Marcus Anthony Lemonis is one of a renowned businessman, Investor, presenter, politician, and a philanthropist. He is well-known for his business program “The Profit” which is broadcast on CNBC, the program focuses on saving small business. Presently, Marcus is a chairman and CEO of Gander Outdoors, Good Sam Enterprises, the House Boardshop and Camping World.
As a philanthropist, he has several foundations in which he endorses and contributes. Among them, St. Jude Children Research Hospital, Lincoln Park Zoo, Joffrey Ballet and many others.
Now the question is that how much Marcus Lemonis worth is? How much does he earn from his show? Let’s talked about his net worth.
Multi-talent, Marcus Lemonis earned a significant amount of money not only from his reality show “The Profit” but also through others venture. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, TV presenter estimated net worth is $900 million.
In 2016, Camping World went in public on New York Stock Exchange at $22 per share and gave the company a market value of approximately $2 billion. After a year later, in 2017, the stock rose to $31 and per share is $40.
In 2013, his two companies generated revenue of 2.5 million dollars.
Marcus worked for his grandfather’s car dealership in South Florida, Anthony Abraham Chevrolet in 1997. Marcus has held several sales and managerial roles for AutoNation. He served as CEO Holiday RV Superstores Inc from 2001 to 2003, and later he merged his company with Camping World and Sam Good Enterprises in 2006 and 2011 respectively.
As the CEO of Camping World, Marcus teamed up with NASCAR in 2014 and rebranded the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and made the company one of the top three sponsors.
Apart from the Camping business, Lemonis worked as an entrepreneur and helped several troubled companies. Marcus signed $2 million of the check to save Rose’s bakery & Wheat Free Café which was set to close on Christmas Eve of 2012 and reopened the café, agreed to invest $150,000 for next 18 months. In 2014, he opened the bakery in the second location in Highland Park, Illinois.
Besides, he started his career as a television presenter in 2103. He ran the reality show “The Profit” on CNBC Prime. Reportedly, he has invested $35 million on the show. Prior to ‘The Profit’, he appeared on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” in 2011 and 2012 and was featured on ABC television’s “Secret Millionaire” in 2012.
Marcus Lemonis show “The Profit”
Presently, Marcus lives in Chicago Illinois. On 22 August 2016, Lemonis sold his Lake Forest house in $2.7 million bearing a loss of $2.2 million. Lemonis purchased the 8,225 sq.ft of the mansion in 2005 for $4.936 million. Moreover, there is no further information about his cars collection.
Marcus was titled “Newsmaker of the Year” by Rv Business Magazine in 2007 and has also been awarded “The Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst and Young in 2008. Also, he was featured in the 2005 edition of “40 and 40” in Crain’s Chicago Business.
44 years-old, Marcus Anthony Lemonis was born on 16 November 1973 in Beirut, Lebanon. A Greek couple Leo and Sophia Lemonis adopted him, and currently, his adopted parents were living in Miami, Florida. He graduated with a degree in political science and minor in criminology from Marquette Universty in Milwaukee in 1995. After his political venture failed, he refocused on his career on the automotive industry.
Recently he posted on his Instagram on 16 June 2018 and he captioned, “Happy Birthday Mom. I love and miss you very much.”
About his married life, wife and children, there aren’t any details in any sites.