Billy Blanks Jr Net Worth is $500, 000
Date of birth: 1976
Profession: fitness guru, athlete, dancer
Nationality: United States of America
Source of wealth: television, workout videos
How Much is Billy Blanks Jr Worth?
The lovers of home workouts know Billy Blanks Jr as the developer of an effective fitness program Tae Bo, which made him both, popular and rich. His net worth is estimated at $500, 000.
Billy Blanks started his career and earned his first cash as a dancer and choreographer. The first step to his future wealth he made during the infancy – because Billy was born in the right family. He father, Billy Blanks, is a popular actor and founder of Tae Bo – the fitness system, which is based on martial arts. Blanks Sr. ran a gym, and his son very often assisted his father during the workouts. A well-known dancing guru Paula Abdul visited Billy Blanks Sr. gym, where she made friends with his small son and started to train him. Thus, Billy Blanks Jr, began to learn dancing. He got some practice from choreographing of school musicals. Later he joined the Los Angeles Theater and choreographed productions there.
He developed his father’s fitness program and reconstructed it. Blanks Sr. coached Oprah Winfrey, and she didn’t like the program, having told, that it was too hard.
Oprah’s words inspired Billy Blanks Jr. to remake a program and make it suitable for anyone, even for those, who had never danced or trained. Thus, he created his “Dance It Out” program, which he presented at a popular TV program “Shark Tank”, where real investors meet young entrepreneurs and decide, whether they worth investments or not. Billy Blanks found investors at the show and that changed his life.
Nowadays he gets constant income from fitness channel at YouTube and from his business network, which consists of a string of gyms all over the world and of 1, 000 fitness trainers.
.Billy Blanks Jr Bio
The son of a famous actor and fitness coach Billy Blanks and his then-wife Gayle Godfrey, Billy Blanks Jr. spent his young years in LA. He grew up with a sister Shellie Blanks Cimarosti, who is an actress too. Before Billy had become popular, he featured as a dancer in music videos of Britney Spears and Madonna.
Currently he is married to Sharon Catherine Blanks. They have a son.