Interesting Biography Facts
TV personality, entrepreneur
December 9, 1969
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Loyola University Chicago
Lori Greiner family members
Mindy Abraham Husman (older sister), Michael Husman (younger half-brother)
Is Lori Greiner a lesbian/bisexual?
What is Lori Greiner marital status?
Who is Lori Greiner husband?
When did get married?
Lori Greiner husband
Dan Greiner (husband)
Date of birth: 1965
Lori and her beloved husband are a great example of a powerful couple when both are successful and hard-working. Although both keep privacy and don’t post any common pictures on social media, they are so happy together.
Dan and Lori met in 1996 in a sports bar, and since then became inseparable. They got married officially in 2010, and share their time between two homes: in Chicago, Illinois, and Philadelphia. Lori’s husband used to work in the company “Bell & Howell”, but then he focused his mind on his wife’s invention – the plastic jewelry box – and helped her to set up its production. Later Dan and his wife co-founded the company “For Your Ease Only, Inc.”, which in addition to jewelry boxes offers also fragrances, home utensils, etc.
Daniel Todd Greiner was born and raised in Illinois. He grew up in the family of Duane Greiner (who passed away in 2019) and Arlene Unks. He has a brother, named Steven. His father was a softball player and steel company employee. With his wife Lori, Dan doesn’t have any kids. He stays away from social media, telling that he has no time for that.
Who are Lori Greiner parents?
David Husman (father)
Date of birth: circa 1934
The name of Lori’s father is David Loniello Husman. He is still alive and resides in North Miami Beach, FL. It’s hard to tell, whether Lori and her father are closely knitted as the reality TV star keeps her connections in secret and doesn’t share any pictures or information about her dad on social media.
He married Lori’s mother on January 23, 1957. They have been married for years and welcomed two daughters, Lori and her older sister Mindy. In March 1969 Lori’s parents divorced.
Husman worked as a real estate agent and gained great success in his business. Later he re-married a Chicago native Cathy Husman and welcomed a son Michael with her.
Lois Husman (mother)
Date of Birth: July 24, 1937
Date of Death: November 17, 2008
Lori’s mother was named Lois Arlene Husman. She passed away peacefully in her house in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Lois grew up in the family of Nathan and Harriet Schwartz. She had a brother Ronald Schwartz. After school, Lori’s mom studied sociology at Roosevelt University.
Lois brought up two daughters, including our heroine Greiner. She worked as a psychologist in Chicago. Lori shared a close bond with her mom and keeps great memories about her.
Lori Greiner siblings
Mindy Abraham Husman (older sister)
Date of birth: circa 1958
The Shark Tank star has an older sister, named Mindy. It’s hard to tell, whether the siblings are close because neither of them shows any common pictures on social media.
Mindy is a comedy actress. She has graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts. Later she performed with the famous comedy club “Second City”. Currently, she shares her time between Chicago and New York. She performs standup comedy in nightclubs and appears in the comedy movies and TV series, such as “One Life to Live”, “With Myself” etc.
Lori’s older sister is married to John Abraham. It’s not publicized, whether they have any kids.
Michael Husman (younger half-brother)
Date of birth: March 1975
Michael is the son of Lori’s father and his second wife Cathy. He is a real estate agent, just like his dad. Lori and her half-brother seem to be not so close. At least, they can be seen in public together very rarely.
Lori Greiner is successful in everything she does, starting from hosting ABC’s TV show “Shark Tank” and ending with the invention of the jewelry box. The entrepreneur, TV host, and inventor, Lori holds four Emmy Awards and six Critic’s Choice Awards for her acting activity.
She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. After graduation from school, she entered Loyola University Chicago, where Lori majored in communications. She started her career as a writer. Lori occasionally posted articles in “The Chicago Tribune”. In the early 1990s, she invented an earrings organizer – the jewelry box, which contained the antitarnish cabinet for golden and silver jewelry. She started selling her products through the QVC network. Soon Lori got the nickname “The Queen of QVC” after the success of her show “Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner”, broadcasted through this network. Her invention immediately became popular and she sold about 300, 000 items over the US territory. After that, with her husband Dan Greiner, she co-founded the company “For Your Ease Only”.
Lori’s company earned more than $10 million within 13 years. The woman invented many useful things for the home and travel use. She is the holder of more than 100 patients.
As a successful entrepreneur, Lori decided to help other ambitious inventors to start their businesses. Since the 3rd season, she is a participant in the ABC show “Shark Tank”. One of the investors of the show, Greiner helped many startups to turn into big successful business gigs, including the most lucrative in Shark Tank history investment into Scrub Daddy texture-changing sponge.
Interesting and fun facts
- She has entrepreneurship talent in her blood. Both her parents were self-employed, so since childhood, she knew that it was better to be a businessman than to be someone’s employee.
- Lori gained initial success by selling her jewelry organizers, which she produced with the brand J.C. Penney. After that, she offered her product to the TV shopping network QVC, which rejected her. After that, she advertised her jewelry box through Home Shopping Network and sold 2, 500 items within a minute after the show start. Later QVC changed its mind and hired her.
- Her “Clever and Unique Creations” show aired during recording 11 seasons on QVC.
- Lori is involved in several charity activities. She spends thousands of dollars on many social organizations, like Kind Campaign, Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, etc. She thinks that she got a lot from her fate and she wants to give the part back to society.
- Her height is 5 ft 4 in and her weight is 124 pounds. Her net worth is around $150 million.