Kevin Plank is ranked 10th in the youngest billionaire list by Forbes 400 in USA. He was born on 13th August 1972, in Kensington, Maryland, U.S. He is currently 45 years old still looks handsome and young. He did his early schooling from his home town. As a child Kevin was very active in sports. He favourite pastime was playing football.
He went to St. John’s College High School and for higher studies he went to the University of Maryland. At a very young age Plank was brave enough to startup his own business. He indulged himself in many small-large ventures. Along with the sharp mind, Plank is a very nice hearted person. He does numerous charities and donations every year. Recently in 2017, his rank in Forbes richest man increased from 557 to 538.
Kevin plank born in Kensington, Maryland U.S. on 13th August 1972. Kevin’s family had strong political influence as his mother, Jayne Plank is a former mayor of Kensington. His father William, well-known land developer has 5 children out of which Kevin is the youngest.
He did his schooling from a catholic school named, Georgetown Preparatory School. Kevin was not a calm and quiet student. He was mischievous and always had behaviour related complaints from his school. Thus he had to change the school, so he later went to St. John’s College High School.
One thing that Kevin didn’t change was his love for football. As he was a good football player, he played for Fork Union Military Academy. For higher education he went to the University of Maryland. He graduated in year 1996.
Kevin Plank is a very hard working entrepreneur, he has started many ventures some of which have brought great fortune to Kevin, most successful venture for Kevin is a sportswear and accessory brand, namely UNDER ARMOUR which provides solutions for sports wear like footwear, costumes, undergarments, etc.
Kevin is a resident of Lutherville, Maryland, U.S.A. In a very fancy style house. In 2003, Plank got married to Desiree Guerzon. They have two children together. Plank is good person by heart also is considered one of the most powerful CEOs in America. Kevin is mostly busy in doing innovative stuff, searching new materials for improvement of his products and doing some research and development activities. Also he manages to take out to spend it with family and friends.
Kevin’s career started after his graduation. He had experienced how heavy the sweat soaked cotton T-shirts become after a football match. So he wanted to help professionals to feel light even after drenching in sweat. He proposed a sportswear which didn’t get heavy after sweating. He named his sportswear collection as Under Armour.
He asked his friends to try his t-shirt while playing and convey the changes observed between using the cotton T-shirts and special Under Armour t-shirts. Soon his T-shirts became really very famous among the players.
His company Under Armour gives strong competition to leading sportswear collection Nike. He is an active person in Board of Trustees for the National Football Foundation and the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. He has maintained balance between his income and the amount he invests in social services and charity. His brand supports the improvement in sports as well as they support organisations to help breast cancer awareness, health related organisations and NGOs, etc.
How much is Kevin Plank’s Net worth in 2017
The present net worth of Kevin Plank for the year 2017 is $1.7 billion US dollars. He has been listed as one of the richest man in America also his personality is considered as very prominent and impressive. Popular magazine Forbes has listed him many times in their list of richest man across the globe and in America as well.