Jon Taffer is a well-known American bar consultant who is also a television personality who is best known to be the host of the Spike TV’s reality series called ‘Bar Rescue.’ He is the founder of his own media company and is a writer. He has also been involved in many other projects and is active in the social media. Now let’s have a close look on Jon Taffer’s net worth in 2018.
Jon Taffer Early Life
Jon Taffer was born on November 7, 1954, in Great Neck, New York. He is the son of Yvette Taffer. He was also raised in Great Neck.
In 1972, he completed his graduation from William A. Shine Great Neck South High School. For his college, he briefly attended and studied political science and cultural anthropology. Following that Jon Taffer relocated to Los Angeles, California.
In 2000, Jon Taffer got married to his wife, Nicole Taffer. The couple has a daughter named Samantha Taffer.
In the 1970s, Taffer was bartended and used to work in West Hollywood. During his teenage years, he wanted to become a rock star and was in a band. He currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with his family.
Jon Taffer Career
Jon Taffer started his career by working as a nightclub manager in West Hollywood in 1978. By 1981, he got the control of the bar, and in 1989, he started his own bar. In 2010, he became the president of ‘Nightclub and Bar Media Group.’ Jon Taffer was also on the board of the ‘NFL Enterprises’ for a period of three years. During there, he invented the concept of ‘NFL Sunday Ticket.’
In 2011, he became the host of the television show ‘Bar Rescue’ on Spike TV. The show has successfully completed its fifth season in September 2017 and has telecasted a total of 140 episodes. His wife occasionally appears in the show. In 2014, he developed an all-inclusive bar app which also included the nightclub management. It is for bar operators and has been named ‘BarHQ.’
He has also started his own merch shop, where he sells various products like mugs and shirts. Taffer has his own music system where he teaches people about managing music for public locations. He has patented his music management system.
In 2013, he released his first book entitled ‘Raise the Bar.’
Awards & Achievements
One of the biggest career achievements of Jon Taffer is being the president of ‘Nightclub and Bar Media Group.’ He has been inducted into the Nightclub Hall of Fame and is one of the first six inductees. He also holds several distinctions like “Operator of the Year,” “Property of the Year,” and “Pub Master.” He has been twice awarded the Bar Operator of the Year Award.
Net Worth of Jon Taffer
Jon Taffer has an estimated net worth of more than $12 million. He makes his fortune from his regular salary as a bar consultant. He has successfully ventured into various other businesses, including being an author. He is also a keynote speaker at many conventions and various events.
Jon Taffer is considered one of the most popular bar consultants in the world. He has successfully hosted TV show, released a book, and ventured into another profession. Being one of the most popular consultants, Taffer is active on Twitter and has got over 215,000 followers. He has made more than 20,000 tweets as of 2017. Jon Taffer is also an expert on various media outlets and offers advice on small businesses. His popularity has made him win many accolades and often speaks on breaking news.