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Adam Khoo Yean Ann is a Singaporean entrepreneur, author and educator. He is the co-founder and Chief Master Trainer of Adam Khoo Learning Technologies Group, one of Asia’s largest private educational institutions. His business interests include financial education, corporate training, learning centres and youth education.
Khoo became a self-made millionaire at age 26. In 2008, he was ranked among the top 25 richest Singaporeans under age 40 by The Executive magazine. In 2017, he founded Piranha Profits, an online school that teaches investing and trading courses.
|Net Worth||$75 million|
|Profession||Entrepreneur, Author, Educator|
Adam Khoo Yean Ann was born on April 8, 1974 (age 47 years) in Singapore. His parents are Vince Khoo and Betty L. Khoo-Kingsley. Adam Khoo was expelled from St Stephen’s Primary School for misbehaviour and poor academic results at age 8. His parents searched for a primary school willing to accept him and found Ngee Ann Primary School.
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Due to his poor results at the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), he did not qualify to enter any of the six secondary schools his parents had chosen. He eventually enrolled in a government school, Ping Yi Secondary School, where he passed five out of eight academic subjects and finished 156th out of 160 Secondary 1 Express Stream students.
When Adam Khoo was 13, his parents enrolled him in a learning camp for teenagers, where he was exposed to whole-brain learning and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Within three months, Khoo achieved improvement in his grades. He went on to top his school in the GCE ‘O’ Level examinations with the lowest aggregate score. He enrolled in Victoria Junior College, became president of the Economics Society and scored three A’s in the GCE ‘A’ Level examinations.
Adam Khoo entered the business administration faculty at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and continued his academic achievements by making it to the dean’s list every year. Ranking among the top 1 per cent of academic achievers, he became a pioneer in the university’s Talent Development Program (TDP). He graduated with an honours degree in business administration from NUS.
While still in secondary school, Adam Khoo started a mobile disco business with his friends, providing music and entertainment services at parties. This was his first venture into entrepreneurship. After completing National Service in the Republic of Singapore Air Force at age 21, Khoo went into partnership with three friends from the National University of Singapore and registered an event management company, Creatsoul Entertainment. The company organized hops, jams and other entertainment activities for individuals, companies and organizations. This was later re-registered as Event Gurus Pte Ltd, an event management company.
At 23, Khoo obtained his licence in NLP in Seattle, Washington. At 25, Khoo was coaching insurance agents and marketing managers on how to boost sales. At 26, Khoo earned his first million from giving motivational training at schools and companies, his entertainment company and investments in equities, unit trusts and property.
In 2002, he co-founded Adam Khoo Learning Technologies Group. There, he created his first personal development training program, Pattern of Excellence, that taught NLP techniques to work professionals. In 2004, he co-authored a book on NLP, Master Your Mind Design Your Destiny, which became a national best-seller in Singapore.
While still in university, Khoo authored the book “I Am Gifted, So Are You!” with a foreword by Tony Buzan. The book, which covers studying strategies and motivational lessons for students, became a national best-seller in Singapore and was translated into 12 languages. In 2003, Khoo created the I Am Gifted! learning camp for children and teenagers. He also founded the Adam Khoo Learning Centre, a tuition provider for primary and secondary education.
Inspired by Warren Buffett, Khoo started his foray into stock investments at age 17. Khoo is the creator of Value Momentum Investing, an investment strategy that combines fundamental analysis and technical analysis.
In 2005, Khoo started the Wealth Academy masterclass to teach his stock investment and trading strategies to aspiring investors. In 2009, during the US bear market, Khoo co-authored the book Profit from the Panic and called the bottom of the stock market crash. The book became a national best-seller in Singapore. Khoo was interviewed on CNA for his accurate stock market analysis.
In 2017, Khoo founded the Piranha Profits online school for investors and traders worldwide. In 2018, Khoo received the YouTube Silver Creator Award for exceeding 100,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. Khoo is known for his stock market analysis videos and trading tutorials.
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As of September 2021, the Adam Khoo channel has reached over 34 million views and 760,000 subscribers. On 19 March 2020, during the 2020 stock market crash, he posted a video on Facebook expressing the view that the US stock market would recover strongly post the crisis.
Awards and honours
Adam Khoo was conferred with the NUS Business School Eminent Business Alumni Award 2008 and NUS Outstanding Young Alumni Award 2011 for his entrepreneurial achievements. In 2019, his company was ranked top 29th at the Enterprise 50 Awards organized by The Business Times and KPMG. He is a member of the Singapore Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization.
Adam Khoo is married to his longtime girlfriend Sally Ong, they had their wedding in 2000. Adam Khoo and his wife Sally Ong have two children, a boy and a girl, Kelly Khoo and Samantha Khoo.
Adam Khoo net worth
How much is Adam Khoo worth? Adam Khoo net worth is estimated at around $75 million. His main source of income is from his forex and financial education. Adam Khoo’s successful life has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest and influential people in Singapore according to Forbes.