Anthony Robbins was born as Anthony J Mahavoric in the year 1960 and he is American a personal instructor, a motivational speaker and a self help author. He became famous when he started the informercials with the self-help books. He has written the books Awaken the Giant Within, Unleash the Power Within and Unlimited power. In the year 2007, he made it in the celebrity 100 list of Forbes Magazine. Forbes said that Robbins was able to earn over 30 millions in the same year.

Anthony Robbins was born as Anthony J Mahavoric in the state of California in North Hollywood in 1960. Robbins is the first child in the family of three children and the parents divorced when he was 7 years old. His mother had many husbands from that time and it includes Jim Robbins who is a former semi professional player for baseball and he adopted Anthony legally at the age of 12 years old.

Anthony Robbins’s father was not able to provide for his own family and this is why he left them. The mother started to use alcohol and the prescription drugs at a certain time. When he was growing up, he became the primary care giver and was helping to provide for the family. He was raised in Azusa and in Glendora of California and he attended Glendora High School. He was elected to be the student body president when he was in the senior year and he grew over 10 inches while in high school and this is the growth spurt that was attributed to the pituitary tumor. He said that the life in his home was abusive and chaotic and one day his mother chased him using a knife and from that time, he never wanted to go back to his home and he started to work like a janitor and did not go to the college.

Anthony Robbins started the career when he was promoting the seminars of Jim Rohn. Afterwards, he started his own career as a neurolinguistic programming or NLP and for Ericksonian Hypnosis when he trained with the co founder of NLP called John Grinder. He learnt about the firewalk and he started to incorporate it into the seminars.

Anthony Robbins had founded the Anthony Robbins foundation which is a charity dedicated on empowering the organization and individuals. The foundation has the programs in over 2,000 schools, in over 100,000 health and human service organization and in 700 prisons. The foundation has the international basket brigade program where the volunteers do assemble and do deliver the baskets of the food and the household items to the families that need them. Anthony Robbins had a son with his then girlfriend. The son is called Jairek Robbins and he is a personal empowerment trainer. His books teach how to make money and he has been able to get 480 millions as net worth. His quotes can be accessed on youtube.

Last Modified: Mar 13, 2020

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