New York Times bestselling author of books that include Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and Happier at Home who also runs an acclaimed weekly podcast titled Happier with Gretchen Rubin.
She worked in law as a clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor before turning to writing. She graduated from Yale and Yale Law School.
Her "Happiness Project" book was the question to the Jeopardy answer that read "Gretchen Rubin chronicled a year in which she tried to be more gleeful in a blog & a book called this 'Project.'"
She has two daughters with her husband James. She works alongside her sister Elizabeth Craft on her podcast.
Her father-in-law is former US Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin.