Eric Thomas Net Worth 2019, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards and Instagram
Eric Thomas Net Worth 2019 – You only need a little time with Eric Thomas to fathom why the motivational speaker is nicknamed the Hip-Hop preacher. He is a renowned speaker, author of many inspirational books and also a minister.
Eric Thomas is known for giving motivational speeches on several platforms and has even gone further to create a youtube channel where these speeches are aired.
The Illinois native, Eric has summoned an enormous amount of net worth from his motivational training and mentoring institute, Eric Thomas & Associates, LLC. (ETA) Since 2010.
The professional orator is increasing his wealth from the career-oriented institution named The School Days Foundation, Inc. that he founded back in August 2017.
Eric is also collecting some paychecks by uploading motivational and philosophical videos on his YouTube channel etthehiphoppreacher that he started on 10 December 2010.
According toSocialblade, the orator makes a monthly paycheck between $198 – $3.2K from his channel. Likewise, his yearly remuneration ranges from $2.4K – $38.1K.
Eric Thomas was born on September 3, 1970, in Chicago, Illinois. His mother was a single parent who raised him with the help of her relatives in Detroit, Michigan.
Eric did not have the best childhood while growing up; he had dropped out of school and dwelt on the streets surviving with various odd jobs. It was during this time that he came in contact with a preacher whose name is not known.
After learning inspirational life facts from this preacher, he was moved to go back to school and better his life. He soon got a better job in Detroit at an Olive Garden and enrolled at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama, graduating in 2001.
Thomas’ preaching days began while he was still an undergraduate at Oakwood. He started by giving talks and organizing programs for the less privileged youth around. After earning his Bachelors degree from Oakwood he proceeded to Michigan State University in 2003 for his master’s degree.
Taking a job at the University, he was able to cater for his basic needs while at the school. Eric Thomas left a tremendous impression at MSU; he had worked as an academic adviser helping disadvantaged students at the school.
Through this avenue, he inspired a lot of youth and helped many in their unfortunate situations. He achieved this by creating ‘Advantage’, a retention program directed at minority students. This was to help keep them in school and make better decisions with their lives.
Height and Weight
The exact figures for his weight are not known, but Eric stands at an average height of 5ft 11in (1.8m).