Get to know Russ Whitney
Entrepreneur, philanthropist, and bestselling author Russ Whitney is a recognized worldwide leader in the business, real estate investment, and financial training fields. A high school dropout, Whitney began investing in real estate at the age of 21 while working full-time in a slaughterhouse. By the age of 23, he had achieved financial independence and was able to quit his job to concentrate on real estate. He became one of America’s youngest self-made millionaires at the age of 27. His many business achievements include founding and building one of the largest and fastest-growing publicly-traded financial education companies of its type in the world.
Whitney is well-known for his work with at-risk youths, spearheading a successful $2 million fundraiser to build the first Youth Center in his hometown. Personally and through his companies, he has supported a wide range of charitable organizations, including domestic violence shelters, youth programs, Salvation Army services, and more. As the real estate developer of Monterey, Costa Rica, he spearheaded efforts to stock the local Red Cross medical center with critical supplies, donating and transporting essential provisions.
Russ Whitney is the author of more than 30 books, workbooks, and home study courses, including the bestsellers Building Wealth (Simon & Schuster), Millionaire Real Estate Mentor (Dearborn), and The Millionaire Real Estate Mindset (Doubleday).After retiring from the day-to-day operations of his business ventures in 2008, Whitney launched a personal quest to find the answer to an age-old question: What is the meaning of life? His search for the truth took him on a five-year journey that led to the creation of Inner Voice®, a unique program for personal, business and spiritual development. In Inner Voice: Unlock Your Purpose and Passion, Whitney shares the truth about his humbling experiences and provides a step-by-step guide for learning and applying Inner Voice principles and strategies.