Jemal King Biography
While the majority are leaving their 9 to 5 jobs to start a business as a strategy to become a millionaire, Jemal King stayed and became one. He is now an author, speaker, realtor, and serial entrepreneur. In his speech and talks, Jemal teaches people to become a better version of themselves through a five-pillar strategy, Faith, Family, Finances, Fitness, and Freedom.
Jemal King Age and Wife
Jemal King was born on 23rd June 1977 in Chicago. He comes from a leadership family working in the police department. King still maintains a close relationship with his family as they come from a Christian background. Learning the importance of family prompted Jemal to start his own ground on the principles learned from his parents. He is married to Camile and together they have three children: Ayanna, Jasmine, and Jemal.
Jemal King Story
From as early as 8 years old, King had determined to become a millionaire. He was fascinated by the lifestyle displayed on the TV. King learned from his father that choosing a vehicle was the best strategy for becoming a millionaire. Having been exposed to rich athletes, King chose to be a footballer.
He was an excellent football player in high school. King took the high school team to several competitions and won a lot of them. Seeing his success, colleges across the country offered him sponsorship. He chose Western Illinois University where he also excelled at football. King served as the team’s captain taking the team to several conference championships. His determination the entire time was to play in the NFL. However, fate had him staying longer before becoming what he wanted. Jemal got injuries, dashing his dreams of becoming a professional football player.
Jemal King Come back story
He suffered Post Traumatic Sports Disorder from his failure to secure a position in NFL. However, his dream of becoming a millionaire never died. King joined the family business and became a Police Officer in Chicago. As police, he demonstrated passion and zeal to become successful. He determined to see changes in the crime-ridden areas.
Later, Jemal got promoted to the special unit where he served in supervisory roles. During this time, King’s brother Tommie King Jr. was working as a Police in Illinois State in supervisory positions as well. After serving more than 35 years combined in Police serving, the brothers started Illinois Security Professional, a security agents company providing security to commercial areas, construction sites, and governmental and private bodyguards.
As a Police officer, King thought he was doing well until he met his colleague who made it to the NFL. As an officer, King was making $1,200 every 2 weeks and his friend was making $200,000 a week. Once he got exposed to this lifestyle, King decided to change. However, he did not know the vehicle to use until he was introduced to the real estate business. Together with his wife, they started investing in the real estate business. After buying his first property, King started making $3,000 a month.
Jemal King Success
The real estate business grew faster, increasing his net worth. Despite this, he still kept his police officer job as it was his main source of income. After making loads of money through real estate, the couple started a daycare school, which also started making money. King gained popularity after he caught the attention of Carlas Quinney a speaker at the Eric Thomas Conference after attending the conference held in different. King said he was a police officer after Quinney asked him what he did for a living.
After a few conferences, Quinney learned King was a multi-millionaire running multiple businesses. He asked King to share his story as it would be an encouragement to others facing similar situations. Convinced by this, King accepted the call and joined Eric Thomas and Associates LLC. Through this platform, Jemal has been able to reach thousands educating them on the strategies to become wealthy and successful. He also informs people that they can become millionaires while still working in traditional 9 to 5 jobs. The slogan became his moniker. King also authored a book, 9 to 5 millionaires, which tells his story of how he went from being broke to becoming a serial entrepreneur while still working for another person.
Jemal King’s Net Worth
King changed the trajectory of his life by making tough decisions and testing his faith in God. He ended up becoming what he always dreamt of. Now he is a millionaire and a highly-sought after speaker. His net worth is approximately $45 million. He has been a regular guest at podcast shows such as Earn Your Leisure by Troy Millings and Rashad Bilal.