Today we can see that there are many popular televangelists like Joel Osteen and Tony Robbins. In this post, we will be discussing the personal life, career, and net worth of Tony. Further, he is an American life coach, author, and philanthropist.
Moreover, he is known for his seminars, infomercials, and self-help books like ‘Unlimited Power’ and ‘Awaken the Giant Within’. In addition, he has been also involved in several legal issues and controversies. Similarly, in a report of BuzzFeed in 2019, the life guru has been accused that he had sexually assaulted an underage girl at a summer camp in 1985. However, he denied all the allegations and stated that he has been targeted to a year-long investigation of the news network BuzzFeed.
Caption: The motivational speaker and author, Tony Robbins
Tony Robbins: Bio, Family, Education
The best-seller books’ author was born as Anthony J. Mahavoric on 29 February 1960. He was born as the eldest of three children to parents who divorced when he was 7 years old. After that, his mother remarried more than once in which Jim Robbins adopted him at the age of twelve.
Though he was born in North Hollywood, California, he raised in Azusa, California. Regarding his education, he attended Glendora High School. During his senior year, he elected as a student body president. However, he has a quite troublesome childhood while growing up as he had to work to provide his siblings. At the age of seventeen, he left home and never attended college as well.
Tony Robbins: Career & Life Achievements
Before establishing his professional career, he did a few minor jobs to support financially. After leaving home, he went to join author Jim Rohn and began to promote seminars for a motivational speaker. In 1980, he became a partner with Neurolinguistic Programming co-founder John Grinder. Then in 1988, he released his first infomercial ‘Personal Power’ that helped him to promote his services as a peak performance coach.
By the year 2007 at Technology, Entertainment, and Design conference where he confronted as a motivational speaker approx 4 million people attended. Then he co-founded Robbins-Madanes Center for Intervention together with Cloe Madanes. In 2016, he partnered with Golden State Warriors Peter Guber and Washington Wizards Ted Leonsis to purchase esports pro gaming organization Team Liquid.
He has also worked with Bill Clinton, Serena Williams, Hugh Jackman, and counseled American businessman Peter Guber and Marc Benioff. Additionally, in 2018, he criticized comments on the Me Too Movement. Further, after criticism, he posted apologize for suggesting anything other than my profound admiration for the movement. Robbins holds several seminars annually with ‘self-help’ and ‘positive thinking’ theme.
He has appeared on the screen as well, he played cameo roles in the films ‘Reality Bites, The Cable Guy’, ‘The Roseanne Show’, ‘The Sopranos’, and ‘Family Guy’. He also debuted in the reality show of NBC ‘Breakthrough with Tony Robbins’ in 2010. Later in 2012, he began co-hosting Oprah’s Lifeclass on the OWN Network. In 2015, the filmmaker Joe Berlinger produced and directed the documentary ‘Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru’. The documentary features the scenes behind of Robbins seminar ‘Date with Destiny’ in Boca Raton, Florida. It translated into languages for 190 countries and released by Netflix.
He is also a philanthropist, he founded the Anthony Robbins Foundation in 1991. Further, in 2014, he donated the profits of his books with an additional personal donation to the foundation ‘Feeding America’. Also, he has partnered with water company ‘Spring Health’ that provides pure water to Eastern India to prevent waterborne diseases.
Tony Robbins: Personal Life & Wife
Moving toward his personal life, he previously married Rebecca ‘Becky’ Jenkins in 1984. The couple first met her at a seminar and slowly fell for each other. Together the ex-couple had three children whom they had adopted. However, their marriage relationship ended in 1998. Also, in the year, he had fathered a child named Jairek Robbins from then-girlfriend Liz Acosta.
After his failed relationships, he again fell for a beautiful lady, Sage Robbins after a few years. Then the couple married in October 2001 and currently living in Manalapan, Florida. Sage who is known as Bonnie-Pearl Humphrey was also married previously with John Lynch when she was nineteen years old. Unfortunately, there is not much information found on their married life or personal life.
Caption: Tony Robbins and Sage Robbins
Robbins also involved in a few controversy and legal issues. During 2000, Wade Cook sued him for using the copyrighted terms from Cook’s in his seminars. Further, the allegations were settled for an undisclosed amount between them. Later in 2001, in an article of ‘The Vancouver Sun’ defamed Robbins calling him an ‘adulterous, wife-stealing hypocrite’. However, it went to British Columbia Supreme Court which goes in his court and awarded him $20,000 in damages and his legal costs.
Tony Robbins: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his salary or income, he earns huge amounts from being an author, life coach, and philanthropist. He also generates income form his seminars where he makes roughly $3000. Therefore, he has an estimation of around $30 million from his career. According to sources, he reportedly paid nearly $300 thousand for one speech.
He is highly active over different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter with personal and verified accounts. On Twitter, he has an account @TonyRobbins with 3.1 million followers. He has a Facebook account @TonyRobbins with more than 4million followers. On Instagram, he goes by the handle @tonyrobbins with 5 million followers.
Tony Robbins: Body Measurements
The American life coach has a slim body that stands to a height of 6 feet 6 inches or 2.01 meters. His fit body has a bodyweight of 98 Kg and no information on other body statistics. He has a hazel eye color with light brown hair color.