Who is Ben Francis?- Biography
Ben Francis is a businessman from Britain. Ben Francis is 29 years and was born on June 4, 1992. He is the creator and primary shareholder of the fitness accessory and apparel company Gymshark, which has its headquarters in Solihull, England. He has served as Gymshark’s chief marketing officer since 2018.
He was born in Worcestershire’s Bromsgrove. He was initially drawn to computing after studying IT in school. He first launched his enterprise with an online retailer of vehicle license plates. He left Aston University where he was majoring in international business and management after starting Gymshark. He is among the wealthiest businesspeople in Britain.
Quick Facts of Ben Francis
|Real Name||Ben Francis|
|Nick Name||Ben Francis|
|Date of Birth||June 4, 1992|
|Age||29 years old|
|Birthplace||Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches188 centimeter
|Education||South Bromsgrove High SchoolAston University|
|Social Media Accounts||InstagramTwitter|
Ben Francis: Profession, Career
Francis first created two fitness apps that were mentioned in the iOS App Store charts: physique and the Fat Loss Abs Guide. He delivered pizzas for Pizza Hut between 2010 and 2013 while attending college. He started Gymshark in his parent’s garage in 2012. At first, the company offered health supplements.
Francis co-founded Manière De Voir in 2013, a UK-based retailer of unisex apparel and accessories. But in 2018, he sold his investment.
He started creating and selling athletic wear on the Gymshark website in 2013. He displayed Gymshark’s goods at the Birmingham BodyPower fitness trade event that same year. He collaborated with social media influencers to promote his company.
He left his position as the company’s CEO in 2015 to become the chief brand officer. He inaugurated the main office in Solihull, West Midlands, in 2018. Gymshark launched its own brand-named gym and innovation hub in 2019. Gymshark sold a 21% share to American private equity company General Atlantic in 2020.
He participated in the Business Council for Entrepreneurs of the UK Government in 2019. Francis received the EY UK Entrepreneur of the Year Award the following year. He also enjoys riding motorcycles and cars.
More than 70% of Gymshark’s business is owned by him.
Relationship Status of Ben Francis?
In April 2021, Ben Francis and Robin Gallant will become engaged.
What is Ben Francis’s Net Worth? Salary, Earnings
Ben Francis reportedly has a $1,015 billion net wealth.
Ben Francis: Height, Weight, Body Measurements
Ben Francis has a height of 6 feet 2 inches. His eyes are black, and he has short light brown hair. His sign is Gemini.