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Kevin O'Leary

5 out of 5

Founder of O'Leary Financial Group; Venture Capitalist & Financial Expert; Known for Being A Shark on"Shark Tank"

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 Kevin O'Leary Biography

Kevin O’Leary is a self-made millionaire and TV personality. He is currently one of the main “sharks” on the hit reality show "Shark Tank," and is constantly featured as a business and economic expert across all cable and network news.

O’Leary was born to a middle class family in 1954. The combination of O’Leary's mother’s family heritage as merchants and his father’s Irish charisma truly meant that O’Leary was born for business. O’Leary's learned most of his business intuition from his mother. She taught him key business and financial insights from an early age. These became O’Leary's core philosophies, and the pillars upon which he would one day build his empire.

As a university student, O’Leary's innate business sense led him along several different paths – including some very unusual, very entrepreneurial ways of making a profit.

Not long after he finished his MBA, O’Leary had a meeting that changed his life forever. He met a man who had a strange idea for a software product – an idea with huge, high-profit potential that O’Leary immediately recognized.

After years of ups, downs, sacrifices, challenges, and lessons learned — not to mention a critical phone call that nearly cost him everything — the opportunity that O’Leary saw eventually turned into a computer software giant that was acquired for more than $4 billion dollars.

After his extraordinary success at the software company he founded – and a difficult period of obstacles and legal disputes – O’Leary eventually found himself on television, quickly becoming a sought-after host and personality on a range of shows – including Discovery’s Project Earth, CBC’s Dragons’ Den, and ABC’s Shark Tank.

O’Leary has since launched O’Leary Funds, an investment fund company; O’Leary Fine Wines; and a best-selling book series on financial literacy.

In 2014, O’Leary founded O’Leary Financial Group – a group of brands and services that share his guiding principles of honesty, directness, convenience, and above all, great value.

As a self-proclaimed “Eco-preneur,” O’Leary’s focus is on investments that make money and are environmentally friendly. He is the founding investor and director of Stream Global and is currently working as the entrepreneur/investor co-host for the Discovery Channel’s, Discovery Project Earth, a new program that explores innovative ways man could reverse global warming.

O’Leary has developed a cult following among financial professionals and smart investors with his pull-no-punches look at the good, the bad and the ugly with respect to the markets and investment opportunities. Within his various television roles, his opinionated nature has won over millions, and he continues to impress with his audiences with professional tips and personal anecdotes.

In addition to serving on the executive board of The Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, O’Leary is a member of the investment committee of Boston’s Hamilton Trust and an investor and director of EnGlobe.

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The Cold Hard Truth On Men, Women, and Money: 50 Common Money Mistakes and How to Fix Them

The Cold Hard Truth On Men, Women, and Money: 50 Common Money Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Cold Hard Truth: On Business, Money & Life

Cold Hard Truth: On Business, Money & Life

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  • An Evening with Kevin O'Leary

    Kevin speaks openly about his upbringing, including important lessons he learned from his parents and from his stepfather. He also delves into what it’s like to be a Shark, including his relationships with the other Sharks and what it takes to get a deal on the show. Kevin’s years of experience as a successful repeat entrepreneur are a valuable source of insights. Above all, Kevin ensures that his audiences understand his fundamental, personal beliefs about success, entrepreneurship, money, hard work and sales. The O’Leary fundamentals are important lessons for individuals of all ages, professions and personalities.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Kevin O'Leary?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kevin O'Leary for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kevin O'Leary, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kevin O'Leary or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Kevin O'Leary?

    Booking fees for Kevin O'Leary, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kevin O'Leary, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Kevin O'Leary?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kevin O'Leary for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kevin O'Leary for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kevin O'Leary or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kevin O'Leary or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Kevin O'Leary

5 out of 5

Founder of O'Leary Financial Group; Venture Capitalist & Financial Expert; Known for Being A Shark on"Shark Tank"

Travels From:
Boston, MA, USA
Speaking Fee:
Live Event: $50,000 - $100,000  
Virtual Event: $50,000 - $100,000

Kevin O'Leary Biography

Kevin O’Leary is a self-made millionaire and TV personality. He is currently one of the main “sharks” on the hit reality show "Shark Tank," and is constantly featured as a business and economic expert across all cable and network news.

O’Leary was born to a middle class family in 1954. The combination of O’Leary's mother’s family heritage as merchants and his father’s Irish charisma truly meant that O’Leary was born for business. O’Leary's learned most of his business intuition from his mother. She taught him key business and financial insights from an early age. These became O’Leary's core philosophies, and the pillars upon which he would one day build his empire.

As a university student, O’Leary's innate business sense led him along several different paths – including some very unusual, very entrepreneurial ways of making a profit.

Not long after he finished his MBA, O’Leary had a meeting that changed his life forever. He met a man who had a strange idea for a software product – an idea with huge, high-profit potential that O’Leary immediately recognized.

After years of ups, downs, sacrifices, challenges, and lessons learned — not to mention a critical phone call that nearly cost him everything — the opportunity that O’Leary saw eventually turned into a computer software giant that was acquired for more than $4 billion dollars.

After his extraordinary success at the software company he founded – and a difficult period of obstacles and legal disputes – O’Leary eventually found himself on television, quickly becoming a sought-after host and personality on a range of shows – including Discovery’s Project Earth, CBC’s Dragons’ Den, and ABC’s Shark Tank.

O’Leary has since launched O’Leary Funds, an investment fund company; O’Leary Fine Wines; and a best-selling book series on financial literacy.

In 2014, O’Leary founded O’Leary Financial Group – a group of brands and services that share his guiding principles of honesty, directness, convenience, and above all, great value.

As a self-proclaimed “Eco-preneur,” O’Leary’s focus is on investments that make money and are environmentally friendly. He is the founding investor and director of Stream Global and is currently working as the entrepreneur/investor co-host for the Discovery Channel’s, Discovery Project Earth, a new program that explores innovative ways man could reverse global warming.

O’Leary has developed a cult following among financial professionals and smart investors with his pull-no-punches look at the good, the bad and the ugly with respect to the markets and investment opportunities. Within his various television roles, his opinionated nature has won over millions, and he continues to impress with his audiences with professional tips and personal anecdotes.

In addition to serving on the executive board of The Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, O’Leary is a member of the investment committee of Boston’s Hamilton Trust and an investor and director of EnGlobe.

Kevin O'Leary Videos

  • Kevin O'Leary | How to Turn Your Business Weakness into a Superpower
    Kevin O'Leary, one of the Sharks on the TV show Shark Tank, talks about How to Turn Your Business Weakness into a Superpower. O'Leary had help...
  • Kevin O'Leary Gets Real About Why You Must Be Ruthless in Business | Inc.
    Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary tells CNBC co-anchor Tyler Mathisen why all entrepreneurs and CEOs should be willing to fire anyone who doesn't fit with...
  • All of my Returns Came from Companies Run by Women
    Kevin O' Leary makes the case that gender equality is not only good for women but also for business. #MIGlobal #Equality

Kevin O'Leary Books

Speaker Lists Featuring Kevin O'Leary

Kevin O'Leary Speaking Topics

  • An Evening with Kevin O'Leary

    Kevin speaks openly about his upbringing, including important lessons he learned from his parents and from his stepfather. He also delves into what it’s like to be a Shark, including his relationships with the other Sharks and what it takes to get a deal on the show. Kevin’s years of experience as a successful repeat entrepreneur are a valuable source of insights. Above all, Kevin ensures that his audiences understand his fundamental, personal beliefs about success, entrepreneurship, money, hard work and sales. The O’Leary fundamentals are important lessons for individuals of all ages, professions and personalities.

FAQs on booking Kevin O'Leary

  • How to book Kevin O'Leary?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kevin O'Leary for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kevin O'Leary, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kevin O'Leary or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kevin O'Leary?

    Booking fees for Kevin O'Leary, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kevin O'Leary, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kevin O'Leary?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kevin O'Leary for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kevin O'Leary for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kevin O'Leary or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kevin O'Leary or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kevin O'Leary is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kevin O'Leary for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Kevin O'Leary generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are . Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kevin O'Leary for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Kevin O'Leary Speaker Videos

  • Kevin O'Leary | How to Turn Your Business Weakness into a Superpower
    Kevin O'Leary, one of the Sharks on the TV show Shark Tank, talks about How to Turn Your Business Weakness into a Superpower. O'Leary had help turning his own dyslexia into a superpower and other...
    Kevin O'Leary Gets Real About Why You Must Be Ruthless in Business | Inc.
    Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary tells CNBC co-anchor Tyler Mathisen why all entrepreneurs and CEOs should be willing to fire anyone who doesn't fit with the business -- even if they're family.
  • All of my Returns Came from Companies Run by Women
    Kevin O' Leary makes the case that gender equality is not only good for women but also for business. #MIGlobal #Equality
    Why the Hardest Time of Kevin O'Leary's Life was Going on Vacation
    After selling his first business, Kevin O'Leary made one decision he's always regretted.

Kevin O'Leary Speaking Topics

  • An Evening with Kevin O'Leary

    Kevin speaks openly about his upbringing, including important lessons he learned from his parents and from his stepfather. He also delves into what it’s like to be a Shark, including his relationships with the other Sharks and what it takes to get a deal on the show. Kevin’s years of experience as a successful repeat entrepreneur are a valuable source of insights. Above all, Kevin ensures that his audiences understand his fundamental, personal beliefs about success, entrepreneurship, money, hard work and sales. The O’Leary fundamentals are important lessons for individuals of all ages, professions and personalities.

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If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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