Lisa Shantan Nichols, popularly known as Lisa Nichols is an American celebrated motivational speaker, entrepreneur, business owner, and best-selling author. She has inspired millions of people through her seminars and her books. She is the founder and owner of Motivating the Masses and Motivating the Teen Spirit, LLC.
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Biography and Early Life
Nichols was born on 18 May 1966 in southern Los Angeles, California to parents Blanche Nichols and Theodore Nichols. Lisa comes from a poor background and grew up in a rough neighborhood in the middle of Crips territory. Her childhood was surrounded by mafia and gang wars, riots, and drug deals, just like the rest of the children who grew on the rough turf between the two jarring gangs in south LA, California.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Lisa Nichols in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Lisa Nichols’s age is 55 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 18 May 1966. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 145 lbs in Pound and 66kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Brown/Black.
Lisa attended the Dorsey High School in Los Angeles, but her school life was not like that of other students. Her family, who struggled to get their ends met, was finding it difficult to pay her school tuition. Lisa started working on small jobs to help her family and pay her student debts.
Lisa was kicked out of college after she attended it for a year, as she could not afford to pay the fees. Moving into the workforce, Lisa started applying for jobs and was fired from five different jobs when she was 25.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Lisa Nichols was married to a man during the 90s who was physically, verbally, and emotionally abusive to her. He would hit her, choke her until she could not breathe, and throw her across the room where she would hurt her spine. In 1994, 28-year-old Nichols gave birth to a son, named Jelani Malik Nichols. His biological father and Lisa’s “husband” would be sent to prison just eight months after this on the charge of assault and theft.
Left on her own, Lisa would struggle a lot, trying to take care of her infant son and herself. She ended up on government assistance, and found it difficult to provide even the most basic stuff like diapers to her baby son and had to wrap him up in a towel for two long days. From that moment on, Nichols promised herself and her son that she will take them out of poverty and provide them a good life.
Her son Jelani is currently engaged to his long time girlfriend Maya, who battled and won over cancer. Lisa posted on her social media a picture of the young couple, congratulating them on their engagement. She also talked about how her son stayed by his girlfriend’s side when she was going through her treatment and how proud she is for both of them.
Is Lisa Nichols Lesbian?
Lisa Nichols is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. There has never been any rumor regarding her sexuality. She had been married once in the past, and now she is engaged to her fiance, and both of them are men. Nichols never talked particularly about her sexuality, and nothing else is known about her being attracted to other sexes. We can safely assume that Nichols is straight.
When in her 20s, Lisa worked at the Family Resource Centre in Los Angeles, Unified School District. There she started the Motivating the Teen Spirit, a program that aimed to empower youth from all backgrounds.
After she was left by her son’s biological father, Lisa went into extreme poverty where she was finding it difficult to even buy diapers for her infant son. So, she decided to start working on her business idea even harder. She attended numerous seminars, lectures, and conferences on entrepreneurship during her late 20s. In 1998, Nichols founded her company Motivating the Masses, which became the very first motivational company to go public in 2013.
Lisa’s company offers training to small business owners, entrepreneurs, and managers/executives for business and personal development. As of 2021, the company’s global server has helped about 30 million people worldwide.
Lisa has written and co-written several books and is a six-time best-selling author. Her first breakthrough as an author came when she was featured as one of the main teachers in the internationally acclaimed book, The Secret, which is co-written by her and several other writers. She became particularly well known for her theory on The Law Of Attraction in the book. Some of the books that Nichols has authored are, ABUNDANCE NOW, NO MATTER WHAT (New-York Times best-seller), AMPLIFY YOUR LIFE, and SHAREHOLDER VALUES.
A celebrated media personality, Lisa Nichols has also appeared on several famous talk shows, such as Oprah, the Steve Harvey Show, The Today Show, and Extra- just to name a few.
Among the prestigious awards and honors bestowed upon Nichols for her life-changing achievement and extensive work are the Humanitarian Award(South Africa), The Ambassador Award, and The Legoland Foundation’s Heart of Learning Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lisa Nichols in 2021
As of 2021, Lisa Nichols’ net worth is about $6 million. She owns two motivation companies, which are Motivating the Masses (MTM) and Motivating the Teen Spirit, LLC. She has also written six books and all of them have sold millions of copies worldwide. She currently resides in San Diego, California.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- November 20th has been announced as the “Motivating the Teen Spirit day” in Henderson, Nevada.
- May 9th is declared as “Lisa Nichols’ day” in Houston, Texas in honor of her work and philanthropy.
The world’s most requested speaker and author, Lisa Nichols have proved that bad circumstances do not define an individual’s fate as we all are the makers of our destiny. We hope she keeps on inspiring more and more people in the coming years.
Facts of Lisa Shantan Nichols
- Gender Female
- full nameLisa Shantan Nichols
- birthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States
- Date of Birth May 18, 1966
- Age 57 years 6 months
- Horoscope Taurus
- Lucky Number 9
- Lucky Stone Emerald
- Lucky Color Green
- Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
- net worth$6 million
- professionMotivational Speaker, Author
- weightIn Kilograms – 66 Kg, In Pounds – 145 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 168 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
- hair colorBrown/Black
- eye colorDark Brown
- high schoolDorsey High School