Scott Fischer is an American businessman and entrepreneur. He is known as the CEO of Dippin Dots, LLC and Dippin Dots Cryogenics. As of 2020, Scott Fischer net worth is estimated to be more than $100 million.
Fischer grew up in a business-minded family. His father Mark Fischer is the chairman and CEO of the public-traded oil and gas company Chaparral Energy. After learning an entrepreneurial skills from his father, Scott got involved with his father in a real estate business. His first business ventures involved public-private partnerships where he was involved in major deals involving developers, investors, and energy levels of government officials.
Scott was involved in a multi-million dollar commercial real estate ventures ranging from $75 million to $330 million. While he was in a real estate business, he saw that Dippin’ Dots was going bankrupt. He saw the perfect opportunity there and bought the bankrupt company for $12.7 million. He was 38 years old at that time.
After acquiring the company in 2012, Fischer led the company growth, including $300 million in retail sales, and also its expansion in 12 countries. He also led the Dippin’ Dots acquisition of Doc Popcorn, the largest franchised retailer of popcorn in the world.
Aside from his business skills, he is also involved in charitable and philanthropic activities. He is currently the chair of the Legislative Committee for Big Brother, Big Sisters of Oklahoma. In 2015, he was awarded the Judge William R. Saied Founder’s Award for his support to the agency. Moreover, he also supports the Oklahoma City Ballet and other organizations dedicated to the arts.
Back in 2018, Fischer was involved in a serious car accident. He was drunk at that time and crashed his BMW 750 into two homes. He also hit a power line pole and then hit two homes before coming to stop. There were no serious injuries in the crash and he was freed from his cars by firefighters.
Fischer is now featuring on the Undercover Boss. In an episode teaser, he says “I want to go undercover because I plan to continue to grow the company around the world, It’s important for me that employees are ready for that growth and prepared for it”.