|Celebrated Name:||Blake Mycoskie|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Blake Mycoskie|
|Age:||47 years old|
|Birth Date:||March 26, 1976|
|Birth Place:||Arlington, Texas|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Heather Lang(m.2012)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes one son(Summit)|
|Is Blake Mycoskie Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$340 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
The actor, director, author, and philanthropist Blake Mycoskie is amongst the most remarkable and influential American entrepreneurs. He is the founder of ‘Shoes For A Better Tomorrow,’ which came up quite profitable as it was bought up by Clear Channel just nine months after its launch. He rose to fame with the success of his company. Known to be one of the successful entrepreneurs, he has been earning through his multiple ventures. Many awards like the Secretary of State 2009 award for corporate excellence, People’s heroes among us 2007, Keynote speaker SXSW were given to him for his excellence in entrepreneurship.
Maybe you know about Blake Mycoskie very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about the details of Blake Mycoskie’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Born on March 26, 1976, to Mike Mycoskie and Pam Mycoskie in Arlington, Texas, in the United States, Blake has two siblings, namely Paige Mycoskie and Tyler Mycoskie. Blake went to Arlington Martin High School for his school education and later shifted to St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Austin in 1995, where he completed his graduation. Blake loved playing tennis and received a partial tennis scholarship in 1995 to attend Southern Methodist University. He had an Achilles tendon injury, which marked an end to his tennis career.
Blake met Heather Lang while working at TOMS. Both fell in love with each other and married each other in 2012. At present they live in Los Angeles, California, United States. They have a son named Summit, born in 2015. The love of Heather towards animals made her run a program ‘TOMS loves animals’ in association with TOMS. His sister Paige Mycoskie is the founder of the Aviator nation, a surf lifestyle brand inspired by vintage associated with TOMS.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on March 26, 1976, Blake is 47 years old. His height is 1.77 m tall, and his weight is 87 kg.
Blake founded an outdoor billboard company during his college, which seemed to be quite profitable as it was bought up by Clear Channel nine days after it’s launch. He went on a vacation in 2006, where he met a lady who was a part of a volunteer organization that provided shoes for children in need. He witnessed various children who could not buy shoes and roam here and their barefooted, which inspired him to create a ‘One On One’ business model which donate a new pair of shoes to the ones who can’t afford it for every new pair sold.
By 2013 his company had donated 10,000,000 pairs to the children in need. In 2011 his company included eyeglasses also as a part of his “One on One” business model. In August 2014, Blake sold 50 percent of his shares to Brain capital, retaining his role as Chief shoe giver. One of his famous sayings is -The more you give, The more you live.
Awards & Achievements
Blake has received the Peoples “ Hero’s Among Us” Award in 2007 and ABC News Award in 2011 for his contributions to social entrepreneurship with his One On One business model, which helped many children in need. He has also received the title of the Keynote Speaker, SXSW in 2011, and Fortune “40 under 40”.
Net Worth & Salary of Blake Mycoskie in 2023
As of September 2023, Blake has garnered a net worth of $340 million. It’s easy to predict that how much he has earned, but the efforts behind making a $300 million empire are uncountable, but despite that, he is the most humble person and always believes in the giving policy. The majority of his earnings come from being an entrepreneur, director, and author.
He runs a one on one business model ‘Shoes For A Better Tomorrow’ where he donates a pair of shoes for every one pair sold. By 2013 the company had donated 10,000,000 pairs to the children in need. In 2011 his company included eyeglasses as well in his one on one business model.
He also published the book ‘Start Something That Matters’ in 2011, which became very popular among the people. In this, he wrote about the virtues of social entrepreneurship. For every copy of the book sold, he promised to give children’s books to a child in need.
Blake is one of the most influential American entrepreneurs. He is not only an actor but also a philanthropist and humanist and has worked for various charitable causes. The aura which Blake has given to the social entrepreneurship and concept of business using their profit and company assets to make donations to the one in need is undoubtedly marvelous.