Lori Greiner Biography
Lori Greiner is an American inventor, author, investor, entrepreneur, and television personality born on 9th December 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. She is popularly known as a star Shark on the reality TV show Shark Tank. She also hosts her own show ‘Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner’ on QVC-TV.
Lori has been called “one of the most prolific inventors of our time.”She is also known as “The Queen of QVC” and the “Warm Blooded Shark”.
She specialized in communications, where she focused on journalism, television, and film at Loyola University Chicago. She also worked for the Chicago Tribune while in college. She was briefly a writer and also designed and sold her own jewelry altogether.
Lori has appeared on Shark Tank spin-off, Beyond the Tank. She has appeared on the QVC program Clever & Unique Creations Show since 1998. She has created and patented a plastic earring organizer with sliding rods that can neatly store 100 pairs of earrings. She borrowed money and created a prototype of the product which was picked up by J. C. Penney before the holiday season. She took a $300,000 loan and within eighteen months, she had paid it back.
Lori Greiner Age
Lori was born on 9 December 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. (48 years as of 2018)
Lori Greiner Ethnicity
Her ethnicity is North American and has an American nationality.
Lori Greiner Family
She was born as the second daughter to her parents. Her mother was a psychologist while her father was a real estate developer. She grew up on the Near North Side, Chicago.
Lori Greiner Husband | Lori Greiner Dan Greiner
In 2010 Lori married Daniel ‘Dan’ Greiner, he is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of For Your Ease Only, a company headed by Lori. It is an investment company known for media, entertainment, sales and marketing consultation, and representation. He previously worked as an assistant controller at Bell & Howell Co.
Dan and Lori first met in 1996 in a bar at Kincaid’s within the Lincoln Park region of Chicago.
Lori Greiner Children | Lori Kids
Lori and her husband Dan have no children.
For Your Ease Only By Lori Greiner | Lori Greiner Company
Greiner is the president and founder of the Chicago company For Your Ease Only, Inc. She established it in 1996 and it does product development and marketing. She has invented more than 600 products. Lori helps aspiring entrepreneurs launch their products too. She also holds 120 U.S. and foreign patents.
Lori Greiner Products | Lori Greiner Inventions
What Did Lori Greiner Invent? Greiner has invented the following products:
- Best Selling Jewelry and Cosmetic Organizers.
- Shark Tank Products
- Useful Home Innovations
- Innovative Travel
- Electronic Innovations and Health
- Awesome Accessories
- Kitchen Helpers
- Stellar Storage
Clever and Unique Creations By Lori Greiner
Lori started hosting her own television show on QVC-TV, for over two decades called “Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner.” On the show, she was known as the “Queen of QVC”.
Lori Greiner Shark Tank
She joined the American reality television series Shark Tank in 2012. The show which premiered on 9 August 2009, shows aspiring entrepreneurs as they make business presentations to a panel of five investors. The `shark’ investors then choose whether to invest as business partners.
In 2014, her investment in Scrub Daddy, a company that produces a texture changing household sponge, it was noted as a great success. On July 30, 2014, she sold more than 2 million sponges on QVC on that day alone.
She has other investments in the top 18 shark tank deals. As of April 30, 2016, they include Squatty Potty, Readerest, Paint Brush Cover, Hold Your Haunches, Drop-Stop, FiberFix, Simply Fit Board, and Screened. As of September 15, 2017, her exercise tool Simply Fit Board, Scrub Daddy, and comfortable hair rollers Sleep Styler is cited as 3 of the biggest Shark Tank hits to date.
In 2011, She spoke at the first United States Patent and Trademark Office Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium. In March 2014, she published the book Invent it, Sell it, Bank it! – Make Your Million Dollar Idea into a Reality. It was ranked as a top 10 business book on Amazon.
Lori Greiner Scrub Daddy
In a Shark Tank episode originally airing in October 2012. Lori made a 20% equity stake deal with Krause for $200,000. The following day, the duo sold out of 42,000 sponges in under seven minutes on QVC.
She then helped Scrub Daddy to be sold in retail stores such as Bed, Bath & Beyond. The company’s total revenues surpassed $100 million in January 2017. This was the highest of any Shark Tank product. Scrub Daddy is valued at $170 million as of November 2018.
Lori Greiner QVC
She says “she never set out to be a serial inventor”, but her success on the Home Shopping Network started her on that path. She transitioned to QVC, a larger network. In 2000, she landed her own show on QVC called Clever & Unique Creations after she created an arsenal of new products.
Lori Greiner Net Worth
Greiner has earned through jewelry design and being a reality television judge. He has gone ahead creating over 700 products and holds 120 US and international patents. She started with one idea and turned it into a multi-million dollar international brand. Lori boasts an estimated net worth of $100 million.
Lori Greiner Official Website
Greiner’s official website is http://www.lorigreiner.com. On the website, Lori shares her journey as an entrepreneur and television personality and also gives a platform where you can find and buy her products.
Lori Greiner Book
Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!: Make Your Million-Dollar Idea into a Reality
It comes to a hands-on, nuts-and-bolts guide to getting a new product or company off the ground. Then going ahead to making it a success. Turn your idea into a reality. Become your own boss. Make your first million.
Lori Greiner Measurements | Lori Greiner Height
Greiner stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches. Her other body measurements and appearances include:
- Weight: 59 Kg
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Blue
- Waist Size: 26 inch
- Bra Size: 37 inch
- Hip Size: 37 inch
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