Kevin Harrington Biography
Kevin Harrington is an American entrepreneur and business executive best known for being the founder of As Seen On TV and the co-founder of the Electronic Retailers Association (ERA). He is also known for his time on the Shark Tank TV series.
Kevin Harrington Career
Harrington created his first infomercial in 1985, founding a company called Quantum International. He was the president of National Media and oversaw the launching of several successful infomercials. He left National Media in 1994, formed a joint venture company with The Home Shopping Network and co-founded HSN Direct International Inc., and served as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President” between 1994 and 1998.
In 2002, Harrington became the President of Harrington Business Development Inc. and the Chairman of On TV, Inc. That same year, he became the Vice Chairman and Director of Thane International Inc. and the Director of Reliant International Inc., leaving both positions in 2003.
In 2004, Harrington became the CEO of ResponzeTV America, LLC, and Chairman of Reliant Interactive Media Corp. From 2006 to 2008, he was the Director of Infusion Brands International, Inc. In 2007, he became the Chief Executive Officer of ResponzeTV Plc and the Executive Director of ResponzeTV Plc. He left both positions in 2008.
In 2009, he published his book, Act Now: How I Turn Ideas into Million-Dollar Products. In 2010, he became a Member of the Advisory Board at AbsolutelyNew, Inc. and the Chairman and Senior Executive Officer of H & H Imports Inc. Harrington teamed up with Cherif Medawar in 2013 through efreedom.com and together they laid out a plan to equip up-and-coming innovators and business owners with the tools and methods to become Sharks themselves.
Since 2002, He has been the Director of Harrington Business Development Inc. In 2013, he became the company spokesperson for InventHelp. He is an ex officio of the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA), Founders Circle. Harrington serves as CEO of the Internet company TVGoods and Senior Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the company called As Seen On TV, Inc.
Kevin Harrington Age
Harrington is 67 years old. He was born on October 15, 1956, in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.
Kevin Harrington Height
Harrington stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Kevin Harrington Family
Harrington has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. Also, there is no information regarding whether Harrington has any siblings.
Kevin Harrington Wife
He is married to Crystal Harrington and together they have a son called Brian Harrington. When he was once asked about what he is passionate about he replied by saying, “My wife’s happiness, children’s futures, and breaking 85 on the golf course!” He has however not disclosed when they got married.
Kevin Harrington Net Worth
Harrington has an estimated net worth of $450 million which he has earned through his successful career as an entrepreneur and business executive.
Kevin Harrington Shark Tank
Harrington was one of the original panel members and investors (“Sharks”) on the ABC TV series Shark Tank from its inception in 2009. He left in 2011 after two seasons of the show.
Kevin Harrington As Seen On Tv
He is the pioneer of the As Seen On TV empire. He is considered one of the most successful entrepreneurs over the past 40 years and has been responsible for the launch of over 20 businesses.
Kevin Harrington Books
- Put a Shark in Your Tank – 2017
- Act Now! How I Turn Ideas Into Million-Dollar Products – 2009
- Get in the Game – 2014
- The Smart Guide to Making a Fortune With Infomercials – 2016
- Workshop on Protecting and Assuring Critical National Infrastructure: Next Steps February 26 – 27, 1998