About Kevin O Leary
Kevin O Leary net worth has been announced to be around 300 million dollars. Kevin O Leary is of a Canadian origin and is one of the biggest Canadian entrepreneurs. In addition to that, he is also a capitalist, investor and television star. Most of Kevin O Leary net worth comes form his establishment of a software company called
SoftKey International. In 1990s, SoftKey International was publishing personal computer software and was one of the most popular personal computers publishers.
This software was designed to be used on computers that use Windows or Macintosh systems and it was distributed on CD-ROMS. When starting the company, Kevin O Leary was supported by his mother, who gave him 10 thousand dollars as an investment to the company. The interesting fact which is not known to everybody is that he started the company in his basement of his house back in Toronto. His friends Gary Babcock and John Freeman helped him a lot with the establishment of the new company and at that time the star would not even imagine that his new discovery would bring him so much money into the overall amount of Kevin O Leary net worth. By the year 1994, SoftKey International took over a lot of companies of its competitors such as WordStar, Broberbund and Spinnaker Software.
Soon, the company started to earn billions of dollars and it was moved from Toronto to Boston, where it also changed its name to The Learning Company. In 1999, The Learning Company was acquired by the Mattel for a little bit more than 3.5 billion dollars. Also, this collaboration added a lot to Kevin O Leary net worth. Knowing that he was born in 1954, it is quite astonishing what this man has done on his own. Although now he earns a lot of money, he for sure knows the worth of a dollar because he came not from such a rich family. His father was a salesman and his mother worked as a seamstress. His origin is actually quite mixed.
He is both Irish and Lebanese. In 2003, he strengthened his career by becoming a co-investor in the company Storage Now. Later, he even became a director of it. The company specifies into development of climate controlled storage facilities. Today Storage Now is said to be in the third position of the Canada’s largest operators of storage services. Therefore, it is obvious that Kevin O Leary net worth is going to grow because he is involved in many developments of software and companies.