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Marcus Lemonis Net Worth

Marcus Lemonis Net worth salary and more
Net Worth$900,000,000
Full NameMarcus Anthony Lemonis
Date of Birth/AgeNovember 16, 1973 (age 45)
Source of wealthBusinessman, Television Personality, Philanthropist and Politician
Country of originLebanon
State/City of originBeirut
Last Updated2019

Net Worth

Marcus Lemonis’ net worth is 900 million dollars.

One of the reasons he’s so rich is because he adheres to the “law of giving,” which demands he get back a certain return according to his level of giving, and Lemonis gives liberally.

He’s reaping benefits and monetary blessings commensurate to the generous amount of financial support he extends to others, especially at the rate he extends a helping hand.

The list of charities Marcus Lemonis undergirds is quite impressive: Eco-Me, 1-800-Car-Cash, Amazing Grapes and Coopersburg Sports.

He doesn’t stop there, he gives charitable donations and backing to National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Lincoln Park Zoo, as well.


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This is not an exhaustive compilation of his “financiering.”

On top of that, and probably most expressly, he gives to the one cause that is near and dear to his heart, the Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center.

Most assuredly, at the end of the year, he’s repaid for his large—and tax deductible—financial offerings.

Lemonis made a fortune in the automobile industry alone. The company he heads, Camping World Holdings Inc., continues to stay ahead of the curve, bringing in substantial revenue on a regular basis.

Lemonis spearheaded Project Good Samaritan in 2013. 7,000 people were employed because of this. Consequently, this initiative was helpful for the U.S. economy and workforce, and of course, Lemonis’ pockets.

He invested around 35 million dollars in corporations and organizations featured on his TV show “The Profit.”

Lemonis earns a multitude of millions annually. He’s involved with ample other opportunities and ventures that yield rewarding surpluses and dividends.


Marcus Lemonis has worked and invested his way to prosperity. He’s hopped into many rings, ready for the fight. In 2009, around the time of the recession, he received a blow he didn’t think he could recover from. Fortunately, he tapped into the business acumen he acquired along the way and won.

A few right decisions away from being a billionaire, Marcus Lemonis is in high gear, dominating everything from television to investing. He lives by many mottoes, and they all revolve around working diligently and looking to no one to give you a handout.

His mind is totally made when he says, “Stay focused, work hard, know your numbers, and be disciplined. If you do those things and take care of your people, the likelihood of being successful is very, very high.”

He practices what he preaches, and thus far, it’s panning out for him.

Early Life

Marcus Anthony Lemonis’ childhood wasn’t all peaches and cream. Frankly, it was devastating.

He was born on November 16, 1973 to his biological parents who put him up for adoption in his infancy due to certain circumstances.

He came into the world in the middle of a civil war in Beirut, Lebanon. It would be an omen for the turbulent life that lay ahead of him for the next several years.


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Lemonis grew up in Florida with his adopted parents who are of Lebanese and Greek descent. Their names are Leo and Sophia Lemonis, and he says they did their best to give him a well-rounded foundation.

But, in spite of their valiant efforts to protect him, he was molested by a distant relative. This caused tremendous turmoil for him on the inside, which eventually manifested outwardly as an eating disorder.

Depression set in as Lemonis sunk deeper into despair.

In 1995, he managed to pull himself up by the bootstraps and graduated from Marquette University. He walked away with a bachelor’s in political science. His minor was criminology.

Personal Life

Marcus Lemonis keeps his private life private. Over the course of his entire career, he rarely, if at all, spoke out about his romantic interests.

He’s a workaholic who has labored throughout his twenties, thirties, and so far, his forties. Due to his busy schedule, he didn’t have time for a love life until he was ready to prioritize a relationship above his professional responsibilities.

In 2015, Lemonis supposedly dated reality star Bethenny Frankel. A source close to Frankel recounted the pair’s status.


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“They met over the summer and have been seeing each other. He’s really smart, successful, and so nice. They really like each other.”

Apparently, their union ended in a mutual split. Rumors swirled through the grapevine concerning Marcus Lemonis’ sexuality because he had no children and remained unmarried at a seasoned age.

Finally, in his mid-forties, he married Roberta “Bobbi” Lemonis, née Raffel. She’s a businesswoman almost twice his senior. They had their wedding ceremony in February of 2018.

He had to postpone the honeymoon because it conflicted with his filming schedule.


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After college, Lemonis took the advice of family friend and automobile trailblazer, Lee Iacocca. He persuaded Lemonis to take a page from his grandfather’s book and go into business.

With some hesitation, Lemonis went for it. Back then, his grandfather owned Chevy dealerships, some of the largest in the country.

Lemonis bypassed the automobile industry altogether and delved into the cutthroat world of politics. He soon realized being a politician wasn’t up his alley. He trudged back to the car industry.


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Lemonis helped Iacocca develop the RV Superstore he always wanted to build. He ran the business for two years for Mr. Iacocca.

He branched out into his own company called FreedomRoads where he obtained RV dealerships. Lemonis experienced a few more merges with Camping World. It also merged with Good Sam Enterprises.

At present, Marcus Lemonis net worth reached $900,000,000.

Today, Camping World’s connection with NASCAR affords him the opportunity to brush shoulders with racecar elite.

Lemonis has a television show, “The Profit,” It chronicles his journey as a businessman who helps others become better businesspeople


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Trump Supporters Mix-Up

Lemonis said, “There’s no doubt that there is [sic] probably not many consumers in this country today that are in favor of what has been said in the last couple of days and if they are, quite frankly don’t shop at my business…”

Rumor had it, he was referencing trump supporters, banning them from his business after the white supremacist rally tragedy. The president claimed there were “very fine people on both sides,” sparking public outrage.

Lemonis’ remark was taken out of context. It was just a mix-up. He said his comment was not about the aforesaid incident.

Interesting Facts

  • Lemonis’ grandfather and Lido Anthony “Lee” Iacocca were friends.
  • He was featured on two episodes of “Celebrity Apprentice.”
  • He had a cameo in ABC’s “Secret Millionaire.”
  • Lemonis made an appearance in “The Partner.”
  • “The Partner” is a program on CNBC that he co-produces.
  • He’s well-known for his philanthropic efforts.
  • Lemonis has donated resources and time to causes and charities such as the Lollipop Theater Network.
  • He loves kids and supports St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital faithfully.


  • Lemonis graduated from Marquette University with a bachelor’s in political science.
  • He allegedly dated Bethenny Frankel.
  • Lemonis was sexually abused as a child.
  • His wife is almost 20 years older than him.
  • He was adopted as an infant.
  • He does not have any biological kids.
  • Lemonis married in his mid-forties.
  • Lemonis is worth at least 900 million dollars.
  • He tried to get elected to the House of Representatives.
  • Lemonis grew up in Florida with his adoptive parents.
  • He cancelled his honeymoon to fulfill a professional duty.
  • Lemonis has had to deal with gay rumors.

Favorite Quotes from Marcus Lemonis

“Put no more than three messages on a lemonade stand. You have to describe what your product is, why it’s the best, and how much it is. Don’t be drawing turtles and flowers and footballs all over it, distracting people. Keep it clean.”

“Usually, you can figure out where a person’s mistakes came from if you ask them the genesis of their thought process: ‘Why did you do it this way?’ As opposed to telling them they did it the wrong way. Understanding their thought process will ultimately help you be able to communicate with them and navigate around them.”

“Anytime you have employees saying they don’t know who’s in charge, that’s a problem. Typically, people want to be led. And the fact that the employees don’t know who to listen to or who’s in charge leaves them like a rudderless ship.”

Tips for Success from Marcus Lemonis

Marcus Lemonis lives by the notion: Hard work pays off. He said, “You don’t get anything. You have to earn it.”

He has followed this blueprint throughout the duration of his career, making it clear that despite what people may think, there have been some hiccups and bumps in the road.

Lemonis put it this way: “Things are always going to go wrong. People make mistakes. I know I do. It’s how you resolve it that matters most. Listen, be open to criticism, resolve it with speed and empathy, and take responsibility.”

He wants his fans and followers to remember that whether in the professional or personal arena, you should remain true to yourself. Lemonis said, “Get comfortable being your true self. Do it at the risk of being criticized.”

“Don’t compromise who you are.”