The quotes, 'To be successful, you only need one person to believe!' is what drives Eric Thomas to live and lead a happy life.
American motivational speaker Eric Thomas is acknowledged for his training and coaching institution Eric Thomas & Associates, LLC. (ETA). The Institution delivers educational consulting, athletic development, executive coaching, and life coaching services to educators, organizations, and corporations around the world. Eric is also popularly known as Hip Hop Preacher as he uploads inspirational videos and speeches to his YouTube channel, etthehiphoppreacher.
How Much Is Eric Thomas' Net Worth?
The Illinois native, Eric has summoned an enormous amount of net worth from his motivational training and mentoring institute, Eric Thomas & Associates, LLC. (ETA) Since 2010. The professional orator is increasing his wealth from the career-oriented institution named The School Days Foundation, Inc. that he founded back in August 2017.
Eric is also collecting some paychecks by uploading motivational and philosophical videos on his YouTube channel etthehiphoppreacher that he started on 10 December 2010. According to Socialblade, the orator makes a monthly paycheck between $198 - $3.2K from his channel. Likewise, his yearly remuneration ranges from $2.4K - $38.1K.
Well, Eric inspires people from his inspirational quotes, and one of his famous sayings is, 'Don’t make a habit out of choosing what feels good over what’s actually good for you.'
He recently posted a video titled 'BREAK OR BREAKTHROUGH | HOW YOUR "BREAK" IS HOLDING BACK YOUR SUCCESS!' on his YouTube channel on 29 July 2018. In the motivational video, he requested his viewers to work on their life flaws and disappointments and grind it together to move further. He also said that it isn't an easy task to avoid the shortcomings of life and wants people to get a breakthrough in different hurdles of living.
Almost Three Decade-Long Relationship With Wife; Celebrates Daughter's Birthday
The 53-year-old speaker and his wife, Dede Moseley has been married for nearly three decades. The couple exchanged wedding vows more than 27 years ago, but they haven't yet revealed the exact date of their wedding.
The pair has two children; a daughter named Jayda Thomas, and a son named Jalin Thomas. Eric’s son recently shared a family picture along with his parents and sister where they were seen celebrating the birthday of his sister.
Eric Thomas with wife, Dede Mosey and two children, Jalin and Jayda Thomas, on 7 March 2018 (Photo: Jalin's Instagram)
In the picture, Jalin wished his sister her birthday by calling her his ace boom. The family of four was seen enjoying Jalin's birthday and quality family time on a ship.
Eric also snapped the picture of his daughter on the same day with a photo caption, 'Can’t believe my little princess is 20. Grateful.'
Likewise, he also posted another birthday greeting post for his son, Jalin on his Instagram account on 20 July 2018. He shared two different pictures of Jalin; one was his childhood image while another one was a grown-up photo. Eric described that his son light a fire within that could not be quenched.
Family: Talks About Early Financial Struggle To School Students
Eric was born to a teenage single mom. When Eric was young, the financial foundation of his family was fragile. The Preacher talked about his family struggle when he attended Burton Bentley High on 11 March 2013.
He spoke about the challenges he conquered to build a stable economic needs for him and his family. Thomas confessed that he was homeless for two years. However, he did not settle for mediocrity after arbitrating with a pastor late in his teenage years.
Eric Thomas was born on 11 September 1964 in Illinois, as per wiki. The motivational speaker has obtained the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Educational Administration attending Michigan State University in 2008. He stands at the height of 1.8 m (5’ 11”) and belongs to the white ethnic group.