Kevin O’Leary net worth: Kevin O’Leary is a Canadian entrepreneur, enterprise capitalist, investor, and tv persona who has a net worth of $400 million. Kevin O’Leary has earned his net worth because the founding father of a software program firm often called SoftKey International. The firm was a writer of private laptop software program through the 1990s. The software program was distributed on CD-ROM and was designed to be used on Windows and Macintosh computer systems. O’Leary began the corporate with a $10,000 funding from his mom. From there, with the assistance of Gary Babcock and John Freeman, he began the corporate within the basement of his Toronto dwelling. By 1994, Softkey had acquired greater than sixty of its competitor’s firms together with WordStar, Broderbund and Spinnaker Software. Softkey grew to become a billion-dollar firm as a consolidator within the instructional software program market and finally was moved from Toronto to Boston the place it took the title of one among its acquisitions, The Learning Company (TLC). The Mattel firm acquired The Learning firm in 1999, in a $three.eight billion inventory swap. O’Leary was born in Mount Royal, Quebec, a suburb of Montreal on July 9, 1954. His father was a salesman and his mom was a seamstress. He is of each Irish and Lebanese descent. Kevin grew to become a co-investor and a director of the corporate Storage Now in 2003. They are a developer of local weather managed storage amenities. After a string of improvement tasks and acquisitions, Storage Now has grow to be Canada’s third largest proprietor/operator of storage companies. Storage Now had amenities positioned in eleven cities serving such main firms as Merck and Pfizer. The firm was acquired for $110 million in March 2007. O’Leary is a wine fanatic and he likes to play the guitar participant in his private time.