Joe Shoen

Joe Shoen

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Joe Shoen is a businessman and an entrepreneur who is the CEO & President of U-Haul Company. Joe Shoen is more popular as the husband of the businesswoman, Sylvia Shoen, and also as the Chairman of AMERCO.

Early Life

Joe Shoen’s birthdate is 28th October 1949 and his birthplace is Phoenix, Arizona, the United States. The full birth name of Joe is Edward Joseph “Joe” Shoen. Likewise, Joe holds an American nationality and is of Caucasian ethnicity. The age of Joe Shoen as of 2020 must be seventy-one years old and his star sign is Scorpio. Joe’s father’s name is Leonard Shoen who was the founder of U-Haul. Also, the name of Joe’s mother is Anna Mary Carty. Shoen also has several siblings whose names are Mark Shoen, Paul Shoen, Mary Anna Eaton, Samuel Shoen, and Michael Shoen.

Joe also has some step-siblings and their names are Scott Shoen, Katrina Shoen, James Shoen, Sophia Shoen, Cecilia Hanlon, and Theresa Romero. The American businessman grew up where he was born i.e. in Phoenix, US together with his siblings and step-siblings. Regarding the educational background of Joe Shoen, he went to the College of the Holy Cross from where he graduated. After then, the American businessman went to Harvard University from where he has successfully received MBA.


Apart from Joe Shoen’s professional life and career, he also gets engaged in other common activities. In his spare time, Joe Shoen loves playing golfs, swimming, and even traveling. Likewise, Joe Shoen likes watching movies and TV shows sometimes and his favorite actor and actress are Clint Eastwood and Marilyn Monroe. The favorite color is the American businesswoman is black and his favorite food is Hamburger. As Joe Shoen loves traveling very often, he obviously has some of his favorite spots. Moreover, Joe Shoen’s favorite holiday destination is Paris.

Professional Life

Professionally, Joe Shoen is a US Billionaire who has collected all his wealth from his rental business. Joe Shoen initially used to work in the Trailer and Truck Rental market-based in Canada and the USA. In fact, Joe’s company, U-Haul has now turned to be a billion-dollar business which helps Joe Shoen to make a huge amount of wealth each year. Likewise, Joe Shoen is the President and Chief Executive officer of his company and also the Chairman of AMERCO.

According to the reports from Bloomberg in May 2015, it was out that AMERCO’s surging stock price was the one that made Joe Shoen a billionaire. At that time, Joe Shoen got together with his brother, Mark Shoen. Moreover, he owns several rental companies that are under the U-Haul and AMERCO groups. Other than this, there is no further information about Joe Shoen’s career but it does not mean that he hasn’t done anything great. In fact, Joe Shoen is a Tycoon and has brought a huge change in the business of the USA.

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Caption: Joe Shoen giving an interview (Source: My U-Haul Story)

Net Worth

Joe Shoen has been earning all his fortunes from his several business companies. As of 2021, the estimated net worth of Joe Shoen is $3.4 billion USD and before three years, his net worth was $2.8 billion. Joe Shoen’s net worth as of August 2016 was around $1.25 billion. Moreover, the estimated net worth of the American businessman was about $767 million as of December 2013.

This shows that Joe Shoen’s income is growing as the day goes on. There is no doubt that Joe Shoen has been earning very well and living a super luxurious lifestyle together with his family.

Relationship Status and Controversy

In the year 2000, Joe Shoen and his wife, Sylvia Shoen were in a romantic relationship with each other. Then, the couple got married in the year 2002 which was a private wedding ceremony. Together the couple has three kids and their names are Royal, Carty, and Joseph Shoen. Other than this, Joe Shoen also has another two sons from his previous wedding and their names are Samuel Shoen and Stuart Shoen. As of now, the couple is living a happy life in Phoenix, AZ.

An Arizona pet-adoption charity blamed Joe Shoen’s wife for abandoning 7 sick dogs on them. Sylvia Shoen was also accused of declining to pay a medical bill which is more than $15 thousand. According to the Arizona Republic, the owner of Rotten Rottie Rescue, Shelly Froehlich told that Joe Shoen’s wife called her in May requesting her to adopt her 6 Rottweiler puppies and their mother, Coco. She asked this to her because she was battling cancer and was unable to take good care of them.

His wife’s career

Joe Shoen’s husband, Sylvia Shoen is also a successful businesswoman. Previously, Sylvia was the Vice President of Supplier Diversity which is at US West Communications. In the year 2011, the businesswoman established “Royal Exchange Furniture” and also “Sooo U! Fine Clothing and Accessories”. Unfortunately, Joe Shoen’s wife, Sylvia Shoen was identified with Myelofibrosis Cancer in the year 2017. Sylvia went through a bone marrow transplant and her sister, Brenda Palms-Barber was the one who donates it to her. As of now, Sylvia is doing well and is regarded to be a cancer survivor of rare blood cancer.

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Caption: Joe Shoen with his wife (Source: AZRedBook)

Body Measurement

As for the educational background of Joe Shoen, he has a good height of 170 cm or 1.7 m or else 5 feet 7 inches. Joe Shoen also has a suitable bodyweight of around 81 kg or 178 lbs. Similarly, the size of Joe Shoen’s biceps is 12 inches and he has been wearing a shoe size of 7. The body measurements of Joe Shoen are 41 inches, 43 inches, and 37 inches. In addition to this, Joe Shoen has a fair complexion with a pair of brown eyes and short grey hair.

Social Media

Coming to the social media part, Joe Shoen has been quite active on there. Joe Shoen has an Instagram account but there he does not have a lot of followers. In fact, Joe Shoen has kept his Instagram account private. There are several social media accounts under the name of Joe Shoen. However, it is not sure whether those are his official social media accounts and he uses them. As of now too, Joe Shoen has not been active on any of the social media platforms.