Rhonda Byrne is an Australian writer, television writer, and producer that was known for her groundbreaking work, The Secret.
In 2004, Rhonda was having an emotional breakdown in her life and her daughter handed her the book from Wallace Wattles, The Science of Getting Rich. She was inspired and discovered the secret behind the Law of Attraction. She quickly studied and researched on the subject and the idea of The Secret was born.
In 2006, Rhonda produced the movie, The Secret and also published a book of the same name. The Secret shot Rhonda to stardom and became successful almost immediately. And after she appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Secret has sold more than 20 million copies and has been translated into more than 50 languages selling worldwide including 2 million copies of DVD. And the book remains as one of the longest-running bestsellers of this century. As of 2009, the book and the film bring in revenue of $300 million in sales. And in 2007, Rhonda was featured on Time Magazine’s list of 100 people who shape the world. Besides that, she was also been featured in Watkins Mind Body Spirit magazine’s annual list of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People.
Today, Rhonda is the author of several bestselling books including titles such as The Power, The Magic, The Hero and her latest book, How The Secret Changed My Life. She has also produced the TV show Sensing Murder and worked on the Australian TV series World’s Greatest Commercials and Marry Me. The success of The Secret has made Rhonda world-famous in the self- help industry, inspired and changed millions of lives around the world, and also igniting the New Thought movement through the Law of Attraction.