Eric Thomas - Updated Mar 2024

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Eric Thomas

Eric Thomas is a well-known motivational speaker, minister, and author. Eric Thomas has gathered a fan following due to his motivational speech.

Early Life

On September 3, 1970, Eric Thomas was born in Chicago, Illinois. He is 53 years old now and his zodiac sign is Virgo. He was born to his father Gerald Mundy and his mother Vanessa Thomas. Likewise, he spent his childhood in Detroit, Michigan. However, he has not revealed any details regarding his early life.

Eric Thomas

Caption: Eric Thomas with his grandparents. Source(Instagram)

And, after arguing with his parents, he dropped out of high school. Later, he attended Oakwood University after getting inspired by the preacher. Finally, in 2001, he graduated from the University. Later, he enrolled his name at Michigan State University. Also, he completed his degree in Educational Leadership. Moreover, he completed his Ph.D. in Educational Administration.

Eric Thomas – Net Worth 2024

This professional author has earned a decent amount of money throughout his successful career, He has a net worth of $5 million as of 2023.


In 2003, Eric Thomas finally started his professional career. Thus, he took a job with Michigan State University along with a fellowship to attend MSU. Thus, he attended MSU to complete his master’s degree in K-12 Administration with an emphasis on Educational Leadership. Additionally, to disadvantaged students at MSU, he worked as an academic adviser.

Later, he helped develop an undergraduate retention program called The Advantage, at MSU. He performed it with a fellow academic advisor and motivational speaker DeAndre Carter. Therefore, it targeted academically high-risk Black and Latino students. At A Place Change Ministries (APOC Ministries), he also served as senior pastor, in Lansing, Michigan. In 2005, he attained a master’s degree from MSU. Moreover, and a Ph.D. in Education Administration in 2015.

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Caption: Book written by Eric Thomas. Source(Pinterest)

Later, he became famous as a preacher and motivational speaker. Then, a company was founded by him to offer education consulting, executive coaching, and athletic development. Whereas, he has delivered a motivational speech to collegiate and professional athletes. Likewise, he has appeared on Fox News to discuss his work and portions of his sermons.

Likewise, he also has his YouTube channel started form 2008. He has registered his Instagram account so that he can Inspire people around the world. In 2009, he started posting videos on his channel. Besides, his YouTube career, he also has written 3 books. Also, in 2014, he released Greatness Is Upon You: Laying the Foundation.

Furthermore, the motivational speaker is not involved with any brands as of now. He does no kind of brand endorsements whatsoever as of now.

Personal Life

In 1991, Eric Thomas started dating Dede Mosley. Later, they married after they met at the Detroit Center Seventh Day Adventist Church. Additionally, he has kept his personal life away from media attention. And, the exact marriage date of them is also not disclosed yet.

He is very reserved and hesitant to speak about his life. Also, he has preferred to keep his life away from the spotlight. Usually, he doesn’t talk about it in the media. Moreover, he prefers people to focus on his work rather than his personal life.

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Caption: Eric Thomas with his children. Source(Instagram)

Rumors and Controversies

In 2016, he was invited to ST. Louis to speak in front of the students. But, he was irritated that they were making noise instead of listening to him. And, he needed to continuously tell them to keep quiet. Besides, Eric has not been part of any rumors and controversies. There have not been any huge problems in his life and he has been perfectly handling it.

Body Measurements

Eric is handsome. He has a well-maintained structure and stands 5 feet 10 inches tall (1.8m/ 180 cm). He has black hair color and black eye color.

Eric Thomas – Social Media

Thomas is active on different social media accounts. In an Instagram account, he has 2 million followers. And, in his Facebook account, he has 1.6 million followers. Also, his Twitter account named @Ericthomasbtc joined in March 2010. As of now, he has gained 432.3k followers.