He instigated and activated many small businesses in 1980, counting - carpet cleaning, lunch wagons, and several bars and restaurants. From 1980 and 1990, Lindell was crack cocaine, cocaine, and alcohol captivated which led to his residence and his wife's foreclosure to file a case for separation. He stated that he achieved abstemiousness through prayer in 2009, and ever since then, he has been clean.
Lindell invented the MyPillow pillow in 2004. He then expanded the business into a major Minnesota manufacturing company that arranged 150 workforces in 2019. Allude to possible future political objectives, Lindell named his son Darren as its head operating officer.
In 2016, Lindell's My Pillow Company was prosecuted in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland, California, for running advertisements with fake claims of the pillow assists with snoring, migraines, and other medicinal conditions. Prosecutors in nine California counties brought the charges against the misleading infomercials. MyPillow settled for about $1 million while admitting no wrongdoing.
In 2017, BBB revoked official approval of MyPillow, lowering its rating to an F based on a prototype of grievances by regulars. The BBB alludes to a Buy One, Get One offer, which had become an unremitting offer. Lindell said that he was disappointed by the decision taken by BBB.
How MyPillow Founder & CEO Mike Lindell Went From Crack Addict To Self-Made Multimillionaire | CNBC
In August 2016, Lindell met with Donald Trump and became an enthusiastic supporter, calling Trump the most amazing president in this country. In a speech in August 2019 at Liberty University, Mike said when he met Donald Trump, he felt like a heavenly appointment. Lindell went to the final presidential debate in Las Vegas on On October 19, 2016. On November 6, 2016, He spoke at a Trump operation rally in Minneapolis and showed his presence on 8th November at the Official Donald Watch Party November 8.
At the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference, Lindell spoke, and in it, he promoted Trump as the supreme president.
In May 2020, he became the campaign chair for Trump's reelection campaign. In November 2020, He was recognized as among those who paid for Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse's bail.
Mike Lindell's kids-He married Karen Dickey, and he had 4 children with her. The relationship was for 20 years. They both got divorced because of his drug addiction. He began as a drug addict. Starting from cocaine to alcohol, the addiction continued till the ear years of his business. Because of addiction, he lost everything. He married the second time in 2013 June to Dallas Yocum and again got divorced very soon.