How Rich is Apple’s Ex VP Actually?
Tony Blevins is an American tech executive who served as a Vice President of procurement in a multinational technology company, Apple. He was fired from a high-ranking Vice president job after a viral TikTok video showed him joking about fondling big-breasted women for a living. Tony Blevins net worth is not available and is under review at the moment.
|Full Name||Tony J. Blevins|
|Birthday||January 29, 1975|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
Tony Blevins was born on January 29, 1975, in Rockford, Illinois. Not much detail is unveiled regarding his upbringing and parents. Tony studied at NC State University and received a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering in 1989.
Tony Blevins Net Worth & Career
Blevins served at tech giant company, Apple for 22 years. He was one of the 30 vice presidents who reported directly to CEO, Tim Cook, and COO, Jeff Williams. Tony has reported to Jeff Williams for most of his career. He was mostly known for his brash attitude toward cracking and negotiating deals for the company. Blevins was also known as the Blevinator at the company.
Tony was recently working out on a satellite deal with Globalstar. Prior to that, he was instrumental in negotiating deals for modems with Qualcomm and Intel. He has also worked hard on building and maintaining the company’s own supply chains.
Blevins was fired as a tech company executive after he said that he fondle big-breasted women in a viral video. The now-viral video was released on September 5, where he was seen pulling up in a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren to a car show in Pebble Beach. The video was taken by the TikTok content creator, Danial Mac, who was asking people in expensive cars about their livelihood. When Blevins showed up and asked what he does for a living, he responded; he has rich cars, plays golf, and fondles big-breasted women.
The viral clip was taken at a California car show on August 18. As soon as the video was shared in early September, it racked up over 40,000 likes on Instagram and 142,000 likes on TikTok. After the video went viral, his leadership was questioned and caught wind of the remarks. It was followed up with an internal investigation and eventually, he was pulled from command of the team of 100s of employees.
Firing by Apple
Apple confirmed on Thursday, September 29, that he will be departing the Silicon Valley office after dozens of complaints and reports were filed against him from several hundred staff over the viral video. Initially, the members of Apple’s procurement and operation teams reported the video to the company’s Human Resources team as the video was a popular discussion among business partners and employees.
Blevins has confirmed that he has been fired over the incident. Along with that, he has also offered an apology for his actions. While speaking to Bloomberg, Tony told that he would like to take this opportunity to sincerely apologize to anyone who was offended by his mistaken attempt at humor. Blevins seems to be referencing the 1981 movie, Arthur as the title character in the movie described his career saying the same thing as he said, I race cars, play tennis and fondle women.
Tony Blevins’ present relationship status is unknown. He has not shared any details regarding his wife and kids. He must have gotten married to someone, but, the identity of his life partner has not got revealed in public yet. Blevins is neither active nor available on social media platforms.
Tony Blevins Net Worth
Tony Blevins’ net worth is still yet to discover at the moment. However, his net worth is estimated to be between $3 to $7 million as of 2022. Blevins was getting an estimated salary between $273,000 and $377,000 as Apple’s vice president of procurement.
Tony has played a pivotal role in helping procure groundbreaking technology for the tech giant, Apple. He also helped the company capture the market by beating its competition. Blevins used to negotiate with suppliers to keep costs down for the company. He also worked on securing major deals to drive down costs for the critical parts of Apple’s mobile devices.