Last Updated: 05 Jun, 2023 | Views: 881
Profession: Business Women
Other Profession(s): Entrepreneur
Famous For: Entrepreneur, Fashion Industry Trailblazer.
Sophia Christina Amoruso was born on April 20, 1984 in San Diego, California. An American businesswoman, she owns her own company. In 2012, "Inc. Magazine" named Nasty Gal one of the "fastest-growing companies" among women's fashion retailers. As a self-made woman, she has been recognized by Forbes as one of the world's wealthiest women. Nasty Gal, however, has filed for bankruptcy. In 2017, Amoruso founded Girlboss Media, which creates content for millennial women to improve themselves in their personal and professional lives.
2006: Working as a security guard at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco when Sophia Amoruso was 22
2006: Earlier this year, Amoruso opened a vintage eBay store called Nasty Gal Vintage.
As a stand-alone online store, Nasty Gal continued to grow after launching its own retail website.
On January 12, 2015: Nasty Gal CEO Amy Amoruso announced that Sophia Amoruso was stepping down, knowing that the company couldn't continue under her leadership.
In 2014: A portfolio imprint of Penguin specializes in books about business, specifically the autobiography #GIRLBOSS by Amoruso published.
In December 2017: A company called Girlboss Media (#girlboss) was founded by Amoruso to produce content that targets female audiences through editorials, videos, and podcasts.
Awards & Achievements:
A list of 30 under 30 was published by Inc. Magazine in 2013. A 2013 Business Insider article ranked Sophia Amoruso among the sexiest CEOs.
A Netflix television series based on her autobiography, #GIRLBOSS was produced in 2014.