Vishen Lakhiani is a Malaysian entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker. He is the founder and CEO of Mindvalley.
Vishen Lakhiani Net Worth
Vishen Lakhiani ’s net worth is reported to be $40 million. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mindvalley which is an award-winning education movement with over millions of students worldwide. The company also has a blog.
Vishen has his personal website where people can learn more about him, his books, his projects, and where you can contact him as a speaker. He wrote two books which are “The Code of the Extraordinary Mind,” and “The Buddha and the Badass.”
Vishen Lakhiani was born on January 14, 1976 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where he also grew up. He and his parents are of Indian descent. His father, Mohan Lakhiani, is an entrepreneur and makes deals in the export-import business. His mother, Roopi Mohandas, is a public school teacher.
Lakhiani went to a Malaysian government school. After finishing his secondary education, he moved to the United States to study at the University of Michigan. He graduated in 2001 where he got his bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering. After graduating, he moved to Silicon Valley.
He can be considered a start-up veteran and has three companies which sadly failed before successfully establishing Mindvalley.
Vishen married Kristina Lakhiani in 2003, but they divorced in 2019. They have two children named Hayden and Eve.
Vishen Lakhiani founded Mindvalley, with Michael Reining, in New York in 2002. However, the pair were forced to relocate their start-up to Kuala Lumpur in 2004 because the United States declined to renew Lakhiani’s work visa. Mindvalley is an education company that offers various teaching programs on many topics including personal growth, meditation, mindfulness, health, and fitness.
On Mindvalley’s website, people can find different categories such as Mind, Body, Career, Entrepreneurship, Soul, and Relationships. These categories are aimed to be improved by the company. It is a transformation platform where extraordinary trainers can help you change your life for the better. The company has more than 300 employees, two million subscribers, and 250,000 students.
Vishen Lakhiani is one of the best speakers with regards to personal growth. He also founded A-Fest and Mindvalley University City Campus. A-Fest is a twice-a-year event which brings people together in various beautiful locations. Celebrities, athletes, leaders, and entrepreneurs are some of the people who join the event. A-Fest happens for 4 days and the group experiences adventures and deep connections that are truly transformational.
Vishen Lakhiani Relationship Status
Vishen Lakhiani married Kristina Mänd Lakhiani in 2003. She was born and raised in the Soviet Union. She is also a motivational speaker and an activist.
Although they got divorced in 2019, they have a good relationship and are happily co-parenting their kids – Hayden and Eve.