Marcus Lemonis Biography
Marcus Lemonis born as Marcus Anthony Lemonis is a Lebanese-born American businessman, investor, television personality, and philanthropist. He was born on November 16, 1973, in Beirut, Lebanon. He was adopted during his infancy by Leo and Sophia Lemonis, a Greek couple living in Miami, Florida. His grandfather was a successful car dealership owner in Florida, and he was influenced by his family's entrepreneurial spirit from his childhood.
Marcus Lemonis is American by nationality and is of white ethnicity. He graduated from Marquette University with a degree in Political Science in 1995 at the age of 21. He held several sales and managerial roles for AutoNation and that was in the year 1997.
Marcus maintains his personal life in a low profile. He has never been spotted dating any girl. He has been in controversies for being in a relationship or having affair for several times; however, he has yet to confirm his relationship status. He faced rumors on getting married for numerous time and even for being a gay although it is yet to confirmed by him.
He is currently the chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises and the star of The Profit, a CNBC reality show about saving small businesses. He earns a massive amount of salary and his annual income is around $5 million. He has a good financial status His net worth is around $150 million.Edit
Born in Beirut, Lebanon
He was born on November 16, 1973 in Beirut, Lebanon. He was adopted during his infancy by Leo and Sophia Lemonis, a Greek couple living in Miami, Florida. His grandfather was a successful car dealership owner in Florida.Edit
Graduated from Marquette University
He launched his first business while he was still in elementary school. He attended Marquette University and completed his graduation from there. He earned a degree in Political Science in 1995 at the age of 21.Edit
Started His career
After his graduation, he started his career in the automotive scene with AutoNation in starting of 1997, where he held multiple managerial and sales roles. Later, he worked his way up in the RV business as CEO.Edit
Became star in The Profit
He became star in an American reality television show "The Profit" broadcast on CNBC where he offers struggling small businesses capital investment and his expertise in exchange for an ownership stake in the company. The series premiered on July 30, 2013.Edit
His The Partner
"The Partner" is an upcoming American reality television show which will be broadcast on CNBC. He will star in that reality program. In which he searches for a business manager to assist in running businesses Lemonis invests in on "The Profit". Lemonis will also co-produce.Edit