His full name is Robert Toru Kiyosaki. He is an extraordinary American businessman, author and motivational speaker of Japanese descent. Kiyosaki is the founder of Rich Global LLC and the Rich Dad Company. He is also the inventor of the Cashflow board and most of the games that help the teenagers as well as children to understand business and financial basics.
Biography and Physical Features
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He was born on April 8, 1947 in Hilo United States. His zodiac sign is Aries. He is an American Nationality Holder. His father’s name is Ralph H. Kiyosaki who was an academic educator and mother is Marjorie O. Kiyosaki. She worked as a registered nurse.
According to Wikipedia: He has three siblings named Beth and Emi. These are sisters and a brother, Jon. In 1986, he got married to Kim Meyer. She is an entrepreneur, author, investor, and also a motivational speaker like Robert Kiyosaki.
He has black hairs and also black eyes having an attractive personality with a smiling face. He is given a number of Nicknames that are “Robert J. Kiyosaki”, Robert T. Kiyosaki, and Rich Dad.
What is meant by Two Dads of Robert Kiyosaki?
Robert’s deep insight about economic philosophy started from an early age as he was raised by 2 dads, one of which was rich while the other was poor. His real poor father wanted him to study and acquire some job while his rich father was willing to see him owning a corporation.
Both of his fathers were successful in life but one worked hard financially throughout his life while the other succeeded in getting the name of the richest men in Hawaii. Both of them paid value to education but having a different motive, both had different views regarding success, money, and career. One father considered money as the root of all bad habits while the other considered poverty as the root of all evil.
As a young deep thinker and motivational man, Kiyosaki became so much careful about his thinking behavioral patterns and words. At the age of nine, he chose his rich father’s theory as a motive for success. He learned from his rich father for about 30 years and he ended up with a mature thought that the money is the only power for success.
Education and Career
He got admission in Hillo high school. He completed his high school studies in 1965. He also enrolled in United States Merchant Marine Academy in New York. He graduated in science degree in 1969 and also did commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps.
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Kiyosaki qualification is MBA. After he completed graduation, he worked as a 3rd mate with Standard Oil’s tanker office. After six months, he resigned from the job and joined the Marine Corps.
In 1977, he began his career by opening a company named “Rippers”. The company generated a successful business and he started another retail business where bags, hats, T-shirts, and Wallets were made.
Kiyosaki also worked as an author. He is the writer of about 26 books. He published a book named “If You Want to Be Rich and Happy, Don’t Go to School”. In this book, he tried to encourage the population to stand at their own foot by doing business instead of jobs. Numberous of his other books that made him popular most include “Rich Dad Poor Dad”, “Rich Dad’s CASHFLOW Quadrant”, “Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing”.
All these books achieved the nominating place in the best-selling lists of The Wall Street Journal, USA and The New York Times, concurrently. Similarly, some of his other books such as “Business School” and “Why We Want You to Be Rich” are apparently included in his publications. These publications earned the business for up to 26 million at the global level and were translated into 40 languages and were sold in more than 80 countries.
Kiyosaki was also the inventor of some educational board games. He created the game named as The “Cash Flow”. It was basically an interactive game that seeks to teach, through its use.
He also wrote a total of 20 books, related to the brand, named as the Padre Rico Padre Pobre. He initiated a company that worked in making nylon and Velcro wallets. He is also found to be involved in many other industries names as mining, expensive metals and coins, real estate, oil and natural gas and financial markets.
He is the founder, CEO and majority shareholder of Cashflow Technologies, the corporation that owns the licenses for the Padre Rico Padre Pobre brand.
Award and Nominations
- He was awarded an Air Medal, during his Military serving in the Vietnam War as a helicopter gunship pilot in 1972.
- He got nominations from Senator Daniel K. Inouyefor the S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
Robert Kiyosaki Net worth
He is included in the richest businessmen of the world. In 2012, he had paid a heavy amount of about $24 million in bankruptcy, still Robert Kiyosaki net worth is eye-catching and quite handsome. According to celebritynetworth.com, his total worth is about $80 million.
Social Media Activist
Being a motivational and successful speaker, Robert Kiyosaki is well known as social media. People search for him to get inspiration in their career and in lives. People enjoy his freestyle of talk and impressive smiling personality. His talent as a richest businessman has made enormous fans at Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. He joined Twitter on April 2009.
Currently, he has around 1.19 million followers on Twitter. His Facebook page is liked by 4,072,438 people and 4029406 people followed him on Facebook. At Instagram, he has 1 million followers. Find information about his radio show and games at his blog. Also, watch his The Rich Dad Channel at YouTube that has 394,326 subscribers. You can keep yourself updated by visiting him at following links.
Quotes by Robert Kiyosaki
As Robert kiyosaki is an author he is well known for his quotes that not inspire the reader to turn his or her dream into reality but also boost one’s mind toward achieving success. Few of his quotes that gained most popularity in motivating the generation are mentioned below:
“If you’ve failed, that means you’re doing something. If you’re doing something, you have a chance.”
“A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. That’s where toughness comes into play. Toughness is not being a bully. It’s having backbone.”
“The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.”
“If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there.”
“Losers are people who are afraid of losing.”