About Jay Shetty
Shetty’s first book, Think Like A Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day, explores the roadblocks to one’s potential and power. He explains how to apply timeless wisdom, modern science, and practical tools to break through negativity, anxiety, and overthinking.
As someone committed to making wisdom go viral, Shetty’s podcast features conversations with some of the most insightful people in the world. Shetty is also the co-founder of Sama Tea, and Chief Purpose Officer at Calm.
In 2019, AdWeek dubbed him a Young Influentials cover star, describing him as “an emanation of spiritual force.” In 2017, Forbes named him to the 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 10 billion times and he is followed by over 50 million people across social media.
In 2019, Shetty created “On Purpose,” which is now the world’s #1 Health & Wellness podcast. In its opening year it ranked #1 on Spotify in India and among Apple’s Top 20 Podcasts of the Year.
In 2020, he authored his first book, Think Like A Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day. The book debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestsellers list, #1 on the Sunday Times list, and was deemed “un-put-down-able” by Amazon, where it held the #1 spot worldwide.
When Shetty isn’t writing or making videos, he’s coaching as 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 on global stages on behalf of companies such as Google, Microsoft, Netflix, and HSBC. He has developed corporate training programs for many of these organizational clients. His online courses have been attended by more than two million students, and his “Genius Community” provides weekly programming on the principles and practices for health and wellness to thousands of members in more than 100 countries.