Facts of Sidney Torres
|Full Name:||Sidney Torres|
|Birth Date:||August 27, 1975|
|Height:||5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)|
|Dating||Selina White (2015)|
|Net Worth||$320 million|
|Birth Place||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Father||Sidney D. Torres III|
|Kids||Sefina Torres and Sam Torres|
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Sidney Torres is an American entrepreneur, as well as a reality TV show celebrity who is widely famous for his real estate advice in reality show, The Deed.
Sidney Torres was born as Sidney Torres IV on 27th August 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States of America. He is at the age of 44 years old while his horoscope is Virgo. He was born to the parents Alma Torres (mother) and Sidney D. Torres III (father). Further, his grandparents are Lena Torres and Sidney Torres Jr.
It is known that his grandfather was the St Bernard Parish clerk of court, whereas his father was a prominent attorney. He grew up with his younger brother, Tony Torres who is a year younger than him. Sidney holds an American nationality while he belongs to a white ethnical background. Sidney Torres stands at a tall height of 5 feet 11 inches while his body weight is around 60kg.
His Rough Childhood
He had a rough childhood which included getting addicted to drugs at the age of 14 years old and he had dyslexia as well. As his parent’s marriage was rocky, they separated their ways which pushed Sidney to start dealing drugs. Fortunately, his grandmother noticed everything about him and told his parents to do something with him or he is going to die.
After hearing to his grandmother’s advice, Sidney’s parents admitted him to a boarding school but he dropped out from there after a month. As he was passionate about music, he joined Lenny Kravitz‘s team as the singer’s personal assistant but due to his drug problem, Lenny fired him. After that, he began realizing his fault and admitted himself to rehab and got clean. Once in an interview, he said:
“It took me 48 hours of detox before I could even stand up. But I got through it. By 1997 I was clean.”
Career Started from Construction Company
Sidney started his professional career by working a low paying job at a construction company as a contractor. At the age of 20 years old, he began his real estate career. His grandmother co-signed a loan of around $50k from which Sidney made his first real estate investment.
After that, he has never looked back. He even started the trash company SDT Waste as well as Debris Services in New Orleans which cleaned up the famous French Quarter. Later, he sold both companies and launched another private investment firm named SDTIV Capital.
In the year 2015, Torres made an application named FQ Task Force and it was used to reduce crime in New Orleans. In the year 2018, he launched a similar version of the app in St Tammany Parish on the North Shore in the month of April. Apart from all this, he has appeared on reality documentary The Deed which was premiered in the United States on CNBC on 1st March 2017.
Awards & Achievements
Sidney has received a huge number of awards and achievements throughout his career. The New York Times, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and CNBC featured him in their story named The American Dream. He received the name of a role model from the Young Leadership Council and Junior Achievement.
EboNetworks awarded him a Changing Faces awards and he received the name of the Innovators of the Year by CityBusiness in the year 2007. In the year 2011, he was declared as the finalist of an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur. Recently, he received an award of the Mid-City Person of the Year by the Greater Mid-City Business Association.
How much is Sidney Torres’s Net Worth?
Sidney Torres has an estimated net worth of around $320 million. He has even donated around $50k to Donald Trump‘s expensive inauguration.
Currently, he resides in the 19th-century mansion in the French Quarter of New Orleans which was built in the 1800s and has a front yard. The house consists of 14-foot ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, custom white glass cabinets, crown molding plaster, bathrooms with custom stone flooring imported from Italy, and the house is filled with custom-made furniture as well.
Who is the American Entrepreneur, Sidney Torres currently Dating?
Sidney Torres is currently dating Selina White since July 2015. They even shared a daughter together, Sefina Torres in December 2016. Sidney and Selina often share their romantic love life in social media without any hesitation.
Previously, he was engaged with a mysterious lady but later, they broke off their engagement. Sidney even shares a son named Sam Torres from his past relationship with a lady, Nikki Leonard.