Marc Headley grew up Los Angeles, California. His mother was a Scientologist and raised Marc in the church. He started working as an employee for Scientology when he was 16 years old and was employed at the International Headquarters for Scientology (Int Base) in Gilman Hot Springs, California for 15 years and eventually escaped in 2005 with the assistance of the local police.
He began writing about Scientology shortly after leaving it. Headley’s articles have appeared in news magazines, internet publications and websites in many countries around the world and in 2008, Marc was invited to speak at a European conference in Hamburg, Germany about the abuses that occur within Scientology. He appeared on all three seasons of the Emmy Award winning documentary TV show on A&E, Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath. Marc currently lives with his wife and three children in Colorado, where he owns and operates his own business.