Ronald M. Popeil Net Worth

Ronald M. Popeil Net Worth is
$1.2 Million

Ronald M. Popeil Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Ronald M. "Ron" Popeil (/poʊˈpiːl/; born May 3, 1935) is an American inventor and marketing personality, best known for his direct response marketing company Ronco. He is well known for his appearances in infomercials for the Showtime Rotisserie ("Set it, and forget it!") and for using the phrase, "But wait, there's more!" on television as early as the mid-1950s. He is also well known for making a pocket fisherman casting toy.

Full NameRon Popeil
Net Worth$100 million
Date Of BirthMay 3, 1935
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
EducationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
SpouseMarilyn Greene
ChildrenLauren Popeil, Shannon Popeil, Pamela Popeil, Valentina Popeil
ParentsSam Popeil, Eloise Popeil
SiblingsLisa Popeil, Jerome Popeil, Jerry Popeil, Pamela Popeil
Star SignTaurus
1But wait! There's more!
2Now, how much would you pay?
3I'm an inventor first and a marketer second. Other people in our business take the spaghetti approach. They throw a lot of stuff against the wall and hope something sticks. The failure rate is dependent solely on what you're throwing up against the wall. I don't operate that way. I'm willing to make a serious investment in an idea and take two to two and one-half years of my life to create it, to get behind it and understand it and take it to the marketplace.
1A likeness of his head appears in Futurama: A Big Piece of Garbage (1999) as the inventor of the technology to keep disembodied heads alive.
2Co-host, with Nancy, of an infomercial for the "Ronco Food Dehydrator". [2008]
3Co-host, with Steve Bryant, of an infomercial for the "Showtime Rotisserie". [2006]
4Co-host, with 'Steve Bryant' of an infomercial for the "Showtime Knives". Also appearing are his daughters Shannon Popeil and Lauren Popeil, and his cousin Arnold. [2006]
5Co-host, with Jill Whelan, of an infomercial for the "RONCO rotisserie". [2002]
6Co-host, with Nancy, of an infomercial for the "Ronco Electric Pasta Maker". [2008]
7Release of his book, "The Salesman of the Century: Inventing, Marketing and Selling on TV: How I Did It and How You Can Too!" by Ron with Jefferson Graham. [1995]
8Co-host, with Nancy, of an infomercial for "GHL" (Great Looking Hair). [2008]
9Grandson of Mary Popeil.
10Son of Sam Popeil, who is also an inventor.
11Younger brother of Jerry Popiel, by one year, and Lisa Popeil.
12Has daughters named Shannon Popeil, Pamela Popeil, Contessa Popeil, Valentina Popeil and Lauren Popeil.
13Cousin of Ashley Tisdale and Jennifer Tisdale.
14"Ronco", the company he sold in 2005, has filed for bankruptcy protection [June 15, 2007].
15Satirist 'Weird Al' Yankovic, had a song about the infomercial king on his 1984 album, "In 3-D". The song is called "Mr. Popeil" and it mentions many of the more memorable Ronco products (the Vegematic, the Pocket Fisherman, etc.) as well as unrelated infomercial gadgetry
16In every one of his commercials he uses the line: "But wait! There's more!"
17Inventor and TV pitch-man of various gadgets. Since the relaxation of advertising restrictions on US television, he has become a fixture on "infomercial" paid programming.
18Coined the phrase "cordless electric" to make an item seem more sophisticated than "battery operated".


Futurama1999TV SeriesRon Popeil's head


As Seen on TV2009TV Movie documentaryHimself - Infomercial Pitchman
Iron Chef USA: Showdown in Las Vegas2001TV Special documentaryHimself - Judge
The Weird Al Show1997TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-1995TV SeriesHimself
Biography1987TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1982TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Criminal Minds2010TV SeriesHimself - Infomercial Pitchman
World's Dumbest2010TV SeriesHimself
The X-Files1994TV SeriesHimself

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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