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Lori Greiner Biography

Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Inventor, entrepreneur, reality cast member

Fast Facts

  • Met her husband at Kincade's, a bar and grill in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood
  • First invention, an earring organizer, was made for her own convenience, but became wildly popular in Chicago-area J
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  • Penney stores
  • Despite her moniker as "the Queen of QVC," her first product was actually rejected by the network
  • She took it to QVC's longtime rival, HSN, and sold 2,500 units in the program's first two minutes
  • Has created over four hundred products and more than one hundred U
  • S
  • international patents
  • Gives to a number of humanitarian charities every year, including Habitat for Humanity, the Salvation Army, and the Howard Brown Health Center


  • 2021Emmy-Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program: nominated
  • 2021Emmy-Outstanding Structured Reality Program: nominated
  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program: nominated
  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Structured Reality Program: nominated


  • Dan Greiner -- Husband