Last Updated: 25 Feb, 2023 | Views: 301
Other Profession(s): Business Men, Author, Investor, Television Personality
Famous For: CEO and founder of FUBU
Higher Education: High School
Daymond Garfield John was born in the year 1969 on February 23. In addition to being a businessman and investor, he is a television personality as well. A member of the ABC reality television series Shark Tank, he is best known as the founder, president, and CEO of FUBU. The Shark Group was founded by John, who lives in New York City.
Daymond John Career:
In Hollis, Queens, John started FUBU with his mother
In 1992, they made $800 selling homemade hats at the corner of Jamaica Avenue for $10 each.
For a promotional campaign in 1993, he persuaded old neighbor LL Cool J to wear a FUBU T-shirt.
After joining the cast of ABC's Shark Tank in 2009, John received a call from Mark Burnett asking him to join the show.
Earlier this year, Carl's Jr. and Bubba's-Q partnered to produce a limited-edition Baby Back Rib Burger.
As a public speaker, John has gained a lot of experience. As a Shopify ambassador, he also promotes the e-commerce company.
Daymond John Award:
NAACP Entrepreneurs of the Year Award
Forty Under Forty Award
New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Unknown Trivia Facts:
John was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at stage II in April 2017.