John Gray is the author of 16 books, including Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus (HarperCollins 1992) which USA Today reported to be "the number one best-selling book of the last decade - it is the number one relationship book of all time." USA Today also acknowledged that Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus is one of the top 10 most influential books of the last 25 years. In the past 15 years, over 40 million Mars and Venus books have been sold in over 45 languages throughout the world.
Dr. John Gray was a Certified Family Therapist for over 15 years and has been conducting personal growth seminars for over 30 years. He was the consulting editor of The Family Journal, and a member of the Distinguished Advisory Board of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors. He received his doctorate in Psychology and Human Sexuality from Columbia Pacific University in 1982.
Dr. Gray has authored 16 other best-selling books: What You Feel, You Can Heal (Heart Publishing 1984), Men, Women and Relationships (Beyond Words Publishing 1993), Mars and Venus in the Bedroom (HarperCollins 1995), Mars and Venus Together Forever (Harper Perennial 1996), Mars and Venus in Love (HarperCollins 1996), Mars and Venus on a Date (Harper Collins 1997), Mars and Venus Starting Over (HarperCollins 1998), Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus Book of Days (HarperCollins 1998), How to Get What You Want and Want What You Have (HarperCollins 1999), Children Are from Heaven (HarperCollins 1999), Practical Miracles for Mars and Venus (HarperCollins 2000), How to Get What You Want at Work (HarperCollins 2002), Truly Mars and Venus (HarperCollins 2003), and The Mars and Venus Diet and Exercise Solution (St. Martin's Press 2003).
John Gray's latest book, Why Mars and Venus Collide (HarperCollins 2008), reveals how men and women can improve relationships by understanding how they cope differently with stress.
An internationally recognized expert in the fields of communication and relationships, John Gray's unique focus is assisting men and women in understanding, respecting, and appreciating their differences. For more than 30 years, he has conducted public and private seminars for thousands of participants. In his highly acclaimed books, audiotapes, and videotapes, as well as in his seminars, Dr. Gray entertains and inspires audiences with his practical insights and easy to use communication techniques that can be immediately applied to enrich relationships and the quality of life.
John Gray is a popular speaker on the national and international lecture circuit and often appears on television and radio programs to discuss his work. He has made guest appearances on such shows as Oprah, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The CBS Morning Show, Live with Regis, The Early Show, The View, Politically Incorrect, Larry King Live, The Roseanne Show, CNN and Company, and many others. He has been profiled in USA Today, Newsweek, Time Magazine, TV Guide, People, Forbes, and numerous other major publications across the United States.
Dr. John Gray's nationally syndicated column reaches 30 million readers in many newspapers, including The Atlanta Journal/Constitution, New York Daily News, New York Newsday, The Denver Post, and the San Antonio Express-News. Internationally, the columns appear in publications in England, Canada, Mexico, Korea, and in Latin American and the South Pacific.
John Gray lives with his wife and three children in Northern California.