Tim Ferriss is a renowned American author cum entrepreneur. He is popular for his self-help books. Moreover, he is an angel investor and has a significant investment in many popular companies. Due to his public speaking skills, he acts as an advisor to many big companies like Facebook, Twitter, Uber, and likewise. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Tim Ferriss in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Timothy or Tim Ferriss was born on 20th July 1977 in New York. He graduated from St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire. Then he went on to attend Princeton University to get a degree in East Asian Studies. After graduation, he began his career as a salesman for a data storage company. That is when he started to build his own company named BrainQUICKEN.
Ferriss spent the last two decades in Silicon Valley as he was the advisor of the most popular companies out there. But in 2017, he moved to Texas because he was fed p with the culture growing in Silicon Valley. Surprisingly, he holds a Guinness World Record for having the mist Argentine tango spins in one minute. He practices transcendental meditation technique. Ferriss never discusses his personal life especially love life in public and hence it is not clear whether he is single or already mingled.
Career, Awards, & Nomination
Tim Ferriss founded BrainQUICKEN in 2001 and then sold it to a private equity firm which was London based in 2010. His The Tim Ferriss Experiment was the television series debuted on HLN. He started an audiobook publishing venture named Tim Ferriss Publishing in 2013. Vagabonding was the first book written by Rolf Potts. After that some other books were published like Daily Rituals by Mason Currey, The Obstacle Is The Way by Ryan Holiday, and What I Learned Losing A Million Dollars by Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan.
Ferriss as the angel investor invested and advised in the startups like StumbleUpon, Posterous, Evernote, Reputation.com, DailyBurn, Shopify, Trippy, and TaskRabbit. He was also the pre-seed money advisor to the company Uber. He was listed in the “Notable Angel Investors” of The New York Times. In 2015, he announced a long vacation.
As an author, his first book was “The 4-Hour Workweek”. This book released by Random House through its Crown imprint. Ferriss marketed the book heavily with the help of his personally known bloggers. Then he has written four more books named Tools of Titans, The 4-Hour Chef, The 4-Hour Body, and Tribe of Mentors. The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body were number 1 New York Times bestsellers. The 4-Hour Chef was the number 1 Wall Street Journal bestseller.
The podcast of Ferriss named “The Tim Ferriss Show” received more than 80 million downloads in 2016. In this podcast, he dealt with the personal and character development, venture capital, exercise routines, acting, and metaphysics. It got the vote as the Best Podcast Episode of 2015 by the users of Product Hunt in Golden Kitty Awards. In 2017 he was the host of the television show named Fear(Less) with Tim Ferriss. In this program, he used to take the interviews of the people. `
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth do you expect from a popular public speaker cum author? Well, he has a net worth of over $110 million. It is in the expected lines as he is the advisor of multiple big companies in the world. Moreover, he is a bestseller author and is invited by big organizers for public speaking. Even his investments in startups while staying in Silicon Valley yielded him a great deal of money.
Tim Ferriss is one of the most inspiring speakers, and he is also a philanthropist. His podcast The Tim Ferriss Show has over 80 million downloads which go on to show how many lives he has touched.