Divya Gokulnath Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Family, Net Worth

Divya Gokulnath

Divya Gokulnath Biography

Divya Gokulnath is an Indian entrepreneur and educator. She is the co-founder and director of Byju’s, an educational technology company founded in 2012 in Bangalore, India. As of 2020, her family has a net worth of $ 3.05 billion. In 2022, Divya was featured in Fortune India’s 40 Under 40 list of most powerful women. In addition, she was born and raised in Bengaluru, India.

Gokulnath attended high school at Frank Anthony Public School. Later on, She graduated with a Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology from RV College of Engineering. She also holds an undergraduate degree from The National Degree College in Jayanagar, Karnataka. Shortly after Divya completed college, she wanted to further her study in the United States therefore she took admitted to Byju’s coaching classes to prepare for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

While Gokulnath was waiting for her result, she was offered an opportunity to teach students by her coach. Later on, her results come out and she was selected but decided to stay back and continue teaching at Byju’s; as she loved teaching. In 2011, Divya and her husband co-founded Byju an online education app. The platform provided education to support school learning. She was chosen as a director in the “Think & Learn” app. Thereafter, Gokulnath was in charge of the syllabus and creating the content of the app.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Divya took charge of user experience, content, and brand marketing to ensure uninterrupted learning for students. The content was made available for free to students during the pandemic, leading to the addition of 13.5 million new users. In April 2020, the app had a total of 50 million users and 70 million students earning 4.5 million subscribers. That same year, she was named the Most Powerful Women in Indian Business. On top of that, Divya, her husband, and his brother Riju combined net worth and had $3.05 billion.

In March 2022, Gokulnath was appointed as the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry’s EdTech Taskforce Chair. In her account, she addresses issues like parenting, future education, and women’s participation in STEM fields. She also advocates for mitigating the gender pay gap in India. Prior to that, Divya has also been featured in several articles including Forbes Asia’s Power Businesswomen and Fortune India Most Powerful Women among others.

Divya Gokulnath Age

Divya is around 37 years old as of 2024. She was born in 1987, in Bengaluru, India. However, she has not revealed her exact date of birth. Therefore it is unknown when she celebrates her birthday. We will update the details as soon as it is available.

Divya Gokulnath Height/ Weight

Gokulnath stands at an average height of 5 feet and 5 inches tall. She weighs around 60 kilograms.

Divya Gokulnath Husband

Divya is happily married to his supportive and caring husband Byju Raveendran. The lovebird met when she was a student of Byju. The couple fell in love and got married and currently, they have two children together.

Divya Gokulnath Family

Divya was born and grew up in Bengaluru. Her father worked as a nephrologist at Apollo Hospitals, while her mother was a programming executive in an Indian Government broadcasting company. She is the only child of her parents. During her childhood, Divya’s father taught her science.

Divya Gokulnath Net Worth

Gokulnath is one of India’s richest female startup entrepreneurs with a net worth of Rs 4,550 crore. Her family has a net worth of $ 3.05 billion. She has acquired her wealth from her career as an entrepreneur and educator.