1. What is Jim Fish Net Worth?
Jim Fish is an American entrepreneur and investor who has a net worth of $1.5 billion. He is the founder and CEO of Zumiez, a specialty retailer of apparel, footwear, accessories, and hardgoods for young men and women. Fish started Zumiez in 1978 as a small surf shop in Seattle, Washington. Today the company operates over 800 stores across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
2. Jim Fish Early Life
Jim Fish was born in Seattle, Washington on October 27th 1945. He attended high school at Roosevelt High School where he graduated in 1963. After graduating high school he attended University of Washington but dropped out after one year to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions.
3. Jim Fish Career
In 1978 Jim opened his first store called “Surf Now” which sold surfing equipment and apparel to local Seattle residents. As the business grew, so did its product line; eventually expanding to include skateboarding gear and other items related to action sports lifestyle. By 1989 the store had become so popular that it had to move locations due to overcrowding; this was when he decided to rename the store Zumiez after his own nickname “Zoom”.
In 2001 Jim took Zumiez public on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “ZUMZ”, making it one of the first publicly traded action sports lifestyle companies in the world; by 2004 it had grown into a $100 million dollar business with over 150 stores across North America alone! Since then Zumiez has continued to grow exponentially, with now over 800 stores worldwide as well as an online presence selling products globally through their website zumiez.com
4. Jim Fish Biography
Jim Fish is not only an incredibly successful businessman but also an active philanthropist who has made significant contributions to many causes throughout his life including education reform initiatives and children’s charities such as Make-A-Wish Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America just to name a few! He also serves on various boards such as The Alliance for Education (Seattle) and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Seattle). In addition to all this he also finds time for hobbies such as golfing which he enjoys doing with friends or family whenever possible!
5. Jim Fish Height & Weight
Jim Fish stands at 5’11” tall and weighs approximately 180lbs with grey hair and brown eyes; although he does not appear on camera often due to his busy schedule managing Zumiez day-to-day operations!
6. Date of Birth of Jim Fish
Jim Fish was born on October 27th 1945 in Seattle Washington USA making him 74 years old at present time (2020).