Barbara Corcoran Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08.Oct.2017
Facts of Barbara Corcoran
Date of Birth: 1961 , December-20
Age:56 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
NameBarbara Corcoran
Birth NameBarbara Ann Corcoran
Birth Place/CityEdgewater, New Jersey
EthnicityWhite Ethnicity
ProfessionBusinesswoman, investor, speaker
Net Worth$40 million
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBrown Light
Face ColorWhite
Famous forBusiness Women
Married toBill Higgins
ChildrenTom Corcoran, Katie Corcoran
EducationSt. Thomas Aquinas College
Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV ShowShark Tank
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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.  

She 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 business arena to have her name in the business world.

Early Life and Education

Barbara was born on 1949 March 10 in Edgewater, New Jersey, to the family of a decent background, Barbara’s success story is like of Phoenix. She has an American nationality and belongs to white American ethnicity.

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


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

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

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

Personal Life

She is a married woman. Her past relations, affair, and names of boyfriends with whom she dated is not disclosed. She even was married previously but it went unsuccessful and divorced him.

Now, she is married to Bill Higgins, a former FBI Agent. She is living happily with her and divorce seems never to happen relating to their advancing age. The couple has two children, a son named Tom Corcoran who is in his 20s and a seven-year-old daughter named Katie Corcoran, which she had adopted.

There a lot of her admirers and well-wishers continually wishing success of 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.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

This proves Barbara's talent and the passion to work in order to fulfill the wants. Her current net worth is $80 million.

She is enjoying how she has managed to beat this level. This also proves the determination and will of a person if aimed at something earnestly, shall you have it on your grip.

Barbara has 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 of renting apartments in New York City.

Barbara reached 68 but has the same enthusiasm and much of the capabilities to still fit in the business. She has the trademark of having short and blonde hair. She has a very pleasing personality.

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