Tag Archives: Founder

Trader Joe’s Founder Joe Coulombe Dead at 89

Breaking News AP Joe Coulombe, the guy who founded Trader Joe’s, one of the most enduring grocery chains in the country, has died after a long illness. Joe, appropriately known as “Two Buck Chuck,” died at his home in Pasadena, Ca. Two Buck Chuck was born in 1930, smack in the middle of the depression, […]

Hair Club for Men Founder Sy Sperling Dead at 78

Breaking News Sy Sperling — the founder and president of Hair Club for Men known for his TV commercials in the ’80s and ’90s — has died in Florida. Sperling died in Boca Raton after a lengthy illness … according to his spokeswoman, Terri Lynn. Sy’s career path began being forged in the late ’60s […]

#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke Gets Engaged!! (Pics Of Fiance)

Tarana Burke, prominent Black feminist activist and the founder of the MeToo movement is engaged. Tamara announced her new engagement on Instagram yesterday. But she almost didn’t disclose ANY details of her happy day. Tarana told fans that she was reluctant to talk about her new fiancΓ© because in the past – talking about her […]

Pink Taco Founder Harry Morton’s Estate Worth At Least $17 Million

Exclusive Getty The estate of the late-Pink Taco founder, Harry Morton, is worth at least $17 million … TMZ has learned. Harry’s father, Peter Morton, just filed legal docs, obtained by TMZ, to take control of his son’s estate … and the docs say Harry had over $17 million in personal property when he died. […]

Papa John’s Founder John Schnatter’s Wife Files for Divorce

Getty Composite Papa John’s founder John Schnatter might be scarfing down even MORE pizzas — he’s officially heading for the bachelor life after his wife of 32 years filed for divorce. Annette Cox filed the paperwork Thursday in Kentucky, saying her marriage to John is “irretrievably broken.” According to the docs … she says they […]

Papa John Founder Ate 40 Pizzas in 30 Days, Likes Shaq on the Board

Play video content WDRB News Papa John’s founder says his former pizza chain ain’t the same without him — but the way he got to that conclusion is a little troubling … and kind of a heart attack waiting to happen. John Schnatter sat down with WDRB in Kentucky to discuss how his life’s changed […]

Pink Taco Founder Harry Morton Died from Heart Attack

Breaking News Getty Pink Taco founder Harry Morton died after a heart attack brought on by several blockages in his arteries … according to the Morton family. The family’s spokesperson says the L.A. County Coroner found the 38-year-old restaurateur was suffering from coronary artery disease and also had a “mildly enlarged heart.” The family says […]

Pink Taco Founder Harry Morton Had Nose Surgery Weeks Before Death

Exclusive Getty 3:10 PM PT — The autopsy was just completed and the results have been deferred pending toxicology. Harry Morton went under the knife to repair a deviated septum just weeks before his death — and we’re told authorities are looking at this as one scenario that could have caused his death. Sources close […]

Pink Taco Founder Harry Morton Dead at 38

Harry Morton — the business tycoon and son of Peter Morton — has died … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us that Harry was found unresponsive Saturday afternoon at his Beverly Hills home by a family member. Paramedics were called, but we’re told Harry was pronounced dead at the scene and was then […]

Wendy’s Founder Was ‘Sorry’ He Named Burger Chain After Daughter

The founder of Wendy’s regretted naming the popular hamburger chain after his daughter. In honor of the franchise’s 50th anniversary, Wendy Thomas-Morse — whose name and likeness inspired the restaurant’s title and cartoon logo — gave an in-depth interview on The Square Deal about the origins of the fast food icon and how her father […]