Jay Shetty is a monk turned motivational speaker, vlogger, and an eminent internet personality of British-Indian ethnicity having his YouTube channel “Jay Shetty” with 3.49 million subscribers at present. He also has a blog named after himself where he offers motivational coaching, subscriptions to his speeches, and uploads important events like his book releases, podcasts, interviews, etc. Shetty married his girlfriend Radhi Devlukia in April 2016. His net worth is estimated at 1.8 million USD.
Jay Shetty Biography
Jay Shetty was born on September 6, 1987, in London, UK. He went to Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet. During his school days, he got involved in many relationships and was a drug-addict for which he was suspended thrice from school. Then he went to the Cass Business School, London to graduate with a B.Sc. degree in Behavioural Science. When in college, an 18-year-old Jay was present at a lecture of a monk held in London, which metamorphosed him from an undisciplined drug addict to a thinker of meaningful perspectives on life and spiritualism.
Jay Shetty Age
Presently, Jay Shetty is 32 years old.
Jay Shetty Career Details
After completing his graduation, Jay, when he was 22, travelled to India. There, he lived as a monk, and enriched his knowledge with sacred teachings from the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), leading a non-materialistic life. Alongside, he worked as an intern in various corporations. Four seasons later, he returned to London to start a new career out of his mystic experience. He began delivering stress-busting speeches in conferences arranged by various multinational companies for their employees.
On September 19, 2013, Shetty launched his YouTube Channel which now comprises of 3.49 million subscribers where he creates his “WATCH THIS | by Jay Shetty” series of videos. He also created a short film called “Invisible World”. In 2016, Shetty started his Facebook page which meets a colossal 25 million subscribers in the present day. His Instagram followers reach 6.2 million. He came to be known as the “Urban Monk” among his followers. Shetty rose to maximum internet fame after he was chosen as a motivational philosopher for the HuffPost special series “HuffPost Rise” by Arianna Huffington, the blog’s co-founder. Corporate giants like Google, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Accenture, Bank of England, Barclays, Facebook, Nasdaq, etc., hired him as an inspirational speaker. He has also appeared as a speaker on BBC Radio London, BBC Asia Network and Channel 4. Shetty hosts a chargeable live online coaching session called “Jay’s genius coaching” every weekend in his blog, where he imparts motivational training on discipline, health, mental strength, relationships, etc.
Shetty secured the third place in the 2015 Guardian Rising Star Awards, won the Espoke Living Best Blog Awards at the 2016 ITV sponsored Asian Media Awards, was a part of the judging panel of the National Geographic Chasing Genius Council 2017, appeared on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe Class of 2017. He was also honoured with the 2018 Streamy Awards followed by the Outstanding Achievement Online Awards at The Asian Awards in April 2019.
However, controversies followed him, when Shetty was accused of plagiarism by Internet vlogger Nicole Arbour picking references from various sources that supported her accusation. She compiled these references in one of her YouTube videos stating Shetty stealing quotes of other speakers, published on August 25, 2019. Prior to Arbour, India based stand-up comedian Sanjay Manaktala has also charged Shetty for copying content from different original sources.
Shetty also has a podcast called “On Purpose with Jay Shetty”. Here he brings in guests and they discuss various topics ranging from the mind, soul, spiritualism, etc.
Jay Shetty Net Worth
Shetty’s net worth is estimated at $1.8 million.
Jay Shetty Dating History
The London based “Urban Monk” dated Radhi Devlukia for some time.
Jay Shetty Girlfriends
Jay is known to have been in a relationship with her fiancée, Radhi Devlukia until their marriage in 2016.
Jay Shetty Wife
Radhi Devlukia Shetty, a dietician at Watford General Hospital, is the wife of Jay Shetty. The couple tied the knot in April 2016.
Jay Shetty Parents
Jay has not discussed his parents anywhere. It is only known that he was born to Telugu parents based in the UK with roots in South India.
Jay Shetty Kids
Jay has not been reported to have kids.
Jay Shetty Body Measurements
Jay stands 6’ tall, weighs 74 kilograms and has hazel grey eyes with a brownish skin tone.
Jay Shetty Cars And Houses
Jay has not disclosed any whereabouts of his house or cars.