Eckhart Tolle Biography
Ulrich Leonard Tölle was born in 1948 in Lünen, a small town north of Dortmund in Germany’s Ruhr region.
He moved to Spain at the age of 13 to live with his father, who did not insist on him attending high school, so Tolle chose to study literature, astronomy, and languages at home. At the age of 15, he was “heavily influenced” by the German mystic Joseph Anton Schneiderfranken’s gift of five spiritual books.
Eckhart Tolle Career
Eckhart Tolle (born Ulrich Leonard Tölle) is a spiritual teacher from Germany and the author of The Power of Now and A New Earth. Tolle moved to England at the age of 19 and taught German and Spanish at a language school in London for three years. In 1977, he completed a postgraduate course at the University of Cambridge after graduating from the University of London. Tolle collaborated with Winfrey in 2008 to create a series of webinars, each focusing on a chapter from one of his books, with discussions, silent meditations, and questions from viewers via Skype. He appeared alongside the Dalai Lama at the Vancouver Peace Summit in September 2009.
Eckhart Tolle Personal Life
After several trips to North America’s West Coast, Tolle settled in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1995, where he met his future wife, Kim Eng.
Eckhart Tolle Net Worth
Eckhart Tolle has an estimated net worth range between $70 million and $80 million.