Who is Kathy Travis?
Kathy Travis is a television producer, entrepreneur, and business manager. Kathy Travis is best known as the wife of Suze Orman, a television personality.
Her wife is the founder of the Suze Orman Financial Group and the author of nine New York Times best-selling personal finance books.
Early life and Childhood
Kathy Travis was born on July 17, in the United States of America, but the year and place of birth are unknown.
Kathy Travis’s Education is Unavailable.
Travis was a television producer who worked with Orman as she rose to prominence on television.
Others believe that she held her own ventures, working in business and as an entrepreneur, though the nature of her endeavors has not been revealed to the public.
She has made a few television appearances and was even nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award once, which indicates that she may have worked in production.
She has also appeared alongside her wife on several occasions, however, since retiring, the mystery about her line of work continues to grow, with no indication of it being revealed any time in the future.
After completing a degree in social work, Suze moved to Berkeley, California, and worked as a waitress.
In 1980, she developed an interest in business and borrowed a total of $52,000 from friends so that she could start her own restaurant.
However, instead of opening a restaurant, she invested the money through a representative at Merrill Lynch without knowing a lot about investing herself.
Her money was lost through options, and wanting to find out why she trained as an account executive for the company.
It turned out that she had invested her money in options that were considered too high risk for her taste, and that the representative had gone cocky due to becoming a high-producing employee at his office.
She completed her training and stayed with the company until 1983, leaving to become the vice president of Prudential Bache Securities.
She stayed there for four years and then resigned so that she could start her own company called Suze Orman Financial Group.
She heavily promoted her company and her knowledge of the financial markets and was the director of her firm until 1997.
Net Worth and Salary
Kathy Travis’s net worth of $1 million as of 2022, was earned through success in her various endeavors.
She’s also sharing her wife’s fortune, as Orman is estimated to be worth at least $30 million.
While both have retired, the decisions they made in the past have helped them get to where they are now.
Kathy Travis’s personal life, it is known that Travis married Orman in 2010, three years after she made a public statement that she was lesbian.
The two met at a California party, and introduced to each other thanks to a mutual friend.
They are business partners, and Orman has mentioned that her partner is responsible for building her brand as she is exactly a brand builder.
The two are supportive of the Democratic Party, especially during the Obama administration mainly due to their support of same-sex relationships.
While the couple still has projects, they consider themselves retired, only working when they want to.
The couple frequent the Bahamas as the go-to destination for vacations, and have a residence there.
Kathy has been called the light of her life and the soulmate of her wife.
One of the reasons why there is very limited information about her is due to the lack of any online presence.
Kathy Travis is 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Kathy does not have accounts on any of the major social media websites including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
She has retained her privacy for most of her life and is unlikely to change that any time soon.
- Kathy is a television producer, entrepreneur, and business manager, but best known for being the wife of television personality Suze Orman.
- She heavily promoted her company and her knowledge of the financial markets and was the director of her firm until 1997.
- Travis also launched her own “The Suze Orman Show” through CNBC, and marketed her books by giving them free through “The Oprah Winfrey Show”.
- She ended her CNBC show in 2015 so that she could develop a new series called “Suze Orman’s Money Wars”.