About Billy Blanks
It has been estimated that the overall size of Billy Blanks net worth is as high as 30 million dollars, as of right now. Billy Blanks has become famous because of his career as a mixed martial artist as well as fitness coach. Also, he has appeared as an actor in some productions. All of these mentioned careers have also added up a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Billy Blanks net worth.
He has become more famous when he created the Tae Bo exercise program. Also, he has appeared in some movies as an actor, such as “Expect No Mercy” and “The Last Boy Scout”.
The mixed martial artist was born in 1955 in Erie, Pennsylvania. He was born in a quite huge family, as he was the fourth out of fifteen kids in the family. When he was growing up, Billy Blanks was dyslexic. When he was born, he was diagnosed with having anomaly in his hips joints and this resulted into his clumsy movements. Thus, he performed poorly in athletics in school.
The first time when he got interested into sports was when he saw a movie with Bruce Lee acting in it and decided that he also wanted to become a mixed martial artist. Thus he began to attend karate lessons. In 1988 he got a job as a bodyguard when he was hired as such to actress Catherine Back, who appeared in the film called “Driving Force”. However, instead of working as a bodyguard, he happened to appear in the film himself when the producers of that movie were surprised by his acting abilities and wrote him a special part in the film. After his appearance in this movie, Billy Blanks got roles to appear in more films, such as “Kiss the Girl”, “The Last Boy Scout” and “Bloodfist”. Thus, these films have also added up to the overall estimate of Billy Blanks net worth.
In the end of the 80s, Billy Blanks got more success and attention when he created the Tae Bo exercises. In order to teach them, he founded his own sports center in Los Angeles, which soon attracted well known people. When he saw how much success he can get with this program, he started to record it into videos. Thus, his career in sports has made his name even more famous and also increased the total size of Billy Blanks net worth.