Jay Shetty Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

Jay Shetty is a vlogger and motivational speaker from the United Kingdom with roots in India. He is a globally known face who rose to fame and popularity with his extream knowledgable vlogs and huff posts. He is widely known as the Urban Monk. He has a huge following over the social media sites. He is also a host and writer. Check out Jay Shetty, height, weight, age, girlfriend, wife, caste, family, biography and more.

Jay Shetty A Motivational Speaker


Jay Shetty was born on 6 September 1987 (aged 31; as in 2018) in London, United Kingdom. He is British but his ethnicity is Indian. Until the age of 14, he used to be shy, but later on, he became rebellious and nobody used to like him. He completed his schooling from London, United Kingdom and later joined the Cass Business School, London to pursue a bachelor degree in BSc (Hons) in Behavioral Science. Before joining the business school, he learned about human life and it’s unexplored facts from a monk at the age of 18. He decided to become a monk and he came back to India and took the education of a monk.

Jay Shetty Motivational Speaker

Physical Appearance

He is a modern and fashionable urban monk whose is a tall man and his height is around 5′ 11″ inches. He is quite cautious about his fitness and weighs around 75 kg. His eyes are quite attractive and their color is hazel grey. He prefers to maintain his hair in modern style and his hair color is black. His chest is 40 inches, waist-32 inches, and biceps are 12 inches.

Family, Caste & Wife

Jay Shetty hails from the Bunt community. There is not much information about his parents and siblings. In April 2016, he tied the knot with Roshni Devlukia, a Dietitian at Watford General Hospital.

Jay Shetty with his wife Roshni Devlukia Shetty

Jay Shetty with his wife Roshni Devlukia Shetty

Jay Shetty and Roshni Devlukia wedding photo

Jay Shetty and Roshni Devlukia wedding photo


After the completion of his schooling, he decided to become a monk inspiring from a monk’s words. He did his graduation in Behavioral Science and later, he came to India and spent 3 years among the monks. He went back to the UK and shared what he learned in India among the monks. He started sharing his wisdom and knowledge through social media. He associated with huff post and worked for them. He started his vlog on YouTube in 2015 and he got an amazing response from the YouTubers. He is also associated with companies like Facebook, Snapchat, National Geographic, and Nasdaq. He speaks in the colleges, universities, seminars, and conferences around the globe.

Jay Shetty Motivational Speaker

Jay Shetty Espoke Living Best Blog Award


A Fake Life Story

In February 2024, Jay Shetty faced questioning over various aspects of his life including his educational background and his time as a monk. The Guardian reported that his claim of spending three years in an Indian temple was false, along with other questionable claims such as holding a degree in behavioural science from a business school that does not offer the course. [1]The Indian Express

Favourite Things

  • His favourite book is Ramayana.
  • He has always been a huge fan of Eminem’s music.
  • His hobbies are reading, writing, and travelling.


  • He was a bad guy in his school.
  • He often took drugs and had many relationships in his school days.
  • He was suspended 3 times from his school.
  • When he was 18, he attended a lecture by a monk in London, which completely changed his perspective towards life and inspired him to learn the education of a monk.
  • When he was 22 years old, he went to India where he lived in a monastery for 3 years and learned charity and meditation that detached him from the materialistic world.

Jay Shetty Monk

  • After he returned back to the UK, he began sharing the spiritual experiences that he had in India. He merged his knowledge in finance with his learnings as a monk and utilized it as a corporate training tool for those who work in stress.
  • He was a monk before, who now calls himself an urban monk who is a vlogger, a motivational philosopher, and a keynote speaker.
  • He is also an award-winning host, interviewer & producer who got elected by Arianna Huffington to be the Host of HuffPost Rise.

  • He is the creator of ‘Invisible World,’ a short film series on YouTube.

  • He has worked as a coach to several corporations including Google, L’Oreal, Facebook, Coca-Cola, HSBC, Microsoft, Accenture., Nasdaq, Bank of England, and EY (Ernst & Young).
  • In November 2016, he won the ‘Espoke Living Best Blog’ award at the Asian Media Awards.

Jay Shetty Espoke Living Best Blog Award

  • He has been called “the voice of a generation” and he aims to spread wisdom at the pace people want entertainment.
  • He has a tattoo of a boxing glove on his neck.

Jay Shetty boxing Glove Tattoo



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