Since the internet became accessible to a majority of the human race, many people have found various utilities for it and some of which have become famous and made a lot of money. One of them is Tai Lopez, who continues to be the subject of debate over his legitimacy. Other lingering questions include Tai Lopez’s net worth and the true source of his wealth.
In this article, we take a look at ways at which the self-confessed entrepreneur and certified financial planner made his fortune. Read on to learn more about the net worth of the mentor and internet star.
Tai Lopez’s Net Worth
A lot of facts have been clouded in mystery about Tai Lopez. One of those is his net worth. Although the YouTube star is known to live in a Hollywood Hills mansion and drives a couple of luxury cars, his exact net worth continues to elude those who desire to know. However, estimates suggest that Tai Lopez is worth between $50 and $60 million, although some sources put it at a very low $5 million.
During a podcast with popular YouTuber, Logan Paul, he suggested he makes well over $3 million per month after a live comment said he made between $3-5 million in a year. While the truth remains elusive, we do know that he doesn’t own his Hollywood Hills mansion. According to public information, it belongs to Bohbot Marc & Michele Trust, with Tail Lopez likely leasing the home.
What Does He Do?
Whatever figure might be his exact net worth, one thing is for sure, he lives a very comfortable lifestyle. According to available information, Tai Lopez’s net worth, as well as his ostentatious lifestyle, have all come from a career as a Certified Financial Planner. A known Self-Help guru, he is a career mentor, vlogger, and entrepreneur.
As an entrepreneur, he created the online training program, 67 Steps, which is a monthly subscription program that teaches the 67 Steps to live ‘The Good Life’. He also co-owns another subscription-based program, Mentorbox.
Aside from his entrepreneurship ventures, he is also a vlogger who has attained influential status. He has over six million fans on Facebook, three million on Instagram and 1.3 million subscribers to his YouTube channel.
Additionally, other career ventures that have contributed to Tai Lopez’s net worth include investments in the dating site, Elite Global Dating, which was one of the early contributors to his wealth. He also acts as an advisor and partner to more than 20 multimillion-dollar companies.
How Does Tai Lopez Make Money?
Now that we know what he does, how does he make money? Well, primarily, he makes money from his subscription-based programs – 67 Steps and MentorBox. He also makes money through YouTube, where according to Social Blade, he makes an average of $3,000 per month and $35,800 per year.
Other ways Tai Lopez has accrued his net worth include his investments, appearing on several TV and radio shows, and owns one of the top downloaded podcasts, The Grand Theory of Everything.
As an influencer, he also makes considerable income through ad revenues on his social media pages. He has also made money from selling his book, The Guru’s Guide & Model Promoter: Becoming A Top Model.
Brief Look at Tai Lopez
He was born Taino Adrian Lopez on the 11th of April, 1976 in Long Beach, California. He was raised by his mother and his grandmother because his father was in prison while he was growing up. As a result, Tai Lopez had a difficult background that spurred his entrepreneurship mindset. He owned his first business at the age of six, selling cherry tomatoes for his mother. He also sold lemonade.
Lopez attended Raleigh Christian Community High School, graduating in 1994, but not much is known about his higher education and the social media influencer regularly touts himself as a college drop out. Before he became known as an internet star, he reportedly worked for GE Capital and became a Certified Financial Manager.
Aside from his work as a financial manager, he also owned the dating website, Elite Global Dating, which was one of his first successful adult investments. He has been featured in some notable magazines like Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine and other media outlets like CNBC. He has also spoken at a couple of reputable American universities like Harvard and has had his own Ted Talk.