About Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran net worth has been stated to reach 40 million dollars. She has accumulated her net worth through being a successful businesswoman, business consultant, investor and television personality. Moreover, she is also an author and a motivational speaker, which also increase the overall amount of Barbara Corcoran net worth.
A huge part of her net worth has come from her appearance in the TV show called “Shark Tank”, where she plays a role of ‘shark’ investor. The show is airing on the ABC channel and brings a lot of financial success to Barbara Corcoran net worth.
Barbara Corcoran was born in New Jersey in 1949. She attended St. Thomas Aquinas College, where she was studying education and graduated in 1971. After finishing college, she was working as a teacher at school for one year. Later, she worked as a real estate agent renting flats in New York City for a short period of time.
However, all the time when she worked she was dreaming of having her own business. Thus, with having a loan of 1 thousand dollars, she opened her own real estate agency called The Corcoran Group.
In the middle of 1970, Barbara Corcoran also started publishing The Corcoran Report. There, she published news about trends of renting apartments in New York City. In 2001, her company was bought by NRT incorporated for 66 million dollars.
Moreover, as an author, Barbara Corcoran has written for various magazines and newspapers, such as The Daily Review, More Magazine and Redbook. In addition, she has published a few books and also appeared on several TV shows, including Larry King Live.
In 2005, some of her thoughts about the real estate bubble were cited in the Business Week. Barbara Corcoran stated that she did not believe that the real estate bubble existed. Also, she added that there were appearing more people looking for flats than the actual flats to rent. Thus, Barbara Corcoran admitted that the market of real estate business was going on and did not seem like it was going to slow down. Moreover, even in a case of slowing down, the businesswoman believed that it would do so slowly, thus, there did not exist any real estate bubbles. Thus, her commentary and writings about her interest in real estate business also add extra revenues to Barbara Corcoran net worth.
She is currently known to be living in New York City with her husband Bill, with whom she has two kids.