- Full Name: William Edward Rancic
- Born: 05/16/1971
- Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U. S.
- Occupation: TV Personality, Entrepreneur, Author, Producer
- Marital Status: Married
Bill Rancic Net Worth History:
Bill Rancic graduated Carl Sandburg High School and then attended Loyola University in Chicago, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice and he graduated magna cum laude . He initially began his study of law to become a lawyer, but instead, he decided to open an online cigar business, which grew into a multi-million dollar national operation and made him a millionaire. Due to his entrepreneurial success, Bill Rancic was invited to be a contestant on Donald Trump’s reality show – The Apprentice. Mr. Rancic won the show and was employed by Mr. Trump until 2007 in taking charge of the construction of the Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago, as well as many other projects. Due to his skills in real estate, Bill Rancic has bought and sold high value properties, as well as owning property in his ancestral country of Croatia. Bill and Giuliana also have two popular restaurants “RPM Italian” and “RPM Steak in Chicago and they are opening one in Washington, DC. Bill Rancic is currently a favorite lecturer and motivational speaker to businesses and organizations in the United States and around the world. His popular stories are about how to succeed as an entrepreneur, including his ups and downs on his road to success.
About Bill Rancic:
William Rancic was born in Orland Park, Illinois and grew up in Chicago. He was born to Gail and Edward Rancic, who were of Irish and Croatian decent. His parents were both successful educators. His father was a school superintendent and college professor, who passed away from cancer in 1999. Bill’s mother was also in the school system having worked as a school principal and she continues to work as an adjunct professor. He has three sisters and the family reports that Bill was always a good son and brother, who believed in working hard and achieving goals that he set for himself. While working for Donald Trump in 2006, Bill met his wife, Giuliana DePandi (born in Naples, Italy) on The Apprentice. They got married in 2007. Bill and Giuliana both looked forward to having children, but they soon learned that they had serious fertility problems. Even after failed fertility attempts and the discovery of breast cancer in Giuliana, the couple remained strong and in 2012, they welcomed a beautiful son through vitro fertilization.
Bill Rancic has co-hosted an NBC talk show called iVillage’s s In the Loop with iVillage, he hosted an A&E reality show called We Mean Business. He and his wife currently own a production company that produces different reality television shows, including their own personal reality show – Giuliana and Bill. Bill has also authored two books on business and entrepreneurialship: “Beyond the Lemon Stand: Starting Small to Make It BIG!” and “You Hired: How to Succeed in Business and Life.” He co-authored a book with his wife, entitled “I Do, Now What?: Secrets, Stories, and Advice from a Madly-in-Love Couple.” In 2014, Bill Rancic began hosting the Food Network competitive cooking series Kitchen Casino, where chefs compete to win cash prizes. Mr. Rancic has also made guest spots on nearly all the daytime TV shows, like Rachael Ray, The Today Show, Good Morning America, nighttime talk shows, and more. Bill Rancic is a great philanthropist, who has a Haiti foundation for children, he serves as a tutor of the Mercy Home for Boys and he created the Dr. Edward T. Rancic scholarship fund. He and his sisters also have funds that they contribute to to help students who need help financially. He also supports the National Institution for Health and the Youth Aids society.