Leo Gordon Laporte was born on the 29th November 1956 in New York City, USA, and is a technology broadcaster and entrepreneur, probably best known for being the co-founder of TWiT.tv, a podcast network, as well as the host of several of his own talk shows, such as “The Lab With Leo Laporte” and “Leo Laporte: The Tech Guy”. He is also recognized as an author, who has published several books. His career has been active since the 1980s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Leo Laporte is, as of early 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Leo’s net worth is over $5 million. The main source of this amount of money is coming from his successful career as an entrepreneur and a radio broadcaster. Another source is coming from the sale of his books.
Leo Laporte Net Worth $5 Million
Leo Laporte spent his childhood divided between Providence and Pawtucket, both in Rhode Island. After graduation from high school, he started to study Chinese History at Yale University; however, according to college sources, he quit his education in his junior year, and started to pursue his career as a technology broadcaster on a radio.
His introduction into the radio world was his appearance on the show “Dvorak on Computers” in 1991, and after that he started his own show “Laporte on Computers”, which aired on KSFO in San Francisco, and KGO.
Several years later, in 1998, he started the show “Screen Savers”, aired on ZDTV, which brought fame to his name, and he then started a new show, entitled “Call For Help”, which also aired on the ZDTV.
Ten years later, he started another show – “Lab With Leo Laporte” – which lasted for one season, but had 195 episodes, which certainly added to Leo`s net worth. Thanks to the quality and popularity of the show, it also aired in Canada and Australia.
To speak further of his accomplishments, he hosts the radio talk show “Leo Laporte: The Tech Guy”, which is now syndicated through the Radio Premiere Networks, further increasing his net worth.
Leo also owns a podcast network, TWiT.tv, which has an annual profit of nearly $4 million, and will undoubtedly increase his net worth in forthcoming years.
Leo is recognized as an author too, as he has so far released several books on the topic of technology, including “101 Computer Answers You Need to Know”, “Leo Laporte’s 2005 Gadget Guide”, and “Leo Laporte’s PC Help Desk”, among others, all of which have added to his net worth, thanks to sales.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Leo Laporte has been married to Lisa Laporte since January 2015; the couple currently lives in Petaluma, California. Previously he was in marriage with Jennifer, with whom he has two children – Henry and Abby, the hosts of the short-lived teenage show “Abby’s Road”. In free time he is active on social networks, including Twitter and Facebook.
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