Cynthia Brian

Cynthia Brian

Cynthia Brian

Empowerment Architect
Author, Speaker, TV/Radio Personality, Lifestyle Professional, Spokesperson, Coach, Philanthropist, Goddess Gardener

Biographical Sketch

Cynthia Brian, SAG/AFTRA, A.S.I.D., Founder and Executive Director of Be the Star You Are!® 501 c3 literacy and positive media charity, New York Times best-selling co-author of Chicken Soup for the Gardener's Soul, author of Be the Star You Are!®, 99 Gifts for Living, Loving, Laughing, and Learning to Make a Difference, Be the Star You Are!® for TEENS, Be the Star You Are!®Millennials to Boomers, Growing with The Goddess Gardener, The Business of Show Business, The Blessing of Love and Relationships, and Miracle Moments®, is an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker, personal growth consultant, actor, producer and host of radio and TV shows, columnist, designer, gardener, and lifestyle coach. (

Referred by the media as "the Renaissance woman with soul!", Cynthia is a world traveler who speaks French, Spanish, Italian, and Dutch. With four decades of experience working in the entertainment field as an actor, producer, writer, coach, designer, and casting director, she has had the honor of performing with some of the biggest names in the industry.

Cynthia is a Certified Interior Designer and has had her interior and garden design projects featured in TV, commercials, books, and numerous publications. She wrote, produced, and directed the film, The Quest for Pure Design. Cynthia is a much in demand speaker on luxury cruise lines and spas around the world, inspiring others to be the stars they were born to be by creating a life they design.

Because of her devotion to increasing literacy and positive messages in the world, Cynthia founded and is the Executive Director of the 501(c)(3) charity, Be the Star You Are!® ( empowering women, families, and youth. Her motto is "To be a leader, you must be a reader!". GuideStar and Great Non Profits consistently honors Be the Star You Are!® as a top-rated non-profit.

As part of her dedication to giving youth a voice, she created and launched the creative community at while also producing and directing the young adult radio broadcast, Express Yourself!™, ( the #1 most listened to program around the world on the Voice America Kids Network with teen hosts and contributors. Cynthia says "Express Yourself!™ is an uncensored safe haven where youth talk and the world listens!"

As an empowerment architect and life success coach, Ms. Brian is also dedicated to helping others achieve their dreams, recognize the possibilities, and utilize their potential by implementing their unique gifts. Many aspiring thespians, writers, and professionals have been coached to fun, fame, and fortune through her personal success consultations in acting, media, writing, life skills, and presentations. Because of her energy and passion, companies engage Cynthia's services as a media spokesperson.

Born on a farm in the Napa Valley in northern California, the eldest of five children, Cynthia raised chickens and sheep, drove tractors, and picked fruit to earn enough money to pay her way through college. She was a Grand Champion rooster raiser and won hundreds of blue ribbons in 4-H. After being honored as the Outstanding Teenager of California, she was named a teenage ambassador to Holland and served as a foreign correspondent for several newspapers. Her travel expeditions gave birth to her writing, speaking, and coaching career.

Since 2008, Cynthia has been the gardening consultant and inspirational garden columnist for The Lamorinda Weekly where she is known as The Goddess Gardener. ( There, she also served as the editor and coach for Teen Scene. As a home, garden, and lifestyle expert she has been privileged to write for internet sites, numerous print publications, and is proud to be a Top Reviewer at Trip Advisor and on the Elite Squad at Yelp. She published her first gardening calendar, A Gardener's Guide, in 1993.

Interviewing is a talent this dynamic woman enjoys. Broadcasting live since 1998, Cynthia interviews the authors and experts considered pioneers on the planet. Tune into her award-winning upbeat, positive, internationally broadcast lifestyle radio program, StarStyle-Be the Star You Are!® live and archived every Wednesday from 4-5pm PT/7-8pm ET on the Voice America Network Empowerment channel.
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When you are seeking a business expert with earthiness, exuberance, and personality that garner results, Cynthia Brian is the seasoned professional writer, speaker, coach, host, spokesperson, and Goddess Gardener guide for your next project.

Cynthia Brian, empowerment architect, passion, purpose, and possibility professional, is available for private coaching, consultations, and speaking engagements.

To Book Cynthia Brian for commercials, TV, film, or as a spokesperson contact:
Stars, the Agency

To Contact Cynthia Brian and Starstyle® Productions, llc directly:

Starstyle® Productions, LLC
PO Box 422,
Moraga, Ca. 94556,
phone: 925-377-STAR (7827)

To learn more about Be the Star You Are! charity, go to

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Best Sellers

    • Chicken Soup for the Gardener's Soul

    • Stories to Sow Seeds of Love, Hope, and Laughter
    • By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Cynthia Brian
    • Narrated by: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    For beginning gardeners and veteran green-thumbs, this uplifting collection of stories is filled with what every gardener knows: gardens fill lives with a special richness....

    Regular price: $8.37

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