Bernt Bodal is a Norwegian-American businessman. He is known to many as the ex-husband of Elizabeth Vargas. As of 2022, Bernt Bodal net worth is estimated to be around $200 million.
Short Bio and Wife of Bernt Bodal
Bodal was born on June 14, 1953, in Oslo, Norway. Unfortunately, we don’t have much information on his parents’ detail. What we know is that his father worked as a tram conductor. His father had a divorce with his mother and went on to marry his second wife Solbjorg Bodahl. Bodal also has two brothers in his family named Anders and Havard.
Bernt is married twice. He first married Elisabeth Bodal in 1978. He was 25 and Elisabeth was 23 when they got married. However, that marriage ended in divorce and he met Elizabeth Lynn Vargas.
Bodal and Elizabeth were married for 17 years. His wife Elizabeth Lynn Vargas is one of the cast members to join the Real Housewives of Orange County. He has three kids from his first marriage and their names are Thomas Bodal, Alexander Olav Bodal, and Thomas Bodal. Bernt has no children from his second marriage with Elizabeth Lynn Vargas. Brad Parscale Net Worth: Height, Age, Bio, Career, Wife & More
Bernt Bodal Net Worth and How He make Money?
Bodal had an interest in music from an early age and still has. He released three albums with his band and has performed with several musicians including Sammy Hager, Roger Daltry, and Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder. However, after moving to the United States, his dream of becoming a Rockstar vanished, and switched focus elsewhere.
After his parents moved to the United States to work in the fishing industry, Bodal decided to follow the same steps and began working for a fish processing company in Massachusetts. Bernt spent almost 13 years in finishing and in 1990, he joined American Seafood as a minority partner.
In 1999, Bernt and other investors acquired the company American Seafoods. He became CEO and hold that position until 2017. Today, the company has annual revenues of around $500 million and Bernt has the most share in the company. Although he retired from his position, he still is a board member of American Seafoods. When he first started working, the company had only 2 ships. The number grew to 16 by the time he became the CEO of the company.
What is Bernt Bodal Net Worth Actually?
As of 2022, Bernt Bodal’s personal wealth is estimated to be over $200 million. A vast chunk of that money comes from his share in the company ‘American Seafood’. Reportedly, he owns 67 percent of the company’s total share. Bill Hwang Net Worth: How Rich is Bill Hwang Actually in 2022?
Talking about his personal fortune, Bernt and Elizabeth bought a property in La Quinta, California for around $3.5 million back in 2008. In 2017, because of their separation, they listed the home for sale for $11.9 million. After three years of listing, they finally sold the home for $8.5 million.
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