Lauren Simmons, 27, lives in Los Angeles, California and earns $650,000 from a variety of roles from public figure and author to TV and podcast host. At 22, she became the youngest female trader at the New York Stock Exchange, earning just $12,000 per year. Today she is her own boss and is on track to make $1 million in 2022.
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