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Tilman Joseph Fertitta was born on the 25th June 1957 in Galveston, Texas USA, and is an entrepreneur, businessman and the owner and CEO of the multi-brand dining, hospitality, entertainment and gaming corporation Landry’s, Inc.: Tilman has been inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame. Moreover, he is the chairman of the Board of Regents of the Houston University System. To add more, after appearing in the reality television show “Billion Dollar Buyer” (2016) Fertitta became a popular television personality. Tilman Fertitta has been active in various business ventures since the early 1980s.
How rich is the entrepreneur? Authoritative sources have estimated that the outright size of Fertitta’s net worth is as much as $2.6 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. In the list of Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans, Tilman holds the position of 235; the same magazine calls him the World’s Richest Restaurateur.
Tilman Fertitta Net Worth $2.6 Million
To begin with, he grew up in Galveston, Texas, where his father was the owner of a seafood restaurant located on Galveston Island, in which young Tilman used to work peeling shrimps. Later, he studied at the University of Houston and Texas Tech University, majoring in hospitality management and business administration.
Then Fertitta started his career as an entrepreneur, promoting and selling the natural nutrition supplement Shaklee. Later, he launched and ran a construction business, as well as setting-up the Key Largo Hotel. In 1980, he opened the first Landry’s Restaurant – Landry’s Seafood, of which he was a co-owner. Alongside, another restaurant, Willie G’s Seafood & Steaks was opened, and Tilman managed to become the sole owner of both restaurants by 1986. As the years passed, the company expanded, and as of 2016 the company controls more than 500 institutions of gaming, hospitality and restaurants which include such names as Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse, Mastro’s Restaurants, The Oceanaire, Chart House, Claim Jumper, Saltgrass Steak House, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Rainforest Cafe, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Golden Nugget Hotel and Casinos and many others. The company Landry’s Inc. now has more than 50,000 employees. Needless to mention the fact that the main source of Timal Fertitta net worth is Launry’s Inc.
Recently, Tilman Ferititta participated in the reality television show “Billion Dollar Buyer” (2016) aired on CNBC. Six episodes were shown in which Fertita visited small business companies, to give them the opportunity to become partners with Landry’s Inc. The show achieved success and scored high audience ratings.
In the personal life of the entrepreneur, he is married to Paige Fertitta and they have four children. The family resides in River Oaks, Houston.
Furthermore, Fertitta is active in public service and fund-raising, supporting many charity organizations, and alongside his wife, Fertitta has hosted various fundraising events. More, he is the chairman of the Houston Children’s Charity. Tilman Fertitta is a member of the board of the Houston Police Department’s Police Foundation, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the Greater Houston Partnership, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Texas Heart Institute.
|Full Name||Tilman J Fertitta|
|Net Worth||$2.6 Billion|
|Date Of Birth||June 25, 1957|
|Place Of Birth||Galveston, Texas USA|
|Profession||Businessman, entrepreneur, tv personality, chairman, CEO, owner of Landry's, Inc.|
|Education||University of Houston, Texas Tech University|
|Children||Blayne Fertitta, Michael Fertita, Patrick Fertita, Blake Fertita|
|Siblings||Victor Fertitta, Todd Fertitta|
|Nicknames||“World’s Richest Restaurateur”|
|Awards||NBA Champion (1994-1995) as Advisory Director of the Houston Rockets, Texas Business Hall of Fame (Class of 2004)|
|TV Shows||"Billion Dollar Buyer" (2016), "Houston Livestock Show", "Landry's Crawford Boxes"|
|H3 All Access||2013||TV Series very special thanks - 1 episode|
|The Grand||2007||special thanks: The Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino & Landry's Restaurants, Inc.|
|Billion Dollar Buyer||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|This Week||2011||TV Series||Himself|