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Chetan Bhagat Net Worth

Chetan Bhagat Net Worth is
$50 Million

Chetan Bhagat Biography

Chetan Bhagat was born on the 22nd April 1974, in New Delhi, India, and is an award winning author, screenwriter, columnist and TV personality, best known to the world for his novels “Five Point Someone” (2004), “2 States” (2009), and “One Indian Girl” (2016), among other creations.

Have you ever wondered how rich Chetan Bhagat is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bhagat’s wealth is as high as $50 million, an amount earned through his successful career as a writer, which has been active since the early 2000s.

Chetan Bhagat Net Worth $50 Million

Cheetan is the elder child of an army officer father, and a mother who worked for the government in the agricultural department. He has a younger brother, Ketan Bhagat, who has also tried himself as a writer.

He went to the Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan in his hometown, and after matriculation enrolled at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, from which he obtained a degree in mechanical engineering in 1995. He then furthered his studies by obtaining an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad two years later.

After that, he started sending job applications to banks and funds, and was hired by Goldman Sachs as an investment banker. He worked in the Hong Kong office for nearly a decade before he was fired and returned to India. He settled in Mumbai and focused on his writing; even before he was fired by the Goldman Sachs, he wrote the “Five Point Someone”, which came out in 2004. The book sold more than a million copies, which only increased his wealth, and became extremely popular in India which resulted in a film – “3 Idiots” (2009) – based on his creation. Chetan continued with his writing, and in 2005 published another book “One Night @ the Call Center”. Like its predecessor, the book was made into the film “Hello”, released in 2008, and Chetan was credited for writing dialogues for the film. His next creation came out in 2008 “The 3 Mistakes of My Life”, and was another best seller which only increased his wealth, and also resulted in another film adaptation, “Kai po che!”, which earned him a Filmfare Award in the category Best Screenplay.

After the eponymous “The 3 Mistakes of My Life” came “2 States”, which received yet another film adaptation, also entitled “2 States”, and it came out in 2014, and grossed around $16 million at the box office, which further increased Chetan’s wealth.

Chetan has written three more books “Revolution 2020” (2011), “Half Girlfriend” (2014), which was also made into a film, and “One Indian Girl” (2014). He also works on another novel “Soulmate”, which will be published in 2018.

Aside from romantic fiction, Chetan has also published two non-fiction books “What Young India Wants” (2012), and “Making India Awesome” (2015), which comprises of his essays, speeches and other collections of his thoughts.

Also, he has a column in one of India’s most renowned magazines The Times of India, and also Hindustan Times.

Thanks to his successful career, Chetan has received several prestigious awards, including Society Young Achiever award in 2004, then Publisher’s Recognition award in 2005.

Regarding his personal life, Chetan has been married to Anusha Suryanarayanan since 1998.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameChetan Bhagat
Net Worth$50 Million
Salary50million dollars
Date Of BirthApril 22, 1974
Place Of BirthNew Delhi, India
ProfessionWriter, Banker, Screenwriter, Author, Motivational speaker, Columnist
EducationIndian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (1995–1997), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (1991–1995)
NationalityIndian
SpouseAnusha Bhagat (m. 1999)
ChildrenIshaan Bhagat, Shyam Bhagat
SiblingsKetan Bhagat
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/chetanbhagat.fanpage
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/chetan_bhagat
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/chetanbhagat/
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chetan_Bhagat
AwardsFilmfare Award for Best Screenplay, Zee Cine Award for Best Story, CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Entertainment
NominationsIIFA Award for Best Story, Guild Award for Best Screenplay, Guild Award for Best Story
MoviesHalf Girlfriend, Kai Po Che!, 2 States, 3 Idiots, Kick, Hello, Nanban
TV ShowsNach Baliye


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1(May 10, 2010) Merited a place in Time magazine's - The 100 Most Influential People in the World ("Artists" category) - with an homage penned by Indian composer A.R. Rahman.
2A former investment banker, by 2010 Bhagat was India's best-selling paperback writer.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Technical AwardFilmfare AwardsBest ScreenplayKai po che! (2013)Abhishek Kapoor

Pubali Chaudhuri

Supratik Sen
2014Popular AwardIBNLive Movie AwardsBest ScreenplayKai po che! (2013)Pubali Chaudhuri

Supratik Sen

Abhishek Kapoor
2014Technical AwardZee Cine AwardsBest StoryKai po che! (2013)Pubali Chaudhuri

Abhishek Kapoor

Supratik Sen

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Apsara AwardApsara Film Producers Guild AwardsBest ScreenplayKai po che! (2013)Pubali Chaudhuri

Supratik Sen

Abhishek Kapoor
2014Apsara AwardApsara Film Producers Guild AwardsBest StoryKai po che! (2013)Pubali Chaudhuri

Abhishek Kapoor
2014Award for Technical ExcellenceAwards of the International Indian Film AcademyBest StoryKai po che! (2013)Pubali Chaudhuri

Abhishek Kapoor
2014ScreenScreen Weekly AwardsBest ScreenplayKai po che! (2013)Abhishek Kapoor

Pubali Chaudhuri

Supratik Sen


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
3 Idiots2009novel "Five Point Someone"
Hello2008/IIadditional dialogue / book "One Night at Call Center"
Half Girlfriend2017novel
Kick2014additional screenplay
2 States2014story
Kai po che!2013adaptation / novel

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Half Girlfriend2017producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Kapil Sharma Show2017TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Nights with Kapil2014TV SeriesHimself
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