Outstanding Achievement Online


Jay Shetty

Meet the British born former Monk who is now an Award-Winning Storyteller and Viral Video Creator. In a short time, he has grown to become one of the most prolific and accomplished online creators of video and media which has allowed him to appear on mainstream talk platforms such as the popular US broadcast The Today Show, and alongside globally recognised talk show host, Ellen Degeneres.

Originally from London, he spent three of his young adult years travelling across India, England, and Europe studying, meditating, teaching, and building shelter and food programs for people in need.

Since launching his video channel in 2017, his viral wisdom videos have garnered over 4.5 billion views and gained over 25 million followers across social media. He was named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2017 for being a game-changer and influencer in the world of Media and he won a Streamy for Best Health and Wellness Creator of 2018. Two of his videos took the Number 1 and 4 spots on the most viewed videos of 2018. His most popular topics include relationships, self love and purpose. This accomplished young man has partnered with several global brands including Google, Microsoft, National Geographic and HuffPost.

His podcast titled "On Purpose" debuted at #5 in all categories on iTunes, remains the #1 health podcast on iTunes and is now the #1 podcast in India. Due to the rapid progression and viral nature of his valuable contribution to the online media space, this evening this individual is our honorary recipient of 2019s ‘Outstanding Achievement Online.


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