Suze Orman

  • Foremost Financial Advisor
  • Host of The Suze Orman Show on CNBC
  • New York Times Bestselling Author

Suze Orman is a world-renowned motivational speaker who speaks annually to over 100,000 people in the United States, South Africa & Asia. In 2007, Business Week has named Suze the top female motivational Speaker in the U.S..

 
  

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9 Steps to Financial Freedom: Practical and Spiritual Steps So You Can Stop Worrying

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The Road to Wealth: A Comprehensive Guide to Your Money

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You've Earned It, Don't Lose It : Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make When You Retire

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The Courage to Be Rich

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Biography

Orman is the contributing editor to “O” The Oprah Magazine, the Costco Connection Magazine and is in her 13th year as host of the award winning Suze Orman Show, which airs every Saturday night on CNBC. Over her television career, Suze has accomplished that which no other television personality ever has before. Not only is she the single most successful fundraiser in the history of Public Television, but she has also garnered an unprecedented eight Gracie Awards, more than anyone in the 39-year history of this prestigious award. The Gracies recognize the nation’s best radio, television, and cable programming for, by, and about women.

In March 2013, Forbes magazine awarded Suze a spot in the top 10 on a list of the most influential celebrities of 2013. In January 2013, The Television Academy Foundation’s Archive of American Television has honored Suze’s broadcast career accomplishments with her recent inclusion in its historic Emmy TV Legends interview collection.  

In 2010, Orman was also honored with the Touchstone Award from Women in Cable Telecommunications, was named one of “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” by Forbes and was presented with an Honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree from Bentley University. In that same month, Orman received the Gracie Allen Tribute Award from the American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT); the Gracie Allen Tribute Award is bestowed upon an individual who truly plays a key role in laying the foundation for future generations of women in the media.

In October 2009, Orman was the recipient of a Visionary Award from the Council for Economic Education for being a champion on economic empowerment. In July 2009, Forbes named Orman 18th on their list of The Most Influential Women In Media. In May 2009, Orman was presented with an honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Illinois. In May 2009 and May 2008, TIME magazine named Orman as one of the TIME 100, The World’s Most Influential People. In October 2008, Orman was the recipient of the National Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign.

In April 2008, Orman was presented with the Amelia Earhart Award for her message of financial empowerment for women. Saturday Night Live has spoofed Suze six times during 2008-2011. In 2007, Business Week named Orman one of the top ten motivational speakers in the world—she was the ONLY woman on that list, thereby making her 2007’s top female motivational speaker in the world.

Orman who grew up on the South Side of Chicago earned a bachelor’s degree in social work at the University of Illinois and at the age of 30 was still a waitress making $400 a month.