Aaron Sansoni is known worldwide as The Sales King, is an Australian entrepreneur, bestselling author, philanthropist, business and motivational speaker who is best known as a global investor who started, built or invested in more than 100 companies to date, while being a recognized global speaker. Starting his entrepreneurial spark early in life by watching his father pioneer many business ideas, Sansoni launched his first company at the age of 12; a local car wash for his neighbours. By the age of 17, Sansoni was already harnessing her sales aptitude, working in door-to-door, telephone and face-to-face sales.
April 14, 1984
|Age||38 years old|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Australia|
|Net value||$65 million|
|Occupation||Entrepreneur, best-selling author, philanthropist, business and motivational speaker|
|Height||6 ft 1 (1.85 m)|
Aaron Sansoni was born on April 14, 1984 in Melbourne, Australia. He comes from a disadvantaged migrant family, having grown up as one of three children. His parents divorced when he was only two years old.
Attending Maroondah Secondary College in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Sansoni struggled throughout school with behavioral issues; however, he barely managed to graduate from high school and graduated in 2001.
During his high school years, Sansoni became an accomplished distance runner competing at the state level. He also had an aptitude for competitive basketball at high levels. He finally played professionally for a season in Ireland in the domestic league in 2005.
Beginning of entrepreneurship
He studied business for six months at TAFE until he decided to quit and start his own business, while living and traveling in Europe.
Aaron Sansoni was born in Melbourne, Australia. His parents divorced before his 2nd birthday and he grew up in a poor environment, barely passing high school.
His entrepreneurial spirit started at a young age and he followed many pursuits and passions, until he found success in starting, buying and investing in businesses as well as in the creation of his venture capital firm (sansoni.com), which has been involved in more than 100 companies for Date. Aaron has been nominated for Australian of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year and has featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Success Magazine and many other publications.
Along with building his empire, he has also dedicated his time to helping other entrepreneurs follow in his footsteps by establishing one of Australia’s largest education companies (aaronsansoni.com). This company has worked with over 500,000 students worldwide.
He also spends his time growing his family foundation (aaronsononifoundation.org) which has helped feed over 250,000 people, raise funds for hospitals and sick children, and empower young people through life skills education. .
Aaron Sansoni is best known as a global investor having started, built or invested in over 100 companies to date, as well as a globally recognized speaker. Starting his entrepreneurial spark early in life by watching his father pioneer many business ideas, Sansoni launched his first company at the age of 12; a local car wash for his neighbours. By the age of 17, Sansoni was already harnessing her sales aptitude, working in door-to-door, telephone and face-to-face sales. With his already considerable experience in corporate sales and a few years running his own business, Sansoni opened his first consulting practice at the age of 23, which aimed to pass on what he was learning throughout his own journey in life and business. By his mid-twenties, Sansoni had already established his first seven-figure media business.
He currently runs a successful investment firm, Sansoni Management, which has multiple interests around the world and a portfolio that includes media, technology, retail, hospitality, SAAS, education, telecommunications, space travel with an investment in SpaceX and many others. While traveling the world for business, he also educates business owners and entrepreneurs on how to build their own business empires through a series of programs. The Aaron Sansoni Group, Sansoni’s education business, also offers on-demand experiences and training programs aimed at starting, building and growing businesses.
To date, Sansoni has educated over 500,000 students from 137 countries. Sansoni also mentors top CEOs, athletes and celebrities in its award-winning training programs. It currently offers exclusive mentorship or business partnership with a handful of individuals who are successfully selected through a rigorous vetting process.
- 101 ways to get more customers online and offline (2012)
- Think Like (2016)
- BUILD with Aaron Sansoni (2021)
- GROW with Aaron Sansoni (2021)
- SCALE with Aaron Sansoni (2021)
- EY Entrepreneur of the Year nominee (2016)
- Australian Nominee of the Year 2017 (2017)
*** Fun facts about Aaron Sansoni***
- Aaron’s favorite color is black.
- He never misses a good cookie or a burger.
- Aaron has two children: a girl, Alessandra, aged 8, and a boy, Roman, aged 5.
- He likes to enjoy his Sundays by making his kids his famous “Sansoni Pancakes” and then spending time with his family at the beach, park, pool or any other type of fun adventure, while trying all the good food Melbourne has to offer.
Did you know…
- He is the best-selling author
- By his mid-twenties, Sansoni had already established his first seven-figure media business.