Farnoosh Torabi is an Iranian-American journalist, television personality, personal finance expert and author.
Her work and advice have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, NY Times, USA Today, Redbook, Glamour, Fortune, Forbes, Time and Marie Claire.
She has appeared on all major news and talk shows which include CNN, MSNBC, The View, Good Morning America and NBC`s Today Show.
Farnoosh Torabi's Bio
Born in 1980 to Iranian parents, Farnoosh celebrates her birthday on 15 February every year.
She spent her childhood in Worcester, Massachusetts, with her family creating beautiful memories. More to her family, she has a brother named Todd Torabi.
Moving back to Farnoosh, during her childhood, she hated being named Farnoosh because it made her difficult to fit in with her peers.
Due to name issues, she went into a phase where she would start using names such as Ashley, Chistina, and Nikki.
Fortunately, her parents being very understanding and supportive; they had no problems with going along with her whims.
As for her education, she attended Pennsylvania State University and had a Bachelor of Science in Finance and International Business.
She also has an MS in the subject of Journalism from Columbia University. She was named an Alumna of Distinction by Penn State University for the graduates under the age of 35 in 2010.
Married To Husband?
Farnoosh is happily married to her husband Tim Dussinger, a software engineer. However, there is no information on how, where, and when they first met.
Moreover, their wedding took place in Philadelphia, PA, on June 16, 2012. The couple together has a son named Evan Kiani Evan was born on June 21, 2014.
Farnoosh Torabi with her husband and son on 22 December 2018 (Photo: Farnoosh Torabi's Instagram)
Farnoosh became pregnant with a second child. She welcomed her second daughter Colette in around 2017.
As of now, the family of four members is living a prosperous and happy life without any cause of divorce.
Career & Net Worth
Farnoosh started her career as a researcher and reporter at a magazine called Money in the year 2003. She lived in New York City and served as a reporter and business producer at NY1 News from 2004 to 2006.
From 2006 to 2009 she served as a financial correspondent for Jim Cramer`s TheStreet.com TV where she covered the economy, small business, the stock market, and personal finance.
In the year 2008, she was appointed the financial correspondent on Real Simple, Real Life. In 2009, she became the host of SOAPnet`s program The Bank of Mom and Dad which is an adaptation of the reality series of BBC.
Besides journalism she also published her book ‘You're So Money: Live Rich Even When You're Not.’ The book focuses on financial advice for young people. In 2010 she published her next book titled Psych Yourself Rich. It was published by FT Press.
Farnoosh joined Yahoo! Finance and started hosting a weekly video series entitled Financially Fit.
In 2014, Farnoosh published her third book titled, When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women.
In the book, she candidly addresses how income imbalances affect relationships and family dynamics. She also presents a bold strategy for achieving happiness at work and home in the book.
Farnoosh launched the award-winning podcast called So Money on January 14, 2015.
Farnoosh currently hosts the primetime series Follow the Leader by CNBC where she spends 72 hours embedded in the life of a different superstar entrepreneur to learn how this wildly successful businessperson ticks.
Undoubtedly, she might have made a net worth in a million from her career.