Sophia Amoruso is a San Diego, California-born American businesswoman who is best known for having founded and being the owner of women’s fashion clothing brand “Nasty Gal”. Born on 20 April 1984, Sophia is of Greek and American descent, and is now the owner of one of the fastest growing companies in the world as listed by “Inc. Magazine”.
A well-established name in the fashion industry of America, one may wonder how rich is Sophia Amoruso? As estimated by sources, Sophia currently has a net worth of $250 million in early 2016. Of course, she has been able to amass this wealth because of her successful venture in the fashion industry. Well known for the modern as well as vintage clothing lines, Nasty Gal is one of the vastly growing clothing brands in the world.
Sophia Amoruso Net Worth $250 Million
California raised Sophia was home-schooled after being diagnosed with depression and attention deficit disorder while she was attending regular school. As a teenager, she worked at many jobs including at Subway, and at a school where she used to check students ID at the lobby. While she was working in school, Sophia was interested in eBay and Myspace, and sold her first item on eBay at the age of 22, a stolen book. As she started making money from eBay, her habit of stealing items increased but soon she was caught stealing which caused her stop the practice permanently. Although Sophia had already made a name on eBay selling items under the name “Nasty Gal Vintage”, she was kicked out of the website as it learned she was posting hyperlinks in her feedback comments to customers.
Sophia had already made thousands of followers on eBay while she styled the clothes, photographed them and also shipped the items to customers all on her own. Later in 2008, Sophia started her own retail website in the name “Nasty Gal”. By the use of social media, Nasty Gal developed quite a following of young women, and within three years the revenues of the brand increased from $223,000 to almost $23 million. Obviously, the growth of Nasty Gal is adding millions of dollars into Sophia’s finances every year.
Given the success of this venture, Sophia was named as “a Cinderella of tech” by the magazine of The New York Times, and was also listed in the “30 under 30” list by Inc. Magazine. The manager of Nasty Gal, Sophia is also noted for being the author of #GIRLBOSS, released in 2014 and published by Portfolio, a Penguin imprint. In the book, she has included her journey towards being a successful businesswoman from just a regular person.
As for her personal life, 32 year-old Sophia married Joel Jarek DeGraff in 2015, and they live in Los Angeles. For now, the CEO of Nasty Gal enjoys her career as one of the most successful businesswomen in the world, while her present net worth of $250 million certainly caters to her daily life.
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