Barbara Corcoran

March 10, 1949 (age 67)

The Corcoran Group

Barbara is the founder of the 5 billion business, 'The Corcoran Group' which sells/rents out real estates located in New York. These luxurious homes are located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Hamptons, and Palm Beach. She sold the company in 2001 for $66 million.

She is also one of the Sharks in the TV show, Shark Tank.

Before The Corcoran Group

In 1973, Barbara Corcoran was a 22-year-old diner waitress from New Jersey with about 20 jobs under her belt. She borrowed $1,000 to start a real-estate company, selling apartments in Manhattan.