Barbara Corcoran

Inside Biography

Barbara Ann Corcoran, known as Barbara Corcoran, is an American businesswoman, investor, speaker, consultant- syndicated columnist, and author. She is also a popular television personality. Corcoran produces ABC show talk show Shark Tank.  

Corcoran is the founder of the Corcoran Group and Barbara Corcoran Inc. She has been the inspiration to many of the women who are engaged in the business arena to have her name in the business world.

Early Life And Education Of Barbara Corcoran

Barbara Corcoran was born on March 10, 1949, in Edgewater, New Jersey. She has an American nationality and belongs to the white American ethnicity.

Barbara had her childhood growing in shortages. She has ten siblings. This made her start working from an early age. It has been stated that by the time she was graduated, she has already worked in 20 organizations. 

Barbara graduated in education from St. Thomas Aquinas College in the year 1971. After her graduation, she worked as a teacher for a year and later on started to work different jobs including a job renting apartments in New York City.

After graduation, she taught school for a year but soon moved on working various jobs including a side job renting apartments in New York City. She wanted to be her own boss, and in 1973 co-founded a real estate business called The Corcoran-Simonè with her boyfriend, who contributed a $1,000 loan (approximately $5,685.56, inflation-adjusted, 2018).

Barbara Corcoran's Professional Career

In 1973, Barbara started a real estate business with her boyfriend, who provided a $1000 loan for The Corcoran Group. In the mid-1970s, she started publishing reports on the real estate market as The Corcoran Report. She is also a commentator in the real estate business.

She worked in a real estate column for The Daily Review, More Magazine, and Redbook and also has contributed to writing several other books. She has also been featured in several television shows like Larry King Life.

She has been the real estate contributor to NBC’s Today Show, is the host for CNBC’s The Millionaire Broker with Barbara Corcoran, and is a weekly columnist for the New York Daily News.

In September 2017 Corcoran was announced as a contestant for season 25 of Dancing with the Stars, where she was partnered with Keo Motsepe. She is the third Shark Tank "shark"—after Mark Cuban and Robert Herjavec—to take part. Corcoran and Motsepe were the first couples eliminated on September 25, 2017.

Barbara Corcoran's Net Worth And Salary

Barbara Cocoran's net worth is $80 million, as of 2018. And as a syndicated columnist, her annual salary is over $62,000. She has a talent and the pa s sion to work in order to fulfill her wants.

In 2001, Corcoran sold her business to NRT Incorporated for $66 million. She is also a "Shark" investor on ABC's Shark Tank and is invested in more than twenty businesses to date.

As of 2018, she has partnered with iHeartRadio to focus on a weekly podcast, Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran. The podcast became a huge hit and was one of the most downloaded business podcasts of 2017.

Barbara Corcoran is also the real estate contributor to NBC’s Today show and The Millionaire Broker with Barbara Corcoran on CNBC; where she writes a weekly column in the New York Daily News.

Corcoran has invested more than $5.4 million in ABC's three-time Emmy award-winning show Shark Tank. In the year 2001, for $66 million, she sold her business to NRT Incorporated. 

She is an a s set to the business world. A lot of information on her can be extracted through her biography available on different internet sites as well as articles written on her. She can also be followed on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Barbara Corcoran's Personal Life And Affair 

Barbara Corcoran is a married woman. She is tied the knots with a former Navy Captain Bill Higgins since 1988. The couple met on the job back in the 1980s when the former FBI agent Navy captain Bill Higgins was also in real estate. Later, they became love interests of each other. After dating for several years, they married in 1988.

The couple has two children together, a son and a daughter. She welcomed one child through adoption and the other through in vitro fertilization. Corcoran and her husband adopted Katie in 2007. Their first son is in his 20s. Corcoran is living a happy married life.

Her past relations, affair, and names of boyfriends with whom she dated are not disclosed. She even was married previously but it went unsuccessful and divorced him. She currently resides in Manhattan along with her second husband and children.  

There a lot of her admirers and well-wishers continually wishing success for her as well as she has been the inspiration and a motivator to many of the people working in the business arena as well as who are struggling to have a good life from nothing.

by sahra, 04 Nov, 2014

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