Tim Ferriss Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Married, Philanthropy, Books, Author, Net Worth

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Tim Ferriss Biography

Tim Ferriss is a podcaster, book author, and entrepreneur from the United States. He founded BrainQUICKEN, which was later renamed BodyQUICK. He is also a #1 New York Times best-selling author, having written books such as The 4-Hour Chef, Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World, and 7 others.

Tim Ferriss Age

How old is Tim? Ferriss is 45 years old as of July 20, 2022. He was born in 1977 in East Hampton, New York, United States of America.

Tim Ferriss Education

Ferriss attended St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire, and after graduation, he enrolled at Princeton University. He earned a degree in East Asian Studies from the university in 2000.

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Tim Ferriss Height

The famous actor stands at a height of 5’11” (180 cm).

Tim Ferriss Parents| Family

Ferriss was born Timothy Ferriss into a middle-class family in New York City, U.S. However, attempts to establish the identities of his mother and father were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not known whether he has any siblings.

Tim Ferriss Wife| Married

Is Tim Married? He hasn’t made his relationship public. His marital status, whether married, engaged, divorced, or single, is unknown.

Tim Ferriss Net worth

How much is Tim Worth? Mr. Ferriss has an estimated net worth of about $100 million. He has collaborated with well-known companies such as Uber, Facebook, Twitter, and Evernote, and some of his books have been featured in USA Today, the New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

Tim Ferriss Entrepreneur|Philanthropy|Career

Ferriss got a job as a salesman at a data storage company after graduating from Princeton. Tim founded BrainQUICKEN, an internet-based nutritional supplement company, while still working at the company in 2001. He ran his company until 2010 when he sold it to a London-based private equity firm under the name BodyQUICK. He has stated numerous times that his first book, The 4-Hour Workweek, is based on this time period. Ferriss began podcasting after selling his company. He hosts his own podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show, which discusses morning routines, personal and character development, and the meditation habits of celebrities, athletes, and CEOs. He also discusses venture capital, writing, acting/movies, and metaphysics on occasion.

Ferriss enjoys investing in startups and providing business advice. He has been an angel investor and advisor to companies such as Shopify, StumbleUpon, DailyBurn, Posterous, Evernote, Reputation.com, Trippy, and TaskRabbit. He has also made a pre-seed investment in Uber and serves as an advisor to the company. Garrett Camp co-founded Uber and is also the founder of StumbleUpon, a company he previously advised. Ferriss raised $250,000 in less than an hour in 2013 and invested in Shyp through a syndicate formed on AngelList. He ended up raising over $500,000 from his backers, and the company raised a total of $2.1 million.

Ferriss ventured into publishing by starting an audiobook publishing business known as Tim Ferriss Publishing, in November 2013. The first book published was Vagabonding by Rolf Potts. The publishing venture has seen the publishing of other books like The Obstacle Is The Way by Ryan Holiday, Daily Rituals by Mason Currey, and What I Learned Losing A Million Dollars by Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan. Over the years, Ferriss has become a well-known individual and has used his position to raise funds to boost psychedelic studies at institutions such as Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. One of his well-known donations was made in 2016 when he gave out $100,000 to research psychedelic drugs for the treatment of major depression.

Tim Ferriss’s Books| Author

♦  2007 – The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich. The 4-Hour Workweek
♦  2009 – (expanded and updated edition) The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
♦  2010 – The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman.
♦  2012 – The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life.
♦  2016 – Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers.
♦  2017 – Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World