Fun Facts About Him
Published: December 6, 2022
Last updated: January 30, 2023
By Joshua Smith 🇦🇺
I Help Beginners Build Profitable Websites
Welcome to the ultimate analysis of Scott Pape for 2023. He’s often known as The Barefoot Investor who wrote his first book in 2006.
The success of many Australians gives us valuable insights.
The goal of these profiles is to show you the different ways people have built 6 and 7-figure careers. I hope to inspire you to create your own success online, starting today.
Scott Pape Facts
💡Full Name and Age
Scott Pape is 45 years old.
🤑 Net Worth
Australians are typically wealthier than they admit, especially if they want to stay relatable to their audience.
As of 2023, Scott Pape has a net worth of $7,600,000 Australian dollars.
This is based on the value of his home, investment portfolio and online business.
🤩 Income Streams
Book sales, speaking engagements, consulting and that beautiful passive income.
He lives in Australia but does travel often.
He has simplified personal finance in Australia which has earned him a ton of praise, but more importantly, has transformed many lives.
❌ Notable Complaints
He’s called out bad actors in the industry who have gone after him. I also recall when he called out The Secret (a movie about the Law of Attraction) which upset his spiritual audience.
🚀 The X-Factor
He has lived cheaply throughout all these years, despite his riches and success.
📈 Creator Trends
He isn’t as popular as he was from 2010 to 2020.
🕵🏻♂️ Private Life
He’s married and has kids, but not much is known about their private life or house.
👨🏻💻 My Verdict
Scott’s book ‘The Barefoot Investor’ completely changed my trajectory in life and I owe a ton of gratitude for his lessons and wise words of wisdom.
I’m Joshua Smith from Australia. I have been building profitable content sites since 2011.
Today, in addition to managing my own portfolio, I actively help others on their journey.
How much does Scott Pape make and how?
The following is merely an estimation based on publicly available information.
Scott Pape makes $47,000 per month, of which $20,000 is active income and he earns $27,000 in passive income.
Since 2006, he’s sold around 250,000 books, netting around 50 cents each.
However, the Captain FI’s estimation is more in align with my estimations.
Anyway, Scott makes his money through:
➜ Speaking engagements
➜ Royalties from book sales
➜ Dividends from stocks
➜ Dividends from property
He also saves around 70% of his monthly income.
Many love Scott because:
➜ He works incredibly hard
➜ His lessons are quite simple
➜ He is super realistic in life
➜ His journey hasn’t been easy
And despite his incredibly good looks, he’s still relatable to many of us and our journey.
Creator Red Flags
Despite his fame, Scott isn’t without some controversy. These include:
➜ Being slammed for giving the worst advice ever
➜ He doesn’t appeal to people who want to become truly rich
➜ Some people can’t handle his raw and direct advice
That said, he remains highly optimistic and cannot please everyone.
I’m so inspired by their success. From watching so many videos, there are key lessons that can propel our lives forward, both on a business and personal level.
My key takeaways include:
➜ Start putting away a little each week
➜ Stay hungry and committed on the journey
➜ Be willing to take some calculated risks
➜ Books are cheap, so learn from them
And maintain a good budget along the way.