Rachel Hollis is an American author, motivational speaker and blogger for a website called The Chic Site. Her self-help book Girl, Wash Your Face since its release in February 2018 has maintained a spot in the top 10 best-selling books in the country for seven months, held the top spot for 12 of those weeks and has sold more than 880,000 total copies in the United States. It is the second-most popular book of the year on Amazon.com.Hollis's grandparents were Okies who picked cotton to support their six children.After graduating high school, Hollis moved to Los Angeles, where an obsession with Matt Damon led her to apply for (and get) a job at Miramax. While there, she met her husband and founded an event-planning company, Chic Events, which became "wildly successful."Since the success of her book, Hollis and her family have moved outside of Austin, Texas.