Nick Vujicic: Biography highlights
Nick Vujicic is an Australian motivational speaker, the founder of Life Without Limbs and a Christian evangelist. He was born without any arms or legs but despite his disability he has gone on to inspire and motivate many people from all walks of life.
Throughout his childhood, Nick dealt with the typical challenges of adolescence and school such as bullying, low self-esteem, depression and loneliness. He constantly questioned what the purpose of life was or even if his life had meaning.
Nick claims that his victory over his personal challenges and struggles and the strength and passion he has for life is down to his faith in God and the support of his family, friends and the many people that have encouraged him throughout his life journey.
He pursued further education and gained a double bachelors degree in accounting and financial planning from Griffith University in Logan Australia. By age 19, Nick had started to fulfil his dream of encouraging other people through motivational speaking and sharing his faith about how God changed his life.
Today Nick as a limbless young man has accomplished more than most people accomplish in a lifetime. He moved from Brisbane to California in 2007 to set up “Life Without Limbs”, a nonprofit organisation.
As a speaker he has travelled the world and shared his story to millions and has addressed audiences including students, teachers, youth, business people, entrepreneurs and church congregations. He has also been interviewed on TV programmes around the world.