Jay Shetty is a British-born #1 New York Times Best-selling author, award-winning storyteller & podcast host, and former monk, on a mission to make wisdom go viral.
In 2019, AdWeek made him their Young Influentials cover star, describing him as “an emanation of spiritual force.” In 2017, Forbes named him in their 30 Under 30 List for being a game-changer in media. People Magazine named him “one to watch.” In 2018 and 2019 the Streamy’s named him the Best Health & Wellness Creator of the Year. His videos have been viewed more than 8 billion times and he is followed by over 40 million people across social media.
In 2019, Jay created On Purpose, now the world's #1 Health podcast, in its opening year ranked #1 on Spotify in India and in Apple's Top 20 Podcasts of the Year. Guests include superstar athletes such as Kobe Bryant and Novak Djokovic, music icons like Alicia Keys, and business powerhouses such as Ray Dalio.
In 2020, Jay authored his first book, Think Like A Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Everyday. The book debuted at #1 on the New York Times, #1 on the Sunday Times, and was named “Unputdownable” by Amazon where it held the #1 spot worldwide.
When Jay isn’t writing or making videos he’s coaching. He is the founder of the Jay Shetty Certification School, a purpose-driven educational institution offering accredited certifications in life coaching to individuals and organizations. He’s been a keynote speaker around the world, from Google to Microsoft to Netflix to HSBC, and has developed corporate training programs for many clients. His online courses have been attended by over 2 million students and his Genius Community provides weekly programming on the principles and practices for health and wellness to thousands of members in over 100 countries.