Jay Shetty

Jay Shetty

Founder, On Purpose
Former monk Jay Shetty is a New York Times bestselling author, life, and purpose coach, host of the number 1 health and wellness podcast, On Purpose, and co-founder of Sama Tea.

Shetty has myriad accolades under his belt. 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. In 2018 and 2019, the Streamy's named Shetty the Best Health & Wellness Creator of the Year. His videos have been viewed more than 8 billion times, and he is followed by more than 40 million people across social media.

In 2019, Jay created On Purpose, which is now the world's number 1 health and wellness podcast, in its opening year it ranked number 1 on Spotify in India and in Apple's Top 20 Podcasts of the Year. Guests have included talent from various backgrounds, such as superstar athletes Kobe Bryant and Novak Djokovic, music icon Alicia Keys, and business powerhouse Ray Dalio.

In 2020, Shetty authored his first book, Think Like A Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Everyday. The book debuted at number 1 on the New York Times, Sunday Times, and was deemed "un-put-down-able" by Amazon.

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. More than two million students have attended his online courses. His "genius community" provides weekly programming on the principles and practices for health and wellness to thousands of members worldwide.