on 20 July 1977, in East Hampton, New York USA. He is a well-known writer, public speaker and businessman, perhaps most famous for his bestselling book entitled “The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich”, which was acclaimed all over the world and gained him huge success. In 2007 Ferriss was named as one of the most innovative business people. What is more, he is considered to be one of the best self-promoters, so there is no surprise that his name and his work is known all over the world.
Tim Ferriss Net Worth $15 Million
So how rich is Tim Ferriss? It is authoritively estimated that Tim’s net worth is $15 million. He mainly gained this sum of money because of the popularity of his books and, of course, his other investments and activities. What is more, Tim has also worked in the television industry and appearing in several shows. As there is no doubt that Tim will continue his career and will probably write even more successful books, his net worth will also become higher. Let’s hope that his fans will be able to read his new work soon.
Tim was educated at St. Paul’s School and later continued his studies at Princeton University, from where he graduated with a degree in East Asian Studies. He then started working in a data storage company, but it was not the job Tim had dreamt about, and he decided to start something of his own, which is how the Internet business called “BrainQUICKEN” was born. His company sold products that propounded to make you think and react faster. This company helped him to gain his first real net worth and, of course, gain some very useful experience.
In 2010 Tim sold his company and focused more on writing. His first book “The 4-Hour Workweek” was written based on his own experience while owning “BrainQUICKEN”, and it soon became very popular, in fact remaining on the best-seller list for almost seven years.. The release of this book had a huge impact on the growth of Tim Ferriss’ net worth. Other books released by him include, “The 4-Hour Body” and “The 4-Hour Chef”, which became almost as popular, and added considerably to Tim’s net worth.
As mentioned, Tim is also known as an ‘angel investor’ or advisor. He has invested or worked on such projects as “StumbleUpon”, “Shopify”, “Evernote”, “RescueTime” and many others. What is more, Tim has appeared on the show called “Trial by Fire” and even had his own show, “Tim Ferriss Experiment”, which was not very successful but Tim still gained some experience from it.
If to talk about Tim Ferriss personal life, it can be said that Tim now lives in California, probably, alone, as there are no confirmed news about him dating someone. He is also a philanthropist, particularly supporting educational institutions in the US and also in Asia. It is clear that Tim is a very interesting and active personality. Let’s hope that his success will not turn away from him and that he will continue working for a long time.