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


ZUP, the water boards company, was started by Nick Kierpiec, Glen Duff, and Scott Parks in 2008. As of September 2023, ZUP’s net worth is $3 Million and they’re pulling in a whopping $3 Million in annual revenue.

In 2018, they appeared on Season 9 Episode 17 of Shark Tank USA, seeking $300,000 for 10% equity, valuing the company at $3 Million. Despite not getting a deal on Shark Tank, the ZUP water board is still in business.

ZUP water board was sued by ‘Nash Manufacturing Inc. for patent infringement. Nash claimed that the ZUP board was a copy of their waterboard product. The case was eventually settled out of court, and the terms of the settlement were not disclosed. Despite the legal challenges, the ZUP water board appears to be continuing to operate on its website,

ZUP Net Worth Timeline

Net Worth 2023$ 3 Million
Net Worth 2022$ 3 Million
Net Worth 2021$ 2.5 Million
Net Worth 2020$ 2.0 Million
Net worth valuation in 2018 on Shark Tank  $ 3 Million

ZUP Pitch on Shark Tank

Company nameZUP
ProductWater Boards
EpisodeSeason 9 Episode 17
FoundersGlen Duff, Scott Parks, and Nick Kierpiec
Asked for$300,000 for 10% equity
Final dealNo deal

ZUP Founders

ZUP was founded by Glen Duff, Scott Parks, and Nick Kierpiec in 2008. Nick Kierpiec is a former professional wakeboarder and waterskiier. He has a degree in business from the University of Michigan.

Glen Duff is a mechanical engineer with over 20 years of experience in the watersports industry. He has a degree in engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

Scott Parks is a marketing and sales professional with over 10 years of experience. He has a degree in business from the University of Southern California.

ZUP’s founders, Glen Duff, Scott Parks, and Nick Kierpiec, have a net worth of 1 Million USD each as of 2023.

Key accomplishments:

2022They have won several awards, including the Innovation Award from the Watersports Industry Association.
2023They have been featured in several magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times and Men’s Journal.
2023They have sold over 100,000 boards worldwide.


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.