Deepak Chopra Biography and Wiki
Deepak Chopra is a renowned Indian-American author, physician, and alternative medicine advocate. Chopra is known for his influential work in the fields of mind-body medicine and spirituality. He gained widespread recognition and popularity as an author and public speaker, promoting his ideas on alternative medicine and spirituality. Deepak has written numerous best-selling books including The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, and The Book of Secrets.
After completing medicine school in India, Chopra emigrated to the United States in 1970 where he completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in endocrinology. Later on, Deepak taught medicine at Tufts University, Boston University, and Harvard University’s medical school before taking the position of Chief of Staff at New England Memorial Hospital (NEMH) in Stoneham, Massachusetts.
Deepak Chopra Age and Birthday
Chopra was born on October 22, 1946, in New Delhi, India. He is 76 years old and he will be turning 77 years old on October 22, 2023.
Deepak Chopra’s Height
The renowned author stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall and weighs about 85 kg (187 lbs).
Deepak Chopra Nationality and Citizenship
Chopra is of dual nationality and Citizenship of Indian and American. He was born in New Delhi before emigrating to the United States in 1970. Currently, Deepak resides in a “health-centric” condominium in Manhattan, New York.
Deepak Chopra Family/Parents and Siblings
Chopra was born in New Delhi, India to Pushpa Chopra (mother) and Krishan Lal Chopra (father). His father was a renowned cardiologist. Unfortunately, his father died in 2001. Additionally, Deepak has a younger brother named Sanjiv Chopra who is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and on staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Deepak Chopra’s Wife/ Spouse and Children
Chopra is happily married to his deer wife Rita Chopra. The lovely couple got married in 1970 in India before moving to the United States of America. They are proud parents of two children, Mallika Chopra, who is an author and businesswoman born on July 24, 1971, and Gotham Chopra, a sports documentarian and journalist born on February 23, 1975.
Deepak Chopra’s Education
Growing up in New Delhi, Deepak attained his primary education at St. Columba’s School and then joined the All India Institute of Medical Sciences graduating in 1969 with a medical degree. Deepack then furthered his education and studied endocrinology, particularly neuroendocrinology.
Deepak Chopra’s Net Worth
Chopra has an estimated net worth of a whopping $170 million as of September 2023. He has earned most of his fortune from his books.
Deepak Chopra’s Books
He wrote numerous best-selling books, many of which focused on topics such as holistic health, meditation, and personal growth. Some of his well-known books include;
- The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success
- Ageless Body, Timeless Mind
- The Book of Secrets
- The Return of Merlin
- The Way of the Wizard
- The Path of Love
- The Soul of Leadership
- God: A Story of Revelation
- Creating Health
- Quantum Healing