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Sophia Amoruso is a self-made millionaire and the owner and founder of Nasty Gal. She founded the online fashion site, Nasty Gal, which sells stylish modern and vintage clothing and accessories. She began her business venture four years ago and now at the age of 32 is a successful and wealthy businesswoman.
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The site took off from the start and Sophia has had phenomenal success. In 2015, Nasty gal brought in over $300 million, as sales tripled over the years. It's been recognized as one of the year's top e-commerce performers, leaving Apple and Amazon lagging behind. It is estimated that Nasty Gal has seen a 92.4% five-year compound annual growth rate.
Amoruso is now, thanks to Nasty Gal, on Forbes' annual list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, her net worth being estimated at around $280 million. Of the 60 women on Forbes' list, she is the second youngest of them all.
At 32, Amoruso's career has only just begun and says that is has taken a while for them to find their footing and "we're putting our big girl shoes on."
She admits that she has had her fair share of setbacks along the way, but has still managed to see an "explosive growth" in her business.