What It's Like To Be On Shark Tank, And What Happens After You Close A Deal

Shark Tank is reality television at its finest. It's engrossing, entertaining, at times uplifting, sometimes uncomfortable, and always real. But what happens after you make a deal on Shark Tank? Is Shark Tank behind the scenes anything like what we see when the show airs? Is Shark Tank really real? The answers might surprise you.

Over the course of nine seasons, hundreds of deals have closed and millions of dollars have been invested. The show's biggest success story is the Scrub Daddy - a sponge, emblazoned with a smiley face, that softens in warm water and gets firm in cold water. Shark Lori Greiner paid $200,000 for 20% equity and then sales for the product went through the roof. Scrub Daddy's founders had $100,000 in sales before Shark Tank. After Shark Tank they earned over $50 million.

Find out what it's like to be on Shark Tank and take a swim through these interesting facts about the show.