On August 19, 1944, Jack Canfield was born in Fort Worth, Texas. He is an award-winning speaker, and personal development leader recognized internationally. He’s been teaching educators, entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, and other people for over 40 years.
In 1962, he graduated from Linsly Military Institute. He received his bachelor of arts in Chinese History from Harvard University and received his M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He also received an honorary PH.D. from the University of Santa Monica.
On his website, jackcanfield.com, he stated his mission is to inspire and empower people to live their highest vision in a context of love and joy.
In this post, you will find information and rare pictures of Jack Canfield’s current wife Inga Marie Mahoney.
The Rise to Fame of Jack Canfield
Canfield began his career when he started teaching high school in Chicago, Illinois, for a year. Then, he worked at the Clinton Job Corps Center in Iowa and ran a residential Gestalt center called the New England Center for Personal and Organizational Development. He was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of America by the U.S. Jaycees.
Canfield founded The Canfield Training Group, where he is also the CEO. He’s also the founder of The Foundation for Self-Esteem. Aside from that, he hosts a radio program and writes a newspaper column. As an author, he holds a Guinness World Record for having seven books on the New York Times best-seller list at the same time. He was also featured in a self-development film called The Secret.
By teaching high school students how to discover their potential and succeed no matter their circumstances, Jack Canfield has devoted his life and career to helping others achieve their personal definition of success. Now, he is a world-renowned speaker and trainer and has already conducted over 2,500 workshops and events.
If you can dream it, you can do it.Jack Canfield, as quoted in The Soul of Success: The Jack Canfield Story
Jack Canfield is the founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul, a billion-dollar publishing empire. He’s been a New York Times bestselling author multiple times for his creations: The Success Principles, The Power of Focus, Dare to Win, The Key to Living the Law of Attraction, Coaching for Breakthrough Success, and more. He also founded the Transformational Leadership Council.
Jack Canfield and his Wife, Inga Marie Mahoney
It’s worth mentioning that Jack Canfield was married twice before he met the love of his life, Inga Marie Mahoney.
His first marriage was in 1971 to Judith Ohlbaum, with whom he had two sons, Oran and Kyle. The marriage lasted only four years, and they divorced in 1976.
Canfield’s second marriage was in 1978 to Georgia Lee Noble, with whom he had a son, Christopher. This time, the marriage lasted 21 years until they divorced in 1999.
In 2001 Canfield married his current wife, Inga Marie Mahoney, this time, he didn’t have children, and he chose to be stepfather to his wife’s children, Travis and Riley.
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Facts About Jack Canfield
- Jack has 2.5 million subscribers and followers on his social media accounts.
- He has sold over 500 million books worldwide.
- Jack founded the Transformational Leadership Council.
- National Speakers Associations “Speakers Hall of Fame”
- Graduated from Harvard with a Master’s degree in Psychological Education.
- He holds a Guinness World Record for having seven books on the New York Times best-seller list at the same time.