Tim Ferriss

Thursday, March 16th 2023

Tim Ferriss is an American author, entrepreneur, and podcaster. He was born on July 20, 1977, in East Hampton, New York. Ferriss graduated from Princeton University in 2000 with a degree in East Asian Studies.

After graduation, Ferriss worked in sales for a data storage company. He then went on to start his own nutritional supplement company, BrainQUICKEN, which he later sold in 2009.

Ferriss is best known for his books, including:

  1. "The 4-Hour Work Week" (2007) - This book is a self-help guide that teaches readers how to achieve financial freedom, work less, and live more. It became a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into more than 40 languages.

  2. "The 4-Hour Body" (2010) - This book is a guide to health and fitness, with a focus on unconventional approaches to diet, exercise, and weight loss. It also became a New York Times bestseller.

  3. "Tools of Titans" (2016) - This book is a collection of interviews with high-achieving individuals, including athletes, entrepreneurs, and artists. The book offers insights and advice from these individuals on topics such as productivity, health, and personal growth.

  4. "Tribe of Mentors" (2017) - Similar to "Tools of Titans," this book is a collection of interviews with successful individuals, but with a focus on mentorship and advice for readers seeking guidance in their personal and professional lives.

Ferriss is also known for his podcast, "The Tim Ferriss Show," which features interviews with guests on topics such as health, business, and personal development.

Overall, Ferriss is a popular author and podcast host who has gained a following for his unconventional approach to productivity, lifestyle design, and personal growth.