Susan Powter Career, Age, Family, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Susan Powter?

Susan Powter is an eminent Australian-born American motivational speaker, nutritionist, author, and personal trainer who rose to fame in the 1990s with her catchphrase “Stop the Insanity!”, the centerpiece of her weight-loss infomercial. In the 1990s, she hosted her own talk show The Susa Powter Show. At the age of 10, she emigrated to the United States.

Susan Powter Career

A Television Career

She starred in her own talk-show-style television program called The Susan Powter Show in 1994 which ran for one season. On the show, she discussed nutrition and fitness as well as other topics with her guests. Also, she was a special guest on the first episode of Space Ghost Coast to Coast, titled Spanish Translation”. It was planned for her 1995 to be a regular on the TV sitcom Women of the House. However, the series was canceled before the single episode she appeared in was shown on TV.

A Career as a Motivational Speaker and Nutritionist

She is an advocate of a whole-foods, organic, low-fat diet, and regular cardiovascular and strength-training exercises. Also, she condemned the diet industry. Elements of her celebrity vary from her platinum-white close-cropped haircut, aggressive speaking manner, and habit of being barefoot while speaking out in public. She has since grown her hair and has multiple tattoos. Originally she was based in Dallas, Texas at the height of her fame. But eventually sold her studio in Dallas and moved to Seattle, Washington. In 2012, she was living in an Earthship in New Mexico. More recently, she lived in Las Vegas, NM.

A Photo of Susan Powter
A Photo of Susan Powter

A Career as an Author and Blogger

In addition to her variety of careers, she is also the author of three books. Three of which became New York Times best-sellers in the 1990s. In 2002, she returned to writing with The Politics of Stupid, a stream-of-consciousness, self-published manifesto encouraging women to take control of their brains and bodies from food manufacturers, corrupt governments, and fitness/diet industries. Moreover, she puts out The Monthly Flow, a subscription-based multi-media e-zine.

How Old Is Susan Powter?

She is 65 years old as of March 2023, having been born on December 22, 1957, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Susan Powter shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Meghan Trainor, Joshua Bassett, Tanner Fox, DaBaby, Madeleine McGraw, and many more.

Susan Powter Family

Who are Susan Powter Parents?

She was born to Colin Powter (Father) a civil engineer, and Jan Powter. Her mother died in 1988 of lung cancer.

Does Susan Powter have Siblings?

She has a brother by the name of Mark.

Susan Powter Education

Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet.

Susan Powter’s Marital Status

She has been married twice. One, to Lincoln Apeland, they married until 1995. However, her second marriage is not mentioned. Later she came out as a lesbian and in a 2004 interview with Curve magazine, she described herself as a “radical feminist lesbian woman”. And in 2008 she dated comedian Jessica Kirson.

Susan Powter Kids

She has two kids from her first marriage. Two sons by the names of Damien and Kiel. Also, she has a third adoptive son Gabriel after her second marriage.

Susan Powter Height and Measurements

Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 6 inches (1.68m) but has an unknown weight.

Susan Powter’s Salary and Net Worth

Her salary is not mentioned on the internet. But we speculate she has a decent salary. And has accrued a great net worth, thus she has a net worth of $2 million.

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