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Leo Gordon LaPorte Wiki Biography
Leo Gordon Laporte was born on the 29th November 1956 in New York City, USA, and is a technology broadcaster and entrepreneur, probably best known for being the co-founder of TWiT.tv, a podcast network, as well as the host of several of his own talk shows, such as “The Lab With Leo Laporte” and “Leo Laporte: The Tech Guy”. He is also recognized as an author, who has published several books. His career has been active since the 1980s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Leo Laporte is, as of early 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Leo’s net worth is over $5 million. The main source of this amount of money is coming from his successful career as an entrepreneur and a radio broadcaster. Another source is coming from the sale of his books.
Leo Laporte Net Worth $5 Million
Leo Laporte spent his childhood divided between Providence and Pawtucket, both in Rhode Island. After graduation from high school, he started to study Chinese History at Yale University; however, according to college sources, he quit his education in his junior year, and started to pursue his career as a technology broadcaster on a radio.
His introduction into the radio world was his appearance on the show “Dvorak on Computers” in 1991, and after that he started his own show “Laporte on Computers”, which aired on KSFO in San Francisco, and KGO.
Several years later, in 1998, he started the show “Screen Savers”, aired on ZDTV, which brought fame to his name, and he then started a new show, entitled “Call For Help”, which also aired on the ZDTV.
Ten years later, he started another show – “Lab With Leo Laporte” – which lasted for one season, but had 195 episodes, which certainly added to Leo`s net worth. Thanks to the quality and popularity of the show, it also aired in Canada and Australia.
To speak further of his accomplishments, he hosts the radio talk show “Leo Laporte: The Tech Guy”, which is now syndicated through the Radio Premiere Networks, further increasing his net worth.
Leo also owns a podcast network, TWiT.tv, which has an annual profit of nearly $4 million, and will undoubtedly increase his net worth in forthcoming years.
Leo is recognized as an author too, as he has so far released several books on the topic of technology, including “101 Computer Answers You Need to Know”, “Leo Laporte’s 2005 Gadget Guide”, and “Leo Laporte’s PC Help Desk”, among others, all of which have added to his net worth, thanks to sales.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Leo Laporte has been married to Lisa Laporte since January 2015; the couple currently lives in Petaluma, California. Previously he was in marriage with Jennifer, with whom he has two children – Henry and Abby, the hosts of the short-lived teenage show “Abby’s Road”. In free time he is active on social networks, including Twitter and Facebook.
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Date Of Birth||November 29, 1956|
|Place Of Birth||New York City, New York, USA|
|Profession||Producer, Actor, Visual Effects|
|Children||Abby Laporte, Henry Laporte|
|TV Shows||The Lab with Leo Laporte, Call for Help, The Screen Savers, The Site|
|1||Won an Emmy award in 1997 for his work on MSNBC's The Site (1996)|
|2||He grew up in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA and Providence, Rhode Island, USA|
|Triangulation||2012-2014||TV Series executive producer - 10 episodes|
|This Week in Tech||2012-2014||TV Series executive producer - 11 episodes|
|iFive for the iPhone||2012-2014||TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes|
|NSFW Show||2013-2014||TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes|
|Coding 101||2014||TV Series executive producer|
|Tech News 2Night||2014||TV Series executive producer|
|Ham Nation||2011-2013||TV Series executive producer - 75 episodes|
|OMGcraft||2012||TV Series executive producer - 2012-2014|
|This Week in Enterprise Tech||2012||TV Series executive producer|
|Know How...||2012||TV Series executive producer|
|Game On!||2012||TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes|
|Before You Buy||2011||TV Series executive producer|
|The Social Hour||2011||TV Series executive producer|
|All About Android||2011||TV Series executive producer|
|FourCast||2010||TV Series executive producer|
|iPad Today||2010||TV Series executive producer|
|Tech News Today||2010||TV Series executive producer|
|TWiT Live Specials||2009||TV Series executive producer|
|Home Theater Geeks||2009||TV Series executive producer|
|This Week in Google||2009||TV Series executive producer|
|This Week in Fun||2008||TV Series executive producer|
|This Week in Computer Hardware||2008||TV Series executive producer|
|This Week in Law||2006||TV Series executive producer|
|Windows Weekly||2006||TV Series executive producer|
|MacBreak Weekly||2006||TV Series executive producer|
|FLOSS Weekly||2006||TV Series executive producer|
|The Giz Wiz||2006||TV Series executive producer - 2006-2015|
|Security Now||2005||TV Series executive producer|
|Game On!||2012||TV Series||LL Cool L|
|Phoenix Rising||2006||Uncle Charlie|
|Call for Help||2005||TV Series||Host|
|The Site||1996||TV Series voice|
|Triangulation||2010||TV Series technical director - 1 episode|
|This Week in Tech||2004||TV Series|
|The New Screen Savers||2015-2016||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|This Week in Tech||2004-2015||TV Series||Himself - Host / Himself|
|Triangulation||2010-2014||TV Series||Himself - Host / Himself|
|NSFW Show||2009-2013||TV Series||Himself|
|Attack of the Show!||2013||TV Series||Himself|
|Live with Kelly and Michael||2004-2012||TV Series||Himself|
|Before You Buy||2011||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|Merry Holidays, Please Hold||2010||TV Series||Himself|
|iPad Today||2010||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|TWiT Live Specials||2009||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|This Week in Google||2009||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|Hackers Wanted||2009||Documentary||Himself - Host: Tech TV's 'The Screen Savers'|
|The Lab with Leo Laporte||2007||TV Series||Himself|
|Call for Help||2006-2007||TV Series||Himself - Host / Himself|
|Windows Weekly||2006||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|MacBreak Weekly||2006||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|Security Now||2005||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|The Screen Savers||2003||TV Series||Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Host|
|TechTV News||1998||TV Series||Correspondent|