Tim Ferriss is an author, blogger and motivational speaker known for his books The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body.
Born in Southampton, New York, on July 20, 1977, Tim Ferriss ran his own nutrition supplement company before becoming a world-record tango dancer. In 2007, he released his book The 4-Hour Workweek, which became a No. 1 best seller and developed a global reach. Ferriss has an active online presence and is a motivational speaker, and has also written The 4-Hour Body and The 4-Hour Chef.
Ferriss would eventually document his business philosophy in the 2007 release The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich, published by Crown, a division of Random House. Though initially rejected by many publishers, the book was a major hit, becoming a No. 1 New York Times best seller and remaining on the list for years while being translated into multiple languages.