Shola Richards is an American motivational speaker, Ted-talk speaker, E-speaker, and peace enthusiast. He is also the founder and CEO of Go together Global.  The speaker is also one of the best-selling authors and a civility expert. He is the author of the famous ‘Making work work’ and positivity solution. Richards became viral overnight on the internet after posting, “he is afraid to walk alone in the neighbourhood.”

Birthdate, Family, Education, & Career

Shola was born in November 1977 in Los Angeles, California, the United States. The motivational speaker has not revealed anything about his early life, childhood, parents, and siblings.

Shola got his degree in Bachelor of Science as major Psychology from Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska, US.

Richards has continued working in this field for more than 13 years. He has started his career as a Lead Training Specialist at UCLA health, working for nearly four years.

Then, Richards became a training manager for one year at UCLA health. Fortunately, he was promoted for his good work at the position of Director of Training in 2013, where he reigns for five more years. In that period, he was awarded the best director of training. He spent more than 11 years at UCLA health.

Recently, he formed the organization Go Together Global, where he is the founder and CEO. Meanwhile, he is also a speaker for Ted Talks, Big Speak(E-speaker platform).

Who Is Shola Richards’s Wife?

Shola Richard is married yet keeping a secret about his marriage. He has kept his spouse away from social media and any other media. 

Shola’s daughters watching television
Source: Instagram@sholarichards

There might be many reasons for this, but he keeps sharing his two daughter’s pictures on social media. Especially on Instagram, his elder daughter, born in 2009 and younger, was born in 2014.

Global Leadership Summit 2020

Shola Richards was present in GLS, 2020, which Global Leadership Summit organizes. Richards taught them about leadership skills and six basics rules of leadership.

Source: Global Leader Network

He named them as sic-in-six rules of leader rule: character, confidence, influence, leading others, leading yourself, and resilience. The average price of a GLS ticket was $229 per person.

How Much Does Shola Richards Charge As a Speaker In One Seminar? 

The Ted Talk and Big Speak’s speaker charges $10,000- $25,000 in one seminar; it depends on how much time he has to speak on the stage. He has already been a speaker for TEDx and keynote speaker for Big speak. The speaker is always in demand as a motivational speaker.

How Much Is His Net Worth In 2021?

Shola Richards’s net worth is around $20 million as of now. The multimillionaire’s main income is through his continued effort in his professional life as a speaker and founder of Go Together Global.

Shola Richards, with his “Making Work Work”
Source:Instagram: @sholarichards

He is also one of the best-selling authors and he earned a handsome sum of money from it.

Honors And Rewards

  • Making Work Work- #1 release in Huma Resource & personnel
  • Chancellor’s Excellence in service award
  • Received award for Director of Training at UCLA Health.

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Shola Richards
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Go Together Global