Deepak Chopra is a famous author, alternative medicine advocate and a public speaker who was born in India. He was part of the New American Movement, and he is known to be among the richest people in alternative medicine. Let’s find out more about how much is the net worth of Deepak Chopra in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Deepak Chopra was born in New Delhi, India on 22nd October 1946 to Pushpa Chopra and Krishna Chopra. His father was a cardiologist and a leader of some medical section in a New Delhi hospital for 25 years.
He got his education from St. Columbia high school and later he joined the All India Institute of Medical Science from where he graduated in 1969. His initial months after graduating were devoted on serving the rural areas of India as a doctor. It was at this time that he studied endocrinology. He emigrated to the United States of America in 1971
Deepak Chopra got married to Rita Chopra in 1970 in India before they relocated to America. They were later blessed with two children Gotham Chopra and Malika Chopra. By the year 2013, the couple had three grandchildren.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
His career started in rural India and later as a clinical intern in America before getting his license in 1973. He taught at various medical schools in America, and he finally established a private practice in endocrinology.
He got the idea of venturing into Ayurvedic Medicine after his encounter with Brihaspati Dev Triguna in 1981. He left the position he held at NIMH in 1985 and started an Ayurvedic health center, and he later became the founder president of the American Association of Ayurvedic Medicine.
He moved to California in 1993 where he was the director of Sharp HealthCare which was an institute Human Potential and Body\Mind Medicine. He had very many clients that included the Jackson family.
Apart from his practice, Chopra is an adjunct professor in different institutions like the Columbia Business School and Kellogg School of Management among others.
He published his first book in 1987 and over the years, he has managed to publish over 80 books, and 21 out of his books have been translated into 43 languages. They have also been best sellers in the New York Times. One of his book titled ‘The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success’ lasted for a total of 72 weeks as a best seller.
Net Worth & Earnings
His estimated net worth is $100 million. He has made all this as an author and a doctor. Another source of his income is the teaching roles that he has in various institutions. Apart from that, he used to work as a columnist for a weekly chronicle in San Francisco.
Deepak Chopra is one of the widely recognized authors in the world as his books have been translated into various languages for a wider audience. He is among the wealthiest alternative medicine practitioner today, and his wisdom has helped a lot of people all over the world.