SelectQuote was founded in 1984 by Charan J. Singh. SelectQuote was the first direct- to- the- consumer life insurance broker in the US.
The company began selling only life insurance. In 2011, SelectQuote began offering auto, home, and senior care insurance services. In 2016, the company reported annual revenue of $160 million. In late 2017, the company announced that founder Charan Singh was stepping down as CEO and being replaced by long-time President Tim Danker.
The company is well-known for the amusing ads that run on popular television shows with the tag line of “Insurance at a Price You Can Afford.”
Company headquarters are located in San Francisco, California.