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Best known for her fearless interviews with Hollywood’s biggest stars, television personality Giuliana Rancic has empowered millions with her relentless spirit as well as her willingness to openly discuss her personal and professional struggles and the tools she’s used to get through them. A successful entrepreneur, breast cancer survivor, and devoted mother and wife, Rancic overcame setback after setback to build the career and life she wanted.
While Rancic came to fame as the articulate and fashion savvy host of E! News, it may surprise many that she did not learn to speak English until she was seven-years-old. Rancic immigrated with her family from Italy to the US as a child and had zero language support in her public school. She learned English from watching an anchorwoman on her local news – a pastime that also served as an early inspiration to become a journalist herself.
After completing her MA in journalism from the University of Maryland, Rancic moved out to Hollywood with zero connections. She waited tables and worked in retail for years before finally getting her big break as an anchor for E!. Rancic’s off script, fearless, and fun interviews helped get E! News out of its deepest ratings slump and onto the screens of millions of Americans each night. She further secured her status as a pop culture icon as the co-host of the E! hit, Fashion Police.
Rancic is the best-selling author of Going Off Script, a witty and raw memoir in which she shares her struggles building her career, battling breast cancer, and overcoming infertility. She is the founder of the charity, Fab-u-wish, a program that grants fashion, beauty and celebrity-themed wishes to women battling breast cancer. In addition to being heavily involved in several other cancer charities, she is the entrepreneurial force behind the award-winning clothing line, G by Giuliana Rancic, and the innovative wine brand, Xo, G. Her most important job though is being a loving mother to her young son, Duke, and a supportive wife, to her husband, Bill.
New York Times best-selling author and the winner of the Fan Favorite award at the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards, Giuliana Rancic is an entertainment journalist, author, fashion and beauty expert and television personality with over 3 million devoted followers on Twitter, 3 million on Instagram and 10 million followers across her social media platforms.
Giuliana is the host of the internationally watched entertainment news show, E! News, and has been on the red carpet for every mega-event in the entertainment industry (Oscars, Grammy Awards, Golden Globes) interviewing the stars and getting breaking Hollywood scoop as well as all things pop culture.
Giuliana is also a fashion designer. She launched her clothing line, G by Giuliana on HSN – the most successful clothing line debut on HSN in 2012, and she is also a restaurateur, as the “R” in the popular restaurant group RPM Italian and RPM Steak, with the fourth location opening May 2018. Most recently, she announced the launch of Giuliana Prosecco available at Total Wine and Target in October 2018.
In 2012, Rancic released her second book, I Do, Now What? Published by Random House. Giuliana co-authored the book with her husband, Bill Rancic. Giuliana most recently released her highly anticipated memoir, Going Off Script, also with Random House. The book debuted on the New York Times Best Sellers List.
In 2011, Giuliana was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and underwent a double mastectomy that same year. Following her treatment, she created “Fab-U-Wish,” a program to grant fashion, beauty and celebrity-themed wishes to women battling breast cancer. This program is just one aspect of her ongoing mission to help those going through hardships to find happiness and a positive outlook on life. Others include The Pink Agenda, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Operation Smile, Dress For Success, and the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls in Chicago. In 2002, Giuliana joined E! News as a correspondent and in 2005 became solo anchor and managing editor for the show, taking it from the lowest rated show on the network to number one… incredibly within one year.
Rancic is a force both on-camera and off but her remarkable success didn’t come easily. She is a true result of “The American Dream” and an inspiration to people, both young and old. She was born in Naples, Italy, in a modest neighborhood, and moved to the United States when she was a little girl. Her love affair with television journalism began before she could even speak English l and learned the language by watching TV. She received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in journalism from American University. While in attendance, Giuliana interned for a Capitol Hill news bureau covering a number of stories related to the Pentagon, Supreme Court, White House and State Department.
Inspirational speaker and admired TV personality, Giuliana Rancic shares how she built the career she wanted by acting fearlessly and staying true to who she is. Rancic moved out to Los Angeles a few years after getting her graduate degree in journalism to pursue a career in entertainment news. She spent years working in retail and waiting on tables until finally getting her big break: an audition for an entry-level reporter at E-Live!.
Rancic was the 39th person to audition, so when E! sent her out on a trial interview at the premiere of the 2001 teen comedy Summer Catch, she decided to take some risks, go beyond the typical cookie cutter questions, and have some fun. While her segment got the studio phones ringing off the hook, the producer was not amused and fired her on the spot for not delivering the news in a more conventional manner.
Rancic's family and friends objected to her interview style, as well, and urged her to instead imitate the other hosts, but Rancic argued back, saying "that's not who I am. I'm me. I'm bringing my own style, and if E! doesn't want me, maybe somewhere else will, but I can't be someone I'm not."
Six months later, she was called back when E! realized that out of the hundreds of girls who auditioned after her, Rancic was the only one that had proved to be capable of creating a memorable and entertaining segment. "You hear it all the time, but you do have to take risks if you want to succeed in business," she emphasizes. "I'm not going to try to do what everybody else is."
Inspirational speaker and beloved television personality, Giuliana Rancic has always been open about her life both on and off camera – and that authenticity has won her millions of devoted fan and followers. In her hilarious, emotionally moving, and never dull keynotes, Rancic shares how she built her wildly successful life as an entrepreneur, entertainment journalist, and mother on her terms.
The longtime E! News anchor discusses how her positive attitude, determination, and commitment to staying true to herself has gotten her through professional challenges, cancer, and infertility, as she dives into what she was really thinking during some of the hardest times of her life.
THE PAUSE METHOD
Taking a pause in life to evaluate what you have accomplished and where you want to go, both personally and professionally.
THE UNPLANNED PLAN
Keys to managing your career and personal life when you’re thrown a curveball in life.
OVERCOMING LIFE'S BIGGEST STRUGGLES
Giuliana shares her personal story of her journey with breast cancer, while Bill shares his perspective on the important role of caregiver and the impact a cancer diagnosis has on the whole family. Their story is emotional, inspirational and filled with messages of hope.
CREATING SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING
Giuliana and Bill both come from simple upbringings and share with audiences their keys to reaching their own personal and career goals and build a brand and take your business to the next level.
FINDING THE BALANCE AND FAITH
Balancing work and family life without sacrificing either one and how faith plays a role in personal happiness.
After Diagnosis: A Survivor’s Story
In 2012, Giuliana Rancic heard those previously unthinkable words, “You have breast cancer.” At such a young age, it was a pronouncement that was compounded by others at a time when she and her husband, fellow entrepreneur, TV personality, and author Bill Rancic, were struggling to start a family in the midst of issues with infertility, all of which was documented for the world to witness during the taping of E!’s Giuliana and Bill.
Today, after many setbacks and tears shed along the way, Giuliana discusses the struggle that so many women continue to endure. Through a combination of grace, strength, and compassion, Giuliana has inspired millions of mothers and daughters, sisters and wives and those who love them. Giuliana Rancic’s journey is one that brings light and hope to others in search of it.
Through Sickness and in Health: A Love Story (Joint Appearance with Bill Rancic)
No one battles cancer alone. In this joint appearances alike with her husband, entrepreneur, TV Personality and author Bill Rancic, the couple shares what it was like to confront what had once been previously considered unimaginable when their family was given a heartbreaking diagnosis that fundamentally altered their lives forever.
For a couple whose challenges with infertility had already been documented as the stars of E!’s Giuliana and Bill,their lives were further turned upside down when Giuliana announced during a live taping of TODAY that in the midst of fertility treatments, doctors had detected breast cancer. In the years ahead, they would deal with multiple surgeries and miscarriages, but would love and lean on one another when they needed each other most. Their stories of what it was like to confront those emotions at the time and how they endured to eventual recovery will inspire audiences and give hope to those who need it most.
Chasing The American Dream: How to Make Your Dream a Reality
Giuliana Rancic is an award-winning entertainment journalist, style and beauty expert, and reality show star with over 10 million followers across her social media platforms. She provides the latest celebrity scoops and most relevant fashion advice and health tips to millions of Americans each week as she has given so many a front row seat to every major E! red carpet event for over the past decade. On stages today she continues to enchant audiences as she dishes on all things pop culture and sets the real-life scenes the cameras never captured of how she achieved her dream of becoming one of the top female entertainment journalists in the world.
“WOW! Giuliana Rancic is the REAL DEAL. She shared her personal breast cancer journey in vivid detail with our Pink Aid audience to allow so many others to find comfort in their own fears. Giuliana is authentic, forthcoming, full of emotion, a true role model. She epitomizes the vision to never give up on starting the family of your dreams. We all left inspired by her mantra that everything will be OK in the end. If it’s not OK, it’s not the end.”
— The Pink Aid Family
“We absolutely loved having Giuliana speak at our 600 person Women’s Luncheon this fall. During the planning process she was extremely easy to work with. She found time in her busy schedule to have a call with us so her talking points would be in alignment with our goals for the event. She even rattled off her ideas for talking points to us to ensure we would be happy with them. During the event she was so gracious with all our guests, and willingly engaged with the women in the VIP with genuine interest. It was so refreshing to have Giuliana and definitely made the VIP a special event for our major sponsors. Her remarks were spot on! We have received SO much positive feedback from our whole audience. It is tricky for us to find a speaker to appeal to the strong business women and a fun pop culture “girls day out”. Giuliana fit the bill perfectly. We would highly recommend her!”
— ACE SCHOLARSHIPS
“Real, authentic and down-to-earth are just a few of the words our guests used to describe Giuliana Rancic after she spoke at our women’s event. Giuliana’s honest discussion about her health challenges and her genuine passion for finding happiness even in life’s toughest moments inspired the entire room.”
— NORTH KANSAS CITY HOSPITAL
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Going Off Script: How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney’s 32 On-Screen Rejections
A witty, warm, and inspiring memoir from the E News! host, Fashion Police panelist, red-carpet correspondent, author, and reality show star Giuliana Rancic.
Giuliana Rancic is best known for interviewing A-listers on the red carpet and E! News, skewering their shocking style choices on Fashion Police, and giving viewers a front row seat to her marriage and family life on her reality show, Giuliana & Bill. What fans may not know is that she learned English from Eddie Murphy, got her American citizenship so she could be a beauty queen, and used to have a bad habit of stealing cars for fun.
Giuliana bares this and so much more in her hilarious, warm, and inspiring memoir, Going Off Script. From a young age she dreamed of being a TV anchorwoman but, because of her inclination toward mischief and away from schoolwork, her path to her dream job was far from straight. After a fateful (and mortifying) encounter with the late Senator Ted Kennedy, she learned that Hollywood news was where she belonged. Thankfully for readers, this epiphany led her to a bounty of LA misadventures (featuring notables such as Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Russell Crowe) and an entertaining behind-the-scenes perspective on what our favorite celebrities are really like.
In spite of her glamorous Hollywood life, however, Giuliana could not escape some rockier times, including her battles with infertility and breast cancer. Here, for the first time, she reveals the whole truth behind her well-publicized struggles, and the highly controversial decisions she had to make. And, of course, at the heart of it all are the two loves of her life who keep her strong through everything, her husband Bill and her son, Duke.
Candid, funny, and poignant, Going Off Script is an autobiography that proves you don’t always have to follow the rules to get the life you’ve always dreamed of.
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