Keith Raniere is an American business executive.
Facts of Keith Raniere
|Full Name:||Keith Raniere|
|Age:||62 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||August 26, 1960|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States|
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Children:||Two (Gaelyn, Circa)|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Father's Name:||James Raniere|
|Mother's Name:||Vera Oschypko|
|Education:||Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute|
|Height / How tall :||5.6 inch|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Capricorn|
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Keith Raniere is an American business executive. He gained national attention after his organization NXIVM was alleged to be an American multi-level marketing company based near Albany, New York that recruited women for a sex cult operation. They brand their members and forced them into sexual slavery. He is the founder of NXIVM and American actress Allison Mack is considered second in charge of NXIVM. They both were arrested and indicted on federal charges related to DOS including sex trafficking. Mack and NXIVM co-founder Nancy Salzman pleaded guilty to racketeering charges in April 2019. Raniere’s trial is expected to begin on 29 April 2019.
Keith Raniere is well-known for what he does.
Founder of NXIVM and co-accused with Allison Mack of sex trafficking.
Keith Raniere was born in the United States.
Keith Raniere was born on August 26, 1960, in New York City. His hometown is Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. He is a citizen of the United States of America. Virgo is his zodiac sign. He is of White racial origin. His father worked in advertising, and his mother was a ballroom dance teacher. When Keith was five years old, his family relocated to Suffern, New York.
In New York, he finished high school. When he was 16 years old, his mother died. He then relocated to New York’s Albany area. He appeared to have studied math, physics, and biology with minors in psychology and philosophy. He also appeared to have a biology bachelor’s degree. An investigation revealed that he was dropped out of high school at the age of 16, but eventually graduated.
In the early 1990s, he founded Consumer’s Buyline. His firm was accused of defrauding customers and erroneously establishing a pyramid scheme as their primary source of revenue. He had no choice but to close the company.
He went on to work at a number of different places after that.
In 1998, he and Nancy Salzman formed the NXIVM group. Via its “Executive Performance Services,” the organization claimed to deliver personal and professional development seminars.
The World Ethical Foundations Consortium, which Raniere, Clare, and Sara Bronfman co-founded, funded the 14th Dalai Lama’s visit to Albany in 2009.
In 2003, Forbes magazine estimated that 3,700 people had taken advantage of ESP opportunities. Sheila Johnson, Antonia Novello, Enron’s Stephen Cooper, and Ana Cristina Fox, daughter of former Mexican President Vicente Fox, were among them, as were Richard Branson, Linda Evans, Allison Mack, Kristin Kreuk, Grace Parke, Nicki Clyne, and Sarah Edmondson.
Sarah Edmondson, a Canadian actress who had previously attended NXIVM’s Executive Success Programs, came forward in 2017 to say that Keith and Nancy were running a sex cult. During a submission ritual, women were blindfolded, shaved, and asked to provide nude photographs if they wanted to participate.
NXIVM has been dubbed a sex-trafficking website by many journalists. NXIVM was accused of being a Raniere-controlled cult. In 2014, Kristin Keeffe, Raniere’s longtime partner and mother of his child, left the party.
Raniere was arrested in Mexico in March 2018 and charged with sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and conspiracy to commit forced labor, among other charges. According to the indictment, Raniere tricked at least one woman into having sex with him, and he forced DOS members to participate in the branding ritual described by Edmondson and others. In May 2018, Raniere entered a not guilty plea. In April of this year, he was charged with possessing child pornography. According to the prosecutors, he had a relationship with a 15-year-old girl.
Allison Mack was arrested and charged with similar charges to Raniere in April 2018. After Raniere, Mack was said to be the second in command of NXIVM. She was released on $5 million bail awaiting her trial and placed under house arrest in California with her parents. Bronfman, the heir to the Canadian Seagram fortune, was arrested and charged with racketeering in July 2018. After signing a $100 million bail bond, she was released under house arrest.
In March 2019, Nancy Salzman pleaded guilty to a charge of racketeering criminal conspiracy. Mack pleaded guilty to allegations that she duped women into being sex slaves for the group’s spiritual leader in April 2019.
If convicted on all charges, Mack and Raniere face a minimum of 15 years in prison and a maximum of life in prison.
Keith Raniere is married to
There are no sufficient pieces of information regarding his personal life. According to several news reports, he has a child with his longtime partner Kristin Keeffe. No other information about his married life has come to light.
What are Keith Raniere’s Body Measurements?
Keith Raniere stands at a height of 1.73 m i.e. 5 feet and 8 inches tall. He has a reported body weight of 160 lbs i.e. 75 kg. He has an average body build. He has brown eyes and black hair.
What is Keith Raniere’s Net Worth?
Keith Raniere is a business executive awaiting trial. He is the founder of NXIVM. As a business executive, they have expanded their organization recruiting several high profile personalities. His net worth is not available at present.