Net Worth: $15 Million
- Source of Wealth Literature
- Age Deceased at 86 years old on 2012-11-28
- Birth Place Coffee County, Alabama, United States
- Marital Status Married (Jean Ziglar)
- Full Name Hilary Hinton Ziglar
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth November 6, 1926
- Occupation author, salesman, and motivational speaker
- Education University of South Carolina
- Children 4 (Suzan Ziglar Witmeyer, Tom Ziglar, Cindy Ziglar Oates, Julie Ziglar Norman)
About Zig Ziglar
Hilary Hinton Ziglar was an American salesman, motivational speaker, and author. He was better known as Zip Ziglar. According to the latest estimates, his net worth stands at $15 million. He was born on the 6th of November, 1926 in Coffee Country, Alabama.
Ziglar’s fame and wealth came from his work as an author, salesman and as the Vice President and Training Director of “Automotive Performance Company”. He worked as a motivational speaker of Christian Values and also wrote several books that dealt with a lot of issues. Ziglar is an avid author. He has written many books, such as; “Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World”, “See You at the Top”, “The Autobiography of Zig Ziglar”, “Confessions of a Grieving Christian”, “Born to Win: Find Your Success Code”, “Top Performance: How to Develop Excellence in Yourself and Others”, and many others.
He served in the US Navy during World War II between 1943 and 1945. He was in the V-12 Navy College Training Program and attended the University of South Carolina.
Ziglar has worked in several companies as a salesman. Eventually in 1968, he became the training director and vice president for the Automotive Performance Company. This is when he had an accident. However, he continued to travel and give motivational seminars despite falling down the stairs that lead to short term memory problems.
He met Jean, his wife when he was just 17 years of age. That was in 1944. They got married in 1946 and stayed married until Ziglar’s death. He died on 28th November 2012 due to pneumonia at the age of eighty-six, in a hospital in Dallas.
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