Tina Sharkey Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Nov, 2019
Facts of Tina Sharkey
Date of Birth: 1964
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Tina Sharkey
Mother Mona Sherman
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Advisor
Working For Brandless
Married James Lawrence Nederlander
Married to James Lawrence Nederlander
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Born and raised in New York, New York City, Tina Sharkey is an American entrepreneur, advisor, and investor well-known for being the co-founder and co-chairman of the board of directors of Brandless, an American e-commerce company. In 2013, Sharkey was appointed CEO of Sherpa Foundry, an American venture capital firm. 

Attended University Of Pennsylvania

Tina was born in 1964 in New York, New York City, the United States. Her father worked in the garment industry and her mother, Mona Sherman, is the president of Perry Ellis. She is of American nationality and is white in terms of ethnicity.

When she was in high school, her mother first became the president. Later, Sharkey attended the prestigious Pennsylvania University and studied a semester at the University of Paris: Sorbonne, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations. 

Career In HDTV and iVillage

Tina Sharkey started her career as one of the members of the team that introduced HDTV to the US market and the media industry. She lobbied congress at the age of 22, which was a part of an HDTV task.

Tina Sharkey with Jeff Brody SOURCE: Zim Bio

In 1995, Tina worked along with American businessman, Barry Diller to create the format for QVC's short-lived sister network Q2. In the same year, she co-founded iVillage and served as its chief community architect and head of programming. 

Later, it became one of the largest online destinations for women. In 2006, iVillage got sold to American worldwide mass media conglomerate NBC Universal for $600 million. 

Tina Was Appointed CEO Of Sherpa Foundry 

Tina was appointed CEO of Sherpa Foundry, which is an American venture capital firm in 2013. It was established in March 2013 by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford.  

After a year, Tina met Israeli-born Australian entrepreneur, investor, and advisor, Ido Leffler. He is the co-founder of Yes To Inc and Yobbi.

Later, they launched Brandless, an e-commerce site described by Fortune as "the next Procter and Gamble for millennials in 2017" where Tina serves as the company CEO.

What is Tina Sharkey's Net Worth?

Sharkey co-founded iVillage and worked as the chief community architect and head of programming. The iVillage got sold to American worldwide mass media conglomerate NBC Universal for $600 million. 

Working there, she probably has amassed a handsome sum of salary. To date, there is no exact net worth of her disclosed; but, we surely believe that Tina has a net worth in millions.

Besides, she has also worked with American businessman Barry Diller who has a huge net worth of $3.8 billion, as of November 2019.

Is Tina Sharkey Married? Who Is Her Husband?

As of November 2019, Sharkey is a married woman. Soon after meeting James Lawrence Nederlander, they eventually started dating. 

After dating for a long time, the couple exchanged the wedding vows on 7th March 1992. As of now, they enjoy 27 years long conjugal life with no issues of divorce. The pair has not disclosed any plans of welcoming children any sooner. 

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