Breathometer Net Worth 2023 Update (Before & After Shark Tank)


Breathometer, personal breathalyzer attachment for smartphones, was started by Charles Yim in September 2012. Breathometer net worth was $3.3 Million in 2013 based on the Shark Tank deal.

In 2013 they appeared on season 5 of Shark Tank USA. And made a deal with Robert Herjavec, Kevin O’Leary, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, $1,000,000 for 30% of equity.

Breathometer is no longer in business. In 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint against Breathometer, alleging that the company misled its customers about the accuracy of its breathalyzer readings. The FTC settlement required Breathometer to shut down its breathalyzer app and refund customers who had purchased the app.

Breathometer Net Worth

Net worth$2.5 million (2013)
Annual Sales Revenue
Lifetime sales
InvestorRobert Herjavec, Kevin O’Leary, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John
FounderCharles Yim

Breathometer Net Worth Timeline

Net Worth 2023
Net Worth 2022
Net worth valuation 2013 after appearing on Shark Tank  $3.3 million
Net worth valuation 2013 before appearing on Shark Tank  $2.5 million

Breathometer Pitch on Shark Tank

ProductPersonal breathalyzer attachment for smartphones
EpisodeSeason 05 Episode 02
Founder Charles Yim
Asked for$250,000 for 10% Equity
Company nameBreathometer
Final deal$1,000,000 for 30% Equity 
SharksRobert Herjavec, Kevin O’Leary, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John

Breathometer Founder

Breathometer was founded by Charles Yim in 2012. Yim is a serial entrepreneur who has founded several successful businesses. Including Chatterfly, a mobile loyalty platform for businesses that was acquired by Plum District. The net worth of Breathometer’s founder, Charles Yim, is unknown as of 2023.

Key accomplishments

2013Appeared on Shark Tank season 4 and Robert Herjavec, Kevin O’Leary, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John invested $1,000,000 for 30% Equity 
2016Launched the Breathometer Enterprise product, which allows businesses to provide Breathometer BAC tests to their employees.
2018Shut down its breathalyzer app and refunded customers who had purchased the app.


Some companies that appear on the show have not achieved great success, and the Breathometer was one of them. Sometimes businesses don’t succeed because of many reasons. Sometimes, the deal falls through after the founders say yes on camera. Or, as you’ll see, sometimes things happen to the founders themselves, and they choose to abandon the business. Anything is possible. However,  Breathometer went out of business in 2022. And the product is no longer available in the market.

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