Sophia Amoruso Headshot
Report a problem with this profile
[email protected]

Sophia Amoruso            

International Public Speaker, Founder & CEO of Nasty Gal, Author of "#GIRLBOSS"

Sophia Amoruso is the Founder & General Partner at Trust Fund, an early-stage venture fund focused on pre-seed and seed stage companies.

In 2020, Amoruso founded Business Class, a comprehensive 10-week digital course for entrepreneurs, creatives, and freelancers, which has built a community of over 3,000 founders across the globe.

In 2017, Amoruso founded Girlboss, a community for ambitious women. Amoruso also hosted podcast "Girlboss Radio" from 2015-2020, which garnered over 20 million downloads. In December 2019, it was announced that Girlboss had been acquired by Attention Capital.

Her 2014 New York Times Bestseller #GIRLBOSS, which chronicled her early life as well as her experience as the founder of fashion empire Nasty Gal, was adapted into a scripted TV series that premiered on Netflix in 2017 and was produced by Charlize Theron. Amoruso has also authored two other books: Nasty Galaxy and the Girlboss Workbook.

Amoruso made her mark when she founded Nasty Gal in 2006 and bootstrapped it to $28 million profitably, raising $60 million in venture capital and scaling the business to over $100 million in revenue. Amoruso became a member of the CFDA in 2016.

Amoruso has been featured on the cover of Forbes magazine's 2016 America's Richest Self Made Women issue and featured in the Fortune 40 under 40, Forbes 30 under 30, Inc. 30 under 30, and Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business lists.

She resides in Los Angeles, CA with her 3 toy poodles.

Speech Topics

Nasty Gal to Netflix: The Journey of a Phenomenal Entrepreneur

Only in her 20s at the time, Sophia Amoruso's innovative fashion company, NastyGal, was valued at over $100 million. Amoruso told the story of building her brand from the ground up in her 18-week NYT Bestselling book called "#GIRLBOSS," which was later turned into a Netflix series.


GirlBoss CEO Sophia Amoruso Launches LinkedIn-Inspired Platform For Women
Serial entrepreneur, former Nasty Gal CEO and GirlBoss founder Sophia Amoruso is expanding her empire with the launch of a new LinkedIn-esque platform, designed specifically for women, to encourage networking and connecting with likeminded women in various industries.
How Girlboss's Sophia Amoruso Started Over After Bankruptcy and ...
Within three months, both Sophia Amoruso's business and marriage fell apart. She explains why a forced reset ended up being a gift, not a burden.
How #GIRLBOSS Sophia Amoruso Built a Fashion Empire : People ...
"My father told me, 'When you're done with everything, don't stop,' " #GIRLBOSS author Sophia Amoruso tells PEOPLE.
Why Sophia Amoruso didn't buy anything when she became a ...
Before Sophia Amoruso founded Nasty Gal — which started with her selling vintage clothes on eBay and grew into a $100 million-plus clothing business — she ...
Sophia Amoruso: Success Is a Term You Define for Yourself
It's been a year of change for entrepreneur Sophia Amoruso. The former CEO of Nasty Gal and author of #Girlboss explains how it's shaped her.

Related Speakers View all

More like Sophia