Jay Shetty

Number 1 NY Times Best-selling Author | Host of #1 Health Podcast | Purpose Coach


Jay Shetty is a former monk, an award-winning storyteller, and podcaster who creates viral content focused on helping people pursue what's meaningful rather than what 'makes sense.'

Jay's viral wisdom videos have garnered over 4 billion views, and he has gained over 20 million followers globally. His health & wellness podcast ‘On Purpose’ with Jay Shetty debuted at #1 on iTunes in 2019. Since then it has featured celebrities like Kobe Bryant, Oprah Winfrey, Deepak Chopra and Khole Kardashian. 

At the age of 22, after graduating from business school in London, Jay left everything behind to become a monk in India. For the next three years, he helped establish sustainable villages, created food distribution programs and coached millennials worldwide.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

His inspiring journey from a monk to an influencer to a millennial mogul saw him included on Forbes ’30 Under 30′ Europe in 2017. In the same year, he received the ‘Best Blog’ award at the Asian Media Awards. 

In 2020, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Amazon included it on their best-seller list, his book ‘Think Like a Monk’ on their bestseller lists.

 Jay has received the ‘Outstanding Achievement Online Award’ at The Asian Awards and the ‘Best in Health & Wellness’ at the 11th Shorty Awards in 2019.


He has been invited as a keynote speaker for sessions about harnessing collaboration, finding purpose, and driving change at leading companies like Google, Facebook, Nasdaq and HSBC.

A global phenomenon and an inspirational thinker, he is on a mission to share life-changing wisdom that makes people feel entertained in an active, dynamic, and innovative way.

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