Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt is a New York Times best-selling author, animal advocate, daughter, sister, wife and step-mom. As a passionate animal advocate, Katherine works as an Ambassador for Best Friends Animal Society and the ASPCA, lending her time, voice and energy to spread awareness about animal rescue. As an author, Katherine has skillfully translated her own personal experiences into all of her books that speak to her generation.

Her first book, NY Times best seller, Rock What You’ve Got, spoke to young women struggling with self esteem, body image issues and documented Schwarzenegger Pratt’s own personal journey to self-confidence. Her second book, I just Graduated…Now What? offers advice and anecdotes from several well-known people, for young people as they embark on their journey out of college into the real world.

Her third book and her first children’s book, Maverick and Me, is a heartwarming book about the wonders and benefits of pet adoption and chronicles Katherine’s real life experiences with fostering dogs eventually leading to the adoption of her rescue, named Maverick. 

Katherine’s latest book, The Gift of Forgiveness, is an inspiring must read for people of all ages, all walks of life, and all spiritual practices. She interviewed more than 20 people who have worked hard, and are still working hard, to overcome unforgivable and unimaginable experiences. 

Katherine hosts a weekly Instagram Live series called BDA (Before During & After) Baby, every Thursday at 12pm PT. She has chatted with everyone from Jessica Alba, Lea Michele, Al Roker, Your Zen Mama’s Teresa Palmer & Sarah Wright Olsen, on topics ranging from infertility to how to introduce solids.

Katherine lives with her family in Los Angeles.