About Tim Ferriss
investor and entrepreneur
Tim Ferriss, is a popular investor and entrepreneur.
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What is Tim Ferriss’ Net Worth
$100 million Dollars
When was Tim Born
20 July 1977, East Hampton, New York, United States
Introduction to Tim Ferriss My Story
Tim Ferriss, born Timothy Ferriss, is a popular investor and entrepreneur. The 42 year-old, born on July 20th 1977, is a well known American author in addition to being a highly-rated podcaster.
He is most known for his teachings and unique approach on working life as well as his books in the genre of self-help and physical fitness. His most popular books are The 4-Hour Workweek and Tools of Titans, published in 2007 and 2016 respectively. Tim has also been recognised by CNN as “one of the planet’s leading angel investors in technology”.
“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do” – Tim Ferriss
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Tim Ferriss Personal History
Tim Ferriss is American born and bred. Living his early years in East Hampton, New York, he attended St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire and graduated with his class aged 18. Following this, Tim Ferriss went on to study East Asian Studies at a well respected Ivy League school, Princeton University. The successful entrepreneur graduated from Princeton University in 2000, and went into a graduate role at a data storage company nearby.
Tim Ferriss Professional Career
After graduating from Princeton and gaining his first role in data storage, Time Ferriss decided that life wasn’t for him. Only 1 year later, in 2001, he founded BrainQUICKEN, which was an online based supplements company. The entrepreneur founded this brand whilst still earning from his previous role. He changed the name to BodyQUICK and sold the company in 2010 to a private equity firm. The content of 4-Hour Workweek was based on this venture.
Tim Ferriss is also a business advisor and angel investor. His investment history is very successful, he has put sizeable amounts of money into brands such as Shopify and Evernote. From a business advisor point of view he provided money advice to Uber’s co-founder as well as the founder of StumbleUpon. Some of his previous achievements include raising $250,000 dollars in less than an hour in 2013 to invest further into business…
Following this successful investing, the successful businessman started publishing audiobooks. He began publishing the popular works of other authors such as Rolf Potts and Ryan Holiday, as well as other famous names. He invested heavily in this business venture.
Then, in 2015, Tim Ferriss stated he was taking a break from investing. Deeming it a stressful industry to be still involved in after numerous years, he stated that it’s impact was “minimal in the long run”. After this he has spent a lot of his time on media projects and writing books.
Tim Ferriss Teaching and Events
Tim Ferriss has been involved in and published a large number of books, TV shows and podcasts over the years. We have detailed below his most notable ventures.
Over the span of his successful career, this businessman has written 5 books, 3 of which follow the theme of the 4-Hour rule. These titles include: The 4-Hour Workweek (2007, expanded edition 2009), The 4-Hour Body (2010) and The 4-Hour Chef (2012). The 4-hour Workweek noted the utmost success in his literary career. This book sold more than 2 million copies in as many as 40 languages. Following this, Tim Ferriss published two more books: Tools of Titans (2016) and Tribe of Mentors (2017).
In terms of pop culture, this entrepreneur has produced a number of TV shows. The first being a pilot called Trial by Fire which saw him push his skills and develop talents in one week that would typically take years to master. Following this, the History Channel picked up the series as The Tim Ferriss Experiment. He went on to learn poker, foreign languages and parkour in just one week.
He also hosted another TV show in 2017 called Fear(less). On this show the entrepreneur interviewed different industry personnel about their career success and innovations.
In terms of Audiobooks and podcasts, Tim created and hosted his own channel called The Tim Ferriss Show which discusses topics such as character development and personal growth. He also included content popular from a pop culture point of view such as the morning routines and meditation habits of well known CEOs, sportspeople and celebrities. Metaphysics and acting was also occasionally discussed as well.
In addition to Tim Ferriss’s ventures into media and literature, in his own time, he has a particular interest in psychedelic research which has demonstrated itself in the form of generous donations to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research. As well as this, he has also contributed to Imperial College London, more specifically the Center for Psychedelic Research. We know he has donated more than $2,000,000 to this research on psychedelic drugs.
Tim Ferriss Books & Publications
Tim Ferriss is a multi bestselling author, some of his popular work can be found below
The 4-Hour Workweek
Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich is a self-help book by Timothy Ferriss, an American writer, educational activist, and entrepreneur
The 4-Hour Body
An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman is a nonfiction book by American writer Tim Ferriss. It focuses on diet, exercise & sleep.
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