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Harvey Mackay Wiki/Biography
Harvey Mackay, born in 1932, is an American businessman, author and motivational speaker. He became known as the owner of Mackay Mitchell Envelope Company, and the author of multiple New York Times bestselling books including “Swim with the Sharks without Being Eaten Alive”, “Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt”, and “We Got Fired!…And It’s the Best Thing that Ever Happened to Us.”
So how much is Mackay’s net worth? As of mid-2017, based on authoritative sources it is reported to be $4 million acquired from his years as a businessman and from the sales of his books, which began in the 1950s.
Harvey Mackay Net Worth $4 Million
Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Mackay is the son of Jack Mackay, an Associated Press correspondent, and Myrtle Mackay, a substitute school teacher, and is a grandson of Russian Jewish Immigrants. He attended Central High School and also worked on the side as a clerk in a men’s store, and as a golf caddy. He later pursued a degree in History at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities while lettering in golf. He then attended Stanford University Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Mackay got into business right after college when he worked at Quality Park Envelope Company. His love for golf also came into play when he joined the Minneapolis’ Oak Ridge Country Club where he played golf with various businessmen in the area. The connections he cultivated at Oak Ridge helped in his career as a salesperson, making him number one in his company.
When he was 26, Mackay purchased a failing envelope company that he later turned into a multi-million dollar organization, now known as MackayMitchell Envelope company and one of the top producers of envelopes in the US. Even after selling the company, he still holds equal partnership in it.
Mackay was also known to have chaired Minnesota’s Stadium Task Force, promoting with other businessmen the building of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in the late 1970s. In 1984, he along with other business leaders also helped stop the owner of the Minnesota Twins baseball team from selling the team to outside investors by purchasing thousands of tickets. His success in his various endeavours and businesses all helped establish his wealth through the years.
After his success in the business field, in 1988, Mackay also started to share his knowledge with the world by writing his first book “Swim with the Sharks without Being Eaten Alive”, which became an instant success and spent 54 weeks in the New York Times bestseller list. His other books “Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt” and “We Got Fired! … And It’s the Best Thing that Ever Happened to Us” also reached the number one spot in the New York Times bestseller list, and other books that he has authored entitled “Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty”, “Pushing the Envelope”, “Use Your Hear to Get Your Foot in the Door”, and “The Mackay MBA of Selling in the Real World” also became huge successes, and made it into the prestigious list.
The successes of his books also lead Mackay to become a motivational speaker. Plus he is currently writing a weekly column for Universal Uclick in which he provides inspirational advice through his pieces.
Additonally Mackay has also serveds as a member of the board of various groups; he is currently sitting on the board of the Minnesota Orchestra.
In terms of his personal life, Mackay has been married to Carol Ann for 45 years and they have three children and now nine grandchildren together.
|Full Name||Harvey Mackay|
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
|Date Of Birth||1932|
|Place Of Birth||Saint Paul, Minnesota|
|Profession||Businessman, author, syndicated columnist|
|Education||Central High School in Saint Paul, Minnesota, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Stanford University Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business|
|Spouse||Carol Ann Mackay|
|Children||David Mackay, Miriam (“Mimi”) Mackay Bartimer, Joanne (JoJo) Herzig|
|Awards||Horatio Alger Award (2004), University of Minnesota Outstanding Achievement Award (2008), Outstanding Volunteer Fundraising Award ( Association of Fundraising Professionals, 1982), Minnesota Entrepreneur of the Year Award (1989)|
|Nominations||CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame (2015)|
|TV Shows||Larry King Now (TV Series 2013), 11.22.63 (TV Mini-Series 2016), Fox and Friends (2013 TV Series), Hannity (2010 TV Series)|
|Larry King Now||2013-2017||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|Fox and Friends||2013||TV Series||Himself - Author|
|Hannity||2010||TV Series||Himself - Panelist|