Billy Blanks Jr. Net Worth
Billy Blanks, Jr. net worth and salary: Billy Blanks, Jr. is an American fitness guru, personal trainer, dancer, and author, who has a net worth of $5 million 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. He was actually mentored by dancer/singer/actress/choreographer Paula Abdul. He went on to choreograph for school musicals, local productions, and dance groups before steady work in music videos and on musical tours pulled him away. He went on to dance in music videos for Paula Abdul, Madonna, and Babyface, and appeared 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, "Shark Tank" in 2012. After receiving an offer on the show, Blanks initially declined. It wasn't until investor Daymond John tracked Billy down after the cameras stopped rolling that he was finally convinced to take a deal.
Billy Blanks, Jr. Net Worth – From being broke to being a millionaire: Immediately prior to accepting the deal, Billy was so broke that he could not pay his electric bills or afford Christmas presents for his kids. At one point the family was technically homeless. Today Billy and his wife Sharon are considered "America's First Family Of Fitness". As of early 2019 they have more than 500 teachers in the US and 600 globally. As of this writing their combined net worth is $5 million but that's surely to grow. In March 2017 Billy was named artistic director of the Wall Street Theater in Norwalk, Connecticut.