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Kendra Scott is the founder of the jewelry and lifestyle brand of the same name. She first started making jewelry out of her spare bedroom in Austin, Texas in 2002 after she couldn’t find color gemstone jewelry she could afford. Her creations grew into a phenomenon, with sales north of $300 million a year and giving Kendra a personal fortune worth close to a half a billion dollars. But this success was not preordained. This is the story of how Kendra Scott became one of America’s richest self-made women, and the one person who kept her dream from turning into a nightmare.
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