Daniel Steven Pena Sr., who is professionally known as Dan Pena, is a famous American businessman. He was the chairman and founder of an investment consortium, The Guthrie Group, incorporated in 2002.
Besides The Guthrie Group, the 74-year-old businessman has also founded a company named iZone-iHUB. The company ran a hackathon to allow start-ups the ability to develop the ideas and products for potential investment.
How Much Is Dan Pena Worth?
Mr. Pena is actually known for his successful career and has earned the nickname of “$50 Billion Man.” His net worth, as of 2019, is $450 million.
The millionaire Dan is the founder of the Quantum Leap Advantage (QLA) Methodology, whose combined is worth $6 trillion. His business adventures are the primary sources of income, whereas he also earns a hefty amount of money from his books.
Currently Resides In Guthrie Castle
Dan lives in Guthrie Castle, located in Angus, Scotland. He resides in an ancient castle that was built back in the 15th century. Later, in the 19th century, the house was updated with the reflection of modern needs.
Dan purchased the house back in 1984 from the Guthrie family after the villa had stayed in their family for over 400 years. He did not make a significant change in the mansion and restored it to its original condition.
Dan added a golf course and opened it for the public to host weddings and corporate functions for around fifteen years until 2003.
Professional Career; What Was His Big Move?
After graduating from San Fernando Valley State College, Dan took a responsibility to turn an $820 investment to a company worth $450 million, Great Western Resources Inc. The company was formed in 1980 with the aim of providing natural resources like petroleum to the market.
Dan worked in the position of CEO of the organization until he and the Board of Directors were fallen around a decade later. The global operation involved drilling, onshore, and offshore that had a total of 22 coal mines.
Later, he founded an investment consortium, The Guthrie Group, in Jersey in 2002. He still serves as the chairman of the company.
Besides this, Dan is also the founder of the company named iZone-iHUB, which ran a hackathon for developing the ideas for potential investment.
Dan conducts week-long seminars at his castle, Guthrie Castle using his QLA Methodology, where motivated participants got a chance to learn the foundational steps of being successful. The seminars include workshops that discuss how to raise capital, seven necessary steps to achieve “super success,” and how to overcome obstacles pursuing an idea.
Is Not From Wealthy Family
Dan Pena, whose full name is Daniel Steve Pena Sr., was born on 10th August 1945 and is currently 74-year- old. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida, the United States of America. He is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
He is not from a wealthy family. Talking about his parents, his father served as a Lieutenant Commander in World War II and Korea before being a CIA operative. During his childhood days, crime and violence were practiced in East Los Angeles in the late 1950s.
Dan had several stints in jail for alcoholism before changing himself during his high school days. His father even requested the local officers to beat him if he misbehaved in public.
Dan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1971 from San Fernando Valley State College, which is currently known as California State University.