Timothy Ferriss, the author of the “4-Hour” series, was born on July 20, 1977. Tim’s childhood was spent in East Hampton, New York, and after high school Tim attended Princeton University from which he graduated in 2000 with a degree in East Asian Studies. Right after college he started BrainQUICKEN, a nutritional supplement company. Eventually, Tim sold his company to a London based firm.
Tim’s resume is filled with unique accomplishments. He is a Guinness Book of World Records holder for the most tangos-spins in a minute. He can, impressively, also speak five languages.
In April 2007, his first book, “The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich, was published. It is a self-help book for readers who want to maximize their time and eliminate distractions from their business. The bold claims in Tim’s book have made an ideal image for the entrepreneur lifestyle. (more…)