Born on April 24, 1955, John de Mol is known for his exceptional work in the media industry. Starting early in his career, he began to develop his company, Endemol. Through this business, he would create world-renowned reality television shows like Deal or No Deal, Big Brother and the Voice. With the Voice, John de Mol developed viewers in more than 50 countries around the world. In china alone, he had several hundred million viewers.
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One of his latest shows was named, “The Winner Is...”. Starting in 2000, his company was sold to the Spanish company, Telefonica. John de Mol has retained a minor share in the company, although he has stepped back from operations. Over the last few years, John de Mol has started working on developing a new business known as Talpa Media. This company has a division within the United States and has already been making waves in the media field.
Through his different projects, John de Mol has gathered an estimated net worth of $2.2 billion. He is ranked as the third richest person in the Netherlands and is the 670th richest on earth. In his personal life, he has one son from his marriage to Willeke Alberti. In addition, he had a romantic relationship with Marga Scheide between 1972 to 1982.