Brad Lea is a successful entrepreneur, social media personality, and author. His career journey is an inspiring one. Despite failing multiple times, he didn’t give up and built his business empire.
Brad comes from a business family, but he was kicked out of the house as a teenager. Since then he worked hard to become the wealthy man that he is today. His current net worth is estimated at $30 million.
Family and Early Life
Brad Lea was born on 9th November 1969, in Cottage Grove, Oregon. He was very young when his parents split up. He has four siblings, but three of them were taken to the orphanage. All the siblings were later reunited by their father as he got his life back on track.
Growing up, Brad didn’t have a good relationship with his father. Although his father was a successful entrepreneur, it didn’t benefit Brad in any way. At the age of 16, he dropped out of high school and was thrown out of the house by his father. As a result, he had to fend for himself.
As far as Brad Lea’s personal life is concerned, he married twice. However, the specific details of his first wife are unknown. The couple divorced after having three children together.
Brad’s second wife is Melissa Renee Lea. The two share three children.
In the early days of his career, Brad was interested in acting. He wanted to make it big in the film industry. After trying for several months and failing to get any good roles, he decided to give up on his acting dreams.
At 17, he tried to secure a job at the Forest Service in Oregon. But once again, it didn’t work. Later, he worked as a car salesman and proved to be excellent in his job. During this time, he mastered his sales skills.
After realizing his potential for teaching people, he took the help of the internet to teach a larger audience. This led to the foundation of LightSpeed VT in 1999. His goal was to transform the field of online learning.
As his company grew, Brad became a famous personality on the internet. Leveraging his fame, he launched a podcast, Dropping Bombs. It is focused on helping new entrepreneurs start a business and make it successful.
Brad also runs a self-titled YouTube channel, where he shares short clips of his podcast episodes. At present, his channel is followed by 150,000 subscribers.
Recently, he published a book titled “The Real Deal.” He is also the author of “The Hard Way.”
Earnings and Net Worth
As of 2023, Brad Lea’s net worth is $30 million. His wealth has been growing since he became an entrepreneur. At this rate, he is sure to touch the $100 million mark in the future.
A major chunk of his income is generated from his business. Besides that, he generates an income from YouTube Ad revenue and book sales.