Among the top businesspeople and entrepreneurs, Daymond John stands out as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of FUBU.
He is a well-known businessman for his grand marketing strategies for FUBU, an American clothing and hip-hop apparel company that has been in operation since 1992.
Daymond’s health, however, was not as prosperous as his career, as he was diagnosed with second stage thyroid cancer. On May 10, 2017, he revealed that doctors discovered a nodule on his neck after which he underwent surgery. When the bud was examined, it was discovered to have thyroid cancer.
Daymond is cancer-free now thanks to medication and therapies, but he still checks his throat on a regular basis.
Biography, Age, Nationality, Parents
Daymond was born on February 23, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Queens. Well, the 49-year-old had a difficult childhood that shaped him to reach the pinnacle of success.
Daymond worked as a waiter at Red Lobster when he was younger. He also participated in programs that enabled him to work full-time and attend school on a weekly basis.
Daymond, who stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7m), comes from a low-income family. As a result, he never attended college and became the breadwinner for his family.
Professional Life And Career
Daymond gained numerous experiences as he grew older, resulting in him becoming a leading businessman like Andrew Frankel.
In January 1992, he began his official career as a business expert. For nearly two decades, he worked as a business strategist.
On the same year, he launched his company FUBU. But Daymond’s path to success was not as straightforward. Initially, he began his business with a line of hats made in his home.
Daymond also mortgaged his house for $100,000 for the factory, after which he formed a partnership with three friends.
Daymond began his business with $40 and has inspired millions of people with his success story. He also works as a motivational speaker, inspiring thousands of people every day.
Daymond, who founded FUBU, also served as a television personality on the business show Shark Tank, where he gave opportunities to people who wanted to work with him. The show has also reached a pinnacle of success as the Emmy Award winner, with 8 million viewers.
Daymond earned not only global recognition but also a net worth of $300 million dollars through his hard work and dedication.
Relationship Status: Single?
Daymond is also blessed with a lovely family, in addition to his successful career. In September 2016, he proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Heather Taras. On September 23, 2016, Daymond told USmagazine that he was nervous about proposing to his girlfriend and had been planning the event for three years.
Daymond proposed to Heather with a stunning 9.5-carat emerald cut diamond ring, full of love and confidence. The presence of the couple’s daughter, Minka Jagger, made the engagement even more special.
Daymond was previously married to his ex-wife, with whom he had two children, Yasmeen and Destiny. He is currently enjoying his three-person family life with daughter and fiancee Heather, whom he will most likely soon quote as a wife.