Robert Toru Kiyosaki is an American businessman and author from Hilo, Hawaii. Kiyosaki is the founder of Rich Global LLC and the Rich Dad Company. He is also the creator of the Cashflow board and software games to educate adults and children business and financial concepts.
As of 2019, Robert Kiyosaki’s net worth is roughly $80 million dollars.
Robert Kiyosaki was born on the 8th of April, 1947, in Hilo, Hawaii. Kiyosaki had Japanese American ancestry. His father was a teacher and instructor by profession, which enabled young Kiyosaki to attend better educational institutes.
Kiyosaki attained his preliminary education from Hilo High School, after which he enrolled at the U.S.S Merchant Marine Academy in New York.
After completing his education, Kiyosaki began to work on merchant ships, which allowed him to travel to various parts of the world. These journeys exposed him to new cultures and new ways of life.
Kiyosaki witnessed extremes of poverty that people faced around the world, and these voyages left a profound impact on him.
In 1972, during the Vietnam War, Kiyosaki served as a helicopter gunship pilot. He was later awarded the Air Medal. From 1974 until 1978, he took up the profile of a salesman for Xerox Corporation selling copy machines. He started a company of his own that brought forth to the market the first nylon and Velcro.
Kiyosaki began working with Sharon Lechter and together they co-wrote the first ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’. They could not find a publisher for the same and hence decided on publishing it on their own.
After three years of hiatus, he came back from retirement and launched a business and financial education company titles, Cashflow Technologies Inc. The company is co-owned by his wife, Kim Kiyosaki and co-writer Sharon Lechter.
In 2010, he appeared at The Alex Jones Show wherein he revealed his assets including big apartment complexes, hotels, and golf courses. He is also the head and investor of oil drilling operations as well as oil wells and even a startup solar company.
As of 2019, Robert Kiyosaki’s net worth is $80 million dollars.
Here are some of the best highlights of Robert Kiyosaki’s career:
- The Founder of Rich Global LLC
- The Founder of Rich Dad Company
- Rich Dad Poor Dad (Autobiography, 2000)
Favorite Quotes from Robert Kiyosaki
“A plan is a bridge to your dreams. Your job is to make the plan or bridge real so that your dreams will become reality. If all you do is stand on the side of the bank and dream of the other side, your dreams will forever be just dreams.” – Robert Kiyosaki