Dave Ramsey Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Books, The Dave Ramsey Show
Dave Ramsey Profile
Dave Ramsey (David Lawrence Ramsey III) is an American radio show host and businessman who is the host of The Dave Ramsey Show a syndicated radio program.
Ramsey was a 1982 graduate of the College of Business Administration at University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a degree in Finance and Real Estate.
As a real estate investor, doing business as Ramsey Investments, Inc., Ramsey built a rental real estate portfolio worth more than $4 million by 1986. The bank that was financing Ramsey’s real estate was sold to a larger bank who demanded immediate repayment on the loans. Ramsey was unable to pay, and eventually filed bankruptcy in September 1988.
After recovering financially, David began counseling couples at his local church. Ramsey attended workshops and seminars on consumer financial problems. He developed a set of lessons and materials based partially on his own experience and partially on works and teachings by Ron Blue, Larry Burkett, and Art Williams of the A.L. Williams company, now Primerica. In 1992, Ramsey wrote his first book, Financial Peace.
Dave Ramsey Media
His syndicated radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show, is heard on more than 500 radio stations throughout the U.S. and Canada, in podcast format, on IHeartRadio, live on YouTube, the Dave Ramsey Show iOS application, as well as live audio and video on DaveRamsey.com.
Ramsey has written numerous books including five The New York Times bestsellers. Ramsey’s books and broadcasts advocate a fiscally disciplined approach to personal and household finances, including the strict management of debt, and often feature a Christian perspective. Dave was named the 2009 Marconi Award winner for Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year, and was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2015.
Dave’s company, The Lampo Group, Inc., headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, United States, oversees six divisions geared toward financial education.
He has been featured on many media outlets including The Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 Minutes, and The Early Show. Ramsey recorded a pilot and six unaired episodes of The Dave Ramsey Project for CBS. He hosted the television program The Dave Ramsey Show, which aired on the Fox Business Network until June 2010.
Dave Ramsey Show
In 1992, he started his radio career by co-hosting The Money Game with Roy Matlock of Primerica. Over time, this local show on one radio station in Nashville turned into The Dave Ramsey Show. With a combined listenership of over 12 million weekly, The Dave Ramsey Show is available on more than 575 radio stations and other channels.
In 2007, the Fox Business Network launched a television show under the same title, but the show was canceled in June 2010. The show is also available via podcast and is recorded at Ramsey Solutions in Franklin, TN.
Dave Ramsey Age
Ramsey was born on September 3, 1960 in Antioch, Tennessee, United States (he is 58 years old as of 2018.)
Dave Ramsey Wife
Ramsey is married to Sharon Ramsey a devout Evangelical Christian. The couple has been married since 1982 and together they have three children Rachel Cruze, Denise Ramsey, and Daniel Ramsey. The family reside in Franklin, Tennessee.
Dave Ramsey Net Worth
Ramsey has an estimated net worth of $55 million which he has earned from his career as a radio show host and businessman.
Dave Ramsey Books
1992: Financial Peace
1998: The Financial Peace Planner
2000: Financial Peace Junior: Teaching Kids How to Win With Money!
2003: The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
2003: The Great Misunderstanding: Unleashing the Power of Generous Giving
2004: The Total Money Makeover Workbook
2004: The money answer book
2005: Battle of the Chores
2008: Deluxe Executive Envelope System
2011: EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches
2014: Smart Money Smart Kids
2014: The Legacy Journey: A Radical View of Biblical Wealth and Generosity
2015: Junior’s Adventures: Storytime Book Set
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