Divya Gokulnath is a Teacher and a Businesswoman. She is the co-founder of the education app “Byju’s-The Learning App”. She is married to the founder of Byju’s, Byju Raveendran.
Divya Gokulnath was born in Bengaluru, Karnataka. She received her primary education from the Frank Anthony Public School, New Delhi. She pursued her undergraduate from The National Degree College in Jayanagar, Karnataka. She did her B.Tech in Biotechnology from the RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
After completing her studies, she wanted to study in the United States. She took admission in Byju’s coaching classes to prepare for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). When she completed her exam, Byju offered her a position to teach students in his coaching classes, while she awaited her results. She was teaching students just 4 years younger to her. While she was teaching, her results were announced, and she was selected, but, she made a judgement call and decided to stay back and continue teaching at Byju’s; as she loved teaching.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family & Husband
Divya Gokulnath belongs to a South Indian Family. Not much is known about her family. She is married to Byju Raveendran. They met when she was a student of Byju. They fell in love and got married. They have a son together, Nish.
Divya Gokulnath started her career as a teacher in Byju’s coaching classes. She used to teach quick and effective ways of learning and completing exams on time. She eventually got married to Byju Raveendran, and when Byju decided to launch his app, she was chosen as a director in “Think & Learn”, the parent company of “Byju’s-The Learning App”. She was in charge of the syllabus and the content of the app. She wanted to create such content which would engage the user and allow him to learn and understand the concepts clearly.
She wanted to give the students a complete experience, which would eventually result in the students getting the best study session they have ever received. She prepared tests and question papers according to the amount of time they studied, which would help the students in getting evaluated accordingly. Her strategy worked, and the students were very comfortable with the learning style and were also adapting to the online learning scenario. She often makes videos on the app herself. As she is from the Biotechnology background, she often teaches subjects related to it.
- When she was on maternity leave, she used to make videos on the Byju’s app when her newborn baby used to sleep.
- Divya Gokulnath, her husband and his younger brother’s combined net worth was valued at 9,300 Crores INR in 2018.