Tilman Joseph Feritta is a renowned businessman who hails from America. He is also a famous television star as well as CEO of his restaurant chain named Landry’s Inc. He was placed at number 235 by Forbes and he has been called the World’s Richest Restaurateur. He is the CNBC reality show star.
Tilman Feritta was born in the year 1957, June 25th in Galveston, Texas in United States. His spouse is Paige and the couple has 4 children. He is currently residing in Houston, in Texas. His father was running a sea food restaurant in Galveston Island. He went to Texas Tech University.
He also attended University of Houston where he studied business administration as well as hospitality management respectively.
His first business undertaking involved the promotion and sale of the vitamins-Shaklee.
In the year 1980, he started the construction company and later moved to the lay the foundation for his main business of Largo Hotel based in Galveston.
He has partnered with Landry’s Seafood in Katy, based on Texas in the year 1980. Later, he has opened Willie G’s Seafood and Steaks Uptown of Houston.
By the year 1986, he took the ownership of both the restaurants and finally by the year 1988, he became the owner of these two restaurants. By the year 1993, The Landry’s Inc was developed step by step by Tilman.
Some of the Laundry group’s undertakings include Morton’s The Steakhouse, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Salt grass Steak House, The Golden Nugget Hotel and Casinos, Claim Jumper, Rainforest Café, Vic and Anthony’s Steakhouse, The Oceanaire, Chart House, Mastro’s Restaurants, and many more.
He has become the Texas Hall of Fame in the year 2004 and has become the second young person to gain the recognition.
Another venture is the Post Oak which is currently housing the head office of Laundry’s. A 36 storied sky scraper is currently under construction in the complex which will house a restaurant complex as well as it contains residential areas and office spaces.
He also has a number of Casinos. His first attempt to business with Casinos was in the year 2005. It was in this year he bought the Golden Nugget Casinos.
Later he has opened his casinos in Biloxi, Lake Charles, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Atlantic City and so on.
He also owns amusement parks as well as aquariums and also acquired the Kemah Boardwalk in the year 1999.
Full name: Tilman Joseph Feritta
Date of birth: 25 June 1957
Birth place: Galveston, Texas
Age: 62 Years
Net worth: 3.1 million USD