Burt Shavitz net worth

Burt Shavitz net worth

Net Worth: $1000 Million

About Burt Shavitz

Burt Shavitz net worth

It has been claimed that the total estimate of Burt Shavitz net worth reaches 5 million dollars, as of right now. This sum of money also makes him one of the richest businesspeople in the world. In addition to his career as a businessman, Burt Shavitz was also known as a beekeeper and this career has made him more known in the world.
The businessman was born in 1935 and his full birth name is Ingram Berg Shavitz. However, the businessman passed away on July 5, 2015. As a businessman, Burt Shavitz is mostly known as a founder of his company called Burt’s Bees. The company has provided many personal care products. In founding this company, he was helped a lot by another businessperson, Roxanne Quimby. The company has also served as one of the main sources of Burt Shavitz net worth. Burt Shavitz’s face was also featured on the product line of Burt’s Bees.
The businessman was born in Manhattan in 1935. However, he spent his childhood in Great Neck, New York. In 1953, after graduation from high school, he decided to change his name into Burt Shavitz, as before he was known by his birth name Ingram Berg Shavitz.

After graduation, Burt Shavitz was serving in the Army. After his service, he was living in Manhattan, where he worked as a photographer. His photographs appeared in various magazines, such as Life and Time magazines.
Eventually he moved to Maine, where he started his career in business. He got interested into beekeeping and this career has become the main source of Burt Shavitz net worth. Also, at about the same time, he made friends with Roxanne Quimby, who became his partner in business. Roxanne Quimby was the one who would sell his wax candles in fairs.
In the 1980s seeing that this business can become really successful, the duo established their company called Burt’s Bees, which became one of the most important sources of Burt Shavitz net worth. Because the business was expanding very quickly, the duo decided to set operations in North Carolina, too, in 1994. In 2007 however, their business was sold to Clorox, which bought it for a reported sum of 900 million dollars. However, the company has made Burt Shavitz known all around the world. In 2014, a movie about him was created called “Burt’s Buzz”. The documentary is about his personal life as well as his experience as a businessman and a beekeeper.

Now you have an idea why Burt Shavitz net worth is this huge

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