The ABC hit show, ‘Shark Tank‘ will be back for an all new season 12 this year. The show will premiere on October 16th with new hopeful entrepreneurs and guest sharks.
Who will be the guest sharks on ‘Shark Tank’ Season 12? Let’s dive in and find out!
1. Kendra Scott
You may recognize her name. She runs a popular jewelry line. Kendra is the CEO and lead designer of Kendra Scott Jewelry. She was born in 1974 in Wisconsin. Before launching her own business, Kendra started making jewelry out of her home in Austin, Texas.
Kendra Scott, LLC was founded in 2002. However, due to a financial crisis, Kendra nearly had to close her business in 2009. Her business was revived in 2016 when Berkshire Partners, a private equity firm invested more than $1 billion for a minority stake in the company.
As for her personal life, Kendra married her first husband John Scott on June 24, 2000. Together they had two children. Kendra remarried for the second time in 2014 to Austinite Matt Davis and together they have one child.
2. Blake Mycoskie
Blake will be joining the sharks this season. He is the founder of TOMS shoe and co-founder of Madefor. Blake was born in 1976 in Arlington, Texas. TOMS was started in 2006 and by 2013, they had already donated 10 million shoes to those in need. TOMS shoes are sold in more than 1000 stores globally.
As for Tom’s personal life, he was married once in 2012 to Heather but they divorced in 2020. Together, they have one son and one daughter together. Blake is currently dating the “love of his life,” Molly.
3. Daniel Lubetzky
Daniel Lubetzky is best known as the founder and executive chairman for Kind Bars. He was born in 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico. Lubetzky founded Kind in 2003 because he was unhappy with the unhealthy snack choices which were attributed to the rise in obesity in America. Lubetzky created this with the idea of being “kind to your body, your taste buds and your world.”
Daniel got married to his wife Michelle Lynn in 2008. She is a physician. Together, they have four children. As of May 2020, Daniel Lubetzky is worth $1.2 billion.
4. Alex Rodriguez
Alex Rodriguez is a former major league baseball player, sports broadcaster, and businessman. AROD as he is affectionately referred to, founded A-Rod Corp in 1996. It first began making investments in 2003. They have invested in a series of companies in the technology, real estate, wellness, and entertainment industries. Over 10 years ago in 2008, ARod founded Newport Property Construction, a real estate development firm. According to Architectural Digest, the company owned over 15,000 apartments in 13 states.
As for his personal life, Alex was married once before to Cynthia. The couple divorced in 2008. They have two daughters together, Natasha and Ella. In 2019, Alex announced his engagement to singer/actress Jennifer Lopez.
See the full season 12 trailer below.
Tune into ‘Shark Tank’ season 12 on ABC Fridays at 8pm EST.
Courtney Rose is an Entertainment Writer at Feeling the Vibe Magazine based in New York. Pop culture and rom-com obsessed. Studied Journalism and is up to date on all the latest entertainment news. For tips or comments, email me at [email protected]