Who is Gary Veynerchuk?
Born Gennady Vaynerchuk under the sign of Scorpio on the 14th of November 1975, in Babruysk, BSSR, Soviet Union (today’s Belarus), Gary Veynerchuk is a 42-year-old Caucasian entrepreneur, speaker, author, investor and internet personality of Russian descent now with American nationality. He is perhaps best known to the world as a wine critic and business owner, as well as the leader of his New York-based companies VaynerMedia and VaynerX. He has also had a number of other successes across various business branches in his sometimes lucrative entrepreneurial career since the 1990s.
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Early Life: From the Soviet Union to USA
Been a baller since ‘80.-Looking back at this photo and understanding where my family came from where the only toys I…
Career: His Wine Library
After his college graduation, Gary was awarded day-to-day control of the family’s Shopper’s Discount Liquors store in Springfield, New Jersey by his father. He took this opportunity and decided to refresh the business and targeted more specific customer requirements, renaming it Wine Library, launching an on-line shop, and even started Wine Library TV in 2006, which is a daily webcast about wine. With clever use of e-commerce and adaptive pricing, by 2005 Gary had already managed to grow the business from making $3 million a year to $60 million a year. However, Gary had wider horizons, and August 2011 stepped down from this wine to create VaynerMedia, a digital ad agency that he had co-founded with his brother, AJ Vaynerchuk in 2009. Along with his brother, he now owns VaynerMedia, a company that provides social media and strategic advice to various Fortune 500 companies, including General Electric, Ahneuser-Busch, PepsiCo and Mondelez. With over 600 employees in 2016, the company’s yearly revenue was over $100 million, meanwhile also partnering with Vimeo to create connections between digital content filmmakers and various brands.
His Second Company
It was reported by The Wall Street Journal in 2017 that Gary has launched The Gallery, a company that encompasses PureWow after it was acquired by Gary and RSE Ventures, as well as numerous other creative-content and media properties. PureWow’s CEO was kept in the position, and now serves as the CEO of The Gallery. Gary’s two companies now function in synergy, mutually raising profit for one another thanks to the unique services that one provides and the other requires.
After buying PureWow, Gary Vaynerchuk's company is launching a new men's media brand about the collision of entrepreneurship and pop culture
— Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyvee) June 16, 2018
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Love Life: Married to Lizzie Vaynerchuk
As for Gary’s romantic involvements, nothing is known about his relationships prior to his public one. He dated his wife Lizzie for a while before they married on 13 November 2004, and they now have a daughter named Misha Eva Vaynerchuk born in 2009, and a son, Xander Avi Vaynerchuk, who was born in 2012. Together, they live in their family house in New York, but the details about the property are unavailable.
What is Gary Vaynerchuk’s Net Worth?
Have you ever wondered how rich Gary Vaynerchuk is, as of mid-2018? According to various authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the current total of Gary’s accumulated net worth is close to $160 million, made as an entrepreneur and investor, while he earned the most from his long-term presence in the business world as the founder of VaynerMedia. As his career continues to develop, the said amount can be expected to increase.
Concerning his physical attributes, Gary’s height is 5ft 7ins (1.70m) and his current weight is 147lbs(67kg). His hair is dark brown and his eyes are light brown, while his body shape is generally described as regular.
Social Media Presence
Due to the major influence of social networks, it is nowadays a regular thing for active celebrities to nourish a close and active relationship with their fans, for the sake of increasing the popularity of the projects they’re working on, and thus their own net worth. Gary seems to be a regular subscriber, if not the leading example of this celebrity trend, as his presence is quite ubiquitous on most of the popular social media networks. His Facebook page has over three million followers, his Twitter account almost two million, and his Instagram account has over 3.5 million fans.