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Kevin O’Leary

Biography

Canadian businessman who founded the program company SoftKey and starred as an investor about Shark Tank, the ABC reality series. He founded SoftKey soon after generating an MBA from your University of Traditional western Ontario. He also starred around the Canadian series The Lang and O’Leary Exchange with journalist Amanda Lang and Dragons’ Den both in Canada and america. He fathered two kids, Savannah and Trevor, with wife Linda O’Leary. He was nicknamed Mr. Fantastic as well as the Undertaker by fellow Shark Container star Tag Cuban.

Quick Facts


Full Name Kevin O'Leary
Date Of Birth July 9, 1954
Place Of Birth Montreal, Canada
Height 1.77 m
Profession Entrepreneur
Education Nepean High School, University of Waterloo, Ivey Business School
Nationality Canadian, Irish
Spouse Linda O'Leary
Children Trevor O'Leary, Savannah O'Leary
Parents Georgette O'Leary
Siblings Shane O'Leary
TV Shows The Exchange, Beyond the Tank, Shark Tank, Dragons' Den, Project Earth
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1Net worth: $400 million.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dr. Ken2016TV SeriesKevin O'Leary
The Neighbors2013TV SeriesKevin O'Leary
Redemption Inc.2012TV Series

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shark Tank2009-2017TV SeriesHimself - Shark
Inside Edition2017TV Series documentaryHimself
The Peter Austin Noto Show2017TV SeriesHimself
Watters' World2017TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2017TV SeriesHimself
MSNBC Live2017TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Larry King Now2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Dancing with the Stars2009-2016TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member / Himself - Guest Appearance
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Shark Tank / Himself
Today2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jeopardy!2009-2016TV SeriesHimself - Clue Giver / Himself - Video Clue Presenter / Himself - Celebrity Contestant
Beyond the Tank2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Shark
The View2016TV SeriesHimself
American Music Awards 20152015TV SpecialHimself
20/202013-2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Businessman (segment "Kevin O'Leary") / Himself
2016 Miss America Competition2015TV MovieHimself - Judge
Hollywood Game Night2015TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
Reality Television Awards2015TV MovieWinner-Best Villain
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2014TV SeriesHimself
The Lang & O'Leary Exchange2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Host
2014 Billboard Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Shark Tank: Swimming with Sharks2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Dragons' Den2006-2014TV SeriesHimself - Dragon
Fox and Friends2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Investor / Entrepreneur / Himself
The Chew2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Special Class Program / Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program / Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Non-Fiction Program / ...
The Hour2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
This Hour Has 22 Minutes2013TV SeriesHimself
The Marilyn Denis Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Long Story Short: CBC Turns 752011TV SpecialHimself
CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival2010TV SeriesHimself - Host
CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival2010TV Special documentaryHimself - Host
Late Night with Lang & O'Leary2009TV MovieHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2009TV SeriesHimself - 'Shark Tank' Shark
Dragons' Den2008TV SeriesHimself
Discovery Project Earth2008TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Salut les geeks2014TV SeriesHimself

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#Quote
1Downturns are the best time to start businesses because you develop discipline that's very lean and mean in terms of how to spend money. And those habits serve you very well in good times.
2One of the things I've learned is that women can be very astute investors because they're far less emotional about money. They're far more pragmatic.
3The biggest mistake entrepreneurs can make is trying to do everything themselves. They usually blow up when they try. I did an inventory of every deal I've ever done and it turned out that every single deal I made money on was a partnership, and every colossal failure, where I lost millions, was something I tried to do by myself.
4An employee is a cost center. Everybody is replaceable. Somebody above you is trying to get rid of you to save costs. You have to understand what you are and make sure that you're always adding value, so that you're the last person to be whacked.
5[on Steve Jobs] He was so abusive! Toughest guy I ever met. We were in the boardroom at Apple and he went into a diatribe like I had never heard before.
6I'm not trying to make friends, I'm trying to make money.
7Money tears families apart for lack of, and for too much. It's a very powerful force and you have to understand it and respect it.
8I actually think being an entrepreneur is a state of mind. If you're going to be an entrepreneur, my thesis is that you have to sacrifice everything for some period in your life to be successful. You have to be myopic and completely focused and unbalanced in every way. Once you've achieved success, you're free to do whatever you like.

#Trademark
1Royalty deals.
2Blunt delivery.

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