Tilman Fertitta is an American businessman and also a television personality. He is the owner of popular brands like Landry’s Seafood House, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Saltgrass Steak House, and many other popular brands. Fertitta also has his own reality tv show called Billion Dollar Buyer. Currently, he is a married man and has four children.
Tilman Fertitta was born in Galveston, Texas, the US on June 25, 1957. His father is Joseph ‘Vic’ Victor Fertitta and his mother is Joy Fertitta. His father was a restaurant owner. Because of that Fertitta got the inspiration to seek his future in the hospitality industry.
Fertitta is an American by birth and he belongs to the White ethnic group. His star sign is Cancer. He attended Texas Tech University and the University of Houston.
He enrolled for the business administration and hospitality management course but drop out before graduating to pursue his desired career in the hospitality sector.
Tilman Fertitta married Paige Fertitta in 1991. The exact date and venue of their marriage are not available. Paige is a well brought up, ambitious and very beautiful lady.
She is his better half and she keeps the family intact. Not only that, but she also contributes her time and services at the First Baptist Academy and Children Cancer Center at M.D. Anderson.
The Fertitta couple begot four children together. They are Michael, Patrick, Blayne, and Blake. The family is leading a happy life. Likewise, there are no signs of any problems between the couple. As a result, the couple respects each other and help each other in every possible way.
Tilman Fertitta’s net worth as of 2019 is $4.4 billion. Evidently, he amassed such a huge amount of net worth from his Business. Furthermore, he enjoys a decent income per annum from his undertakings. But the details regarding his annual income has not been published.
He is the owner of the Houston Rockets which he purchased for $2.2 billion in October 2017.
Besides, he also owns the Golden Nugget Casinos and Landry’s a Texas-based restaurant and entertainment company Landry’s Seafood House, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, and Saltgrass Steak House is some of his company’s brands.
Fertitta was listed on the 394th place on Billionaires 2019, and 153rd place on Forbes billionaire list of 2018. Also, he donated $20 million to the University of Houston in 2016 for the reconstruction of the basketball arena.
Tilman Fertitta is also a television personality. He starred in his own television reality show on CNBC titled Billion Dollar Buyer. The show premiered on March 22, 2016. In fact, the show has successfully completed its two seasons.