|Net Worth:||$6 Million|
|Birthday:||Sep 08, 1971|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Height:||5.9 feet (180cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Author, Podcaster, Ex-marine, Entrepreneur|
|Last Updated:||December, 2022|
Jocko Willink was a Lieutenant Commander and is now a former U.S Navy Seal officer who retired with a net worth of $6 million. Jocko served in United Navy from 1990 to 2020. He is an author and co-author of multiple books, podcast host and CEO and co-founder of the multimillion-dollar company called Echelon Front. He is also a trainer at his fitness center. Jocko’s podcast is among the top-ranked podcast. Amongst his many skills and various fields he operates in, he is also a designer for denim jeans. Jocko is known to have a perfect balance between his professional and married life. He is the father of four kids.
How Did Jocko Willink Become Rich?
Jocko Willink was born in 1971 in Connecticut, New England. He has 2 siblings. Despite Jocko being a strong-headed child with a rebellious nature his parents loved him and encouraged him to go to the military and do what makes him happy. Growing up the now 51 years old was part of the soccer team at school. Jocko attended the University of San Diego. From that university, Jocko got a bachelor’s degree in 2003.
Jocko started with Navy recruit training and Radioman “A” school training. This was followed by him joining the naval Amphibious Base Coronado for Basic Underwater Demolition and subsequently finished the SEAL tactical training in Colorado California. For Jocko, he considered himself fortunate to be chosen among the navy recruitment. Jocko then got the NEC 5326 as a Combatant Swimmer (SEAL).
Jocko started as an enlisted Seal on flowing duty for 8 years and quickly climbed the ladder to be a SEAL officer. Twenty years is the amount of time he spent being the Navy SEAL. In 2003 he went to Iraq to carry out Operation Iraqi Freedom. Seal team three was present during that mission, and he was commander of the Task Unit Bruiser.
After Iraq Jocko served as Officer-in-charge of training SEAL teams on the West coast. He lead the development of leadership training. He was responsible for mentoring the SEAL team. This mentoring ensured their success on the battlefield. Jocko served as Lieutenant Commander and then a Navy SEAL director.
Jocko retired in 2010 and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with a gold star. He was honored with the Silver Star and Bronze Star medal for his work amongst other personal and unit awards. Some of his achievements before retiring include orchestrating SEAL operations that helped the “Ready First” Brigade of the U.S. Army’s First armored division bring stability to the violent war-torn city. Jocko dismantled Volga-Neft 147 with his group.
Having served his country to such perfection he retired gracefully and co-founded a Premier leadership consulting company called Echelon Front that teaches leadership principles that he acquired on his days as a Navy Seal on the battlefield to help lead and win.
Jocko is the co-author of Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win (2018), Leadership Strategy and Tactics: Field Manual (2020), Discipline Equals Freedom (2017) and The Way of the Warrior Kids (2017-2019) children’s series.
He hosts his top-rated podcast called Jocko Podcast. Jocko serves as a Chief Executive Officer, speaker, leadership instructor and strategic instructor at the Echelon Front. The main mission of this company is to educate and train leaders of organizations. His strategy is to use the lesson learnt and proven in combat to develop the appropriate core actions and mindsets needed to execute, plan and transform cultures. The platform designs personalized services to get their client executing at the highest level.
Other books he wrote are The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win (2017), The code: The evaluation: The protocols: Striving to become an Eminently Qualified Human (2020) and Mikey and the Dragons (2018)
Jocko went on to start a fitness facility called Victory MMA and Fitness. This place is welcoming to martial art students and both wrestlers and boxers. His main achievement from this is a black belt he was awarded by Dean Lister as a Brazilian Jiujutsu practitioner.
Jocko started his podcast in 2015 and this quickly became one of the top-rated podcasts.
What Is Jocko Willink Net Worth?
Jocko has a net worth of 6 million which is mainly made up of the money he made across the 20 years serving his country in the Navy SEAL. He makes money from his weekly podcast.
He also makes money from being a fitness instructor at his gym or fitness facility Victory MMA and Fitness. He also sells denim jeans to men and makes an undisclosed amount of money
As the owner of Origin USA, he also went on to start designing jeans for men. He sells lifestyle apparel, tea, health supplements (Jocko fuel), krill oil and fitness equipment.
He has around 1,25 million subscribers with over 150 000 000 video views and about 1000 videos uploaded. Jocko has approximate earnings of $15 200 from YouTube views each month. Some of his popular videos have over 2 million views. among them are: How to deal with threatening people in public (over 2.1 million views), How often did you get shot in the helmet or body armor (over 2.8 million views) and How to get over breakups and betrayal (over 2.5 million views).
How Jocko Willink Spends His Money?
Jocko spends most of his money on his wife and kids. Jocko loves reading and doing research and spends money buying books. He also loves travelling with his wife and kids and spends money travelling around the world. He also believes financial freedom comes from buying a home not renting hence he bought a beautiful home for an undisclosed amount of money. Jocko does not believe in making large purchases and no record of these purchases is available.
- Jocko is married to Hellene Willink and he has with her four kids.
- He has been married for over 20 years.
- Approaches life in a no-nonsense kind of way.
- He wakes up at 04:30 am and works out.
- Noteworthy habits are: wake up early, push your limits (how strong, smart and flexible you are) and extreme ownership.
- Famous quotes: “there can be no leadership without a team”, “set your alarm clock and get out of bed when it goes off”.
- He can go for 72hours at a time without eating every quarter.
- He loves playing the guitar but is not good at it.