Out and proud financial guru Suze Orman dropped by HuffPost Live this week, where she offered her advice to young professionals who may be feeling the pressure to hide their sexuality in today's business world. All these men were comfortable with it because I was comfortable with it," Orman recalled. Pointing indirectly to the political and social gains that the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT community has made since her early years, Orman added, "If you could just be comfortable in your own skin, if you could just say who you are as if it's not a big deal She concluded, "You'll never be powerful in life until you're willing to be totally honest about who you are. US Edition U.
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It's been quite a coming out for financial guru Suze Orman, who insists that she was never "in," so how could she come out? Orman, 55, publicly revealed that she is in a relationship with a woman in the New York Times magazine Sunday, February 25 during an interview about her latest book, Women and Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny. If anybody knew my history they would know that I ran a gay women's house when I went to the University of Illinois [at Urbana-Champaign] that was written up in the papers in If anybody really knew my history it's like, are you crazy?
Suze Orman is known as a woman who makes sound financial decisions. On Monday night in Boca Raton, Orman showed her softer side. On Monday night, Orman put her business advice aside to reveal details of her coming to terms with being a lesbian. Orman said her journey was never really a struggle with being attracted to women, but more of a tale of embracing who she is and, more importantly, who she loves. The two met in California at a dinner party, introduced by mutual friends.
In , she founded the Suze Orman Financial Group. Orman has written ten consecutive New York Times bestsellers about personal finance. She was named twice to the Time list of influential people, has won two Emmy Awards , and eight Gracie Awards. Orman has written, co-produced and hosted 9 PBS specials, and has appeared on multiple additional television shows.