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Robbins, Tony (Anthony J. Mahavorick)

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Born: 1960 AD
Currently alive, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Coach, Writers

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1960 - Anthony J. Mahavorick, also known as Tony Robbins, pen name Anthony Robbins, born on the 29th of February in Glendora, California, USA) is an American life coach, writer, and professional speaker.

1989 - Inspired by the motivational speaker Jim Rohn, Robbins began selling his own seminars. Tony then went on to study neurolinguistic programming and to establish his career. He began using infomercials to promote his products, which proved to be very successful.

1994 - A routine medical check revealed a tumor in his pituitary gland.

1995 - Robbins and his company, RRI (Robbins Research International), agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they misrepresented the potential earnings of their motivational seminar customers, agreeing to refund $221,260 in redress on May.

2001 - On a CNN interview, Tony disclosed the difficulty in ending his 15-year marriage to Becky Robbins who is 10 years his senior, stating that "it was the toughest decision of his life" and yet that he knew if he stayed with her, he'd be ruining her and his life.  Robbins reiterates similar comments about his previous relationship in his recent Ultimate Relationship Program (recorded with Family Therapist Cloe Mandanes and also Sage Robbins).



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