What is Barbara Corcoran's net worth? 'Shark Tank' star apologizes to Whoopi Goldberg
With Season 13 of 'Shark Tank' finally here, it's now time for a new set of entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to the sharks in the hope of getting the financial backing that they are looking for. As always, the show has a list of exciting guest judges and Season 13 has some pretty impressive and intimidating names such as Emma Grede, Kevin Hart, Peter Jones, and Nirav Tolia.
Apart from the guest judges, fans will see the return of the show's regular panel. To talk about what Season 13 has in store, Mark Cuban, Daymond John and Barbara Corcoran joined the cast of 'The View'. However, Corcoran's appearance on the show took a turn for the worse when she commented directed at host Whoopi Goldberg.
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The conversation was centered around Emma Grede and her brand, Good American, which creates size-inclusive apparel. Goldberg then asked,
"Will they fit this COVID?" while pointing to her lower body. While Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro assured her it would, Corcoran chimed in, saying, "And when you get finished with those jeans, and decide you don't like them, give them to me. I'm gonna make two pairs!". The panel was clearly taken aback by the comment, as were fans.
Corcoran later posted an apology video, where she apologized for the mean-spirited joke, stating that she and Goldberg were longtime friends. So, who exactly is Barbara Corcoran? For those unfamiliar with the 'Shark Tank' star, she is a businesswoman, investor, speaker, consultant, syndicated columnist, author, and television personality. Corcoran has appeared on every season of 'Shark Tank' since the show aired. She is also a columnist for More, The Daily Review, and Redbook.
As reported by Celebrity Net Worth, Corcoran has a net worth of $100 million. Most of her wealth came from the real estate business she started with her former boyfriend Ray Simone in 1973. They named the firm Corcoran-Simone.
However, seven years later, Simone left, resulting in the firm changing to The Corcoran Group. The business was a resounding success, and Corcoran went on to sell it to the National Realty Trust in 2001 for $66 million. Apart from her real estate empire, she has also authored several books and has been a part of 'Shark Tank' since 2009. She has made 53 deals on the show, the largest one being a $350,000 investment for 40% of Coverplay.
Being in the real estate business, it comes as no surprise that Corcoran owns impressive real estate herself. In 2001, she purchased a 2,700 square foot Park Avenue apartment for $3.5 million. In 2015, she purchased a Fifth Avenue penthouse complete with 11-rooms, a solarium, a conservatory and a landscaped terrace. The property cost $10 million back then.
‘Shark Tank’ Season 13 Episode 1 returns to ABC on October 8, 2021, at 8 pm ET. Missed an episode? Been wanting to catch up? Episodes can also be viewed the next day on demand and on Hulu. Not just that, you can also watch old seasons and episodes on Amazon Prime Video and iTunes.