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Rhonda Byrne

Rhonda Byrne (born 12 March 1951 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)[1] is an Australian television writer and producer, best known for her New Thought books The Secret (based on a film she produced of the same name) and its sequel The Power. She has also written The Magic.,[2] Her latest book is "The Hero"

In 2007 Byrne was featured in Time Magazine's list of 100 people who shape the world. She gained mainstream popularity and commercial success after appearing on The Oprah Winfrey Show.[3] Her philosophy is that believing will allow you to achieve your wishes and dreams.

The Secret sold more than 19 million copies in more than 40 languages by the spring of 2007,[4] as well as more than 2 million DVDs.[3] The Secret book and film have grossed $300 million.[5]

Byrne has also been a producer for Sensing Murder[6] and has also worked on the Australian TV series World's Greatest Commercials and Marry Me.[7]

Byrne recently listed her home in Montecito, CA where she has lived since 2007.[8]

References

  1. ^ Rhonda Byrne NNDB
  2. ^ 'Secret' Author To Reveal More Insights In 'Power' nytimes.com 2010/07/14
  3. ^ a b Jack Canfield Rhonda Byrne - The 2007 TIME 100 Time Magazine 3 May 2007
  4. ^ CHRISTOPHER F. CHABRIS and DANIEL J. SIMONS, Fight ‘The Power’ nytimes.com 24 September 2010
  5. ^ What People Are Still Willing To Pay For forbes.com 2009/01/15
  6. ^ Rhonda Byrne IMDB
  7. ^ Colin Vickery, Herald Sun 17 January 2007
  8. ^ Wall Street Journal Online, [1] 29 May 2014

External links

  • Official site


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