Marie Forleo

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Marie Forleo
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Marie Forleo in 2015
Born (1975-12-07) December 7, 1975 (age 43)[citation needed]
ResidenceNew York City, New York
Alma materSeton Hall University
OccupationLife coach, motivational speaker, author, web television host
Home townNew Jersey
Partner(s)Josh Pais

Marie Forleo (born December 7, 1975) is an American life coach, motivational speaker, author and web television host of Marie TV.[1][2][3][4][5] She is the owner of Marie Forleo International, B-School and MarieTV.[6][7][8]

Early life and education[edit]

Forleo was raised in New Jersey. She graduated from Seton Hall University with a degree in business finance in 1997.[9]


Early career[edit]

After graduating from college, Forleo became a trading assistant on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).[6][9] She left the NYSE to work for Gourmet and Mademoiselle.[6][9] Forleo took an online course to learn the skills necessary to coach clients.[6] In 2001, she established a newsletter and gained subscribers and coaching clients from relationships she formed while bartending and instructing fitness and dance classes.[6][10][11] She became one of the first Nike Elite Dance Athletes in 2005.[10]


In 2008, Forleo released Make Every Man Want You: How to Be So Irresistible You'll Barely Keep from Dating Yourself!. The book is published in 16 languages.[3] The following year, she founded Marie Forleo International, a business coaching practice.[2] The company focuses on small business and personal development training for entrepreneurs.[2][10] In 2011, Sir Richard Branson invited Forleo to mentor young entrepreneurs at his Centre for Entrepreneurship.[7] That year, Forleo launched MarieTV, a web television show.[10] She spoke at the Life Is Beautiful conference in 2014.[12]

Oprah Winfrey called Forleo "a thought leader for the next generation."[2] listed her website on its list of "Top 100 Websites for Entrepreneurs."[13]

Personal life[edit]

Forleo is married to Josh Pais, an acting coach and actor.[citation needed]


  • Make Every Man Want You: How to Be So Irresistible You'll Barely Keep from Dating Yourself! (2008) ISBN 978-0071597814


  1. ^ Jonathan Fields (December 14, 2012). "No Excuses: Behind the Curtain With Marie Forleo". Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d Cari Sommer (February 22, 2012). "When You've Got it- Flaunt it: A Case Study on Marie Forleo". Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  3. ^ a b Paulette Cohn. "Marie Forleo: How to Make Every Man Want You". Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  4. ^ Dr Monique Y. Wells (December 11, 2014). "Successful Woman Entrepreneurs Give Back: Marie Forleo". Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  5. ^ "JANUARY: Start before you're ready". Archived from the original on 2014-12-24. Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  6. ^ a b c d e Leigh Buchanan. "Marie Forleo and the High Art of People Pleasing". Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  7. ^ a b Kathy Caprino (June 17, 2013). "What Marie Forleo Taught Me About Selling My Soul". Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  8. ^ "Marie Forleo: The Life You Want". Retrieved April 17, 2015.
  9. ^ a b c "The New Money Masters" (PDF). Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  10. ^ a b c d "Interview: Marie Forleo". Retrieved December 17, 2014.
  11. ^ Leigh Buchanan. "Inside the Mind of the Entrepreneur". Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  12. ^ "Marie Forleo". Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  13. ^ Kalia Kelmenson (September 22, 2014). "The Intuition of Marie Forleo". Retrieved December 27, 2014.

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