Barbara Corcoran is the founder of a real estate brokerage based in New York called ‘The Corcoran Group’. Barbara Corcoran is a businesswoman, investor, and TV personality. She is also a syndicated columnist.
Barbara Corcoran Biography And Net Worth
|Net worth||$100 M|
|Full Name||Barbara Ann Corcoran|
|Birth Date||March 10, 1949|
|Birthplace||Edgewater, New Jersey, United States|
Barbara Corcoran Early Life
Born and raised in Edgewater, New Jersey, Corcoran had a large family growing up. The family struggled to keep a steady income and Corcoran faced a lot of struggles growing up. She had learning difficulties and later found out that she was dyslexic. She started her high school education at St. Cecilia High School in Englewood and later transferred to Leonia High School. After completing high school, Corcoran graduated with a degree in education from St. Thomas Aquinas College in 1971.
Barbara Corcoran Career
Corcoran started working at a very young age to support herself. She is said to have worked twenty jobs by the time she was 23 years old. With a poor family and no support, Corcoran did all she could find to be stable in life. She worked as a teacher for almost a year after graduating. Her first step in the real estate business was when she started renting apartments in New York City as a side job.
She was working as a waitress when her boyfriend at the time talked her into considering a job at a real estate company. In 1973, she was working as a receptionist for a real estate company in New York City called ‘The Giffuni Brothers’ when she co-founded her own company. The real estate company was called ‘The Corcoran-Simone’ which she co-founded with her boyfriend. Later, when they broke up after seven years, she formed her own firm called ‘The Corcoran Group’.
Corcoran found her own footing in the real estate world and in the 1970s she also started publishing a newsletter titled ‘The Corcoran Report’. The newsletter covered data trends of real estate in New York City.
She became her own boss and developed quite the business for herself. In 2001, her business was sold for 66 million dollars to NRT. After selling her company she also exited it after a short time.
Barbara Corcoran’s TV appearances
Barbara Corcoran has appeared on all 13 seasons of the show Shark Tank. Shark Tank is an ABC show and Corcoran is one of the show’s original investors. By 2020, it is estimated that she has made a total of 53 deals on the show.
In 2017, she appeared on Dancing with the Stars season 25. She was a contestant and a partner of Keo Motsepe. She also appeared on Larry King Live and Today show which airs on NBC. She also hosted ‘The Millionaire Broker with Barbara Corcoran’ which was published on CNBC.
Barbara Corcoran Columnist and Writer
Corcoran is a writer for More, Redbook, and The Daily Review, and publishes a weekly column in Daily News.
Her books include;
- 2003 – If you don’t have big breasts, Put ribbons on your pigtails, and other lessons I learned from my mom (aka ‘Use what you’ve got) (co-author Bruce Littlefield)
- 2008 – Nextville; Amazing places to live your life
- 2011 – Shark Tales; How I turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar business.
Barbara Corcoran’s Net Worth
With a career that started as a real estate agent, Corcoran was able to form a multi-million-dollar company. Along with that, she is a known tv personality and writer. Overall, the estimated net worth of Corcoran is 100 million dollars.
Barbara Corcoran Features
|Weight 59 Kg|
|Eye Color Blue|
|Hair Color Blonde|