Cesar Millan is a well-known Mexican-American dog behaviorist who is best known for his television series called ‘Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan’. He has got more than 25 years of experience in canine handling. Millan’s show has been broadcasted in over 80 countries across the world. He has launched his own line of products for dogs and has also released instructional DVDs. He has released several books in his career. Let’s find out how much is Cesar Millan’s net worth in 2019.
Cesar Millan was born as César Felipe Millán Favela on August 27, 1969, in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico to his parents María Teresa Favela and Felipe Millán Guillen. He grew up on a farm by working with animals.
At the age of 21, he crossed into the United States and spoke no English. He also did not have a passport.
In 1994, Cesar Millan got married to Ilusión Wilson. The couple has two sons named Andre and Calvin born in 1995 and 2001 respectively. His wife filed for divorce in 2010. He tried to commit suicide after his wife filed for divorce and also after his dog named “Daddy” died. In 2016, he got engaged to Jahira Dar.
In 2000, Cesar became a resident of the USA. He has been criticized for an inhumane and outdated way of training. It has also been called “unnecessary” and “cruel”.
After coming to the United States, Cesar Millan started to work in a dog grooming store. Following that, he started the Pacific Point Canine Academy. He subsequently learned English and became the creator of Dog Psychology Center in South Los Angeles.
In 2002, he began to work with MPH Entertainment, Inc. for the reality television show called ‘Dog Whisperer’. In September 2004, the show got premiered on the National Geographic Channel. It later got moved to Nat Geo WILD and became the No. 1 show of the channel. The show’s final episode was telecasted in September 2012.
He launched the magazine called ‘Cesar’s Way’ in 2009. He served as the Editorial Director of the magazine. In 2013, Millan started the documentary series ‘Cesar Millan’s Leader of the Pack’ on Nat Geo WILD. A year later, he created the series called ‘Cesar 911’.This was followed by ‘Mutt & Stuff’. In 2017, he appeared in ‘Dog Nation’.
Millan has also released several books. His first book was released in March 2007. He has released many video series like the ‘Mastering Leadership Series’,’ Dog Whisperer’, ‘Essentials of Dog Behavior’, ‘Cesar Millan: Viva Las Vegas’, ‘Mutt & Stuff’, ‘Cesar Millan: Love My Pit Bull’, and ‘Cesar Millan’s Leader of the Pack’.
Awards & Achievements
Cesar Millan has released three books which became New York Times bestsellers. In 2008, he won the Imagen Foundation Award in the category of Best Variety or Reality Series. He was nominated for the 2011 ALMA Awards for ‘Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan’. He has been nominated twice in the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program.
Net Worth of Cesar Millan
Cesar Millan has an estimated net worth of more than $45 million. He made this fortune by successfully starting the show ‘Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan’ from 2004 to 2012. He is also the founder of ‘Dog Psychology Center’. He also started the East Coast clinic. Part of his wealth comes by launching his own magazine and by writing several books. He found considerable success by involving into animal training behavior and is already in the ranks of a celebrity.
Cesar Millan is considered one of the most popular dog behaviorists in the world. By landing in the United States with only $100, he went on to create Pacific Point Canine Academy, where his first client was Jada Pinkett Smith. He has appeared in several TV shows like ‘The Apprentice’, ‘Hell’s Kitchen’, ‘Jeopardy’, and ‘Ghost Whisperer’.