Jay Shetty is a British-born Indian host, storyteller, filmmaker, motivational speaker, and producer of viral content. In addition, he is the award-winning influencer and a monk-turned-social media star who has collaborated with many worldwide global corporate houses and media organizations. Jay was interested in philosophy and philanthropic activities since childhood. however, a traumatic event occurred when he was only 16, and that changed Jay’s life with a new path. Therefore, he became a monk after his graduation and traveled through India and Europe.
Moreover, at universities and corporate organizations, he then started sharing his experiences as a monk. Jay always tried to spread positivity and to make the meaning of life known to people. He hosted one ‘HuffPost”s shows as well. Later, Jay launched his video channel and established his brand internationally. To spread his feelings, he now uses ‘Tumblr’ and ‘YouTube’. This won him an immense fan base.
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Jay Shetty: Early Life, Education, and Family
Shetty was born to his parents on 6 September 1987. As per his educational qualification, Shetty attended Queen Elizabeth’s College and graduated from the University of London’s Cass Business School. He is a first-class BSc (Hons.) graduate with a major in behavioral science from Cass Business School, London. Besides, there are no details about his parents.
In his early days, he moved through India and Europe at the age of 22, following his graduation, and started living as a monk. Jay had met a monk earlier, who inspired him to devote his life to serving people and making a positive difference in their lives. He was eighteen then. Eventually, he decided to live a life without the allure of power, fame, and wealth. He spent four summers in India interning with the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) and living a lifestyle of Vedic monks in corporations and training.
Jay Shetty: Career and Achievements
Shetty works as a vlogger for the Huffington Post and has successfully created 2018’s most-watched Facebook video. Relationships, fitness, mental wellbeing, and intent are the topics of his film. In addition, Shetty interviewed Russell Simmons, Deepak Chopra, Kobe Bryant, and Tim Ferriss. In 2017, Forbes integrated Shetty into Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe. Likewise, the National Geographic Chasing Genius Council 2017 honored him with the Best Blog of the Asian Media Awards 2016. Shetty has been featured on the BBC and has addressed Google, Nasdaq, HSBC, and Barclay’s viewers. Similarly, Shetty was the winner of awards at the ITV Asian Media Awards 2016 and the Streamy Awards 2018.
In his first year, Shetty hosted a podcast On Purpose which reached 52 million downloads. According to Forbes, On Purpose became the world’s number one wellness podcast. Shetty was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Online Award at The Asian Awards in April 2019 and received the 11th Shorty Awards for Best in Health & Wellness in May 2019. However, 113 dubious posts were deleted from his social media accounts in 2019 after outrage emerged online about Jay Shetty not properly crediting quote sources. Recently, Via Simon & Schuster, Shetty published the book Think Like a Monk in 2020.
Jay Shetty: Personal life and wife
Shetty married his long time girlfriend Radhi Devlukia in the year 2016. When he was still a monk, Jay and Radhi met each other. From the moment they saw each other, however, at the moment, though, all that mattered to him was his spirituality. In his life, too, there was a lot going on, and he didn’t want to commit to a relationship. eventually, their path came across each other’s and the couple married.
Caption: Shetty with his wife Radhi
Jay Shetty: Net Worth and social media
The vlogger has a total net worth of $2.5 Million US dollars. His main source of income is his profession as a vlogger, anchor, and writer. Similarly, talking about his social media availability, he is available on Instagram as jayshetty. Likewise, the journalist is also accessible on Twitter as JayShettyIW. Besides, he has a Facebook page by his name and username JayShettyIW. Shetty has more than 7 million followers on Instagram and 263 k followers on Twitter. Similarly, he has 27 million followers on Facebook.
Jay Shetty: Body measurements
The 33-year-old influencer is very handsome to look at. He holds charming facial features, dazzling brown eyes, and has brown skin. Additionally, he stands 1.80 meters tall and weighs around 75 kgs. Besides, his other body measurements, his chest measure 40 Inches, Waist 32 Inches, and Biceps 12 Inches.