Daymond John


Birthday February 23, 1969

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Brooklyn, NY

Age 54 years old

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Entrepreneur and investor who founded FUBU and starred on the TV reality show Shark Tank on ABC. With the idea for a clothing company in mind, he was taught by his mother how to sew. 

Before Fame

He learned to juggle a full-time job while in high school, instilling in him a strong work ethic. He started a commuter van service after graduating.


He worked as a motivational speaker to help inspire potential entrepreneurs. While getting FUBU off the ground, he waited tables at Red Lobster. 

Family Life

He had seven siblings growing up and was raised by a single mother in the Queens neighborhood of Hollis.

Associated With

He persuaded LL Cool J to wear a FUBU T-shirt, gaining publicity for the brand.