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Sara Blakely (born February 21, 1971, in Clearwater, Florida.) is the founder of SPANX, a multi-million dollar undergarment company. Sara Blakely is the daughter of a lawyer and an artist. She graduated from Florida State University, with a degree in communications. While attending she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. Blakely failed the entrance examination to law school, and embarked on a seven year career selling photocopiers before launching the SPANX brand in 2000.
Blakely was a contestant on The Rebel Billionaire, and starred as one of the judges on ABC`s reality television series, American Inventor. She also guest-starred on Free Radio in January 2008. In 2006, she launched the Sara Blakely Foundation to help women through education and entrepreneurial training and has funded scholarships for young women at CIDA in South Africa. She appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2006 and donated $1 million to Oprah Winfrey`s Leadership Academy. In 2008, Sara Blakely married Jesse Itzler.
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Sara Blakely (born February 27, 1971) is an American businesswoman and founder of Spanx, a multi-million-dollar undergarment company. In 2012 Blakely was named in Time magazine's "Time 100" annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and also entered the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people, as the world's youngest self-made female billionaire. As of 2014, she is listed as the 93rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.
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