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New York woman talks auctioneering, how her personality and grit brought success on stage for nearly 25 years

Going once, going twice — sold! 

The art of being an auctioneer is not for the faint of heart, and one woman is proving that time and time again.

Lydia Fenet has been an auctioneer for over 20 years. She told Fox News Digital the exact moment she knew she was destined for this unique career. 

The catalyst for her was “an article about Princess Diana’s dresses being sold at Christie’s Auction House,” she recalled.

The well-known auctioneer also has a podcast called “Claim Your Confidence.” She interviews successful businesspeople and discusses how they gained success by exuding confidence. 

Lydia Fenet

Fox News Digital spoke with New York auctioneer Lydia Fenet, who discussed her path to success and how confidence has helped her along the way.  (Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan/Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)

Fenet is taking her auctioneering expertise to the next level with her own boutique auctioneering agency, Lydia Fenet Agency, which represents charity auctioneers across the country. 

“For me, it feels good to put somebody out there that I know is going to do an amazing job,” she said. 

Fenet plans to expand and broaden the agency in the next year. 

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Brittany Kasko is a lifestyle production assistant with Fox News Digital. 


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