California businessman Glenn Stearns may be attempting to build a million-dollar business from scratch in 90 days on the Discovery Channel's "Undercover Billionaire," but he has already experienced enough drama in his real life to fill another reality television show.

Stearns, according to his Discovery Channel profile , had a troubled childhood before going on to found Stearns Lending, the mortgage lending company that has afforded him an opulent lifestyle complete with beachfront mansions and superyachts. After a battle with cancer , Stearns decided to embark on the challenge of growing a million-dollar business from scratch on "Undercover Billionaire."

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A Stearns Lending spokesperson declined to comment on Stearns' personal history and involvement with the company when reached by Business Insider.

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