Michael J. Lindell Biography
Michael J. Lindell is an American businessman. He is the founder and CEO of My Pillow, Inc., and is sometimes referred to as “the My Pillow guy”
Michael J. Lindell Age
Lindell was born on June 28, 1961, in Mankato, Minnesota. He was raised in Chaska and Carver, Minnesota. He is 60 years old as of 2021. James celebrates his birthday on the 28 of June every year and his zodiac sign is Cancer.
Michael J. Lindell Height
Mike Lindell stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall and he has a weight of 84 kgs (184.8 lbs).
Michael J. Lindell Education
Lindell is an evangelical Christian and received an honorary Doctor of Business from Liberty University in 2019.
Michael J. Lindell Family |Parents |Siblings
Information about his parents is not available. However, he has two siblings named Robin Priscilla Lindell and Cynthia Kay Lindell.
Michael J. Lindell Wife | Married | Children
Lindell was a married man. He is married to his wife Dallas Yocum since the year 2013–2013. Mike has four children, Heather Lueth Daughter, Lizzy Meyers (Daughter), Darren Lindell (Son), and Charlie Lindell (Son).
Michael J. Lindell Career
In the 1980s, in Carver City, Minnesota, Lindell opened and operated a variety of small businesses, including carpet washing, lunch wagons, and a few bars and restaurants. Lindell was addicted to cocaine, crack cocaine, and alcohol throughout the 1980s and 1990s, contributing to the foreclosure of his home, and to his wife filing for divorce. Lindell stated that he achieved sobriety through prayer in 2009, and, since then, has been clean.
Michael J. Lindell My Pillow
In 2004, Lindell invented the MyPillow pillow and expanded the business into a major production company in Minnesota. In 2019, the corporation laid off 150 jobs. Lindell appointed his son Darren as the chief operating officer of the company, citing potential future political ambitions.
In 2016, in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland, California, Lindell’s My Pillow business was sued for running advertisements with misleading statements that the pillow helps with snoring, fibromyalgia, migraines and other medical conditions. The charges against the deceptive infomercials were brought by prosecutors in nine counties in California. MyPillow, though admitting no wrongdoing, settled for around $1 million.
The Better Business Bureau revoked MyPillow’s accreditation in 2017, lowering its ranking to a F based on a history of customer complaints. The BBB cited a Buy One, Get One deal that became a constant offer, not a selling price or free offer, and therefore the usual price of the commodity. Lindell said in a tweet, “Naturally, I am terribly disappointed by the BBB’s decision.”
Michael J. Lindell Salary
Mike Lindell’s details about his salary have not yet been revealed, but he has an estimated net worth of $300 million dollars.
Michael J. Lindell Net Worth
Lindell has an estimated net worth of $300 million. This is from his successful career as an American inventor, businessman, and entrepreneur who is the founder and CEO of My Pillow, Inc.
Michael J. Lindell Foundations
The Lindell Foundation was founded by Mike Lindell, a faith-based foundation that initially began to support addicts as well as MyPillow employees. In August of 2017, the Lindell Foundation had a soft launch nationally, with a special initiative to support victims of Hurricane Harvey.
The focus of the foundation was then extended to assist individuals with any personal problem, including addictions, job, and spousal issues, cancer patients, and veterans.
Mike Lindell created the Lindell Recovery Network to “bring hope, recovery, and mentorship” to those dealing with opioid addictions. The site shares tales of recovering addicts with others who want their own addictions to be resolved.
Details on vetted Christian rehabilitation organizations and access to mentors for recovery assistance is also offered by the network. In an Opioid Epidemic meeting convened by President Trump at the White House on October 24, the year 2018, the Lindell Treatment Network was highlighted. Lindell Mike Lindell attended this meeting with 21 other private-sector and nonprofit partners.
On January 16, 2020, Mike Lindell announced the release of his new memoir, What Are the Odds? From Crack Addict to CEO, an account of his entrepreneurial journey from battling addictions, hardships, as well as failures to becoming CEO of MyPillow. Proceeds from the book will help launch the Mike Lindell Recovery Network.