Nick Bare is an American YouTuber, author, Instagram celebrity, and former Platoon Leader in the United States Army. Since 2012, Nick has become the CEO of Bare Performance Nutrition.
Bare was born on August 1, 1990, in Texas, USA.
When he was a young adult, Nick had an eating disorder. He said:
“My disorder initially impacted me mentally more than physically. Eventually, all I thought about was eating less and exercising more.”
In a different interview, Nick confessed:
“My fitness journey started as a young teen, recovering from an eating disorder and transitioning my focus to a healthier and happier me.”
After graduating from college, Bare joined the US Army as an Infantry Officer in May of 2013. He was stationed at Fort Hood, TX.
He said to StarterStory:
”In May of 2013, I was commissioned as an Infantry Officer and was shipped to Fort Benning, GA to complete the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Ranger School, and Airborne School.”
On July 11, 2014, Nick graduated from the US Army Ranger School, a 61-day combat leadership course oriented toward small-unit tactics. Bare left the Army in 2017.
In 2013, Bare got a BS in nutrition from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Bare Performance Nutrition
In 2012, he founded Bare Performance Nutrition, a sports nutrition supplement company. On an average day, the company has around 250 orders. However, new product releases or big sale result in around 4,000 orders.
According to the company:
”Through training, nutrition, and mindset it is our goal to help improve your health, wellness and performance.”
He attributes what he learned in the United States Army to the success of building his business, Bare Performance Nutrition. He said:
”What I learned in the military is so applicable to running a business – the leadership – but simultaneously the teamwork have helped a great deal.”
In another interview, Bare stated:
”The values I learned during my time in the military have directly influenced the same values we hold close to us at Bare Performance Nutrition.”
Nick started his YouTube channel on April 10, 2012. Currently, his channel has over 42 million views and more than 321,000 subscribers. Nick said:
”In the first year of producing YouTube content, I was able to grow my channel to 20,000 subscribers.”
On his channel, Bare shares his military training and experiences. He also gives nutrition tips.
His most popular video is titled – ”Day In The Life Of An Infantry Platoon Leader.” The video was uploaded on June 21, 2016, and it has more than 1.6 million views. Bare said about the video:
”I simply showed my life, and what it was like being an Infantry Platoon leader based in Korea.”
”I can remember sitting in Korea watching this video and seeing the views go up by tens of thousands and I was blown away seeing my subscribers growing.”
His book ”25 Hours A Day” will be published in 2020.
Bare wrote on his Facebook page about the book:
”This book is a compilation of lessons I’ve learned and adopted through my many wins and losses.”
In September 2018, Nick got engaged to Stefany Banda, a YouTuber who graduated from Michigan State University. She currently helps Nick to run Bare Performance Nutrition.
In 2018, she wrote on her Instagram account:
”This morning, barefoot in our backyard…the one & only love of my life asked me to me marry him…and I said YES!”
Stefany also wrote:
”I can’t quite put it all in words right now…but I love this man more than anything on this earth!”
The couple has planned to get married on May 9th, 2020.
Bare’s weight is around 210 lbs (95 kg).
Nick is 5 ft and 10 in (1.77 meters) tall.
In November 2019, he participated in an Iron Man competition in Panama City Florida. Bare finished the competition with a total race time of 11:28:08.
He has done 100 pushups per day for the last 10 years. Nick said for Men’s Health:
”The reason I started doing them is because when I was growing up I would watch my dad, and he would do 100 pushups in the morning, in the kitchen.”
Bare went on to say:
”While we were all eating breakfast he’d just be on the kitchen floor knocking out 100 pushups shirtless.”
Nick Bare – Net Worth
Bare earns most of his wealth from managing his company – Bare Performance Nutrition. Nick promotes BFN with the help of YouTube and Instagram, He even said – ”I saw YouTube as a great opportunity to help grow and build my personal brand.”
In 2019, Bare said that Bare Performance Nutrition had a revenue of about $6 million. In his own words – ”I started my company in 2012 making around $15,000 in the first year of business and today we are on track to do $6 Million in revenue for the year.”
Bare also makes money from ads on his YouTube channel (around $90,000 in revenue). Therefore, Nick Bare has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million. In 2020, his net worth will increase significantly with the release of his book.