|Birth Name:||Sara Blakely|
|Date of Birth:||27/02/1971|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Net Worth:||$ 1.14 billion|
|Qualification:||Graduated with a communication degree|
The well-known American billionaire businesswoman, Sara Blakely is known best for being the founder of American intimate apparel company, Spanx. Sara Blakely net worth is known to be high and accumulated from her highly successful entrepreneurial firm and also from her appearance in many reality television series.
The distinguished and talented American businesswoman, Sara Blakely has gained wide recognition from her American intimate apparel company, Spanx and her non-profit foundation, Sara Blakely Foundation. Sara Blakely net worth is known to have been sourced from her appearance in The Rebel Billionaire and American Inventor and also her company Spanx. The details of Sara Blakely husband, age, twitter, net worth, and more can be found on numerous social media sites. Sara Blakely Instagram account has details of her personal and professional life.
Sara Blakely was born on February 27, 1971, in Clearwater, Florida to a trial attorney and artist parents. Sara Blakely is of American nationality and white ethnicity. Sara Blakely received her education from Clearwater High School. Blakely went on to attend Florida State University. She graduated with a communication degree.
Sara Blakely had opted for a job in Walt Disney World in Florida from 3 months. Eventually, she went on to work as a stand-up comedian. Later, she went on to sell fox machines door to door. At the age f 25, Sara Blakely was made the national sales trainer and had to wear panty hose in the hot Florida weather. She then moved to Georgia where she took 2 years to develop the idea of hosiery business with $ 5000 saving. She went on to write her own patent and presented her idea to North Carolina’s hosier mills.
She eventually submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) her patent. She made the packaging red and used three different female models which were novel at that time. Also after discovering that the brand names with “k” had been successful, Sara went on to name her company, Spanks but later changed it to Spanx. Her product was placed in seven stores of Neiman Marcus. Eventually, the company got recognition from the Oprah Winfrey show. Oprah called it a “Favorite Product” on her show in November 2000 which caused the product t b highly publicized and the sales increased. In the first Year, Spanks achieved sales of $ 4 million. For the second year, Spanks went on to have a US 4 10 million sales. Sara Blakely Spanks company has been growing since the past few years although the company is still privately owned by Sara.
Sara Blakely has appeared in the American reality TV show, The Rebel Billionaire in 2005. Blakely was mentored by Richard Branson whom she met on the show. Eventually, she went on to work as a judge for the ABC reality TV series, American Inventor.
Sara Blakely established an education and entrepreneurial training foundation for women named Sara Blakely Foundation in 2006. Richard Branson donated a US$750,000 check to initiate the foundation. The charitable foundation has donated to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls and also the Community and Individual Development Association City Campus in South Africa.
Sara Blakely net worth is known to be $ 1.14 billion in 2017 as per many sources. Sara Blakely net worth is sourced from her company Spanx. Sara Blakely net worth has been accumulated from her huge annual salary coming from her appearance in reality TV series, The Rebel Billionaire and American Inventor.
Sara Blakely is a married woman. Sara Blakely husband is Jesse Itzler. The couple got married in 2008 and has been together since. Sara Blakely husband Jesse Itzler is the co-founder of Marquis Jet. The couple had their wedding at the Gasparilla Inn and Club in Boca Grande, Florida, U.S. with celebrity guests.
Sara Blakely age at present is 46 years of age. Sara Blakely age exceeds her youthful looks. Sara Blakely stands tall at the height of 5 feet 6 inches. Blakely has a perfect hourglass shaped figure. She weighs 58 kgs. Sara Blakely has a well-maintained body even after going through maternity. Sara Blakely has blonde hair that she likes to put long most of the times.
Sara Blakely has been honored with many awards till date for her career. Forbes named her in their list of most powerful woman in 2014.
Sara Blakely is a huge inspiration and idol to many aspiring entrepreneurs who are opting for a successful career as that of her. Sara Blakely’s Instagram has pictures of her day to day life and events. The renowned and celebrated, Sara Blakely’s bio can be found on numerous social media sites like Wikipedia, IMDB, Twitter, Facebook, and more.