Vince Offer Biography
Vince Offer is an Israeli- born American writer, infomercial pitchman, director and comedian born on 25th April 1964 in Beersheba, Israel and raised in Brooklyn, New York City. He is also known as Vince Offer, Vince Shlomi, “The ShamWow Guy”, or “The Slap Chop Guy”. He owns and appears on commercials of his products “ShamWow!”, an absorbent towel; the “Slap Chop”, a kitchen utensil; “Schticky” a lint roller ;”InVinceable”, a liquid cleaner; and “Crank Chop”, a kitchen utensil.
Vince Offer Age
Vince was born on 25th April 1964 in Beersheba, Israel (54 years as of 2018)
Vince Offer Wife
On 18th April 2014 Vance married Melody Claire Mandate. The couple met in February 2012 through a mutual friend at the Chateau Marmont.
“We started off as friends and decided to be boyfriend and girlfriend in May of 2012. She was born in Arizona and raised in the Philippines. She came back to the US when she was 17 then worked at Disneyland Anaheim when she was 18. After a year she started nursing classes and then worked as a nurse assistant in a private retirement home for nuns,” Offer told toofab.
In 2016 he tweeted that his wife had launched a fashion line.
Hey guys my wife (shamwow girl) just launched her own fashion line. Check out her page and get the dresses you…
— Vince Offer (@RealVinceOffer) February 8, 2016
Vince Offer Career
Vince Offer began his career as a vegetable chopper salesman and businessman before turning into directing and acting. In 1999 he acted and directed ‘The Underground Comedy Movie’ which was met with a lot of negative reviews. The film led to several lawsuits and by 2002 Offer was bankrupt and went back to selling vegetable choppers at swap meets to support himself and raise money to complete his film project.
Offer resumed production after a few months into selling vegetable swabs finishing his movie and releasing it. He marketed it on late-night infomercials. The film sold more than in excess of 100,000 copies and Offer has used the proceeds from sales to file a lawsuit against the Church of Scientology.
Vince Offer ShamWow Towel
In 2006 he offered to market a an absorbent towel that he called the “ShamWow!”, the word was derived from the French pronunciation of the chamois, often shortened to “shammy” in English. He first saw the cleaning product in flea markets and later visited the manufacturing factory in Germany and he decided to incorporate that fact into the TV pitch.
In the summer of 2007 he filmed the advertisement for the towel with a budget of $20,000, the advert received critical praise. Consumer Reports reported that the infomercial for “ShamWow!” initially featured Offer claiming that the product held “20 times its weight in liquid”. The advert later featured Offer claiming the “ShamWow!” held “12 times its weight in liquid”, then again to “10 times”.
Vince Offer Slap Chop
In December 2008 he appeared in a kitchen-gadget infomercial, advertising the Slap Chop and the Graty. The Slap Chop is a hand-held chopping device with internal blades; to operate it, the user places it over a food item and slaps down the button on the top. The Graty is a cheese grater operated by placing the cheese inside and then turning the outside housing of the utensil which causes the cheese to be grated.
Vince Offer Schticky
In 2012 Offer began selling “Schticky”, a reusable lint roller that comes in three sizes: little Schticky, Schticky, and big Schticky. The commercial was co-written by the comedian Dante.
Vince Offer InVINCEable
In 2013 Offer began pitching a kitchen cleaner called “InVINCEable”.The product was his first self developed product. He also expressed interest in working as a TV producer for other salespeople.
Vince Offer Net worth
Vince has an estimated net worth of $2 million, he has earned his net worth by appearing in several television commercials for the products ShamWow! a super- absorbent towel, and the Slap Chop, a kitchen gadget.
Vince Offer Jail | Shamwow Guy Arrested
On 7th February 2009 Vince got into a fight with an alleged prostitute in his room which Offer said occurred after a 12-hour drinking binge. According to police reports the prostitute bite him and wouldn’t let go while Vince struck her with his fist. They were both arrested for aggravated battery, but prosecutors didn’t press charges.