Sophia Amoruso Biography

Sophia Amoruso is a successful businesswoman from the United States. She is the founder of Nasty Gal, a fashion boutique for young women, as well as Girlboss Media, a resource for women in the millennial generation who want to advance professionally and personally. Before Amoruso founded Girlboss Media, Nasty Gal declared bankruptcy. Her writings include #GIRLBOSS, her autobiography from 2014, “Nasty Galaxy,” and “The Girlboss Workbook: An Interactive Journal for Winning at Life.” #GIRLBOSS was converted into a Netflix television series of the same name.

How old is Sophia Amoruso? – Age

She was born on 20 April 1984 in San Diego, California, the United States. She is 38 years as of 2022.

Where did Sophia Amoruso go to school? – Education

Amoruso worked as a security guard at San Francisco’s Academy of Art University while attending community college.

Sophia Amoruso – Family

Amoruso was born in San Diego and is of Greek, Italian, and Portuguese descent. She stayed with her parents until her parents divorced when she was in high school, at which point she moved to Sacramento, California.
After being diagnosed with depression and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Amoruso was home-schooled prior to her relocation (ADHD). She worked at a Subway restaurant as a child.

She describes herself as a nomad throughout her adolescence. On the West Coast, she hitchhiked, stole, and dumpster-dived. In 2003, she was found stealing and was punished by the store, prompting her to stop. She also relocated from Portland and attended community college in San Francisco.

Amoruso’s Husband

From 2015 until their divorce in 2017, Amoruso was married to Joel DeGraff.

In a 2017 interview, Amoruso said that DeGraff had just walked out on their marriage, shortly before her company Nasty Gal filed for bankruptcy.
She also mentioned that she was considering dating an old buddy. She didn’t say his name, but she talked about him a lot. She said she lives with him, that their families had spent Christmas together, and that they were working on her book together at the time.

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What is Amoruso’s Salary?

Her salary is under review.

Amoruso’s Net Worth

She receives an approximate net worth of $25 million.

Sophia Amoruso Career

Amoruso worked as a security guard at San Francisco’s Academy of Art University while attending community college. She started Nasty Gal Vintage, an online store on eBay when she was 22 years old. This is the title of a 1975 album by funk singer Betty Davis. Amoruso’s store primarily sold vintage clothing and other items, and she shipped them herself. After six years, the store had grown to a $100 million enterprise.

After being banned from eBay in 2008, she decided to start her own retail website.

From $223,000 in 2008 to nearly $23 million in 2011, Nasty Gal’s revenue climbed quickly. In 2013, she was included in Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30 list. Her autobiography #GIRLBOSS was released in 2014 by Portfolio, a Penguin subsidiary specializing in business literature, and it was converted into a Netflix television series in 2016. However, in November 2016, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and Amoruso resigned as executive chairwoman.

Amoruso went on to create another company, Girlboss Media, in December 2017. This is a company that produces female-targeted editorial content, videos, and podcasts.

Sophia Amoruso Books

  •  2014 – #Girlboss
  • 2016 – Nasty Galaxy
  • 2017The Girlboss Workbook: An Interactive Journal for Winning at Life

Sophia Amoruso Television Shows

  • 2012 – House of Style for 2 episodes
  • 2015Project Runway All Stars as a Guest Judge in the episode: “Some Like It Hot Dog”
  • 2015 – Pop Culture Underground as Herself in the episode: “Style”
  • 2017 – Girlboss as Executive producer and writer for 13 episodes

Sophia Amoruso Twitter

Sophia’s Twitter handle is @sophiaamoruso.

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