BarBees Bartending Net Worth 2024 Update (Before & After Shark Tank)

BarBees Bartending Net Worth Update (Before & After Shark Tank)

BarBees Bartending’s net worth is $500,000 as of February 2024. In 2019, company sales were $19,000. Sales increased to $38,000 and $76,000, respectively, in 2020 and 2021. The company projected $400,000 in sales towards the end of 2023. BarBees Bartending, a mobile cocktail class, was started by Jess Blakley and Willow Sprague in 2019. 

In January 2024, they appeared on season 15 of Shark Tank USA and made a deal with Daniel Lubetzky for $75,000 for 20% equity. The final valuation was $375,000, down from the founder’s initial estimate of $750,000.

As of February 2024, the company is actively running its operations. Shark Tank gave more visibility to the business; thus the owners are now working on uplifting the market expansion and automation processes of their business. Currently, they offer both onsite and virtual classes. You can get more details about their classes by visiting the company website.

BarBees Bartending Net Worth

Net worth$500,000 (2024)
Annual Sales Revenue$400,000 (2023)
ProfitsNot available 
Lifetime sales$1 million (2024)
InvestorDaniel Lubetzky
Investment$75,000 for 20% equity
FoundersJess Blakley and Willow Sprague

BarBees Bartending Net Worth Timeline

Net Worth 2024$500,000
Net worth valuation in 2024 after appearing on Shark Tank  $375,000
Net worth valuation in 2024 before appearing on Shark Tank  $750,000

BarBees Bartending Pitch on Shark Tank

ProductA mobile cocktail class
EpisodeSeason 15 Episode 12
FoundersJess Blakley and Willow Sprague
Asked for$75,000 for 10% equity
Company nameBarBees Bartending
Final deal$75,000 for 20% equity
SharkDaniel Lubetzky
LocationNashville, Tennessee

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BarBees Bartending Founders

Jess Blakley and Willow Sprague founded BarBees Bartending in 2019. Jess and Willow are College friends who completed their degrees at Belmont University. Before starting their own business, Jess worked as a Healthcare Policy Analyst. Willow has previous work experience working at Cadence Leadership + Communications for over four years. Bees Bartending’s founders, Jess Blakley and Willow Sprague’s net worths are unknown as of 2024.

Key accomplishments

2023The owners became the winners of the Industry Impact Award at the Belmont Entrepreneur Awards for their business.
2024The company was featured on Shark Tank and secured a deal.


From their beginnings on Shark Tank to their current status as a thriving business, they have proven that with the right idea and execution, anything is possible. We can’t wait to see the future for BarBees Bartending and its continued success.