Marcus Lemonis was born on born November 16, 1973, in Lebanon, Beirut. He was born during the time of foreign invasions and civil war. Marcus was later adopted at 9 months by a Greek couple who were living in Miami, Florida. He then grew up to become one of the most successful businessmen in the whole world. He started his own business, a lawn mowing service, when he was only 12 years old and managed to employ 10 persons. Marcus Lemonis graduated from Marquette University with a degree in political science and attained a minor in criminology. Today, he has more than 100 companies and a net worth of over $2 billion.
Marcus Lemonis Net Worth:
Marcus Lemonis’ net worth is estimated to be around $2 Billion dollars. He owes this huge net worth, we could say, to his adoptive parents, who taught him that if he wants something, he has to earn it. At the age of 12, He already had his own business, a lawn mowing service. His plan was to use whatever he earned from that to open a candy store. But there’s a long way from lawn mowing for a few bucks to becoming a millionaire.
Currently, a great part of his net worth is generated by Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises, as well as CNBC’s ‘The Profit’, which Lemonis hosts. So far, the businessman has invested more than $23 million in the show, guiding small businesses towards success.
Although the show has an enormous success, Lemonis does not get paid for it. He only earns through the investments that he does throughout ‘The Profit’. Merging Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises in 2010, he created the largest RV and camping company in the world.
Three years after the merger, the company was bringing him almost $3 billion in revenue, massively boosting his net worth. In 2016, he purchased a house in Montecito for about $7 million dollars. Apart from that, he owns a few other multi-million dollars homes.
Married Life and Wife:
Marcus Lemonis is very secretive when it comes to his personal life. Little was known about his family or children until 2015 when he began to appear in events with a certain lady, Bethenny Frankel. At 43 years old, He has dated only one lucky woman. He began dating Bethenny Frankel in the year 2015 and they are still together. Who is this lucky girl? Bethenny is a TV personality and a host of the TV show Bethenny.
She has written 4 self-help books and appeared on the show The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. So as you can see, both are pretty talented especially when it comes to business and making money. So does Marcus Lemonis have a wife? The answer is No. Marcus and Bethenny are just dating. We only hope they marry soon. He also does not have any children and the only family he has is his Dad.
What about his Gay rumors?
There were also rumors that Marcus is gay. Why? He had not dated anyone else before Bethenny Frankel. When they began dating in 2015, the rumor died instantly. It’s crystal clear why people thought he was a gay.
Any Divorce Rumor! (Divorce)
When you are as successful and famous as Marcus Lemonis, be prepared to come across rumors about you or your family. Marcus Lemonis is rumored to be in a divorce which is not true. Lemonis and Bethenny can not divorce because they have not tied the knot. If he and Frankel were to call it quits, that is a break-up, not a divorce.
Girlfriend and dating history
Marcus has a girlfriend by the name Bethenny Frankel. Marcus was not in any other relationship before they met. So his dating history only began in 2015.