You Should Know: Kate Northrup


Kate Northrup created financial freedom for herself at the age of 28 through building a team of more than 1,000 wellness entrepreneurs in the network marketing industry. Her philosophy is that if you free yourself financially you can be fully present to your purpose on the planet. She is the author of Money: A Love Story, Untangle Your Financial Woes and Create The Life You Really Want (Hay House, 2013). Kate and her work have been featured on The Today Show, Yahoo! Finance, The Huffington Post,, and in Glamour, Red,, Prima Magazine, Soul & Spirit, and more. She continues to mentor entrepreneurs in creating financial freedom.

Kate Northrup Name: Kate Northrup

Occupation: Author, Entrepreneur


Twitter Handle:@katenorthrup

What are three words that best describe you?

Joyful, authentic, fun

Tell us why you’re awesome in two sentences or less.

I don’t take myself too seriously but I’m totally willing to talk about serious stuff. I debunk a lot of the myths about money and make it more fun and easy for people.

What are your three biggest indulgences?

Dark chocolate, movies and sleeping in.

What’s currently your favorite…

Restaurant: Pai Men Miyake in Portland, ME
Shopping destination: Nordstrom
Hangout: My apartment
City: Portland, ME – my hometown
Food: – Dark chocolate caramels with sea salt
Cocktail: I don’t really drink but if I did it would be a Mojito
Book/Author: Anne Lammot, Bird by Bird
Song/Artist: Pink – Raise Your Glass
Website: Pinterest
Magazine: Maine Magazine

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Having to outline talks or interviews before I do them. Having to give interviewers questions to ask me.

If you could have dinner with anyone (living or not) who would it be?

Ellen Degeneres.

What does it mean to you to have a strong, engaging brand and how has having one helped you?

It means being authentically who you are in public. My brand has connected me with a lot of incredible people and allowed me to write a book, appear on national television, and connect with a lot of people who are changing their relationships with money.

What is your #1 tip for fellow women entrepreneurs?

Be yourself and don’t look too much at what other people are doing.

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