Mee Ma’s Gumbo, a Fully-seasoned frozen gumbo base, was started by Carole Foster in 2007. Mee Ma’s Gumbo net worth was $1 Million in 2013 based on the Shark Tank deal of $200,000  for 20%  equity.

On May 3, 2013, they appeared on Season 4 of Shark Tank USA and made a deal with Kevin O’Leary and Lori Greiner, $200,000 for 50% of equity.

Mee Ma’s Gumbo is out of business. However, their official website is active but the Facebook page is not active since 2022.

Mee Ma’s Gumbo Net Worth

Net worth$1 Million (Business valuation)
Lifetime sales$22.9 million
InvestorsKevin O’Leary and Lori Greiner
FounderCarole Foster

Mee Ma’s Gumbo Net Worth Timeline

Net Worth 2023$1 Million
Net Worth 2022$800,000
Net Worth 2021$600,000
Net Worth 2020$450,000
Net worth valuation in 2013 after appearing on Shark Tank  $400,000
Net worth valuation in 2013 before appearing on Shark Tank  $1 Million

Mee Ma’s Gumbo Pitch on Shark Tank

Company nameMee Ma’s Gumbo
ProductFully-seasoned frozen gumbo base
EpisodeSeason 04 Episode 23
FounderCarole Foster
Asked for$200,000 for 20% equity
Final deal$200,000 for 50% equity
SharksKevin O’Leary and Lori Greiner
LocationGranada Hills, California

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Mee Ma’s Gumbo Founder

Mee Ma’s Gumbo was founded by Carole Foster in 2007. She is a southern-style chef. She has become one of the best chefs in the South. Mee Ma’s Gumbo’s founder, Carole Foster, has a net worth of USD 1 Million as of 2023.

Key accomplishments

2022Mee-Ma’s Gumbo sold more than Mee Ma’s Gumbo $500k in bricks
2013Mee-Ma’s Gumbo has been featured in Shark Tank


Some companies that appear on the show have not achieved great success, and Mee Ma’s Gumbo is one of them. Sometimes businesses don’t succeed for 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,  Mee Ma’s Gumbo went out of business in 2022. And the product is no longer available in the market.

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