Ron Popeil
Ron Popeil
Celebrated Name: Ron Popeil
Real Name/Full Name: Ronald Martin Popeil
Gender: Male
Age: 88 years old
Birth Date:  May 3, 1935
Birth Place: New York City
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 78kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Marylyn Green (m. 1956–1963), Lisa Boehne (div. 1995) Robin Angers (m. 1995)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Lauren Popeil, Shannon Popeil, Pamela Popeil, Valentina Popeil  )
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Ron Popeil Gay?: No
Profession: Business, inventor, Marketing personality
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $220 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Ron Popeil is an American marketing personality. He is best known for Ronco, which is a marketing company.  He has appeared in infomercial i for the Showtime Rotisserie he came up with phrases like “Set it, and forget it!” he also popularized the phrase, “But wait, there’s more!” on television. He is a successful product salesman.

Maybe you know about Ron Popeil very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Ron Popeil’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Ron Popeil was Born in 1935 to his parents Samuel J  a kitchen gadget inventor and Elois Popeil. His parents divorced when Ron was just three years old. Ron and his brother Jerry were placed under foster care in New York foster home. While he was eight years, Ron and Jerry’s paternal grandfather came to the rescue, moved the brothers to Florida. Popeil used part of his earnings as a salesman to enroll in the University of Illinois. However, after a year and a half of attending classes, he decided to leave the university and pursue other interests.

Personal Life

In 1956, Popeil married Marilyn Greene; they were blessed with two daughters. The couple divorced in 1963. He then married Lisa Boehne sometime and has one daughter with her. They divorced sometime before 1995, and he later married Robin Angers, with whom he has two more daughters. His daughter’s names are Lauren Popeil, Shannon Popeil, Pamela Popeil, Valentina Popeil 

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on May 3 1935, Ron Popeil is 88 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


Over hard circumstances, while leaving with his father, he decided to reunite with his dad. His father was an inventor, a pitchman, and a manufacturer of the Popeil Brothers company. It sold household and kitchen gadgets. The factory made the Chop-O-Matic, the gadget we would all come to know as the famous Veg-O-Matic. And just like all businessmen, he allowed his son to work for him a salesman. His work was to take care of the in-store product demonstrations and persuading buyers that Popeil products were a necessity in their kitchens.

One day he watched other vendors selling their goods and thought to him that he could do it better. A friend then told him of a TV station in Tampa that would let him make a commercial for $550. Popeil thought it was a good idea because he had nothing to lose. He looked for a new product to work with and a product that every household would buy. He settled for a sprayer, and he bought them in small quantities he named it Ronco spraying gun. He advertised it in the Midwest.

It became a huge success that his father to sell a revolutionary new food slicer he’d developed called the Chop-O-Matic, and it was a huge success even to his father for selling thousands of units. With Veg-O-Matic, Ronco’s annual sales shoot up from $200,000 to $8.8 million in a span of 4 years.

Ron decided it was time to take his company public and asked investment firm, Shearson Hammill, to underwrite the initial public offering. He renamed his company to Ronco Teleproducts Inc. When the offering went through in August 1969, Popeil became a multimillionaire overnight, and a direct-response TV marketing dynasty was born a company based in infomercial and commercials.

After declining sales, Ron Popeil decided to sell Ronco in 2005 to a Denver based company called Fi-Tek Vita for $55 million. He would be paid a salary to be the company’s spokesman. This was part of the agreement sale. This took a turn to the worst as Ronco filed for bankruptcy in 2018.

Awards & Achievements

Popeil has won many awards like in December 2010 he won the consumers digest award as the best buy in rotisserie, he has also won the best overall rotisserie oven

Net Worth & Salary of Ron Popeil in 2024

Ron Popeil Net Worth
Ron Popeil Net Worth

The innovative Popeil has earned his worth from his company Ronco. The sale of different merchandise has also increased his worth. The Ronco products have grossed an estimated amount of $1 billion in total sales. After declaring that he is bankrupt, he listed his 150 –acre Santa Barbra ranch for just $5 m in 2014, and in 2009 he listed his Beverly Hills home at $6m, but they both never got buyers he owns them till today.

As of April 2024, Popeil has an estimated worth of  $220 Million.

He has proven that you can work with anything you have in your hands and make something out of this case, what was in his hands was a product which he invented some interesting was to make the product presentable. He became very popular because he was an inventor and a fighting spirit.


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