Patrice Washington Biography
To students, the 2008 economic recession is a subject they research on. To economists it is a moment in time worth studying the causes of recession but to others, the recession was an experiential event that almost broke them down. Others committed suicide after falling into much debt and their companies going to the ground. To Patrice Washington and her husband, the recession was their way up the wealth ladder. She is a financial specialist, finance podcaster, television personality, speaker, and best-selling author.
Patrice Washington Age and Family
She was born on 15th March 1982 in Atlanta, Georgia. Patrice grew up as a normal child but she revealed on her website that she grew up thinking she was ugly because she had no one in her life to affirm her. Now in her adulthood, Patrice desires to build a marriage and family she never had. She is married to Gerald Washington and together they are blessed with a daughter called Reagan.
Patrice Washington Education
Patrice was an active student from high school all the way to college. She started at LACES where she earned her diploma. She later joined the University of Southern California where she did a degree in Business. Her interest in business led her to do a second degree in Entrepreneurial Studies at the Marshall School of Business. After being in the corporate world for 16 years, she went back to school to study Master of Business Administration and specializing in Behavioral Finance at Creighton University.
Patrice Washington Career
Patrice got her first employment at Warber Center Marriott as a Human Resource Assistant. She worked for two years before moving to television as a Production Assistant at the Steve Harvey Morning Show. In 2003, she moved from media to finance as a broker for GP Investment Group where she got exposed to the world of real estate, mortgage, and escrow brokerage. She worked for the companies for four years and later started her own real estate company together with her husband.
Patrice Washington Setback
Although Patrice earns more than $300,000 per year from her books and consultancy, her worth comes from priceless lessons she had learned as a business owner. She graduated from school with a debt of $18,000. After talking in church about personal finance, Patrice made a personal commitment to free herself from debt. She started saving about $400 per month and after two years she was debt-free.
Freeing herself gave her the confidence to manage money. At age 21, she became a real estate broker and began building her business together with her husband. For four years, they built a million-dollar empire only to watch it crumble during the Great Recession. They tried to revive but they only accrued a debt of $2 million. Once again, Patrice found herself in debt. With the help of a financial advisor, they filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The debt was wiped but their credit score dropped to zero..
Patrice Washington Rise
With their credit score back to zero and nothing in their bank account, Patrice and her husband committed to bouncing back. They embarked on a journey of living with less. She rebuilt her company and started a movement to help others move from debt and master the art of creating wealth. She founded an LLC called Seek Wisdom and Find Wealth. It comprises a podcast, conference, and events that teach people about money and debt management.
Patrice’s teachings cut across changing mindset, earning more, and living on God-given purpose. Her wisdom on money has made her a guest on Fox News and NBC. She has been featured on The Huffington Post, Women of Wealth Magazine, SUCCESS, and Essence Magazine. Patrice also became the national syndicate for Steve Harvey Morning Radio where she has a show called Redefining wealth with Patrice Washington.
On her podcast, she has dealt with money topics like Self-awareness, Forgiveness, Healing, and Recovering what was lost. We can say that she is among successful women like Cristyl Kimbrough, Pastor Nona Jones, and Ronne Brown. To spice up her wisdom for money she authored three best-selling books
- Real Money Answers for Men: The Ultimate Playbook for Financial Success
- Real Money Answers for Every Woman: How to Win the Money Game With or Without A Man
- Real Money Answers: College Life and Beyond
Patrice Washington 6 Pillars of Wealth
Although Patrice Washington is successful in her ventures, she is bold in expressing her faith in God and Biblical principles that support attaining wealth. She is a believer that well-being is the ultimate goal of life. According to Patrice Washington, there are the 6 Pillars of wealth
- Mental and Physical Fitness
Patrice Washington Summary of Personal Details
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Speaker, and Financial Expert
Height: probably 5 feet and 8 inches
Net Worth: approx $20 million