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Hungarian-born American entrepreneur, Tom Szaky, is well known as the CEO and founder of private U.S. recycling business, TerraCycle, that provides consumer products from Waste. Inc. magazine named Szaky as #1 CEO out of thirty in it's of July 2006 issue for his work with his company.
Szaky was born on 14th January 1982, in Budapest, Hungary. At the age of 4, he and his family left their home after the Chernobyl disaster in their home country and moved to Toronto, Canada. Later, he settled down in Princeton, New Jersey, and now they hold American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity/race.
Szaky's Current Marital Relationship with Jewelry Designer
Tom Szaky is currently in a happy marital relationship with a jewelry designer, Avigail Adam. The duo tied the knot on 9th August 2016 at the "Mountain Lakes House" venue in Princeton, New Jersey.
The married pair are the parents of two adorable children, two sons, Jamie Szaky and Leo Szaky. The couple is also seen enjoying quality time with their kids in Cortes Island on 31st August 2019.
The sweethearts are together in a marital relationship since 2016 and even celebrate their marriage anniversary every year. They are also showing love, wishing their four beautiful years togetherness via Instagram on 9th August of 2019.
First Marriage with Soyeon Kate Lee
CEO of TerraCycle, Tom, was previously married to a Korean-American classical musician, Soyeon Kate Lee in 2008. Unfortunately, their marriage didn't work well, and they later divorced in late-2008. They don't share children from their wedding.
After the divorce, Szaky's ex-wife, Lee, tied the knot with an Israeli-American pianist, Ran Dank on 7th September 2013. After the nuptials, they reside in New York City, New York.
Net Worth in Millions
Tom Szaky has a net worth of $4.5 Million as of 2019. As the founder of TerraCycle, he maintains handsome earnings with $3.5 Million stock in the investment of the company.
At the beginning of his company, Szaky invited $2,000 investment with a venture capitalist, Suman Sinha. Later, their company collected a revenue of $13 Million in 2010. As of now, the company reportedly $25 Million stock with $9 Million from the sale of the securities.
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Szaky and his company sponsor wastes collection programs, and the brand owners pay $4.4 Million net sales, receiving $1.8 Million income. He also focuses on selling prepaid shipping boxes to consumers in recyclables at $2.8 Million (net sales) and $1 Million income.
The selling recycles collected through the sponsored Waste, and zero waste boxes programs make $2,73,000 with a loss of $8,45,000 in material sales. Further, the company regulates wastes with a net sales of $3.5 Million and $11,000 in the loss for the management. It also donates 2% to charity from his recycles waste material for $3.2 Million.
Collections of Books
The Upper Canada College graduate, Tom wrote his first book, Revolution in a Bottle, which is about the non-recyclable project for the good of people and for the planet on 26th March 2013. The price of his book is $23.88, including 31 used from $2.84 and 4 new from $19.99.
Recently, Szaky wrote and published a book, The Future of Packaging: From Linear to Circular on 5th February 2019. For his book, he won an Independent Publisher Book Award for Most Likely to Save the Planet. The price of his new book is $25.99, which consists of 12 used from $19.22 and 31 new from $10.28.
On 7th July 2015, Tom published a book, Make Garbage Great: The Terra cycle Family Guide to a Zero-Waste Lifestyle. Similarly, he is also the author of Revolution in a Bottle: How TerraCycle Is Redefining Green Business Tom Szaky and Outsmart Waste.
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