Barbara Corcoran Net Worth: What Is The Bank Balance Of Barbara Corcoran In 2022?
Barbara Corcoran Net Worth
Barbara Corcoran, an American entrepreneur, investor, consultant, author, and television host, is worth an estimated $100 million. She is also an accomplished author and speaker.
The “Shark Tank” television series on ABC, in which he appeared as an investor, made Corcoran famous in 2009. Corcoran-Simone was the original name of her 1973 NYC real estate company, which she sold to NRT (National Realty Trust) for $66 million in 2001.
“888-Barbara,” “Business Unusual with Barbara,” and CNBC’s “The Millionaire Broker with Barbara Corcoran” are some of Barbara’s podcasts. Three books and essays have been published in “Redbook,” “More,” “The Daily Review,” and “New York Daily News,” among other publications.
Barbara Corcoran Early Life
Barbara Ann Corcoran was born on March 10, 1949 in Edgewater, New Jersey, and is known professionally as Barbara Corcoran. She was raised in an Irish Catholic family together with her nine younger siblings.
Barbara, who suffers from dyslexia, started her educational career at St. Cecilia High School but was ultimately unsuccessful there and moved on to Leonia High School. After graduating with a degree in education from St. Thomas Aquinas College in 1971, Barbara worked as a classroom teacher for a period of one year. Corcoran has stated that before to commencing her career in real estate, she worked in a total of 22 different occupations.
Barbara Corcoran Career
Corcoran got her first job in the real estate industry when she was 23 years old. She worked as a receptionist for the Giffuni Brothers’ company. She had always dreamed of having her own company, so in 1973, she and her boyfriend, Ray Simone, started the real estate agency Corcoran-Simone by taking out a loan of $1,000 from him.
After seven years of marriage, the pair divorced after Ray had an affair with Barbara’s secretary. He had warned Corcoran that she wouldn’t be successful without him, but she has been proving him wrong ever since. Corcoran-Simone eventually evolved into The Corcoran Group, which was so successful that Barbara was able to sell it in 2001 for an incredible price of $66 million.
Since the middle of the 1970s, Barbara has been the publisher of the real estate newsletter known as “The Corcoran Report.” She is also the author of the books “If You Don’t Have Big Breasts, Put Ribbons On Your Pigtails: And Other Lessons I Learned From My Mom” (2003), “Nextville: Amazing Places to Live Your Life” (2008), and “Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business” (2011).
In 2009, Corcoran began making appearances on “Shark Tank” alongside Kevin O’Leary, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec, and Kevin Harrington. Since then, the show has garnered a total of eight awards, including four Emmys and four Critics’ Choice Television Awards. In 2017, Barbara Corcoran was one of the contestants on the 25th season of “Dancing with the Stars.” Corcoran and her partner, Keo Motsepe, were the first pair to be eliminated from the competition. Barbara has played herself in a number of different television episodes, some of which are “Drop Dead Diva” (2013) and “Grace and Frankie” (2020).
Barbara Corcoran Personal Life
After undergoing in vitro fertilisation with an egg donated by her sister Florence, Barbara Corcoran got married to retired Navy captain and former FBI agent Bill Higgins in 1988. In 1994, the couple became parents to Tom, who was conceived through this union. In 2005, the couple became adoptive parents to a girl whom they named Kate.
Barbara Corcoran Property
In 2001, Barbara and Bill purchased a home on Park Avenue that was 2,700 square feet for a total price of $3.5 million. The pair invested $10 million on the purchase of a Fifth Avenue penthouse in 2015; the 11-room residence features a solarium, conservatory, and manicured patio in addition to the standard rooms.
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