Kevin Trudeau is a renowned author, pool enthusiast, and salesman from America. He is known for his fake promotion of several books filled with unsubstantiated diet, health, and financial remedies. Currently, he is serving 10-year imprisonment at the Federal Prison Camp in Alabama. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Kevin Trudeau in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Kevin Trudeau was born on February 6, 1963, in Lynn, Massachusetts. When Trudeau was a child, he was adopted by Robert Trudeau and Mary Trudeau. He completed his schooling from the St Mary’s High School in his hometown Lynn, Massachusetts.
Trudeau has been married three times. His first wife Oleksandra Polozhentseva was a Ukrainian immigrant. In 2007, Trudeau married Kristine Doro, a Norwegian student whom he met in London. They ended the marriage after staying just four months together. In the mid-2008 he got married to Natalya Babenko who was also from Ukraine. After Trudeau’s imprisonment, she runs his several companies.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Kevin Trudeau began his career just after completing high school as a salesman. He joined a seminar circuit and started selling memory improvement techniques. In 1990, Trudeau served 30 days in prison for faking as a physician and depositing $80,000 in worthless checks. The following year he was sentenced for two years in jail for eleven credit cards fraud.
After imprisonment, he joined a marketing firm, Nutrition for Life in 1993. A few years later, the firm was charged for running a pyramid scheme by the Attorney General of Illinois.
Trudeau produced and appeared in a series of late-night television commercials where he promoted several products including dietary supplements, addiction treatments, reading-improvement programs, health aids, and others. He was later accused by the FTC of false promotions and misrepresentations. In 2004, Trudeau was fined $2 million, and all his television infomercials were banned.
He then started writing books and published his first book “Natural Cures “They” Don’t Want You to Know About” in the year 2005. In 2007, Trudeau published his second book “More Natural Cures Revealed: Previously Censored Brand Name Products That Cure Disease” in which he claims to cure myriad illness.
The book became the number-one-selling nonfiction book in the New York Times for consecutive 25 weeks. He also launched his self-titled Internet radio talk show which aired on several small radio stations in the year 2009.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Kevin Trudeau has an estimated net worth of more than $40 million. He made most of the fortune through forgery and selling misleading information.
Trudeau has written several best selling books including the “Natural Cause” which became a best-seller and sold more than five million copies worldwide. Most of his writings are not factual but are commercially very successful.
Currently, Trudeau is in prison, but he is still making money through the revenues of his several books which are sold by a private corporation.
Kevin Trudeau is a perfect example of someone who followed a wrong path to earn money which earned him ten years of rigorous imprisonment. If Trudeau had positively used his intelligence, he would have surely made a name for himself