April 14, 2024

Gary Vaynerchuk Biography

Quick Facts of Gary Vaynerchuk

  • Full Name: Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Gender: Male
  • Birth Country: Babruysk, Belarus
  • Net Worth: $160 million
  • Height: 1.7 meters/5 feet 7 inches
  • Eye Color: brown eyes
  • Married Date: 2004
  • Children; 2
  • Birth Name: Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Date of Birth: November 14, 1975
  • Nationality: Belarusian-American
  • Spouse: Lizzie Vaynerchuk
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Weight: 147 lbs/67kgs
  • Salary: $5 million

Gary Vaynerchuk is a Belarusian-American entrepreneur, internet personality, New York Times Best Selling Author and speaker. Also known as Garyvee, he is known mostly as the CEO of Vaynermedia and the Chairman of VaynerX.

Gary isn’t just a wise entrepreneur; he is widely known in the field of digital marketing and social media as well.

Why is Gary Vaynerchuk famous?

After launching his Wine Library, Gary started using various marketing tools and also started investing in Facebook, Tumblr, and other famous social media sites. After countless hours of hustle, people started recognizing him and his talent and his Instagram soon skyrocketed.

His content is unique, and people find truth in every word he says. While scaling his business, Gary continued to behave like a media company on his writing four more New York Times bestselling business books and becoming one of the most sought-after public speakers.

How Rich Is Gary Vaynerchuk?

As of 2019, Gary Vaynerchuk’s net-worth is roughly around $200 million in 2021, and he earns an annual salary of more than $5 million. He reportedly earns royalty from his book sales, podcast, and youtube channel as well. He also charges as much as $100 thousand per presentation.

Further, he is a well-known investor who has invested in booming social media businesses such as Facebook and snapchat. Likewise, he is also among the first online e-commerce business owners of the 90s. As the owner of Wine Library, he also makes over a million dollars in sales.

Gary Vaynerchuk’s Marital Status, Wife and Family Life

Gary Vaynerchuk is happily married to his wife Lizzie Vaynerchuk since 2004. Grey and Lizzie are obviously a happy couple, and they share two adorable kids, a daughter named Misha Eva Vaynerchuk, born in 2009, and a son Xander Avi Vaynerchuk, born in 2012.

Gary spoke about his better half and over the issues of parenting in one of his interviews. He said he wants to ensure his children are part of the cultural shifts with this evolving world, and he also wants them to understand the technology they face every day.

Gary Vaynerchuk Early Life & Childhood

Vaynerchuk  was born in Babyrsuk, on November 4, 1975, in the Soviet Union and then immigrated with his parents to the United States in 1978 as a three years old kid. He lived in a studio apartment in Queens, New York, along with his eight family members. His family moved to New Jersey, where the “entrepreneur” in Gary started to flourish.

He opened a lemonade stand and began selling lemonades to the people, and he also earned thousands of dollars on weekends by trading baseball cards. His family owned a retail-wine business, which Gary joined at the age of 14. He graduated from North Hunterdon High School and received his bachelor’s degree from Mount Ida College, Massachusetts.

Career Highlights

  • Wine Library: 

Gary got control of the day-to-day activities of his father’s Shoppers Discount Store. He changed the name of the Company to Wine Library and launched sales online and then started a Wine Library TV, a daily webcast covering wine.

  • VaynerX: 

Gary is the Chairman of VaynerX, a communications company that holds social-media agency, technology companies, and media properties.

  • Vayner-Media: 

In 2009, Gary, along with his brother AJ Vaynerchuk, started a social-media focused agency, which provides social media and strategy services to FORTUNE 500 companies.


  • Dailyvee: 

It is a daily, video-documentary series on YouTube that chronicles Vaynerchuk’s life as a businessman. Vaynerchuk is recording-live interviews and is broadcasting investor meetings and strategy sessions at VaynerMedia, since 2015.

  • #TheAskGaryVeeShow: 

Gary launched The #AskGaryVee Show on YouTube with his content-production team. In the show, Gary canvases questions from Twitter and Instagram and responds in a signature, extemporaneous manner.

Show questions, most commonly on entrepreneurship, family, and business topics, are pre-screened by the production team, but Gary sees it only when he is taping the show.

Garyvee’s Height and Weight Measurement:

Gary Vaynerchuk stands at the height of 1.7 meters/5 feet 7 inches while his body weighs around 147 lbs/67kgs. His dazzling brown eyes complement the successful businessman’s body build.

He currently has 2M followers on Twitter(@garyvee), 6.6m on Instagram (@garyvee), and 2.2M on YouTube (@GaryVee)

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