Among the list of top business people and entrepreneurs, Daymond John stands separately with the title of founder and Chief Executive Officer of FUBU.
Well, he is a well-established name in the field of business with his grand marketing strategies for FUBU, an American clothing, and hip-hop apparel company, which has been running since 1992.
But his health could not be as prosperous as his career as Daymond was diagnosed with a second stage thyroid cancer. On 10 May 2017, he told people that doctors noticed a nodule on his neck after, which he underwent surgery. When the bud was tested, it turned out to be a thyroid cancer.
With medication and therapies, Daymond is cancer-free now, but he still checks his throat on a regular basis.
Daymond John’s Biography
Daymond was born on 23 February 1969 in Brooklyn, United States and raised in Queens. Well, the 49-year-old has a struggling past that shaped him to reach the peak of success.
During Daymond’s early age, he worked as a waiter at Red Lobster. He also took part in the programs that helped him to work full-time and attend his school on a weekly basis.
Daymond, who stands at the average height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.7m) belonged to the low-income family background. So, he never went to college; somewhat he became the breadwinner for his family.
Daymond's Journey To A Successful Entrepreneur
Along with his growing age, Daymond added numerous experience that resulted in him in being a leading businessman just like Andrew Frankel.
His official career as a business expert started in January 1992. He served as a business strategist for about two decades.
He also initiated his business FUBU on the same year. But Daymond’s journey to his success was not as easy. Initially, he started his business with a line of hats, which were made in his house.
Daymond also mortgaged his house for 100K dollars for the factory, after which he partnered with his three friends.
Starting his business with a 40 dollars, Daymond inspired millions of people with his success story. He also works as a speaker, who encourages thousands of people daily.
With his experience in FUBU as a founder, Daymond also served as a television personality on the business show Shark Tank, where he gave chances to the people aspiring to work alongside him. The show has also reached the peak of success as it is the award winner for Emmy Awards earning 8 million viewers.
With his hard work and dedication, Daymond not only earned global recognition but also owned a net worth of 300 million dollars.
Daymond John Engaged Longtime Girlfriend, Heather
Like his prosperous career, Daymond is also blessed with his beautiful family.
Well, he got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Heather Taras in September 2016. While talking to USmagazine on 23 September 2016, Daymond told that he was pretty nervous to propose his girlfriend and had been planning the event for three long years.
Daymond John enjoys swimming with his youngest daughter Minka on 4 September 2018 (Photo: Daymond John's Instagram)
Amassing all love and confidence, Daymond proposed Heather with a beautiful 9.5-carat emerald cut diamond ring. The engagement was made more special by the presence of the couple's daughter, Minka Jagger.
Before Heather, Daymond was married to his ex-wife with whom he shared two children, Yasmeen and Destiny. As of now, he relishes his family life of three with daughter and fiancee Heather, whom he will probably soon quote as a wife.