Gary Vaynerchuk, also known as Gary Vee, is a well-known entrepreneur and media personality known for his hustler attitude and work ethic.
Despite his busy schedule, which includes filming content for his YouTube show and managing a network of business ventures that have made him a very wealthy man, Vaynerchuk has found ways to balance his work and family life.
Inside a day in the life of Gary Vee
- Vaynerchuk hits the gym at 7 a.m. with a personal trainer and begins work at around 9 a.m.
- In the afternoons, Vaynerchuk has a series of meetings for VaynerX, his umbrella company.
- He wraps up his workday around 7:30 p.m., has dinner with his family, and then spends time on emails.
- Vaynerchuk gets 6-7 hours of sleep per night and makes time for his family on the weekends.
Vaynerchuk's day starts at 6 a.m. He's in the gym by 7 a.m. with a personal trainer and works out for about 45 minutes to an hour. His specific workout routine varies based on the day and other factors.
Exercise is integral to Vaynerchuk’s daily routine, as it helps him maintain his physical and mental health.
After freshening up and checking off his morning workout, Vaynerchuk begins work at around 9 a.m.
Gary is a confessed workaholic. He spends several hours a day filming content and, more often than not, is in a meeting for something related to VaynerX, the umbrella company for all of the ventures he is involved in, including VaynerMedia, VaynerSpeakers, VaynerProductions, VaynerCommerce, and Vayner3.
“It’s no secret that I work a lot. And when I say a lot, I mean a shit ton. A five or three-minute meeting is a normal occurrence on my calendar," he says.
He works well into the early evening. Vaynerchuk wraps up his workday around 7:30 p.m. and has dinner with his family, after which he spends some more time on emails before bed.
After years as a vociferous advocate of
grinding working towards a goal, Vaynerchuk has changed his tune somewhat, revealing himself to be a huge proponent of getting enough sleep. Speaking with Ariana Huffington, “I always talk about hustling 18 hours a day and working those kinds of crazy numbers, but boy, I am all in on sleep.”
He aims for 6-7 hours of quality sleep a night, something one wouldn't have guessed based on his reputation for hustling.
Despite his busy schedule, Vaynerchuk makes time for his family on the weekends. In recent years, he has also reflected on the importance of balance, acknowledging that “I could have done a better job to create more clarity about balance.”