Top 10 Famous Female Motivational Speakers in US
Ajay Rochester (born in 1969 in Sydney) is an Australian actress and author. She was the host of the Australian version of reality weight-loss television series The Biggest Loser which she hosted a total of four series between 2006 and 2009.
Rochester’s first book Confessions of Reformed Dieter is now in its third print run. She then wrote a children’s book: Blubberguts. In 2005, Rochester’s book Lazy Girl’s Guide to Losing Weight and Getting Fit was published by Random House and made the Sydney Morning Herald top five best seller list. Her first book Confessions of a Reformed Dieter was nominated for an Audie award for most inspirational talking book – bestowed annually in the USA for outstanding audiobooks but was beaten by Dr Phil’s The Ultimate Weight Solution. Confessions was also published in Thailand, UK, Canada and is about to be released by Random House UK as an E book available on iTunes and Kindle. Her most recent books were published by New Holland publishing and are The 5-Minute Diet Book’ and a recipe book called Food You Love. Rochester is now living and working in the USA and working on her latest books to be published there and is currently represented by literary agent Jennifer Unter from The Unter Agency in New York. Her next book, which she says will be her final weight loss book is titled Been There Done Fat and the other work in progress is a book on her son’s autism called Coming to the Rescue.
2. Alexis Jones
Jones is a motivational speaker who works one-on-one with young girls to build confidence and self-esteem. She just created an empowerment/non-profit organization for young girls called “I Am That Girl." While still in school, she worked at Fox Sports and interned with ESPN (mostly because she is a self-described “sports junky"). She also founded and reported for a website that covered the 2005 USC football season.
3. Allison Cain
Allison is an author and Christian speaker at many women’s events. She shares what gets in the way of hearing God’s whisper, relevant and doable ways to incorporate God into all we think, do and say and challenges women to get above the noise to be a disciple for Christ.
Amy Applebaum is an American self-help writer, professional speaker, and well-known life coach. She founded the company “Bootcamp For Your Mind" in 2002 which provides life-coaching to its clients. Her work has been featured television programs including ABC News specials as well as TLC Resolutionaries. Applebaum has also been a regular commentator on the CNN program Showbiz Tonight.Her radio guest appearances include the shows Martha Stewart Living and Leeza At Night. She has contributed to several publications including the book “Wake Up Women" and is planning on releasing her own new book in 2009 based on her life coaching program.
5. Annie Lobert
Annie Lobert (born September 26, 1967) is an American former call girl and sex industry worker, who founded the international Christian ministry Hookers for Jesus. In 2010, she produced and starred in a three-part documentary on the organization, titled Hookers: Saved on the Strip, which was broadcast nationwide on cable television’s Investigation Discovery.
Lobert is the president and founder of Hookers for Jesus, an international, Christian faith-based nonprofit organization that addresses prostitution, sex trafficking, and sexual violence and exploitation linked to pornography and the sex industry.In 2008, Hookers for Jesus established a safe house program in the Las Vegas area in partnership with The Church at South Las Vegas. The program, titled “Destiny House", is a safe haven for victims of sex trafficking and primarily serves prostitutes and local sex trade workers.In October 2011, Annie Lobert, along with Hookers For Jesus, ended her affiliation with The Church at South, Las Vegas
Erin Gruwell is an American teacher known for her unique teaching method, which led to the publication of The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them.
8. Harriette Cole
9. Ilyasah Shabazz
Iyanla Vanzant is an American inspirational speaker, New Thought spiritual teacher, author, and television personality. She is known primarily for her books, for her eponymous talk show, and for her frequent appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show.