Deepak Chopra is an American author, alternative medicine advocate, public speaker, and an important figure in the New Age Movement. He is best known for his books “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success” which is a best- seller and “Ageless Body, Timeless Mind”. Deepak Chopra was born on October 22, 1946, in New Delhi, British India. His parents are Krishan Lal Chopra and Pushpa Chopra. He attended the St. Columba’s School, New Delhi. He is also a graduate of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
Deepak got married in 1970. He is married to Rita Chopra. The couple got married in New Delhi before migrating to the United States. The couple has two children, Gotham Chopra and Mallika Chopra. Gotham Chopra is an American author and entrepreneur. He has a son named Khrishu Chopra. Mallika Chopra is also an American author and businesswoman.
Deepak started his medical career in a village in India. He worked there for six months. He traveled to Sri Lanka to take the American Medical Association Exam following the directive of the India government which forbids doctors from taking the exam in India. After passing the exam, he relocated to the United States with his wife.
He first took up a clinical internship opportunity at the Muhlenberg Hospital in Plainfield, New Jersey. He spent his residency years at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts; the VA Medical Centre; St Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Boston. In 1973, Dr. Deepak received his license to practice medicine in the Massachusetts in endocrinology.
Dr. Deepak Chopra taught at the medical schools of Boston University, Harvard University, and Tufts University. He was appointed the Chief of Staff at the at the Boston Regional Medical Centre formerly called the New England Memorial Hospital.
He founded the American Association of Ayurveda Medicine, and he co-founded Maharishi Ayur- Veda Products International. He published his book, “Quantum Healing: Exploring the Frontiers of Mind/Body Medicine”. He moved to California in June 1993 as Sharp HealthCare Institute for Human Potential and Mind/Body Medicine’s executive director.
In 2004, Deepak received his license to practice medicine in California. He started practicing in the state where he already had his own hospital. Deepak Chopra has written several other books including “Creating health”, “Quantum Healing”, “The Return of Merlin”, “The Way of the Wizard”, “The Path to Love”, “The Book of Secrets”, “The Soul of Leadership”, “Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul”, “The Story of Revelation”, and “What are you Hungry for?” among others. He has also starred in spiritual movies including Crystal Cave, and God and Buddha: A Dialogue.
How much is Deepak Chopra Net Worth in 2017
Deepak Chopra charges between $25,000 to $30,000 for his spiritual lessons. He earns an estimated $6 million annually from the sale of alternative medicine products and books. His net worth is an estimated $90 million US dollars as of 2017. Deepak also earns income from his job as a public speaker and a physician.
Deepak Chopra is of the belief that a human body can attain the status of “Perfect Health”. A stage where the body is totally devoid of illness, and pain, a body that is immune to aging. Although Deepak’s healing has created controversies over the years, his practice has been accepted by many. He has written over 50 books that have been translated into over 35 languages. He is also a regular contributor to popular magazines including Huffington Post.