The next great American team-based sport, Spikeball, was started by Chris Ruder in 2008. As of March 2024, Spikeball net worth is $45.2 Million, and they’re pulling in a whopping $15 Million in revenue every year to back it up. 

On May 15, 2015, they appeared on Season 6, episode 29 of Shark Tank USA and made a deal with Daymond John for $500,000 for 20% of equity. The final valuation was $2.5 Million, down from the founder’s initial estimate of $5 Million.

Spikeball is an American sports equipment company. The company is the largest provider of roundnet equipment and sponsors tournaments in several countries. Spikeball is still in business, and they are selling the products on their official website and Amazon.

Spikeball Net Worth

Net Worth$45.2 Million (2024)
Annual Sales Revenue$15 Million (2023)
Life time Sales
InvestorDaymond John
FounderChris Ruder

Spikeball Net Worth Timeline

Net Worth 2024$45.2 Million
Net Worth 2023$45.2 Million
Net Worth 2022$39 Million
Net worth valuation 2015 before appearing on Shark Tank  $5 Million 
Net worth valuation 2015 after appearing on Shark Tank  $2.5 million

Spikeball Pitch on Shark Tank

Company nameSpikeball
ProductThe next great American team-based sport
EpisodeSeason 06 Episode 29
FounderChris Ruder
Asked for$500,000 for 10% equity
Final deal$500,000 for 20% equity
SharkDaymond John

Don’t miss these product from Season 6

Spikeball Founder

Spikeball was founded by Chris Ruder in 2008. Chris Ruder played a pivotal role in reviving the roundnet game, initially invented by Jeff Knurek. Ruder was introduced to the game while on vacation in Hawaii with his brother and friends. Spikeball’s founder, Chris Ruder’s net worth is unavailable. However, according to the deal of the Shark Tank pitch, he had 80% equity in the company. Therefore, Chris Ruder should have more than $2 million net worth as of 2024.

Key accomplishments

2023Tournament Sponsorship: Spikeball Inc. sponsors tournaments in various countries, including Belgium, Canada, Colombia, and the United States. Spikeball Roundnet Association tournaments have even aired on ESPN2
2022Global Expansion: Spikeball Inc. has expanded its presence globally, with employees located throughout the United States. The company aims to create the next great American sport


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 Spretz and its continued success.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply