Joseph Vitale (author)

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Joseph Vitale
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Born (1953-12-29) December 29, 1953 (age 69)
  • Author
  • Speaker
  • Musician
  • Marketer
  • Coach
Notable workThe Attractor Factor (2005) Zero Limits (2008)

Joseph Vitale (born December 29, 1953) is a spiritual teacher best known for his appearance in the movie, The Secret, and as the author of The Attractor Factor. He currently resides in Austin, Texas.

Early life[edit]

Vitale was born in Niles, Ohio, on December 29, 1953, and attended school in Niles, OH, including Niles McKinley High School.[1]


Vitale moved to Kent, Ohio, to attend college at Kent State University before beginning his career as a copywriter in Houston, Texas.[2] In 1984, Vitale wrote his first book "Zen and the Art of Writing[3]".[4] In 1995, Vitale wrote "Hypnotic Writing[5]".[6] His professional clients have included the Red Cross, PBS, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, and several other businesses.[7]

Vitale has made appearances in several movies as an expert on the Law of Attraction including Try It On Everything, The Opus, Leap!, The Search for a Balanced Life, The Compass, and Discover the Gift.[8]

The Miracles Coaching program which was created by Vitale to help guide students through the processes of the Law of Attraction has been featured on the Larry King Live show.[9]

He has more than 15 music cd’s.

Author background[edit]

Vitale’s first book, Zen and the Art of Writing was published in 1984.[10] Some of his other publications include: The Attractor Factor, Life’s Missing Instruction Manual, The Key, and Faith. Vitale also recorded many audio programs for Nightingale-Conant. Vitale has also written a book on P.T. Barnum’s business secrets, There’s a Customer Born Every Minute.[11]

In 2005, he became a bestselling author when he wrote The Attractor Factor: 5 Easy Steps for Creating Wealth (or Anything Else) From the Inside Out.[12]

Vitale has written books on marketing and business including Hypnotic Writing: How to Seduce and Persuade Customers with Only Your Words and Buying Trances: A New Psychology of Sales and Marketing. Vitale also wrote The Secret Prayer[13] which was released on May 18, 2015.[14]

In 2016, 2017, and 2018, Vitale wrote multiple books including: The Miracle: Six Steps to Enlightenment[15] (2016), Law of Attraction Quotes[16] (2017), and the most recent book that Vitale has published, Anything Is Possible.[17] (2018)

The Secret[edit]

The film The Secret, in which Vitale is interviewed, was released on March 23, 2006.

Vitale has been featured in several movies throughout his career, including: Try it on Everything, The Opus, Leap!, The Meta Secret and The Abundance Factor.[18]

Humanitarian work[edit]

Vitale has worked with Operation Yes (Your Economic Salvation) – a program that offers both mental and financial assistance to end homelessness in the United States.[19]

Publications and media[edit]


  • Money Loves Speed: From Stress to Success: Revealing the 8 Laws of Attracting Money Fast (2020)
  • Anything Is Possible: 7 Steps for Doing the Impossible (2018)
  • The Attractor Factor (2009)[20]
  • The Secret Prayer (2009)[21]
  • The Miracle: Six steps to Enlightenment (2016)[22]
  • Homeless to Billionaire: The 18 Principles of Wealth Attraction and Creating Unlimited Opportunity (2019)
  • There's a Customer Born Every Minute: P.T. Barnum's Amazing 10 "Rings of Power" for Creating Fame, Fortune, and a Business Empire Today (2006)[23]
  • Zero Limits (2007)[24]
  • Hypnotic Writing (1995)[5]
  • The Key (2007)[25]
  • Expect Miracles: The Missing Secret (2008)[26]
  • Buying Trances (2007)[27]
  • Meet & Grow Rich (2006)[28]
  • The Seven Lost Secrets of Success (1992)[29]
  • Instant Manifestation (2011)[30]
  • Expect Miracles (2013)[26]
  • The Midas Touch (2015)[31]
  • The Awakened Millionaire (2016)[32]
  • Hypnotic Marketing (2002)[25]
  • Advanced Hypnotic Marketing (2003)[33]
  • The Miracles Manual (2013)[34]
  • The Abundance Manifesto[35]
  • Zen and the Art of Writing (1984)[36]

Audio Programs[edit]

  • The Awakening Course
  • The Missing Secret
  • The Secret to Attracting Money
  • The Abundance Paradigm
  • The Ultimate Law of Attraction Library
  • The Zero Point

Singer-songwriter CDs[edit]

  • One More Day
  • Strut!
  • Sun Will Rise
  • The Healing Song
  • Reflection
  • Stretch
  • The Great Something

Instrumental CDs[edit]

  • Blue Healer
  • At Zero[37]
  • Aligning to Zero[38]
  • 432 to Zero
  • Invoking Divinity
  • Afflatus
  • Higher Octaves
  • Espresso for Your Soul
  • Calling the Four Angels of Ho'oponopono

Television and film[edit]

Vitale plays a large role in the movie The Secret.[39][40]

In addition to The Secret, Vitale has been featured in a total of 18 movies so far. Some of them include: Try it on Everything, The Opus, Leap!, The Meta Secret, and his latest film titled The Abundance Factor. He also took on an acting role in the 2018 film, Cecilia.[41][42]

He was also featured in Newsweek’s March 5, 2007 issue, story titled: Decoding The Secret.[43]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Briefs | News, Sports, Jobs - Tribune Chronicle". Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  2. ^ "Joe Vitale, marketing expert, author and teacher from "The Secret."". The Secret Law Of Attraction. Retrieved 2017-11-30.
  3. ^ Vitale, Joseph Manjushri (1984). Zen and the art of writing : a new approach to creative expression. Newport Beach, CA: Westcliff Publications. ISBN 0932896073. OCLC 12934006.
  4. ^ "Joe Vitale Audio". Retrieved 2018-06-15.
  5. ^ a b Vitale, Joe (2007). Hypnotic writing : how to seduce and persuade customers with only your words. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0470009796. OCLC 70230597.
  6. ^ "Hypnotic Writing: How to Seduce and Persuade Customers with Only Your Words". 2006-12-22. Retrieved 2018-06-14.
  7. ^ "Joe Vitale | Speakers Bureau | Keynote Speakers | Qualified Speakers". Speakers Bureau | Keynote Speakers | Qualified Speakers. 2000-07-31. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  8. ^ "Joe Vitale". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  9. ^ "Dr. Joe Vitale On How To Manifest Miracles!!!". 23 January 2017. Retrieved 2018-07-10.
  10. ^ "Zen and the Art of Writing". Retrieved 2018-02-09.
  11. ^ "Home Page - Joe Vitale of The Secret DVD is Law of Attraction expert and Life Coach". Joe Vitale of The Secret DVD is Law of Attraction expert and Life Coach. Retrieved 2017-11-30.
  12. ^ "The Attractor Factor : Dr Joe Vitale : 9781596592841". Book Depository. Retrieved 2018-02-09.
  13. ^ Vitale, Joe (2015-05-18). The secret prayer : the three-step formula for attracting miracles. [Wimberley, Texas]. ISBN 9781512264159. OCLC 914166460.
  14. ^ "Joseph Vitale Story - Bio, Facts, Networth, Family, Auto, Home | Famous Authors | SuccessStory". Retrieved 2017-11-30.
  15. ^ Vitale, Joe (2016-10-17). The miracle : six steps to enlightenment. Wimberley, TX. ISBN 9781536891553. OCLC 968154403.
  16. ^ Losier, Michael J. (2010). Law of attraction : the science of attracting more of what you want and less of what you don't (1st trade ed.). New York: Wellness Central. ISBN 978-0446199735. OCLC 611917519.
  17. ^ Vitale, Joe (2018-02-03). Anything is possible! : 7 steps for doing the impossible : mind expanding secrets for achieving your biggest, boldest, most bodacious goals discovered while bending nails, bolts, bars and horseshoes by hand (First ed.). Wimberley, TX. ISBN 9781984128157. OCLC 1045067126.
  18. ^ "Joe Vitale". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-11-30.
  19. ^ "I Am So Excited to Announce that Dr. Joe Vitale Will Be Contributing to Our Book's Foreword!". Ready, Aim, Soar!. 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2018-07-03.
  20. ^ Vitale, Joe (2005). The attractor factor : 5 easy steps for creating wealth (or anything else) from the inside out. Hoboken, N.J.: J. Wiley. ISBN 0471706043. OCLC 56104306.
  21. ^ Vitale, Joe (18 May 2015). The secret prayer : the three-step formula for attracting miracles. [Wimberley, Texas]. ISBN 978-1-5122-6415-9. OCLC 914166460.
  22. ^ Vitale, Joe (17 October 2016). The miracle : six steps to enlightenment. Wimberley, TX. ISBN 978-1-5368-9155-3. OCLC 968154403.
  23. ^ Vitale, Joe (2006). There's a customer born every minute : P.T. Barnum's amazing 10 "rings of power" for creating fame, fortune, and a business empire today--guaranteed!. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley. ISBN 9781119201908. OCLC 69199073.
  24. ^ Vitale, Joe (2007). Zero limits : the secret Hawaiian system for wealth, health, peace, and more. Hew Len, Haleakalā. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley. ISBN 9780470169520. OCLC 228432963.
  25. ^ a b Vitale, Joe (2008). The key : the missing secret for attracting anything you want!. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 9780470180761. OCLC 145145942.
  26. ^ a b Vitale, Joe (2009), Expect miracles : the missing secret to astounding success, Gildan Audio, ISBN 9781596592827, OCLC 298784631
  27. ^ Vitale, Joe (2007). Buying trances : a new psychology of sales and marketing. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9780470095195. OCLC 72655561.
  28. ^ Vitale, Joe (2006). Meet & grow rich : how to easily create and operate your own "mastermind" group for health, wealth, and more. Hibbler, Bill. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9780470045480. OCLC 64594382.
  29. ^ Vitale, Joe (2007). The seven lost secrets of success : million dollar ideas of Bruce Barton, America's forgotten genius. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9780470187616. OCLC 647762976.
  30. ^ Vitale, Joe (2012), Instant manifestation : the real secret to attracting what you want right now, Recorded Books, LLC., Gildan Media Corporation., Gildan Media Corp, ISBN 9781596598669, OCLC 759914872
  31. ^ Vitale, Joe; Yorke, Gloria J. (2015-03-20). The Midas touch : the world's leading experts reveal their top secrets to winning big in business & life. Blaine, Wash. ISBN 9780991296491. OCLC 919096078.
  32. ^ Vitale, Joe (2016-03-23). The awakened millionaire : a manifesto for the spiritual wealth movement. Hoboken, New Jersey. ISBN 9781119264170. OCLC 945632858.
  33. ^ Vitale, Joe (2013). Buying trances : a new psychology of sales and marketing. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley. ISBN 9781118039076. OCLC 864904118.
  34. ^ A Course in miracles. Foundation for Inner Peace. (2nd ed.). Glen Elen, CA: Foundation for Inner Peace. 1992. ISBN 0960638873. OCLC 33006712.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  35. ^ Vitale, Joe (2013). The abundance manifesto : [the 10 principles]. [San Bernardino, CA]: Hypnotic Marketing. ISBN 9781493616732. OCLC 865863567.
  36. ^ Bradbury, Ray (1990). Zen in the art of writing. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Joshua Odell Editions. ISBN 1877741027. OCLC 20671140.
  37. ^ At Zero: The Final Secrets to "Zero Limits" The Quest for Miracles Through Ho'oponopono (1st ed.). Wiley. 2013-10-31.
  38. ^ "Aligning to Zero making a difference |". Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  39. ^ The Secret, retrieved 2019-01-16
  40. ^ "The Secret Mirror Review - Is Joe Vitale's Program Good?". Marketer's Blueprint. 2014-01-23. Retrieved 2019-01-16.
  41. ^ "Joe Vitale". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-01-16.
  42. ^ Retrieved 2019-01-16. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  43. ^ 95559 "Secret Does Self Help Really Work". Newsweek. 5 March 2007. {{cite web}}: Check |url= value (help)