What is Gary Vaynerchuk’s Net Worth?
Gary Vaynerchuk has a net worth of $200 million as of July 2022.
Gary Vaynerchuk is often referred to as the “first wine guru” of the YouTube era. His natural selling talent and keen eye for detail have helped him to achieve great success in his business ventures.
Vaynerchuk also demonstrated how important it was to be flexible in the new world and how important it was to meet your audience.
Gary Vaynerchuk was born and raised in Babrugsk, Soviet Union. He immigrated to the USA with his family at age 3 years. From Queens, the family lived in a small apartment until moving to New Jersey. His father was a liquor store owner.
He ran a franchise of lemonade stands in New Jersey and made money by trading baseball cards. He was a natural salesman and had a keen eye for deals. He joined his family’s retail business at the age of 14.
While in college, Vaynerchuk discovered that the Internet was possible to make a profit. The discovery of wine collection in college led to the possibility of a larger family company.
He graduated from Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts, with a Bachelor’s of Arts in 1998.
After graduating college, he took control of his father’s Shoppers Discount Liquors. He renamed Wine Library. He created winelibrary.com, and took advantage every opportunity to sell online.
Within five years, sales grew from $3 million to more than $60 million.
Wine Library TV was created daily on YouTube in 2006. This vlog gained so much popularity that Gary was invited to appear on Conan O’Brien.
Vaynerchuk ended the series after 1000 episodes. He created a new YouTube channel in 2014 that now has more than 130,000 subscribers.
Vagner Media was founded by Gary and his brother in 2009. They specialize in helping large brands use social media.
Among the early clients was the NHL. These days, they include Pepsi-Co and General Electric among others. Vaynerchuk is also involved in angel investing, having been involved early with companies such as Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr.
HarperStudio also signed a 10-book deal in 2009. It reached number one on the Amazon Best Seller List of Web Marketing Books within weeks of its release.
Vaynerchuk had published 4 of the 10 books as of July 2022.
These are some of the greatest highlights from Gary Vaynerchuk’s career:
- Marketwatch: 2003, Market Watch Leader award, the youngest recipient
- Bloomberg’s Business Week: 2011, 20 People Every Entrepreneur Should Follow
- Fortune: 2014, 40 Under 40
- Crain: 2015, New York Business 40 under 40
Favorite Quotes From Gary Vaynerchuk
Understanding your personal DNA is essential. You shouldn’t do something just because someone else does it, or Steve Jobs and Mark Cuban tried it. It is important to understand your brand and to stay true to it.
There’s no bad time to start your own business, unless you are looking to make it mediocre.
Choose an area that you can win. You can’t. You must not only win but also dominate. We don’t have enough mediocre podcasts.