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Divya Gokulnath

Divya Gokulnath is a well-known and respected educator and businesswoman. She is the director and co-founder of Byju’s-The Learning Software. On April 21, 1987, this exceptional entrepreneur was born into a middle-class Bengaluru household.

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Divya Gokulnath

Personal Information

ProfessionBusinesswoman, Teacher, Entrepreneur
Date of Birth21 April 1987
Age (as of 2022)35
BirthplaceBangalore, India
HometownBangalore, India
SchoolFrank Anthony Public School, New Delhi
CollegeThe National Degree College, Karnataka
RV College of Engineering, Karnataka
Educational
Qualification
Undergraduate from The National Degree College, Karnataka
B.Tech in Biotechnology from RV College of Engineering, Karnataka
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignTaurus

Physical Stats of Divya Gokulnath

Height5’5″ or 165 cm
Weight55 kgs or 121 lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Divya Gokulnath

Early Life and Family

Divya was born in Bangalore. Her father works as a nephrologist for Apollo Hospitals. While her mother is a programming executive for the television network Doordarshan. Her parents have only one child. Divya’s father taught her science as a youngster.

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Divya did her schooling at Frank Anthony Public School. After graduating in 2007, she met Byju Raveendran, who taught her GRE prep course. Byju was impressed by her skills and therefore, he asked her to become a teacher.

Her career as a teacher began in 2008 at age 21. In 2020, she told Fortune India, “They were just a couple of years younger than me so to look mature I wore a saree to the class.” During her teaching career, she taught mathematics, English, and logical reasoning.

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Career of Divya Gokulnath

In 2011, Divya and her husband co-founded Byju’s, an online education app. Initially, the company offered in-person education to modify classroom learning. But in 2015, it launched an online app with video lectures.

She is an educator and thus she started appearing in video lessons. Her teaching style was widely accepted. Very soon she became successful in her career. They use graphics and photos to explain different concepts to students.

The app even helps students and their parents to keep a record of the academic performance. This app became very popular and soon many people had started using it.

According to Forbes, Divya, her husband Byju Raveendran, and his brother Riju Raveendran have a combined net worth of $3.05 billion as of 2020.

Divya also blogs about the future of education, parenting, and women’s participation in STEM sectors. She has been working to close the gender wage gap in India.

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Marriage

Divya Gokulnath fell in love with Byju Raveendran and finally got married to Byju Raveendran in the year 2014. This couple got blessed with a son, Nish from this marriage. Divya Gokulnath gave birth to her second child in the year 2021.

Divya was living with eleven other family members as of April 2020. It included her small son, and her second kid was born at the beginning of 2021.  She worked long days at the workplace before the COVID-19 epidemic. But during the lockdown, she switched to working from home.

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Facts about Divya Gokulnath

  • Under Covid-19 pandemic, she led the business and got more than 70 million students till September, 2020.
  • As per the famous Forbes magazine, she shared a net worth of more than $3.05 Bn with her husband and husband’s brother.
  • She was awarded with 2020 Business Today Most Powerful Women in Indian Business and she was titled with 2020 Miss Femina Power List.
  • She was a student of Byju Raveendran in starting and Byju Raveendran inspired her to start teaching.
  • Later she got married to Byju Raveendran and presently she is co-founder and director of Byju’s –The Learning App.
  • Divya Gokulnath remained a student of Byju Raveendran when she was preparing for her GRE.
  • Byjus’ headquarter is in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • It is the only startup in the whole of Asia which is funded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
  • Byjus’ valuation in the December of 2020 was $12 billion. It has almost doubled in just 1.5 years and is currently valued at $21 billion.
  • Due to the rapid increase in online education throughout the world, it is estimated to increase even more in the future.
  • Divya revealed that she loved teaching so much that even during her pregnancy, she used to teach from home.
  • And after her child’s birth, she always finds a way to make tutorials for her students.
  • Their first son’s name is Nish Byju while his second son’s name is Nivin Byju.
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