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Sophia Amoruso

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Net worth 2018: $280 Thousand
Industry: Other
Country: United States
BirthDay: 20 April 1984
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BIOGRAPHY

Sophia Amoruso was bornon 20 April 1984 in United States. The only Millennial newcomer to the list outside the entertainment industry, Sophia Amoruso made her fortune with e-commerce retailer Nasty Gal, the rock 'n' roll fashion company she started at age 22, when it sold mostly vintage gear to a trendy young crowd. A decade in, Nasty Gal competes with the likes of H&M and ASOS; FORBES estimates revenues of $300 million, up from $100 million in 2012. "Growth has been explosive," Amoruso said. In 2015 she handed over the CEO role to an outsider. She remains heavily involved in day-to-day operations, including the rollout of brick-and-mortar stores, starting with two in L.A. "I'm executive chair and own most of the company," she said. "Everyone knows Nasty Gal requires me." Now she oversees a growing brand based on her bestselling memoir, #Girlboss, including a new podcast, #Girlboss Radio. Her first guest? Actress Charlize Theron, who's also producing an upcoming Netflix comedy based on Amoruso's life. As for Nasty Gal, she's weighing options for its future, including an IPO if the time feels right. "It's crazy to think that after a decade of building the business, we're finding our footing," she said. "We're putting our big-girl shoes on."

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2016

$280 Thousand

2018

$280 Thousand

TIMELINE
2017

In February 2017, Boohoo Group purchased Nasty Gal for $20 million, with Nasty Gal remaining in Los Angeles and continuing to produce apparel, shoes, and accessories under its own brand

2016

In November 2016, the company was reported to be filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with Amoruso resigning as executive chairwoman

2015

On January 12, 2015, Amoruso announced she was stepping down as CEO of Nasty Gal

2014

In 2014, Amoruso's autobiography #GIRLBOSS was published by Portfolio, a Penguin imprint that specializes in books about business

2013

Also in 2013, Business Insider named Sophia Amoruso one of the sexiest CEOs alive

2008

It quickly grew with revenues increasing from $223,000 in 2008 to almost $23 million in 2011

2003

In 2003, while living in Portland, Oregon, she was caught stealing; the loss-prevention department of the store fined her and the experience led her to stop stealing

1984

Sophia Christina Amoruso (born April 20, 1984) is an American businesswoman

1975

At age 22 while working as a security guard at San Francisco's Academy of Art University, Amoruso opened an online eBay store, which she called Nasty Gal Vintage, named after the 1975 album by funk singer and style icon Betty Davis

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