'Shark Tank' Success Stories From the Show's First Decade on TV (PHOTO)
Who’s your daddy? Investor Lori Grenier says this smiley-faced sponge has brought in $75 million in revenue, per Fortune
Investor Robert Herjavec once called this ugly Christmas sweater line — which has since branched out into other holidays, as Nashville
’s Clare Bowen demonstrates here — his most profitable investment from the show.
Wicked Good Cupcakes
Kevin O’Leary, meanwhile, called this cupcake-in-a-jar company his most profitable investment. It now has locations in Massachusetts and Indiana.
After the show, entrepreneur Charles Michael Yim expanded from portable breathalyzers to bad breath checkers — and a projected one-year revenue of $20 million
This online-only athletic sock company — which donates a pair to the homeless for every pair sold — made $50 million
Less than a year after the husband-and-wife innovators behind this monthly photo book product appeared on the show, Shutterfly bought the company for $14.5 million.
The company responsible for this magnetic solution to misplaced glasses has reaped in more than $8 million in sales since the product appeared on Shark Tank
Owner Joel Clark left Shark Tank
without a deal, but he’s laughing his way to the bank: His healthier pancake mix company earned $54 million
in revenue in 2017.
And if that didn’t make you hungry, consider this BBQ company from former NFL star Al “Bubba” Baker, which did $16 million in sales in 2017.
Ah, yes, the Squatty Potty. This stool, which helps with your, ahem, pooping posture, sold earned $1 million in sales within 24 hours of its debut on the show.
Shark Tank turns 10 years old on August 9, and the ABC reality show has changed a lot of entrepreneurs’ lives over this past decade.
Those who have good products, stage presence, business sense, and negotiating skills often reap millions in sales after making deals with the “sharks” of the show.
Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Lori Greiner, Barbara Corcoran, and Kevin O’Leary look back at how the series changed TV.
Out of countless products presented in the 222 episodes so far, some of the most successful are yours for the window-shopping in the gallery above.
Shark Tank, Returns, Sunday, September 29, 9|8c, ABC