Lita Lewis is a popular fitness trainer who’s built her fame through Instagram, where more than 440,000 people follow her.
She now enjoys a 6-figure salary through her sprawling fitness business, but it wasn’t easy to get where she is now.
She once quit her secure corporate America job after a breakup and had to dip into her savings until her business got into good shape.
“All of a sudden my secure, well-paying gig not only wasn’t fulfilling, but it was taking away my time and energy that I wanted to be dedicated to what is now my life purpose: to help others develop the best versions of themselves, especially in times of hardships,” Lewis tells Business Insider.
Here’s Lewis’ story and some of her Instagram photos that made her so popular: