Ramit Sethi is a known American entrepreneur and financial advisor who became famous after he published his first book: “I Will Teach You To Be Rich”.
He was born as Ramit Singh Sethi on June 30, 1982 in California in United States. He had a very ordinary, happy childhood since he was a part of a large and affecionate family. His father Prab and his mother Neela are both Hindu so Ramit follows the family’s religion. He has a strong connection to his family and decided to have similar interests as them in order to stay in good relations.
He was a student at Bella Vista High School, which was a public school in Fair Oaks in California.
Even during highschool he knew he wanted to become known and was very eager to prove himself to family and friends. He decided to go studying to a very prospective university and wanted to prove everyone that he is smart and dedicated.
After finishing high school he enrolled Stanford University, a private research university settled near San Jose in Silicon Valley. Stanford is one of the most valued universities in America and it is considered that students there are bright and hardworking, comitted to making a career in their fields.
He graduated in 2004, when he gained his B.A. in Science, Tech & Society. He also minored in Psychology as his second choice. He was always interested in the way how people react to different events and wanted to make more researches about it later on in life.
He continued studying in order to get his Master of Arts degree in Sociology (which also included Psychology). He was in the top of his class and was always one of the best students in the generations because of his true dedication to everything he did.
In 2009 he published his book which became a New York Times Bestseller called “I Wil Teach You To Be Rich”. This book cause a lot of controversy amongst people since there is a lot of immigrants who come to America in order to become rich.
Sethi is known for his site called IWillTeachYouToBeRich.com and for his blog. He is also the owner of GrowthLab.com. He shares his knowledge about finance through online courses he published, suc as Earn1K, Find Your Dream Job, Zero To Launch and more.
The online courses are extremely visited, making the most of his profit. There are a lot of positive comments about his work and sites on the Internet and he is very proud to promote his business on social media too.
Ramit also ownes PBWorks, a wiki website made for commercial purposes.
IWillTeachYouToBeRich.com is his blog where he posts articles about personal finance and entrepreneurship. It is viewed over 350,000 times a month. It was also featured on many known news platforms such as “New York Times” and “Wall Street Journal”. He talks about becoming rich and shares tips for people who are just getting started in big cities where they are persuing their dreams.
He tours around country where he gives lectures on how to handle personal finance and how to grow your own business.
One of th most important things his program tries to discover to people is how they should focus on less but more important goals: he calls them Big Wins . It is focused on things which will have a major influence on your finances and your economic situation. Mainly he focuses on salary negotiations, he talks about investements and extra earnings in your free time.
In 2017 he got engaged to Cassandra Campa. They are registered at the wedding registry for their wedding in October 2019. It seems that they fit each other very well since they have been together for a very short period of time yet they decided to get married.
He is a great philanthropist and in 2015 he succeded in raising over $300, 000 for POP or “Pencils of Promice”; an organization which helps building schools and spreading education in countries where is the lowest rate of educated children, f.e. Ghana, Nicaragua and Laos.
Former employees of Ramit’s company don’t have good words for work in the company due to long working hours and a bad working atmosphere.
His girlfriend Cassandra is a Senior Buyer in Equinox, a company which offers luxury and lifestyle brands such as Blink and Pure Yoga.
Full name: Ramit Singh Sethi
Date of birth: June 30, 1982
Birthplace: California, United States
Profession: financial advisor, writer
Net Worth: $10 million