Stephen Covey

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Birthday
24, 1932
Birthplace
Salt Lake City, UT
Death Date
Jul 16, 2012 (79)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1932
Birthplace
Salt Lake City, UT
Death Date
Jul 16, 2012 (79)

About

An American self-help author and speaker, he is best known for The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People (1989). His other published works include First Things First (1994) and Quest: The Spiritual Path to Success (1997).

Before Fame

He received degrees in business administration from the University of Utah (BS) and Harvard University (MBA). A devout Mormon, he also received a Doctor of Religious Education degree from Brigham Young University.

Trivia

He taught at Utah State University for the final two years of his life (he was killed in a cycling accident in 2012).

Family Life

He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He and his wife, Sandra, had nine children and fifty-two grandchildren.

Associated With

He frequently collaborated with his son and fellow writer, Sean Covey.