James Whittaker was born in Australia and currently resides in Los Angeles, California. After a successful 10-year career in financial planning where he ran a company with more than $2 billion under management, James began his own entrepreneurial journey. Today, through his books, speeches, and companies, he helps people win the day, every day.
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. In 2019, James launched his own show, Win the Day with James Whittaker, available on Spotify, YouTube, Apple Podcasts and more.
He is author of bestselling personal finance and motivation book The Beginner’s Guide to Wealth, named book of the month by Money Magazine. His second book Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy was released in 2018 and has been translated into six languages. In September 2020, James’ latest book Andrew Carnegie’s Mental Dynamite was released in conjunction with the Napoleon Hill Foundation.