Quick Facts of Elizabeth Murray

  • Full NameElizabeth Murray
  • Date of Birth1980 /09 /23
  • NicknameLiz Murray
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceThe Bronx, New York, U.S.
  • EthnicityCaucasian
  • ReligionChristian
  • ProfessionMotivational Speaker
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year2003-Present
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourBrown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseJames Scanlon
  • Height5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)
  • Weight58kg (127lbs)
  • Body MeasurementSlim
  • EducationHumanities Preparatory Academy Harvard University State University of New York at Purchase
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook, Instagram
  • ChildrenTwo (Maya Jean, Liam)
  • HoroscopeLibra

Liz Murray is an American inspirational speaker. She also received a New York Times scholarship for needy students. Liz was admitted by Harvard, where she started classes in 2000.

Murray was awarded an honorary doctorate of public service. She also gave the commencement address at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts on May 19, 2013. Moreover, she is the founder and director of Manifest Living and a motivational speaker. To know more in details about her career as well as personal life, earnings, and net worth, take a look at her biography of Liz Murray.

Who Is Liz Murray? Her Bio & Wiki

Liz Murray is an American inspirational speaker. She is famous for gaining admission to Harvard University despite having been homeless during her teenage years. She was born as Elizabeth Murray on 23rd of September, 1980, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States. Moreover, Liz is the daughter of Peter Finnerty (father) and Jean Murray (mother) and has one sister Lisa Murray.


Unearthed this gem. Happy Mother's Day everyone. <3Pictured: Jean Murray (Ma), Lisa Murray (sister), and me. University Avenue, Bronx, NY 1984

Posted by Liz Murray on Saturday, May 7, 2016

As Liz’s parents were infected with HIV and were heroin-addicts, she was forced to work in bagging groceries and pumping gas at the age of 9. She didn’t go to go to school when she was in 8th because of financial problems. Liz’s mom had visual deficiency and maladjustment and AIDS-related tuberculosis when she was 15. Despite, her taking so much care of her mother, she died of AIDS when Liz was only 16.

Here's one of Ma and Grandma, Lisa and me. (I'm the chubby-cheeked little one in the stroller). This picture was lost…

Posted by Liz Murray on Sunday, May 12, 2013

After her mother’s death, Liz decided to focus on herself and her studies. She was also good at studies and was able to crack admission at the Harvard University and later graduated from there. While she was doing her graduation, her father also passed away due to AIDS.

Despite all the hardship, Liz was able to start a visionary business association called Manifest Living. Moreover, she granted a privileged doctorate of open administration. She also gave the initiation address at Merrimack College on May 19, 2013, in North Andover, Massachusetts.

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Inside Of Liz Murray’s Career

Talking about Liz Murray’s profession, Liz began her career by writing and studying material science. At the age of 17, she started to work in metro stairwells and stations. After her work, she was depicted by a performer, Thora Birch in 2003 in a movie made-for-TV motion picture, Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story.

Well how about that? Margaret Hamilton, lead software engineer of the Apollo Project, stands next to the code she wrote…

Posted by Liz Murray on Friday, August 21, 2015

Liz graduated from Harvard University in spite of having been destitute in her high school years. This New York-conceived motivational speaker and creator distributed a smash hit personal work, Breaking Night in 2010.

How Much Is Liz Murray’s Salary & Net Worth?

Liz Murrey is an honorable motivator and an inspirational speaker has earned a decent amount of fortune from his career. However, her monthly earnings and net worth isn’t disclosed till date.

Liz Murray’s Social Media

Liz Murray is active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She also has a huge fan following on her social accounts. Furthermore, she has 48.5k  followers on Facebook. She also has 6.7k followers on the Twitter account. Moreover, she has 1.3k followers on the Instagram account.

Liz Murray’s Body Measurement

Liz has a perfect personality with a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m) and weighs around 58kg (127lbs). Also, her eyes color is blue and her hair color is brown. Besides, there is no detailed information measuring her body.

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Who Is Liz Murray’s Husband? Know About Her Marriage

Coming up to Liz Murray’s personal life, Liz is a married woman. She tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend, James Scanlon. The couple was college sweethearts. Moreover, they have blessed by children, a son, Liam and a daughter, Maya Jean.

Happy Saturday Everyone! (from left to right, my daughter Maya, my Son Liam, my Love James) <3

Posted by Liz Murray on Saturday, July 19, 2014

Despite this, there are no other affairs related to her and we haven’t heard any divorce rumors till date. So far, she is living a happy married life with her loved ones.

Rumours And Controversies With Liz Murray

Talking about Liz Murray’s rumors and controversies, Liz’s book on her life was well-received by the readers and critics. However, they affirmed that the movie based on the book did not properly reflect her life.

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