Tim Ferriss Biography, Age, Career, Podcasts, Philanthropy, Books, Wife, Education, Family

Tim Ferriss Biography

Tim Ferriss ( Timothy Ferriss) an American podcaster, book author and entrepreneur known as the founder of BrainQUICKEN which was later renamed to BodyQUICK. He as well a #1 New York Times best-selling author with such books as The 4-Hour Chef, Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World and 7 other books under his name.

Tim Ferriss Age

Ferriss was born in 1977 in East Hampton, New York, U.S.

Tim Ferriss Career

Ferriss started off his career as a salesman at a data storage company. While there he founded an internet-based nutritional supplements business known as BrainQUICKEN in 2001. He managed his company up to 2010 when he sold it to a London-based private equity firm, and it was known as BodyQUICK by then. He has often said that his first book, The 4-Hour Workweek is based on this time.

Tim Ferriss Podcast

Ferriss hosts his own podcast called The Tim Ferriss Show that covers such topics as morning routines, personal and character development, meditation habits of celebrities, sportspeople and CEOs. Occasionally, he as well talks about practices like venture capital, writing, acting/movies and metaphysics.

Tim Ferriss Entrepreneur

Ferriss invests in startups and as well offer advice to the businesses. Some of organizations he has been an angel investor also advisor to businesses including Shopify, StumbleUpon, DailyBurn, Posterous, Evernote, Reputation.com, Trippy, and TaskRabbit.

He as well invested in Uber with pre-seed money and as well acts as an advisor to the company. Uber was co-founded by Garrett Camp who is also the founder of another company he used to advise, StumbleUpon.

He raised $250,000, in 2013, in a timeframe of less than an hour and made an investment in Shyp by forming a syndicate on AngelList. He then raised over $500,000 through his backers and the company raised $2.1 million in total. The Shyp was though shut down and laid off all its employees in 2018. He was noted as one of their “Notable Angel Investors” by The New York Times while CNN named him “one of the planet’s leading angel investors in technology.”

In 2015, he announced that he was taking a long break in investing, citing a feeling his impact was “minimal in the long run”, the stress of the work as well as his plan to spend time on his writing and media projects. In 2017 he said one of the reasons he moved from Silicon Valley was that “After effectively ‘retiring’ from angel investing 2 years ago,” he had no professional need to be in the Bay Area.

Tim Ferriss Author

Ferriss began by publishing an audiobook publishing business known as Tim Ferriss Publishing, in November 2013. His first book published was Vagabonding by Rolf Potts. The publishing venture has seen the publishing of other books like The Obstacle Is The Way by Ryan Holiday, Daily Rituals by Mason Currey, and What I Learned Losing A Million Dollars by Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan.

Tim Ferriss Books

♦ 2007 – The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich. The 4-Hour Workweek
♦ 2009 – (expanded and updated edition) The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
♦ 2010 – The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman.
♦ 2012 – The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life.
♦ 2016 – Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers.
♦ 2017 – Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World

Tim Ferriss Television Career

Ferriss made a pilot called Trial by Fire that was aired on History Channel back in December 2008. In the pilot, he had to learn a skill that takes years to earn in exactly one week. He then practised the Japanese art of horseback archery which is known as yabusame. He as well penned a TV series titled The Tim Ferriss Experiment that aired in December 2013 on HLN.

In the series, he tries learning punishing skills like surfing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, foreign languages and professional poker, in record time. In 2017, he was the host of the television show Fear{Less} with Tim Ferriss. In the show, he interviews industrialists on innovation and success.

Tim Ferriss Philanthropy

Ferriss is has ussed his fane to raise funds to boost psychedelic studies at institutions such as Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. One of his well-known donations was made in 2016 when he gave out $100,000 to research psychedelic drugs for the treatment of major depression.

Tim Ferriss Net Worth

Ferriss has an estimated net worth of $100 million.

Tim Ferriss Education

Ferriss enrolled at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire and after his graduation, he enrolled at Princeton University and graduated in 2000 with a degree in East Asian Studies.

Tim Ferriss Family

Tim has not shared information of his family with the public. We will updte this section as soon as he shares out.

Tim Ferriss Wife

Tim has not shared information of his love life with the public. We will updte this section as soon as he shares out.

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