shark tank cast
The cast of ABC’s Shark Tank is a rotating group of investors, business experts, and self-made millionaire and billionaires. There is a core group of 6 sharks (Mark Cuban, Robert Herjavec, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, and Kevin O’Leary), 5 of which appear on any given episode of Shark Tank. From time to time the Shark Tank cast includes special guest investors like Jeff Foxworthy, John Paul DeJoria, Steve Tisch, Nick Woodman, Chris Sacca, Troy Carter, Sara Blakely, Bethenny Frankel, Richard Branson, Rohan Oza, Alex Rodriguez, and Ashton Kutcher. Kevin Harrington was part of the original Shark Tank cast appearing on seasons one and two.

Kevin O'Leary
Kevin O'Leary Shark Tank

  • Seasons 1 – Current
  • AKA Mr. Wonderful
  • Cast member of the Canadian series Dragons’ Den
  • Cofounder of O’Leary Funds Management (Mutual Funds)
  • Founder of O’Leary Ventures (venture capital investment)
  • Founder of O’Leary Mortgages, O’Leary books, O’Shares Investments (ETFs) and O’Leary Fine Wines
  • Cofounded and sold The Learning Company to Mattel for $4.2 Billion

Daymond John
Daymond John Shark Tank

  • Seasons 1 – Current
  • Founder of FUBU apparel company
  • CEO and founder of The Shark Group
  • Brandweek Marketer of the Year (1999)
  • NAACP Entrepreneurs of the Year Award (1999)
  • Crain’s Business Forty Under Forty Award (2002)
  • Ernst & Young’s New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2003)
  • Board of Overseers and volunteer at NFTE
  • Appointed by President Obama as an ambassador to promote underserved entrepreneurs (2015)

Mark Cuban
Mark Cuban Shark Tank

  • Seasons 2 – Current
  • Founded and sold MicroSolutions to CompuServe for $6 million
  • Cofounded and sold to Yahoo! for $5.7 billion
  • Owner of Landmark Theatres
  • Co-founder of AXS TV
  • Owner of Magnolia Pictures
  • Majority Owner of Dallas Mavericks
  • Founder of the Fallen Patriot Fund

Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran Shark Tank

  • Seasons 1 – Current
  • Cofounded and sold The Corcoran Group (real estate) for $66 million
  • Founder of The Corcoran Report
  • Public Speaker and Author
  • Contributor to The Today Show on NBC

Robert Herjavec
Robert Herjavec Shark Tank

  • Seasons 1 – Current
  • Cast member of the Canadian series Dragons’ Den
  • Founded and sold BRAK Systems to AT&T Canada for $30.2 million
  • CEO and founder of Herjavec Group (IT Security)
  • Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2012)
  • Sold RAMP Networks to Nokia for $225 million

Lori Greiner
Lori Greiner Shark Tank

  • Seasons 3 – Current
  • Known as “The Queen of QVC”
  • Has created more than 600 products
  • Holds over 120 U.S. and foreign patents
  • Host of “Clever and Unique Creations by Lori Greiner”
  • Founder of the For Your Ease Only (product development and marketing)

Kevin Harrington
Kevin Harrington Shark Tank

  • Seasons 1-2
  • One of the original Sharks
  • Founder of 20 companies topping $100 million each in revenue
  • Creator of the “Infomercial”
  • Named one of the 100 best entrepreneurs in the world by Entrepreneur Magazine


Blake Mycoskie
Blake Mycoskie Shark Tank

  • Season 12
  • Founder TOMS Shoes
  • Founder Social Entrepreneurship Fund
  • Founder Madefor
  • Secretary of State’s 2009 Award of Corporate Excellence
  • 2015 Next Generation Award from Harvard’s School of Public Health
  • 2016 Cannes Lion Heart Award

Kendra Scott
Kendra Scott Shark Tank

  • Season 12
  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 National Award
  • Breakthrough Award from the Accessories Council Excellence Awards
  • Outstanding Mother of the Year by the Mother’s Day Council
  • Listed by Forbes as one of America’s Richest Self-Made Women
  • Texas Business Hall of Fame
  • Board of directors Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova Shark Tank

  • Tennis superstar: Five-time Grand Slam winner
  • One of the “30 Legends of Women’s Tennis: Past, Present and Future,” Time Magazine
  • Founded Sugarpova, a multi-million dollar candy company
  • Established the Maria Sharapova Women’s Entrepreneur Program
  • Goodwill Ambassador to Chernobyl for the United Nations Development Programme
  • World Tennis Association Humanitarian of the Year
  • Co-authored her autobiography, Unstoppable: My Life So Far

Katrina Lake
Katrina Lake Shark Tank

  • Season 11
  • Founder and CEO, Stitch Fix
  • Youngest female founder to ever lead an IPO
  • On the Forbes list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women

Anne Wojcicki
Anne Wojcicki Shark Tank

  • Season 11
  • Co-founder and CEO of 23andMe, named “Invention of the Year” by Time in 2008
  • Named “The Most Daring CEO” in 2013
  • Hosted an extravagant fundraising event for Barack Obama with tickets starting at $32,400
  • Co-founder of the Breakthrough Prize given for excellence in physics, life sciences and math

Daniel Lubetzky
Daniel Lubetzky Shark Tank

  • Season 11
  • Founder and CEO of PeaceWorks
  • Founder and CEO of KIND Healthy Snack
  • Named Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship by President Barack Obama
  • Author of The New York Times bestseller, Do the KIND Thing: Think Boundlessly, Work Purposefully, Live Passionately
  • One of TIME Magazine’s “25 Responsibility Pioneers”
  • One of Advertising Age’s “50 Most Creative People”

Jamie Siminoff
Jamie Siminoff Shark Tank

  • Season 10, Episode 1
  • Only entrepreneur/contestant to return to the Tank as a Shark
  • Sold his invention, Ring, to Amazon for more than $1,000,000,000
  • First splurge after the sale: an $8,000 mountain bike
  • Donated $1,000,000 worth of home security devices to inner city residents and personally installed them with Shaquille O’Neal

Matt Higgins
Matt Higgins Shark Tank

  • Season 10, Episode 3
  • Rudy Guilani’s press secretary after 9/11
  • Executive VP of New York Jets, major force behind MetLife Stadium
  • Vice Chairman of Miami Dolphins for owner Stephen Ross
  • Together with Ross, founded RSE Ventures investment firm

Charles Barkley
Charles Barkley Shark Tank

  • Season 10, Episode 3
  • Played 16 years in the NBA
  • Member of Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Won two Gold Medals at Olympics as part of the Dream Team
  • Won an Emmy for Outstanding Television Analyst
  • Wrote a New York Times Best Seller

Alli Webb
Alli Webb Shark Tank

  • Season 10
  • Creative genius behind Drybar, the premier hair salon for blowouts
  • Recognized by Fortune as one of the top young businesswomen in the world
  • Best-selling author: The Drybar Guide to Good Hair for All
  • Dedicated to helping children and families in need, e.g., Baby2Baby and Los Angeles Children’s Hospital

Rohan Oza
Rohan Oza Shark Tank

  • Season 9, Episodes 2, 12, 15, 21, 22
  • Known as the “Brandfather”
  • Beat Tyra Banks in a dance-off
  • While at Glaceau, held the employee Christmas party at a bowling alley

Alex Rodriguez
Alex Rodriguez Shark Tank

  • Season 9, Episodes 4, 9, 20
  • Co-wrote two children’s books, Hit a Grand Slam and Out of the Ballpark
  • Won an Emmy as a baseball commentator for Fox Sports
  • Signed the largest sports contract ever (at that time)—$275,000,000 for 10 years
  • Headed up hurricane relief efforts for Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean

Sara Blakely
Sara Blakely Shark Tank

  • Season 9
  • Part owner of Atlanta Hawks
  • Listed as one of the “100 Most Influential People” by Time Magazine
  • Committed to the Giving Pledge

Richard Branson
Richard Branson Shark Tank

  • Season 9, Episodes 1 and 10
  • First “office” was in a church crypt
  • Set world records in boating, ballooning, amphibious vehicle, and kite surfing
  • First person to fly a balloon over Mount Everest—he had taken a wrong turn
  • Knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 1999

Bethenny Frankel
Bethenny Frankel Shark Tank

  • Season 9
  • Founder & CEO of Skinnygirl Cocktail
  • Author of Four Self-Help Books
  • Named by Forbes Magazine as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities

Chris Sacca
Chris Sacca Shark Tank

  • Seasons 7 and 8
  • Founded Lowercase Capitol in 2007
  • Served as Head of Special Initiatives for Google and received their highest honor, The Founders Award
  • Worked on Obama’s campaign as Telecommunications, Media & Technology Adviser
  • MIT Enterprise Forum Global Trustee
  • Avid skier and an Ironman Triathlete

Troy Carter
Troy Carter Shark Tank

  • Season 7
  • Manager for Lady Gaga and John Legend
  • Received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
  • Founded AF Square, an angel fund and technology consultancy firm
  • Global Head of Creator Services at Spotify

Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher Shark Tank

  • Season 7
  • Won first place in ‘Fresh Faces of Iowa’ modeling competition and modeled for Calvin Klein & Ambercrombie & Fitch
  • Executive Producer of several reality television shows including ‘Beauty and the Geek’ and ‘Opportunity Knocks.’
  • Established DNA Foundation (THORN) to build software to combat human trafficking. Addressed the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on this subject in February of 2017
  • First Twitter user to gain more than 1 million followers

Nick Woodman
Nick Woodman Shark Tank

  • Season 6, Episodes 10, 29
  • Became a billionaire when a Taiwanese manufacturer acquired 8.88% equity in GoPro
  • Won an Emmy in the Technology and Engineering category
  • GoPro held one of the most successful tech IPOs of 2014
  • That same year, was the highest compensated CEO in the US

John Paul DeJoria
John Paul DeJoria Shark Tank

  • Season 5, Episode 7
  • His life is portrayed in the documentary, Good Fortune
  • He joined Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in signing “The Giving Pledge” to give half of his earnings to better the world
  • He considers philanthropy his “way of paying rent on this planet.”

Steve Tisch
Steve Tisch Shark Tank

  • Season 5, Episode 16
  • Co-owner of the New York Giants
  • Has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Has a private art museum in a “shed” behind his home—a 4500-square-foot shed

Jeff Foxworthy
Jeff Foxworthy Shark Tank

  • Season 2, Episodes 4, 7
  • Top selling comedy recording artist ever
  • Eleven books on the best-seller list
  • Awarded a People’s Choice Award, “Favorite Male Newcomer,” for his sit-com
  • His Blue Collar Comedy Tour, the Movie was Comedy Central’s highest-rated movie


Phil Crowley
Phil Crowley Shark Tank

  • Narrator Seasons 1 – current
  • Participated in Tournament of Roses for 26 years, often serving as MC
  • Worked on Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • Narrated The Nostradamus Effect and Snake Salvation