Grant Cardone is an American entrepreneur, motivational speaker, actual property investor, gross sales coach, and creator. He’s identified for launching 10X Motion, which is understood to be the biggest enterprise and entrepreneur convention.
Grant Cardone was born on Friday, March 21, 1958 (age 63 years; as of 2021), in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States. His zodiac signal is Aries.
In 1979, he attended McNeese State College to pursue a course in accounting and graduated in 1983. He gained his Grasp’s diploma in gross sales from Cardone College.
Peak (approx.): 6′
Eye Shade: Hazel
Hair Shade: Salt & Pepper
Household & Ethnicity
Dad and mom & Siblings
His father’s title is Curtis Cardone Sr., and his mom’s title is Concetta Cardone. He misplaced his father, who had a sudden coronary heart assault, on the age of ten.
He had a brother named Curtis Cardone Jr., who died on the age of twenty-five.
He has a twin brother named Gary Cardone.
He has two sisters, Pam Scott and Diane Cardone.
Spouse & Youngsters
He’s married to Elena Cardone (nee Lyons), an actress and a mannequin, since 2004.
The couple has two daughters, Sabrina Cardone and Scarlett Cardone.
After commencement, he did a couple of jobs however give up them quickly. He was affected by drug dependancy at the moment. After rehabilitation, he put his deal with gross sales and commenced working as a salesman on the age of 25. Speaking about it in an interview, he mentioned,
I hated gross sales but in addition hated my life. I particularly hated being broke, having dead-end jobs, and never having the ability to pay the hire. I additionally needed to make sure that I didn’t use medicine once more. I needed to channel all that into one thing. I used work — the crummy gross sales job that no person preferred. I made a decision I used to be going to get good at that job.”
On the age of 29, he began his first enterprise, a consulting firm for the auto business. Speaking about his first enterprise in an interview, he mentioned,
I started consulting producers and automotive sellers within the USA and Canada on how they might change their processes to be extra consumer-friendly, quick, worthwhile, and efficient with each prospects and sellers. I nonetheless have that firm at this time. I had an concept of fixing the auto business. And I feel everyone might study from this too. I went as much as the auto business and had them paying me to find out about this concept. They have been primarily buyers with out being buyers.”
Quickly, extra folks requested for extra consulting periods. Individuals paid him to simply discuss enterprise concepts. He started touring round international locations and have become a public speaker. He has been giving speeches on gross sales, advertising and marketing, branding, actual property, relationships, investments, wealth, and extra. In February 1989, he based Grant Cardone Enterprises, an organization that gives instruments for people, salespeople, companies, and executives to enhance and maximize their alternatives.
In June 1990, he based Grant Cardone Gross sales Coaching College, which gives coaching applications and programs on prospecting, gross sales, negotiation, closing, cash and funds, and motivation.
In 1996, he based real-estate firm Cardone Capital in Miami/Fort Lauderdale Space. Because the mid-Nineteen Nineties, by means of his real-estate firm, he has been investing in multi-family actual property throughout California, Arizona, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida.
In 2012, he made the only largest personal acquisition in Florida consisting of 5 properties. Together with it, Grant has labored with small and Fortune 500 firms, serving to them develop their gross sales. A few of the well-known firms he has labored with are Google, Dash, Aflac, Toyota, GM, and Ford. He owns and operates greater than seven firms that generate virtually 100 million in annual gross sales.
In 2000, he turned creator together with his ebook ‘Management With out Confrontation: Automotive Gross sales Program.’ He wrote different gross sales applications and books like Maximizing Each Alternative: Automotive Gross sales Program (2005), Promoting: The Secret to Success (2008), Promote To Survive (2008), and If You’re Not First, You’re Final (2010). In 2010, he authored a ebook titled ‘The 10X Rule: The Solely Distinction Between Success and Failure.’ The most effective-seller ebook has a Spanish version and quotes and a number of other abstract variations.
His different profitable ebook is ‘The Millionaire Booklet: Tips on how to Get Tremendous Wealthy’ (2016), which has Hmong, Hebrew, and Norwegian editions.
He later printed different books corresponding to If You’re Not First, You’re Final (2010), Promote Or Be Bought: Tips on how to Get Your Manner in Enterprise and in Life (2011), Nearer’s Survival Information (2011), Secrets and techniques of Promoting (2014), Obsessed: Tips on how to Demand Enterprise Success and Get It (2014), Tips on how to Create Wealth Investing in Actual Property (2018), Dominate Your Market (2019), If You’re Not First, You’re Final LIB/e (2021), and Be Obsessed Or Be Common LIB/e (2021).
After writing the 10X Rule in 2016, he launched the 10X Progress Convention in 2017. The folks attend the three-day occasion to study methods from world-class entrepreneurs in a single place. The occasion is the world’s largest enterprise and entrepreneur convention, and the phenomenon got here to be often known as the 10X Motion.
In 2011, he made his tv debut together with his actuality present ‘Turnaround King,’ the place he brings failing companies again into the observe. The present aired on Nationwide Geographic.
He then appeared in different tv applications like Ed Mylett Present (2017), The American Dream (2017), Dhar Mann (2020), London Actual (2020), and CovAID Competition Dwell! (2020). In 2021, he appeared in season 2 of the fact TV present ‘Undercover Billionaire’ broadcast on the Discovery Channel.
The sequence options him going undercover, together with Monique Idlett-Mosley and Elaine Culotti, to a metropolis and try to start out a enterprise with a valuation of $1 million in 90 days. He additionally owns Grant Cardone TV, the place he has greater than eighteen exhibits for entrepreneurs who need to improve their income, develop their model, and create a legacy of wealth.
He was introduced up in a Catholic household. He’s a follower of Scientology, a set of beliefs and practices and related motion outlined as a cult, which regards human as an immortal, religious being (Thetan) that’s resident in a bodily physique. Speaking about it in an interview, he mentioned,
I used to be introduced up Catholic, so an individual can learn that ebook and nonetheless be a Catholic, or a Muslim, or agnostic, or no matter you need to be, Baptist, or Protestant, or Mormon. That ebook is about your thoughts, and no matter whether or not you’re a Mormon, or Muslim, or Catholic, or no matter you imagine in, that ebook (Dianetics) is nearly how your thoughts works. And that was the issue I used to be having in my life. Medicine principally disguised the issues in my thoughts, and it coated issues up, till the medicine wore off, and it was like, oh! drawback! And that ebook actually, actually woke me up.”
He additional added,
I figured it have to be one thing fascinating whether it is getting everybody so jacked up, I’ll go test it out and uncover what the reality is for myself. I like issues which are new and that different’s both don’t perceive or simply refuse to even think about. The very fact is historical past proves that when lots of individuals decide somehow concerning any matter more often than not the lots are fallacious. Scientology and Dianetics is a superb factor, I do know it helps folks, it has made my life extremely wealthy in each manner….and nobody ought to be threatened by it simply because it’s new. It solves issues, it places man ready to be accountable for his / her life, and wakes folks up to allow them to uncover what’s true for them. The most important secret about Scientology is what number of wildly profitable enterprise folks use it of their companies to create success.”
Awards & Achievements
Small Enterprise Influencer Awards 2015
- within the class New Outlet
- within the class companies
Different Awards & Achievements
- Axiom Award for his ebook ‘Promote Or Be Bought: Tips on how to Get Your Manner in Enterprise and in Life’ (2011)
- Named number-one gross sales coach on this planet by Forbes
- McNeese State College Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2010
- Named quantity one of many “25 Advertising Influencers to Watch in 2017” by Forbes
In 2021, an entrepreneur named Luis Pino filed a lawsuit in opposition to Grant Cardone, alleging that he invested in Cardone Capital and was misled. The lawsuit alleged that the corporate ignored warnings from a Securities and Change Fee enforcement lawyer to take away deceptive claims about month-to-month distribution buyers receiving a couple of 15 % annual return on their funding. The lawsuit was dismissed after U.S. District Choose John F. Walter concluded that Pino did not adequately allege that Cardone made materials misstatements and omissions a couple of 15 % annual charge of return on any investments.
- Gulfstream G550
- AgustaWestland AW139
- 2021 Rolls-Royce Cullinan
- Rolls-Royce Ghost
He lives in a ten million condominium Porsche Design Tower Miami in Sunny Isles Seashore, Florida.
Internet Price & Property
Based on his LinkedIn web page, he owns an estimated $2.1 Billion of property. His internet price as of 2020 is $ 300 million.
- King(s): Genghis Khan, Alexander The Nice
- Entrepreneur: John D. Rockefeller
- E-book(s): The Millionaire Subsequent Door: The Stunning Secrets and techniques of America’s Rich by Thomas J. Stanley, Assume and Develop Wealthy by Napoleon Hill, Dianetics: The Trendy Science of Psychological Well being by L. Ron Hubbard
- In his spare time, he likes touring together with his household, partying, and studying. He additionally likes horse driving together with his daughters.
- After dropping his father on the age of ten, he didn’t have an individual to look as much as for steering as his mom at all times tried to make ends meet for the household. He turned rebellious and his grades dropped. He additionally turned hooked on medicine and alcohol. Speaking about his father’s loss of life, its affect on him, and faculty, he mentioned,|
It left a large void in my life. The individual I regarded as much as for steering, success, an instance of work, the supplier, and the power of the household was gone. My mom was left to handle three teenage boys and the little bit of cash my dad had left. The household instantly went into turmoil with the lack of my dad. Whereas my mother ought to have been experiencing the lack of her lifelong romance she was confronted with the worry and uncertainty of elevating 5 children as a single mom. For a few years I lived in grief, anger, and resentment over the lack of my dad. I watched in envy and resentment of different children spending time with their dads and it enraged me. I had change into brazenly rebellious, an issue at college, my grades dropped to simply above passing ranges and I turned to medicine and alcohol. I had change into an outcast within the faculty system and a black sheep of the household. I hated every little thing; the colleges, lecturers, authority figures, my friends, and myself.”
- For a few years, he was hooked on medicine, and his life obtained worse. He was fired from jobs, overdosed, and in debt. On the age of 25, he underwent rehabilitation and commenced specializing in his work. Based on him
I used to be an excellent child raised in an excellent household that turned dangerous as a result of there was no father determine to information, mentor, and self-discipline me. Whereas treating the signs, therapy facilities simply overlook the basis trigger. The issue wasn’t the drug for me. The issue was what obtained folks like me to those medicine within the first place. And that was by no means addressed whereas I used to be in rehab. However I stored sturdy and left with a sense of gratefulness, with the considered going simply 24 hours with out a drug. I’ve not used a drug, any sort of drug, since then.”
- Grant has a self-titled YouTube channel, which he began on Oct 16, 2007. The channel host greater than 6 million subscribers.
- He’s a philanthropist and believes in giving again what you get. He’s the founding father of Grant Cardone Basis, a charity that companions with group organizations, municipal businesses, companies, and different non-profit entities to offer mentoring and monetary literacy training to children in want, particularly those that lack father figures of their lives. He created the muse on account of dropping his father at a younger age, which affected him emotionally, socially, and academically.
- He considers entrepreneurs Warren Buffett and Mark Cuban and creator Napoleon Hill as his mentors. Speaking about mentors in his life, he mentioned,
I’ve had many mentors. That doesn’t imply I sit with them in individual over espresso. I could be mentored by somebody by means of certainly one of their books.”
- He’s a daily commentator and has made visitor appearances on Fox Information, Fox Enterprise, CNBC, and MSNBC. He has written articles for publications like Forbes, Success Journal, Enterprise Insider, Entrepreneur.com, and Huffington Publish.
- He’s usually seen smoking cigars in his movies and events.
- He’s a cat lover and owns a pet cat.
- He has a tattoo on the again of the wrist of his left hand.