Lori Greiner net worth and salary: Lori Greiner is an American jewelry designer and reality television judge who has a net worth of $50 million dollars. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Lori Greiner began working for the Chicago Tribune while still in college, where she was earning a degree in Communications with a focus on Journalism, Television, and Film. After considering a career as a writer, she began working in the consumer products arena. She designed a plastic organizer to organize up to 100 pairs of earrings, while writing plays on the side, in the mid-90s. Her earring organizer went on to make over a $1 million dollars within the year, and sold out instantly on the Home Shopping Network. Since then, she has gone on to develop over 350 products for men and women, and holds 108 patents in the US and abroad for her kitchen, accessory, and organization products. She hosts a popular monthly show on QVC called "Clever and Unique Creations by Lori Greiner", and in 2011, she was the guest speaker at the first United States Patent and Trademark Office Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium. More recently Lori has become famous for being one of the judges on the popular reality television show "Shark Tank". She has also been featured in a number of magazines including Forbes and Oprah's "O" Magazine.