Andrew Banks Biography
Andrew Banks is an English-Australian businessman and film producer who was born in Lambeth, London, England as Andrew Richard Banks.
Banks co-founded recruitment company Morgan & Banks and founded HR business process outsourcing provider, Talent2 International and is one of the ‘Sharks’ on the television series Shark Tank.
Andrew Banks Age
Andrew is 69 years old as of 2020, he was born on 30 November 1951, in Lambeth, London, England. He celebrates his birthday on November 30 every year and his birth sign is Sagittarius.
Andrew Banks Height
Andrew stands at an average height. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
Andrew Banks Education
Andrew’s family moved to Chichester in the year 1961 and he attended the local selective state grammar school and became involved in amateur dramatic productions. Andrew achieved ten ‘O’ Levels and four ‘A’ levels, and he was accepted at various UK universities and chose Science at London University.
Andrew completed a year and a half of exams in Applied Biology before getting a part-time job selling paintings door-to-door and progressed quickly to a supervisor with the company, running an area office of ten teams. At the same time he was doing voiceover work using his acting experience as well as employing two people to sell trendy ‘Carnaby Street style’ shirts in the University cafeteria.
Banks university degree was put on hold after an Australian colleague provided a sponsor that enabled Banks to migrate to Australia as part of the final stages of its Assisted Passage Migration Scheme; Andrew Banks arrived in Sydney, Australia in 1972 as a ‘Ten Pound Pom’.
Andrew Banks Family
Andrew was born and raised by his parents in Lambeth, London, England. He is the fifth born of six boys. His father was a staff sergeant in the Medical Corps of the British Army. His mother was born in Vienna and grew up in Gdansk, Poland; she was fluent in six languages.
Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Andrew’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if he has any siblings. Nevertheless, this section will be updated as soon as it is available.
Andrew Banks Wife
Andrew is married to Andrea Banks. The couple did their wedding in 1974 and following an overseas honeymoon and together they are blessed with children known as Sophia Banks-Coloma. Banks resides with his wife in Sydney and is a frequent visitor to the US where his child and their families live.
Andrew Banks Daughter
Andrew is the father of one daughter named Sophia Banks-Coloma who is a celebrity stylist and designer.
Andrew Banks Networth
Andrew has an estimated net worth of $300 million dollars as of 2020. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a businessman and film producer. Through his various sources of income, Andrew has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Andrew Banks Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Andrew Banks.
Andrew Banks Wiki
- Full Names: Andrew Richard Banks
- Popular As: Andrew Banks
- Gender: Male
- Occupation / Profession: Businessman and film producer
- Nationality: English-Australian
- Race / Ethnicity: Not known
- Religion: Not known
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Andrew Banks Birthday
- Age / How Old?: 68 years (2020)
- Zodiac Sign: Not known
- Date of Birth: November 30, 1951
- Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England
- Birthday: 30th November
Andrew Banks Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: Not available
- Height / How Tall?: Not available
- Weight: Not available
- Eye Color: Not available
- Hair Color: Not available
- Shoe Size: Not available
Andrew Banks Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Not known
- Mother: Not known
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not known
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse: Andrea Banks
- Dating / Girlfriend: Not applicable
- Children: None
Andrew Banks Networth and Salary
- Net Worth: $300 million dollars
- Salary: Under review
- Source of Income: Businessman and film producer
Andrew Banks House and Cars
- Place of living: Sydney
- Cars: Car brand to be updated
Andrew Banks House
Andrew is one of Australia’s richest men. In the year 2010, he sold his Sydney house called “Villa Veneto” for $52M.
Andrew Banks Actor
Banks pursued an acting career through studies in Shakespearean Training at the Old Tote Theatre Company (now NIDA – National Institute of Dramatic Arts). He had small acting roles in television series Number 96 and the Old Tote Theatre Company’s production of Macbeth at the Sydney Opera House in 1974.
Andrew Banks Shark Tank Australia
Banks returned for 2016 Season Two of Shark Tank Australia as well as Season Three due to screen in 2017.
Andrew Banks Abry
Andrew Banks alongside Royce Yudkoff co-founded Abry in the year 1989. before forming Abry they were affiliated with Bain & Company, an international management consulting firm, where they shared responsibility for Bain’s media practice.
Andrew Banks Career
Banks bought into the Red Pavilion Bar and Restaurant in Woolloomooloo, Sydney with restaurateur Soren Luno as his partner. Its sale fourteen months later was when Banks realized his first capital. He married his Australian girlfriend, Andrea in 1974 and following an overseas honeymoon, decided to pursue more stable employment.
Banks’ interest in Human Resources and recruiting started while working with a French oil company, Elf Aquitaine. Returning to London, roles followed with Brown and Root (now Halliburton) involving moves to Norway, USA and later back to the UK as Regional HR Director for Europe and Africa Marine Division. Returning to Australia in 1980, Banks accepted an advertised role as a recruiter with Slade Consulting in Sydney. He opened and established their new Brisbane office then returned to Sydney to manage both the Sydney and Brisbane offices until December 1984.
In 1985, with new business partner Geoff Morgan, recruitment company Morgan & Banks was founded. Morgan & Banks grew to command 17 percent market share in Australia and Asia, with sales over A$850m; it went public in 1995. In 1999, Morgan & Banks partnered with TMP/Monster a US-listed NASDAQ company. Banks spent three years in New York with TMP Worldwide as Global Director, responsible for over 50 acquisitions and 4,500 staff operating in 32 countries, before going back to Sydney in 2002.
In December 2003, Banks launched Talent2 International, an ASX-listed company with a focus on HR Outsourcing and Executive Search and Selection. Geoff Morgan served as a Non-Executive Director on the Board.
Talent2 had operations in 20 countries before its privatization in 2012 via a joint venture between Morgan & Banks Investments (MBI) and US company, Allegis Group Inc, the largest privately owned staffing firm in the world. A 100% acquisition of Talent2 by Allegis Group Inc, was finalized in July 2014.
Banks served as an Advisor to the Search practice of the company until July 2015.
Andrew Banks Entrepreneur
Banks have been investing in various types of companies in Australia since 1988, including property development and home apartment renovation, residential hotels (Sebel Manly), commercial property (53 Martin Place), as well as operating businesses like Krispy Kreme Australia, a cosmetics distributor, and an online recruiting entity.
In 2015 Banks appeared as one of the ‘Sharks’ on the inaugural season of Shark Tank in which he invested in Bottlepops, Synxsole, and the Hamdog.
Andrew Banks Other Activities
Andrew retains an interest in film and theatre. He has served as Chairman of the NIDA Foundation Trust (National Institute of Dramatic Arts Foundation Trust), resigning in 2014 due to his move offshore.
Banks went on as a Trust Director. Banks is founding partner and producer of a production company, Lila 9th Productions, together with Cameron Lamb and the company is actively developing new projects. Lila 9th Productions’ completed movie projects include ‘Daydream Nation’ (Canada), ‘Syrup’ and ‘Kumiko the Treasure Hunter’ which won a Sundance award in 2014.
Banks is a member of the business leaders’ group WPO (World presidents’ Organisation) following on from membership of YPO (Young presidents’ Organisation) which he joined in 1988.
Andrew Banks Books
- Getting That Job – 1999
- The Secret Language of Puppies: The Body Language of Young Dogs – 2015
- The Morgan & Banks Guide to Getting that Job – 1994
- Achieving Your Dream Career – 2002
- Flourish & Prosper – 2005
- Going Up: How to Get, Keep and Advance Your Career – 1988
Frequently Asked Questions About Andrew Banks
Who is Andrew Banks?
Andrew Banks is a famous businessman and film producer. He co-founded recruitment company Morgan & Banks and founded HR business process outsourcing provider, Talent2 International.
How old is Andrew Banks?
Andrew is 68 years old as of 2019, he was born on November 30, 1951, in Lambeth, London, England. He celebrates his birthday on the 30th November every year.
How tall is Andrew Banks?
Andrew stands at an average height, he has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
Is Andrew Banks married?
Yes, Andrew is married to Andrea Banks. They got married in 1951 and together they are blessed with children one of then is Sophia Banks-Coloma. Banks resides with his wife in Sydney and is a frequent visitor to the US where his children and their families live.
How much is Andrew Banks worth?
Andrew has an approximate net worth of $300 million dollars. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry.
Where does Andrew Banks live?
Andrew is a resident of Sydney, Australia we shall upload pictures of his house as soon as we have them