Guy Laliberte net worth

Guy Laliberte net worth

Net Worth: $1.8 Billion

About Guy Laliberte

Guy Laliberte net worth

It has been stated that the total sum of the current Guy Laliberte net worth is as high as 1.8 billion dollars, which makes him one of the richest people in the world. Guy Laliberte is a poker player, entrepreneur, philanthropist, but mostly to the public he is known as a founder and CEO of Cirque Du Soleil, which is also regarded as one of the main sources of Guy Laliberte net worth. In 2012, it was even stated that Guy Laliberte net worth reached as high as 2.6 billion dollars, thus, there is no common thought of how much he is actually worth.

Guy Laliberte became famous when in 1984 he co-founded the popular Cirque Du Soleil. Cirque Du Soleil is regarded as the most popular circus in the world. Coming from Canada, shows by this circus have been watched by more than 90 million people living all around the world. Thus, being an entrepreneur and owner of this circues has added a lot to his popularity as well as the total amount of Guy Laliberte net worth.

Guy Laliberte was born in 1959 in Quebec, Canada. He got interested into business industry when he was just a little boy. When he was small, Guy Laliberte’s parents took him to watch performance by circus artists, and since that time he became astonished by it.

When he graduated from high school, Guy Laiberte tried to seek for a career as a performer and had some street performances. Firstly, he appeared on the main streets of Quebec, where he was playing accordion as well as a harmonica. Soon, he became a member of a circus troupe called Les Echassiers.

Guy Laliberte is mostly known as a co-founder of Cirque Du Soleil, a circus troupe that he established with Gilles Ste-Croix and some other people. He got a grant from the Canadian government and in 1984 he established the circus that today is known as Cirque Du Soleil.

It is also interesting to mention the fact that this circus was supposed to be only a project, and was expected to last only one year. However, the Quebec government wanted this circus to last longer and tour across the country. Guy Laliberte also was the one who made the name of this circus, Cirque Du Soleil, which means ‘circus of the sun’. He came up with this idea to name the circus like that when he was visiting Hawaii.

Now you have an idea why Guy Laliberte net worth is this huge

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