Billy Blanks Net Worth


Billy Blanks is an American fitness guru, martial artist, and actor with a net worth of $20 million. Famous for inventing the Tae Bo exercise program, which became a major American fitness craze, Blanks has generated well over $150 million in total revenue through Tae Bo’s sales and merchandise.

Key facts:

  • Billy Blanks is an American fitness guru, martial artist, and actor.
  • He became famous for inventing the Tae Bo exercise program.
  • Tae Bo sold more than 1.5 million VHS tapes in its first year of release, generating $80 million in sales.
  • Blanks worked on a number of martial arts films, including 'King of the Kickboxers' and 'Bloodfist'.
  • Blanks opened his own fitness center to teach Tae Bo and attract celebrity clients.

Basic Information About Billy Blanks

Full NameBilly Blanks
ProfessionsActor, Martial Artist, Fitness professional
Net worth$20,000,000
Date of birth1955-09-01 (68 years old)
Place of birthErie
NationalityUnited States of America
FatherIsaac Blanks
MotherMabeline Blanks
SiblingsIrene Blanks and Michael Blanks
Spouse20 June - Tomoko Sato (Β 2009 - present)Β (1 child)
28 June - Gayle Godfrey (Β 1974 - 2008)Β (divorced)Β (2 children)
KidsShellie, Billy Blanks Jr, and Angelika
Height5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ Instagram β†—οΈŽ Twitter β†—οΈŽ Youtube β†—οΈŽ Imdb

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What Movie Awards did Billy Blanks win?


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Billy Blanks roles

Movie / Series Role
The Last Boy ScoutBilly Cole
Tango & CashPrison Thug (uncredited)
Kiss the GirlsInstructor
LionheartAfrican Legionnaire
Jack and JillBilly Blanks
ERTae-Bo Instructor 1 episode, 1999
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres ShowSelf 1 episode, 2007
Sabrina the Teenage WitchBilly Blanks 1 episode, 1999
The ParkersSelf 1 episode, 1999
V.I.P.Self 1 episode, 1999
Melrose PlaceSelf 1 episode, 1998
Sunset BeachBilly (uncredited) unknown episodes
Spenser: For HireMan Fighting on the Street (uncredited) unknown episodes
Kids IncorporatedBilly 1 episode, 1989

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Interesting Facts about Billy Blanks

  1. Is the 4th born out of 15 children. Born & raised in Erie, Pennsylvania.
  2. Invented Tae-Bo, a popular exercise which is a mix of Tae Kwon Do and Boxing
  3. Brother of actor Michael Blanks.
  4. is dyslexic
  5. Seventh degree black belt in tae kwon do and fourth degree black belt in kung fu
  6. Martial Arts stats: 7-Time World Karate Champion, Nationally ranked by Karate Illustrated from 1982-1989, Karate Hall of Fame since 1982, 1980 Captain of the US Olympic Karate Team, Member of the US Karate Team, winning 36 gold medals in international competition, 1975 Amateur Athletic Union Champion.
  7. Despite an anomaly in his hip joints, he became a world champion martial artist in the 80s and a famous actor and trainer.
  8. Has two children with Gayle Godrey Blanks: Shellie Blanks Cimarosti and Billy Blanks Jr..
  9. Father-in-law of Sharon Brown.

Additional information of Billy Blanks

Lucky Number3
Lucky StoneSapphire
Lucky ColorGreen
Best Match for MarriageTaurus, Capricorn
DivorceGayle H. Godfrey
Eye ColorDark brown
Hair ColorBlack

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