Chetan Bhagat Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Chetan Bhagat is an Indian author and columnist. He was included in Time magazine’s list of World’s 100 Most Influential People in 2010. His first novel, Five Point Someone, was published in 2004. His novels have been listed as bestsellers. His latest novel 400 Days which is based on a missing child and forbidden love was released on 8 October 2021.

Chetan Bhagat Biography & Wiki

Chetan Bhagat Real NameChetan Bhagat 
Profession Author, Columnist, Screenwriter, Motivational Speaker
DebutWriting– Five Point Someone (2005)
Screenwriting: Kai Po Che! (2013)
Physical Stat
Chetan Bhagat Height In Centimeter- 168 cm
In Meter- 1.68 m
In Feet- 5’6”
WeightIn Kilogram- 64 kg  
In Pound- 141 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date Of Birth22 April 1974
Chetan Bhagat Age (2022)48 Years
Birthplace New Delhi, India
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Taurus
Nationality Indian
Home town New Delhi, India
School Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan
College/University Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT), Delhi
Indian Institute Of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad
Educational QualificationB.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
PGP In Marketing
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
HobbiesReading, Travelling
Family Member
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendAnusha Suryanarayan
Chetan Bhagat WifeAnusha Suryanarayan
ChildrenSon- Shyaam Bhagat, Ishaan Bhagat 
Daughter- None
Parents Father- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingBrother- Ketan Bhagat 
Sister- None
Chetan Bhagat Net Worth (2022)28 Million USD
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Family, Early Life and Education

Chetan was born in a Punjabi family in Delhi. His Chetan Bhagat Father was an army officer and his mother was a government employee of the Agriculture Department.

He completed his early education from The Army Public School in Dhula Kuan, Delhi. He obtained his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1995 and an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1997.

In 1998, he married Anusha Suryanarayan, living in Tamil Nadu and his classmate at IIM Ahmedabad.

Chetan Bhagat Career

For almost a decade, he worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, Hong Kong, and he continued to write in Hong Kong as well, later concentrating on his writing career before moving to Mumbai. .

Chetan is the author of best-selling novels, including Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the Call Center (2005), The 3 Mistakes of My Life (2008), 2 States (2009), Revolution 2020 (2011), What Young India Wants (2012), Half Girlfriend (2014) and Making India Sometime (2015). A Bollywood film has also been made on 4 of his books, the names of those films are Amir Khan’s 3 Idiots, Kai Po Che!, 2 States and Hello.

In 2008, the New York Times described Bhagat as “the best-selling English-language novelist in Indian history”. Times magazine named Chetan Bhagat as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. He left investment banking in 2009 to focus more on writing. He started his screenplay career with the 2014 Salman Khan film Kick.

There is also a column by Chetan Bhagat in The Times of India and Hindustan Times. He was also the judge of the Voice of India star anchor hunt. Chetan Bhagat also hosted 7 RCR on ABP News which was shown on 11 January 2014. In this program of his, the biographies of the Prime Minister candidate of India were told.

Chetan Bhagat Novels: 

  • Five Point Someone (2004)
  • One Night @ the Call Center (2005)
  • The 3 Mistakes of My Life (2008)
  • 2 States (2009)
  • Revolution 2020 (2011)
  • Half Girlfriend (2014)
  • One Indian Girl (2016)
  • The Girl in Room 105 (2018)
  • One Arranged Murder(2020)
  • 400 Days (2021)

Chetan Bhagat Non- Fiction 

  • What Young India Wants (2012)
  • Making India Awesome (2015)
  • India Positive (2019)

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