Dan Greiner Wiki Bio
Daniel ‘Dan’ Greiner was born in New York City, USA, allegedly in 1960 as he has kept his exact place and date of birth hidden from the media’s attention – his zodiac sign is said to be Pisces, and he holds American nationality. He is an author, businessman and a reality TV star, who might be known best as the husband of American inventor, entrepreneur and reality TV star Lori Greiner.
Childhood and education
Dan has kept details of his family away from the media’s attention too, but it’s believed that he was raised alongside his siblings in New York by their parents who were both businesspeople.
He attended a local high school at which he was interested in football and basketball and also practiced tennis, but his parents urged him to focus on his education. Upon matriculation, Dan left his dreams of becoming a professional sportsman behind him, and enrolled at college from which he graduated with his Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
It’s not known what Dan did for five years after college, until 1987, when he joined Grant Thornton LLP as their certified public accountant, with his main job to help with consulting, auditing and taxes.
He stayed there for three years before moving to work at Bell & Howell as their division controller in August 1990 – while there, he mostly controlled financial operations, worked with the budget sector as well, with accounting, merging and acquisitioning. He quit in August 1998 when he had already been working two jobs simultaneously for two years, as he became the Vice President of For Your Easy Only, Inc. in 1996 – the company was created by his wife, and is in the field of product design, manufacturing and marketing.
Today, Dan is the co-founder, co-owner, CFO and COO of Lori Greiner Companies, which was launched in January 1997.
In 2010, Dan appeared in a single episode of the reality TV show “Big Brother”, and has also appeared in a movie – the 2016 action adventure comedy “Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens”.
Love life and marriage with Lori Greiner
Dan and Lori are very secretive when it comes to their marriage, and haven’t shared any details regarding it, not even how they met or the date of their wedding. However, it’s widely believed that the two met in 1996 at Kincade Lincoln Park and Grill in Chicago, where they were introduced by a mutual friend, and it’s said that they married in the late 2000s. There are rumors circulating the internet that Dan is gay, and that his marriage to Lori is a cover-up, but this hasn’t been confirmed, and seems unlikely to be true.
Neither of the two has talked about any relationships before they started dating, so as of November 2020, Dan is married to Lori Greiner and they don’t have children as they have agreed to focus on their careers.
Hobbies and other interests
Dan was once physically very active, as he had multiple training sessions at the gym each week, and played various sports including tennis and golf, however, he isn’t as active today, but still usually goes to gym once a week to stay in shape.
Dan likes to travel, and has been all around the US with his wife, mostly for work, but also for pleasure, and the two have also been to Europe on various occasions, visiting countries such as France and Germany.
In his spare time which is usually late at night, Dan is keen on watching movies with his other half – his favorite actors and actresses are Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise and Sandra Bullock, while he mostly enjoys war movies such as “Saving Private Ryan”, “Flags of Our Fathers” and “Letters from Iwo Jima”.
Age, height and net worth
Dan is said to be around 60 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 10ins (1.77m) and he weighs around 155lbs (71kgs). As of November 2020, his and Lori’s shared net worth has been estimated at more than $150 million.
Who is Lori Greiner?
Lori Greiner was born in Chicago, Illinois USA, on 9 December 1969 – her zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and she holds American nationality. She is perhaps known best for being one of the investors in the reality TV business series “Shark Tank”, which has been airing since 2009 and stars Kevin O’Leary, Phil Crowley and Robert Herjavec. It follows entrepreneurs who present their business concepts to people who might invest in their ideas.
The show has won 11 awards including four Primetime Emmys, and has been nominated for 35 others.
Lori has kept details about her family hidden from the media’s attention. It’s known that she was raised in Near North Side, Chicago and studied at Loyola University Chicago from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in communications in 1991 – during the following five years, she worked for the daily newspaper “The Chicago Tribune”, was a jewelry designer, a playwright and a seller.
In 1996 she patented her first product – a plastic earring organizer – and went on to patent many others in categories such as electronics, jewelry storage and cosmetic organization. Her products can be seen and being sold on the online store QVC. She is also a reality TV star, known for her roles in “Shark Tank” and “Clever & Unique Creations”.
Lori is a writer as well, having released her book “Invent It, Sell it, Bank it! – Make Your Million Dollar Idea Into a Reality” in March 2014.