Misha Ava Vaynerchuk is the daughter of the famed entrepreneur, author, speaker, and social media star Gary Vaynerchuk. Born on May 31, 2009, Misha is the eldest of two children in the Vaynerchuk family. Her father is very protective of her and her brother, Xander Avi Vaynerchuk (born in 2012), and wishes to keep their private lives out of the spotlight. He has also been vocal about the importance of technology in parenting and making sure his children are aware of cultural developments.

Her Father, Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk was born on November 14, 1975, in Babruysk, Soviet Union (now Belarus). He immigrated to the United States in 1978 at the age of three with his Ashkenazi Jewish family. Gary was raised in Queens, New York and later moved to Edison, New Jersey. At the age of 14, he joined his family’s retail-wine business and eventually graduated from North Hunterdon High School. He completed his bachelor’s degree in management science from Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts.

Gary Vaynerchuk is a successful entrepreneur and business leader. He is the co-founder of the restaurant reservation app Resy, which was acquired by American Express in 2019, and the co-founder of winery Empathy Wines, which was acquired by Constellation Brands in 2020. He is also the creator and founder behind the VeeFriends1 and VeeFriends2 non-fungible token series.

In 2006, Vaynerchuk took charge of his father’s liquor store and renamed it Wine Library. He then launched sales online and started Wine Library TV, a daily webcast on YouTube discussing wine. In 2009, Vaynerchuk founded VaynerMedia, a digital agency focused on social media and strategy services for Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, in 2017, Vaynerchuk formed The Gallery, later renamed Gallery Media Group, a VaynerX subsidiary company that houses PureWow, male-oriented news outlet ONE37pm.com, and other media properties.

He has been involved in a number of projects, including Planet of the Apps, a reality television series. He is also the host of Wine Library TV (WLTV or The Thunder Show) which ran from 2006 to 2011. In addition, he launched Wine & Web on Sirius XM satellite radio, The #AskGaryVee Show on YouTube, and he also hosts DailyVee, a daily, video-documentary series on YouTube.

Gary Vaynerchuk has written several books on business and leadership. His works include 101 Wines: Guaranteed to Inspire, Delight, and Bring Thunder to Your World (2008), Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion (2009), The Thank You Economy (2011), Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook (2013), #AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness (2016), Crushing It! How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence—and How You Can, Too (2018), and Twelve and a Half: Leveraging the Emotional Ingredients Necessary for Business Success (2021). Gary Vaynerchuk’s books cover a range of topics related to business and leadership, such as how to leverage the power of social media, how to build a successful business, and how to develop self-awareness and leadership skills.

Gary has been recognized for his accomplishments, being named to Crain’s New York Business 40 Under 40 in 2015 and Forbes’ Top Social Influencers in 2017.