Skip to main content

George Foreman

Created by

Full Name: George Edward Foreman

Born: January 10, 1949, Marshall, Texas, United States

Position: President

Works for: George Foreman Productions, Inc.

Primary Industry: Product Endorsements, Licensing, Entertainment

Nationality: American

Residence: Huffman, Texas

George Foreman is the President of George Foreman Productions, Inc. He is a former professional boxer with a 93% win rate.

Mr. Foreman has one of the strongest brands in product endorsements. He is famous for the George Foreman Grill which has earned him over $200 million.

Mr. Foreman in partnership with Salton, Inc, introduced The George Foreman Grill in 1994 and has sold over 100 millions units since the product was introduced. Mr. Foreman sold Salton the right to use his name for $138 million in 1999. The George Foreman Signature Collection, his clothing line, has sold well since its launch in March 2004. Mr. Foreman launched a line of cleaning solutions called George Foreman's Knock-Out in 2015 which has also turned into a very successful business.

Mr. Foreman fought Muhammad Ali in the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" in 1974. He won the gold medal in heavyweight boxing at the 1968 Olympic Games. He became heavyweight champion of the world in 1973 by defeating Joe Frazier, and regaining the title in 1994 from Michael Moore at the age of 45.

Please Support Our Partners

Recently Added Black Executives

  • Septimus Blake

    Created by

    🇯🇲 Septimus Blake is Chief Executive Officer at National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited. Mr. Blake joined NCB in March 2002, and has over two decades…

  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

    Created by

    Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is Director-General at World Trade Organization, since March 2021. Dr. Okonjo-Iweala is a international finance expert, an…

  • Carla Vernón

    Created by

    Carla Vernón Bowles is the CEO at The Honest Company (NASDAQ: HNST), effective January 9, 2023. With over two decades of experience in consumer goods…

Latest News & Articles

FTC: Black Entrepreneur & Executive Profiles is reader supported, we may earn income on affiliate links. You support us by using our links to buy products, it will cost you nothing extra.

We also a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

Learn more...