Shark Tanks' Daymond John Jetset Magazine Interview
Jetset Magazine sits down with Daymond John of the ABC's Shark Tank for a one on one. Read the full story at www.jetsetmag.com/interviews/daymond-john.html daymond john, fubu, shark tank, shark daymond, jetset magazine. Over the years, Daymond has aggressively tapped into the power of celebrity endorsers to garner, by his estimation, hundreds of millions in essentially free advertising. And he's using his hip hop and mainstream musical connections right now, working with rap sensation Pitbull and Cee Lo Green, as well as Mark Cuban in a new initiative to bring his experience, connections, friendships, marketing skills and understanding to Silicon Valley, with a goal of opening new doors for the African American and Latino communities in social media and technology. Spend any amount of time with Daymond and you're left with this impression: He's a man with a plan. Now that plan comes with two decades of experience from building a billion dollar company, a Rolodex that could be an exhibit at the Smithsonian, and the power of recognition from being on a hit network television show. It opens doors. It knocks down walls. And it breaks down stereotypes. "You know, everybody has a perception of people, and I think that the perception of me as the FUBU guy was a guy who wore gold teeth and starts break dancing as soon as he walks in a room, because you see the product out there and you don't realize that fashion is fashion. I think a lot of people didn't realize that I'm a businessman, and I'm a student of life, so I keep learning. A lot of people didn't know the FUBU story, so I get a lot of opportunity to speak and inspire people, as well as advise and help big corporations understand that FUBU is a product, and that we all have a product and a brand, and you can use a lot of the same sensibility for whatever your brand is." Part of what millions of viewers have learned about Daymond's brand through the The Shark Tank is that at the core, he is someone that understands and loves business. He's also someone that understands television. And that to turn an average show into a hit show, you need a healthy dose of conflict and drama, as well as a fair amount of cruelty, coldness and reality woven in with caring and dignity. Watch the crushed looks on the faces of the people looking for seed money when Daymond or another judge give them the two words they dread: "I'm out." It's all there. Every Friday. And remember, it's the judge's personal money that's on the line, and they did not become rich by handing it out foolishly.
Daymond JohnNet Worth: $250 Million
Daymond John Biography
Daymond John is a businessman, fashion designer, author and television personality with a net worth of $250 million. Daymond Jo...Read More