Farnoosh Torabi

Biography of Farnoosh Torabi

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Financial Expert, Bestselling Author, Speaker and Host, Farnoosh, Inc.
Board Member, Penn State Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors

Farnoosh Torabi '02 is one of America’s leading personal finance authorities, hooked on helping Americans live their richest, happiest lives.

Millions of Americans tune into Farnoosh’s award winning podcast, So Money, which made its debut in January 2015. Entrepreneur Magazine named Farnoosh the #1 female podcast host in 2017. On the show she interviews leading experts, authors and pop culture stars – from Tony Robbins to Elizabeth Gilbert, Margaret Cho and Tim Gunn – about their financial perspectives, money failures and habits. She also answers listeners’ personal financial questions each week.

Farnoosh is a sought-after speaker and bestselling author. Her latest book a #1 bestseller entitled When She Makes More: The Truth About Love and Life for a New Generation of Women. Her work and advice have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, Time, Marie Claire, Glamour, Redbook and USA Today. She appears on major news and talk shows. Highlights include the NBC Today, CNN, MSNBC, Good Morning America, and Dr. Oz.

For many years she hosted the Webby-nominated web series, Financially Fit, on Yahoo. She’s also served as a money coach on such shows as Remake America on Yahoo!, Bank of Mom & Dad  on soapNet and TLC’s REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE.

Farnoosh graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Finance and International Business and with honors from the Schreyer Honors College. She also holds a Master’s from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She resides happily in Brooklyn with her family.