You don’t know what you need in your life until you figure out who you are.
If you happen to be a fan of motivational speakers, then the chances are that you will find Jay Shetty a familiar face.
After all, he is a charismatic, inspiring speaker, who is widely known as the Urban Monk and a truly classy guru. Since launching his video channel in 2016, Jay’s viral wisdom has garnered over more than 1 billion views and 3 million followers from all over the world; making him one of the most viewed people on the internet internationally.
In November 2016, Jay won the ‘Espoke Living Best Blog’ award at the Asian Media Awards.
From A Bad Boy To An Urban Monk: Jay Shetty’s Wiki-Like-Bio
Born on 1987 to Indian parents, Jay Shetty celebrates his birthday on 7 September of every year, which makes him 31 years of age. He is originally from New York, where he also attended college at Cass Business School.
When he was a child, Jay was a bad boy that every parents and teacher hated. He was suspended three times from his school as he used to take drugs and was involved in multiple relationships.
At age 16, Jay lost his two best friends, one in a car accident and the other due to gang violence. The tragic incidents devastated him and made him find a deeper purpose and meaning of life.
Fortunately, at 18, Jay met a monk, who was invited to speak in London. He attended the speech after his friend's demand, but when he listened to the words, he was so captivated by his speech that he got inspired to learn the education of a monk.
After graduating with a 1st class BSc (Hons) degree in Behavioral Science, at age 22, Jay went to India to live as a monk. He lived in a monastery for almost three years and learned meditation (for 2-4 hours) and charity that detached him from the materialistic world (he gave up his fancy shoes, clothes, and shaved his head).
Jay Moving On From Monk Life
After spending three years in a monastery, Jay Shetty finally returned to the UK to his parents. He started sharing the spiritual experiences that he felt while he was in India.
He started to merge his knowledge and utilized it as a corporate training tool for those, who work in stress. Soon after, his friends started to invite him to speak at their companies as they were undergoing high amounts of stress and pressure.
Simultaneously, Jay went on to become Accenture's Social Media coach for executives online branding and digital strategy. After that, he was invited by Arianna Huffington to be the host of HuffPost Rise in September 2016.
Besides that, he worked as a coach to several corporations including Google, Facebook, L’Oreal, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, HSBC, Nasdaq, Accenture, Bank of England, and EY (Ernst & Young).
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Jay summons his net worth from his job as a motivational speaker and lifestyle vlogger. As he is considered as one of the most known names in the web, he is also generating his income from his YouTube channel.
As being the first Facebook content creator, Jay has earned $1 million in Facebook ad revenue in the past 12 months. He left the U.S. to live in India as a monk, and when he returned he spread the knowledge, he'd glanced about wellness and self-improvement. As of now, his Facebook videos have gained over 20 million followers and more than 4 billion views.
He won the Streamy Award for top health and wellness creator in 2018. He even hosted the 2018 Streamys Purpose Awards to celebrate fellow YouTube creators doing good. Moreover, the Mark Zuckerberg-led company is looking at Jay Shetty, known for his viral wisdom videos.
As per Socialblade, his monthly estimated earnings from YouTube range from $1.6K to $25.6K. However, looking at his all success he might have garnered a net worth in a million.
Jay Shetty Married Girl With Indian Ethnicity
Yes, the motivational speaker Jay is a married man. He got married to his longtime girlfriend named Roshni Devlukia, who is a dietician at Watford General Hospital on 23 April 2016.
Jay Shetty weds his wife Roshni Devlukia on 23 April 2016 (Photo: Farah Idris's Twitter)
However, apart from expressing the fact that he is a married man, Jay has not revealed much details of his love life followed by his wedding and his family now. It seems Jay prefers to keep his married life away from the public eyes as he has not shared anything about his spouse on social media.
Nevertheless, Roshni timely posts picture with Jay and flaunt their happy married life. Recently, he celebrated Valentine's day with love of his life. Not only on special occasions but in every small moment he spends with his wife. Despite his busy schedule, he manages time for his wife. It is always great to look at a happy couple who always save their relationship at any cost.
Jay Shetty Wiki, Bio, Age, Married, Girlfriend, Net Worth
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- Date of Birth Sep 07, 1987
- Age 36 Years, 2 Months
- Nationality British
- Profession Journalist
- Marital Status Married
- Wife/Spouse Roshni Devlukia (m. 2016)
- Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
- Gay/Lesbain No
- Ethnicity British-Indian
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
- Children/Kids Not Yet
- Height 5 Feet 11 Inches (180 cm)
- Education Cass Business School