Personal trainer, Instagram star and entrepreneur Kayla Itsines turned her talent for helping transform women’s bodies into a fitness empire with her company, Sweat. Its monthly membership fitness app alone brings in millions of dollars and Itsines been called a Top Fitness Influencer by Forbes (with 11 million followers on Instagram alone) and one of Time’s Most Influential People on the Internet.
With that kind of entrepreneurial success, Itsines, 27, has certainly earned the right to buy herself something expensive. But the first time the fitness star splurged, it was for her family.
“The first thing I actually did with any money was pay off my parents’ house,” Itsines tells CNBC Make It. “That was my goal. I used to be a little kid in bed and lie on my pillow — and I know it doesn’t sound like much — but I used to be like ‘if someone