Who Founded Herbalife?

Mark R.

Hughes

When was Herbalife founded?

February 1980, Los Angeles, CA

How was Herbalife started?

In February 1980, Mark Hughes began selling the original Herbalife weight management product from the trunk of his car. According to one Herbalife website, the company’s goal was to change the nutritional habits of the world. His first product was a protein shake designed to help people manage their weight.

How did Mark Hughes founder of Herbalife die?

On June 16, the coroner found that Mr. Hughes had died May 21 of an overdose of alcohol and a toxic level of doxepin, an antidepressant. His blood alcohol level was 0.21 percent. On Feb. 2, three months before he died, Mr. Hughes amended his family trust to give his wife, Darcy, $10 million within 45 days of his death.

Who Herbalife approved?

Herbalife FAQ

No, the FDA can’t approve Herbalife products since the FDA doesn’t approve dietary supplements or cosmetic items. However, Herbalife follows FDA regulations and standards in manufacturing its products and is subject to FDA investigations.