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Organizers of Cosmic Film Festival are thrilled to announce their selection of powerhouse Entertainer, Actress, Speaker and Fitness Expert Forbes Riley as their “Entertainment’s Woman of the Year 2017” for their inaugural Awards Ceremony Event.

Orlando, Florida

Forbes Riley will be presented with her award at the 1st Annual Cosmic Film Festival on February 19, 2017 at the Royal Caribe Resort & Convention Center.

Forbes Riley has a television studio in St. Petersburg, Florida, from which she broadcasts her National Talk Show. As an Actress, Forbes is known for her work on Broadway and in Soap Operas, as well as television shows like 24, The Practice, Boy Meets World, and more. Her film credits include the cult classic Splatter University. Forbes is currently scheduled to film several feature films in 2017, and recently co-starred with Florida born Don The Dragon Wilson in a movie based in St Petersburg called Paying Mr. McGetty and co-starred in the feature film How to Marry Your Second Husband First released last year.

Perhaps Forbes is best known for her work as an award-winning TV host, author, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and one of the nation’s leading health and wellness experts (National Fitness Hall of Fame inductee). Considered one of the most inspiring people on television through her roles as a highly sought-after spokesperson, success coach to celebrities and CEOs, motivational keynote speaker and recently named America’s Most Loved Health & Fitness Innovator, Forbes has created a brand name for herself.

Riley has become a familiar face to millions of American viewers with 144 infomercials to her credit. She has been a spokesperson for Jack LaLanne's Power Juicer, Aerobed, Microgrill, MaxiGlide, Mor Furniture Stores, and her own exercise device, Forbes Riley's SpinGym. She is often seen on live TV, on both HSN and QVC in England. She’s credited with over 2.5 billion in sales. She was also the host of ESPN’s X-Games for three years.

Her favorite job will always be that of Mom to her fourteen year old twins.

Learn more about Forbes by visiting the links below, then come out to the Cosmic Film Festival’s Award show and meet this unstoppable force in entertainment for yourself.

Get our full schedule of films, panels and workshops, along with tickets at

Learn more about Forbes Riley at any of these links:

National Talk Show:

Motivational Workshops

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