Kevin O'Leary's net worth

By   |   Updated 25th March 2022

Kevin O'Leary Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Kevin O’Leary is $400 million.

Kevin is a Canadian businessman and TV personality. His most notable projects are SoftKey and the O'Leary Fund. He also happens to be one of the top minds in the business world today. He also appeared on popular investment shows such as Shark Tank.

Kevin O’Leary’s Early Life

Kevin O’Leary was born in Montreal, Canada in 1954. His home life was chaotic due mainly to his father’s drinking problem. His parents eventually divorced and he stayed on with his mom until he graduated from high school. She inspired him to learn about business and take a serious approach to success.


O’Leary graduated in 1977 from the University of Waterloo with a BA in environmental studies and psychology. He furthered his education by pursuing and obtaining an MBA in the field of entrepreneurship. Kevin successfully completed his MBA in 1980 from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario

How Did Kevin O’Leary Build His Net Worth?

Kevin O’Leary’s net worth comes from a few different sources Kevin's work-life started bouncing between the US and Cambodia.

TV: SqueezePlay, Dragon’s Den, Project Earth, and Shark Tank.

His on screen notoriety began in 2006 when he joined the panel on a venture capitalist show Dragons Den. He went on to Shark Tank to play the same role to much greater popularity along with Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Barbara Corcoran and Daymond John. He was also in SqueezePlay, Project Earth, and did some time on the Business News Network as a commentator. His new show that started this year, 2021, is called Money Court and has received great reviews so far.

Business: O’Leary Funds and SoftKey

O’Leary co-founded SoftKey Software Products, Inc in 1983. The goal of the company was to purchase educational software producers and ended up becoming one of the quickest growing companies in Canada. He sold the company to Mattel for just over $3 billion in 1999 and he left the company soon after when it became unprofitable. He had a short stint with mutual funds in 2008 with his O’Leary Funds label which he sold in 2016.


Kevin O’Leary is really a jack of all trades. In addition to appearing on TV, running a company, mutual fund, and selling his business to a big brand, there is more. He has authored several books which mainly focus on business and finance. He has a couple of space odyssey books on the reels as well.

Kevin O’Leary’s Productivity Habits & Wealth Building Secrets

With such a strong business acumen it makes sense that he has some pretty strict habits and strengths worth checking out. His main bit of wisdom is that to be successful in business, you must master communication in a way that lets you get your point across quickly.

How Rich is Kevin O’Leary?

By our estimates, Kevin's net worth is sitting at just over $400 million at any given time.

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