Katie Rodan Biography
Katie Rodan is a dermatologist, entrepreneur, and author from the United States. She is the co-creator of the acne treatment system Proactiv, the co-founder of the anti-aging skincare company Rodan + Fields, and the owner of an Oakland, California-based private cosmetic dermatology practice. Forbes named her one of the 50 most successful self-made women in the United States in 2015.
How old is Katie Rodan? – Age
She is 66 years old as o 2021. She was born in 1956 in the United States of America.
Katie Rodan Family – Education
Katie is the daughter of microbiology professor Bernardine Pregerson and federal appeals court judge Harry Pregerson. Rodan was raised in Los Angeles by her Jewish family. She received her bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Virginia and her doctorate in medicine from the University of Southern California School of Medicine. She completed her internship at Los Angeles County Hospital and her dermatology residency at Stanford University School of Medicine in 1987, where she was also named chief resident.
Katie Rodan Husband
Rodan lives in San Francisco, California, with her husband, Amnon Rodan, and their two children.
How much is Rodan Fields worth? – Net Worth
Her company has a value of $1 billion. Her net worth is not revealed.
Rodan Fields Rodan + Fields
Rodan co-created the acne treatment Proactiv and co-founded the skin-care company Rodan + Fields with longtime business partner Kathy Fields. Rodan + Fields’ revenues have fallen to around $1.1 billion from $1.6 billion in 2018; the company sells through approximately 200,000 independent ‘consultants.’
Moody’s downgraded the outlook on Rodan + Fields’ debt to a very high credit risk rating in April 2020. Rodan + Fields borrowed $600 million in June 2018 and used it to pay a dividend to the founders. The two dermatologists sold their Proactiv royalties to a joint venture between Guthy Renker and Nestle, which markets the product, in 2016.
Why is Rodan and Fields banned in Europe?
It is prohibited in Europe, and some studies suggest that it may be carcinogenic. It can also irritate people. It is available in the United States as an over-the-counter product as well as by prescription in a higher concentration. Both the Reverse Skin Lightening Treatment and the Skin Lightening Toner contain 2% hydroquinone, the highest concentration available without a prescription.
Rodan Fields Career
Rodan and Kathy A. Fields met at Stanford University School of Medicine during their dermatology residency in 1984. They created Proactiv Solution in 1995 as an acne skin care treatment. She is an adjunct clinical assistant professor of dermatology at Stanford University and has a medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology practice. Oakland Magazine named her a top doctor in the East Bay in 2008. Rodan has been quoted in print and broadcast media as a dermatology expert, particularly in cosmetic dermatology. She has been interviewed and quoted by Fox Business News, Shape Magazine, O Magazine, Women’s Health, Redbook, Allure, and Cosmopolitan, among others.