Who is Tory Johnson?
Tory Johnson is a notable American entrepreneur, author, and television personality. She was born in New York, United States. Little is known about her childhood or family, except that she is part of the Baby Boomers generation, born in a time characterized by significant cultural change and societal movements, including women’s rights, gay rights, and environmental movements (1).
Johnson grew up in Miami Beach and was a Florida state debate champion during her junior year of high school (2).
Tory Johnson’s Career
Johnson is best known for her weekly segment on ABC’s Good Morning America titled “Deals & Steals,” where she presents weekly bargains to viewers.
As the eCommerce editor at ABC News, Johnson created the popular “Deals & Steals” series and has also curated exclusive deals for other ABC shows, such as “The View” and “LIVE! Kelly & Ryan.” Additionally, her deals frequently appear on GoodMorningAmerica.com (3).
In addition to her television segments, she has served as a Workplace Contributor on Good Morning America, as a Business & Career Coach for AOL, and a Career Expert for Yahoo! HotJobs. She’s a frequent speaker at various events, sharing strategies for finding success and satisfaction at work with audiences nationwide (4).
In 2006, Glamour magazine dubbed Johnson the “raise fairy godmother” for her expertise in advising women on how to successfully ask for and secure salary increases. She also mentors many women across the country, providing one-on-one guidance on both career advancement and entrepreneurship.
Johnson is also an accomplished author. She has co-authored three career-focused books and “TAKE THIS BOOK TO WORK: How to Ask For (and Get) Money, Fulfillment and Advancement”. Her #1 New York Times bestseller, “The Shift,” chronicles her life-long struggle with weight and how she lost 62 pounds in a single year (5).
Tory Johnson’s Facebook Group
Johnson runs a private Facebook group with more than 511,000 members who share her love of scoring great deals.