David Imonitie Biography: Age, Net Worth, Family, Career and Achievements

David Imonitie is a Nigerian investor and serial entrepreneur, born on July 2nd, 1983, in Maryville, Missouri, United States. His parents were pastors, and after being born in the U.S., they moved back to Nigeria when he was young. Later, when he was 10, they moved to the United States again. He grew up with two sisters, unfortunately losing one in 2021.

At the age of 20, during his sophomore year, David faced challenges and turned to crime, getting caught stealing. Thankfully, his parents bailed him out.

David emphasizes that life is a process of growth, learning from mistakes. His faith has been crucial, and since childhood, he would read proverbs, with one standing out: ‘As he thinketh in his heart, so is he.’ This proverb reflects David’s use of the Law of Attraction, a principle guiding his foundation today.


David began his education in Nigeria, but after moving to the United States at age 10, he completed his high school and college in Texas.

Family Life

When David was 20, he had a daughter with his then-girlfriend, and he credits her for motivating his success in network marketing. In 2016, he married Shanel Cooper Sykes, a Christian life coach. Unfortunately, the marriage didn’t last, and they had a messy divorce in 2020. Shanel even went live on Instagram to demand the $100k alimony owed to her. Despite this, David is a father to two lovely girls.


Today, David is a top earner in Organo Gold Network Marketing. He holds the title of the #1 African American income earner and ranks 7th globally out of 150 million people in the direct sales industry.

However, his success journey had its challenges. He tried starting his own multilevel marketing, which didn’t work out. After joining and leaving Organo Gold, he returned and, after five years, became one of the top earners.

At 27, David made his first million when he entered the coffee industry. Currently, he earns over $10,380,000 annually.

He is the Chairman at IM Mastery Academy, a Multilevel Marketing entity, since 2016. David emphasizes the importance of mindset in his success, stating, “We become what we think about.”

Additionally, he founded BelieveNation, a platform to educate people about values and concepts that have shaped his life. Known for his leadership, David has contributed to building organizations exceeding 150k in his career.


David, a successful entrepreneur, is also an author of a best-seller. His book, “Conceive, Believe, Achieve,” is about the crucial qualities that make entrepreneurs successful.

David states, “My main goal is to positively impact over one billion lives through my voice and appearances. I want to teach people how to truly conceive, believe, and achieve their life’s purpose.”

Net Worth

David Imonitie is believed to have a net worth surpassing $23 million, making him the highest-earning African American in the MLM industry.

David Guiding Principles

David emphasizes the Law of Attraction for success, suggesting key steps:

  1. Begin with the end goal in mind: Clearly visualize what you want to achieve.
  2. Fail forward: Learn from failures and keep moving forward.
  3. Repeat the end result in mind: Reinforce your vision regularly.
  4. Be persistent and consistent: Persistence is the seed for faith.
  5. Do activities that lead to your goal: Take actions that align with your vision.

David advises incorporating your future self into your present life. Identify three actions to physically experience your future.

The second principle is The Power of Proximity:

  1. Be humble enough to follow: Learn from those who have what you want.
  2. Place yourself in the right environment: Position yourself where you want to be.
  3. Build relationships daily: Contact five people daily to expand your network.
  4. Utilize relationships: Connect with people who can bring you closer to your goal.

Social Media

You can find David Imonitie on the following social media platforms:

  1. Instagram @davidimonitie
  2. Twitter @DavidImonitie