Shark Tank Statistics, History and Facts (2021)

Here are a few of the most interesting Shark Tank statistics and facts I was able to dig up in my internet travels. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Shark Tank Facts

  • shark tank facts statisticsDebut Date: August 9, 2009
  • Network: ABC
  • Show Type: Reality
  • Creator: Mark Burnett

Shark Tank Statistics

Most successful investment to date:

Scrub Daddy (Before Shark Tank: $100k in sales; Since Shark Tank $50 million) (source)

Last updated 3/20/17

Reported number of viewers:

5 million viewers

Last updated 3/20/17

Total number of episodes:

170 episodes

Last updated 3/20/17

Number of entrepreneurs that have pitched Shark Tank:

more than 600

Last updated 2/10/17

Total dollar amount of deals:

$100 million

Last updated 2/29/17

Number of jobs created to date through project funding:

10,000 jobs

Last updated 2/24/17


Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. These Shark Tank stats are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.