Quick Facts of Susan Jane Powter

  • Full NameSusan Jane Powter
  • Net Worth$6 million
  • Date of Birth12 December, 1957
  • NicknameSusan
  • Marital Status Single
  • BirthplaceSydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionAuthor, Motivational Speaker, Nutritionist
  • Nationality Australian-American
  • Active Year1993-persent
  • Eye colour Dark Brown
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseNic John Villarreal( divorce) and Lincoln Apeland (divorce in 1995)
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook
  • Children3
  • Horoscope Sagittarius

Susan Powter is an American motivational speaker, nutritionist, personal trainer, and author. Further, the Australian born Susan rose to fame back in the 1990s  by her catchphrase “Stop the Insanity ” the centrepiece of her weight-loss infomercial. Moreover, she became famous for national and international by making history of the Best Selling Book.

Apart, she also hosted her own talk show, The Susan Powter Show in the 1990s.  Further, she was married twice but they all ended with divorce. However, she is the mother of three children. She openly accepts that she is a radical feminist lesbian woman. What is her current relationship status?

Born in Sydney, New South Wales

Susan Powter was born as Susan Jane Powter on December 12, 1957, in Sydney,  New South Wales, Australia. Although, she spent her childhood in Sydney and later her parents moved to the United States of American when she was just 10 years old. She also said that she came from a dysfunctional family.  Moreover, she never completed her high school and dropped out of her education while reading 9th grade. Later, she got her education from Dominican nuns.

Further, her book named the  Best Selling Book of year and making history with national and international fame.  Later, she also started her own talk show, The Susan Powter Show in 1994 where she used to talk about current issues and news on political and social issues.

Check out the short video of Susan Powter’s interview.

Moreover, she also worked as a motivational and nutritionist providing tips on food, low-fat diet, organic and strength-training exercise. Further, she used to live in Dallas, Texas before fame and later moved to Seattle, Washington. Apart, she is also the author of many books and her three books also became New York Bestsellers in the 1990s. As of now, she lives in Las Vegas, USA.

Relationship Status

As she openly described herself as a radical feminist lesbian woman. Further, we don’t have exact news if she is in a relationship or living single life to date. Back in 2008, she was in a relationship with her girlfriend, Jessica Kirson, who is a stand-up comedian. However, the couple is no longer together. Moreover, Powter is living a happy life and often seen giving a motivational speech on the stage. Further, we can also see her in award ceremonies and parties.

Powter with her ex-girlfriend, Jessica Kirson.
Powter and her ex-girlfriend, Jessica Kirson. Image Source: Autostraddle

We can guess that she might be in a relationship or living a single life. Back on January 3, 1995, she also registered for personal bankruptcy. However, she was in a marital relationship twice times in her life. But, all relationships ended by divorce. Moreover, she is the mother of three wonderful children.  As of now, she is living her happy life with her children in Las Vegas, USA.

Past Relationship

Well, 62 years old, beautiful and inspiring once was married to her long-term boyfriend turned her husband, Nic John Villarreal. Nic was her first husband and the couple married before she rose to fame. The former couple exchanged their vows in 1982 in private marriage ceromany. However, the got divorced but, the real reason behind it and date of divorce is still a mystery for all fans.

Susan Powter enjoying her life.
Susan Powter enjoying her life. Image Source: Getty Images

The couple also shared two wonderful children from their marital relationship. Despite having a happy family, the couple part away. Later, after the heartfelt divorce with her first husband, she again decided to get married. Further, she got married for the second time with Lincoln Apeland. 

The ex-husband,Lincoln Apeland of Susan.
The ex-husband, Lincoln Apeland of Susan. Image Source: YouTube

However, there is no exact information when did the couple marry. But, the couple ended their beautiful marriage and finally got divorced in 1995. Unfortunately, she suffers both the marriage failure and later she figure out that the main reasons might be that she is lesbian. She gave an interview with Curve magazine that she described herself as a radical feminist lesbian woman. As of now, she is living her own life with her children.

Mother of Three Children

Susan is enjoying her parenthood life as a single mother. Moreover, she is the mother of three children, two born from her first marriage and one adopted. Further, she became a mother for the first time with a baby boy, Damien Powter. Later, she again became a mother for the second time with a baby boy, Kiel Powter.

Additionally, she has also adopted a baby boy after her second marriage. But, she has not shared anything regarding his name and from where she adopted him. Also, she keeps her children far away from media and public attention. So,  we don’t have much information regarding them what they are doing right now. Hopefully, we can only guess that they are living a happy life with their mother in Las Vegas, USA.

Net Worth- $ 6 Million

Well, she has earned a hefty amount from her career as a motivational speaker, nutritionist, personal trainer, and author. According to Celebrity Net Worth, her net worth is $6 million. Further, her book “Stop the Insanity” in 1993 was unexpectedly sales the 74326648  numbers of copy in total becoming,  The Best Selling Books in history to national and international levels.  Moreover, the book collected the money of $18,000,000 only in the first week with average sales of 15,000 copies per week. Apart, her three books were named as best-selling books by the New York Times.

Also, she is a motivational speaker and nutritionist who provides for tips for a low-fat diet, food selection and training exercise, which might also earn her a hefty amount of money.  Back in the 1990s, she also runs own show,  The Susan Powter Show. Moreover, she is famous as an author like other authors, Suzanne Collins and  Mark Wiens. With such a decent amount of money, she might be living her lavish life with her children in Las Vegas. However, we don’t have much information regarding her house, car and other assets right now.


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