Suze Orman
Suze Orman
Celebrated Name: Suze Orman
Real Name/Full Name: Susan Lynn “Suze” Orman
Gender: Female
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 5 June 1951
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.63 m
Weight: 55 kg
Sexual Orientation: Lesbian
Marital Status: Married
Kathy Travis (m. 2010)
Children: No
Profession: American author, financial advisor, motivational speaker, television host, and podcast host
Net Worth in 2024: $40 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Suze Orman is an American financial expert, author, TV host, and motivational speaker. Her financial expertise was such impactful that CNBC gave her the opportunity to host her own show “The Suze Orman Show” in 2002 for which she won the Gracie Award in 2006. In addition, she is known for her numerous books in which she has covered different financial topics.

Maybe you know about Suze Orman very well But do you know how old and tall is she, and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Suze Orman’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Orman’s real name is Susan Lynn ‘Suze’ Orman, who was born on June 5, 1951, in Chicago in a Jewish family. Her father was from Russia and worked at a chicken factory, while her mother was from Romania and worked as a local religious official.

In 1976, Orman received a B.A. degree in social work from the University of Illinois. Due to financial issues in her family, she had to quit her university studies, after which she moved to California, where she worked as a waitress at the Buttercup Bakery.

After her job, she wanted to have her own restaurant for which she had managed to collect $52,000 from her savings and well-wishers. Puzzled on how to utilize such a large amount of money, she went to Merrill Lynch but, she lost all her money after following an ill-advice of a broker. Her bitter experience led her to study finance in depth.

Personal life

Orman got married to Kathy Travis in 2010, and she is very open about her being a lesbian, which she openly proclaimed in 2007.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 5 June 1951, Suze Orman is 73 years old as of today’s date 17th July 2024. Her height is 1.63 m tall, and her weight is 55 kg.


After Orman lost all her investment in trading options, she worked as an account executive for Merrill Lynch and learned about different types of investments. She trained herself for a couple of years, and then in 1983, she switched to Prudential Bache Securities as a vice- president.

In 1987, after gaining intimidating financial skills, she formed her own financial firm- Suze Orman Financial Group, in California. While running her own firm for several years, she wrote her first booklet, “The Facts on Single Premium Whole Life.”

Following her booklet, she wrote three books that were published between 1997 and 1999; “The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom”, “You Earned it Don’t Lose it,” and “The Courage to be Rich.” Some of her other books are The Road to Wealth, The Lessons of Life, and The Laws of Money.

Witnessing her reaching atop the success ladder of finances, CNBC aired her show- The Suze Orman Show in 2002. She appeared at the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2008 and gave away copies of “Women and Money”; her book which recorded nearly two million downloads. She was later seen in Oprah’s Allstars in 2011 and also premiered on a TV series under Oprah Winfrey Network, America’s Money Class with Suze Orman. She has written columns in various magazines and online platforms.

Awards & achievements

Out of numerous awards that Orman has bagged, here are a few to mention. In 1999, Orman received the Motivational Book Award for her book “The Courage to be Rich.” By 2002, she received the lifetime achievement in Business Journalism by TJFR Group News Luminaries Award. In 2007, her show was awarded the Outstanding Talk Show by AWRT Gracie Allen Award.

In 2013, Forbes magazine honored her spot in the top 10 most influential celebrities of 2013.

Net Worth & Salary of Suze Orman in 2024

Suze Orman Net Worth
Suze Orman Net Worth

As of July 2024, The financial star, Suze Orman, has a net worth of $40 million, which she has earned from Merrill Lynch, Prudential Bache Securities and from her own Financial Group.

Her television shows and appearances in fame driven shows like Oprah Winfrey Show and Paula’s Party.

Suze Orman has been a New York Times mega Best-selling author. She has been called “a force in the world of personal finance” and a “one-woman financial advice powerhouse by USA Today. She is, therefore, America’s one of the best financial experts.


  1. Thank you Suze four you being just who you are. I like listening to you on the TV. (( channel 32 in Iowa))) and your books . I don’t know if any of this will get to you but I will send it any way. (( Happy Birthday )). I am looking at my investments in the stock markets and I feel that i should get out of the stocks or turn my head and stay in . Need hope…. or help .. Thanks and you have a great B day.

  2. I Think Suzy is the best .. and I’m a man!! I went from the millionaire’s club to almost nothing but a nice house & 2 great young adults .. so that is something actually.

    thank you Suzy for all the great advise.. despite my ugly situation .. it was great for a long time thanks to your advise. !
    Stay healthy , stay wise!


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