Billy Blanks, Jr. net worth: Billy Blanks, Jr. is an American fitness guru, personal trainer, dancer, and author, who has a net worth of $500 thousand dollars. Billy Blanks, Jr. is the son of fitness icon, Billy Blanks, the creator of Tae Bo. Billy Blanks, Jr. began dancing when he was in elementary school, mentored by dancer, singer, actress, and choreographer Paula Abdul. He went on to choreograph for school musicals, local productions, and dance groups before steady work in music videos and on tours pulled him away. He went on to dance in music videos for Paula Abdul, Madonna, and Babyface, as well as appearing on such television shows as "The Practice", "Sister, Sister", and "American Dreams". He also starred as Tyrone Jackson in the National Tour of "Fame". He became a household name after appearing on the reality show, "The Shark Tank". He went on to launch "Dance It Out", a popular dance-based fitness program, created with his wife, Sharon Catherine.