James Whittaker was born in Australia and currently resides in Los Angeles, California. After a successful 10-year career in financial planning, he began his own entrepeneurial journey. Today, James draws on his diverse experience to help people reach their potential in all areas of their lives.
James has been featured extensively in television, print and digital media around the world, including The Today Show, Entrepreneur, Money Magazine and The Sydney Morning Herald. He has also appeared on 150+ podcast and radio shows, and spoken to audiences of 2,000+ people.
He is the author of bestselling personal finance and motivation book The Beginner’s Guide to Wealth, named Money Magazine’s book of the month for March 2010. In 2018, his second book Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy was released as the official companion to the multimillion dollar film based on Napoleon Hill’s timeless classic. James is also a proud co-executive producer of the film.
With a diverse entrepreneurial background, James has launched successful companies and products across a range of industries including health/fitness, film, activewear, social media and publishing. He is in demand internationally as a keynote speaker and is a frequent guest in media and on podcast shows.
James has interviewed more than 100 of the world’s most revered entrepreneurs, business icons and athletes to unlock their keys to success, including: