Marshall Sylver still has the bank receipt from 1994 showing his then-bank account total: $6. But in reality, the situation was even worse than that. Marshall was $250,000 in debt, and things were getting dire. But he also had a single idea — to sell hypnosis over the television — that he believed in, and four months later, his bank account balance had soared to $2 million. 

“I got shot down everywhere I went,” Marshall says. “Everybody said no, bad idea, it’s never going to work. And I said, ‘I think you’re wrong.’ And I was willing to go $250,000 in debt of my cash to prove them wrong because I knew I was right and I had certainty. The rest is history.” 

Today, Marshall calls himself the “most televised hypnotist in the world.” Known by many for his infomercials that ran throughout the mid-90s and ultimately generated $150 million in sales, he’s also been on David Letterman’s show five times, Montel Williams’ show five times, and Howard Stern’s show six. And that’s not even to mention his live show on the Vegas strip.

In short, Marshall has long since “made it.” But after needing surprise open heart surgery this year, he’s found at 58 that he has a new goal in mind: teaching a handpicked group of mentees how to become millionaires fast. In this episode of Life After Addiction And Indictment, Steve and Marshall talk about his newest venture, the Next Multimillionaire program, as well as his story of overcoming cocaine addiction and staggering debt to form his legacy. 


What You’ll Learn:

  • Why Marshall believes his DNA is “wired to attract wealth” and why he considers personal responsibility the greatest gift
  • How open heart surgery inspired him to start the Next Multimillionaire program
  • How he’s made his mark as a hypnotist and brain reprogrammer
  • And much more!


Favorite Quote:

“I don’t think the concept of being one idea away from a million, or these days even a billion dollars is so unique, unusual, or even rare. I think most people have million-dollar and billion-dollar ideas in their heads, and they never execute. They never get that level of certainty.”

— Marshall Sylver


Connect with Marshall: 

Personal website




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