Dr Vivek Bindra Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography

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Age: 42 Years
Wife: Yanika Bindra
Hometown: Delhi

Dr. Vivek Bindra

ProfessionMotivational Speaker, Leadership & Corporate Trainer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Awards, Honours, Achievements• Awarded The Best Motivational and Keynote Speaker in India by the International Association of Lions Club

• Rotary Excellence Award

• Best Corporate Trainer by Maruti Suzuki for two consecutive years in June 2014 and May 2015

• Most Inspirational Keynote Speaker by Indian Institute of Technology, IIT – Roorkee

• Leadership Award by DLF Industries Association

• Honoured by Motilal Gupta - Founder & Chairman of Saidham for conducting a seminar on 'Development of Adolescents'
Vivek Bindra (in green cloth) honoured by Motilal Gupta, Founder & Chairman of Saidham

• Expression of Gratitude by Northern India Regional Council of ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountant of India)

• Expression of Gratitude by Rotary International District

• Best Socially Responsible Motivational Speaker Award by Faridabad Industries Association

• Best Keynote Speaker by Agra Business Forum

• Excellence Award by Rotary Club of Delhi Mid-town for his presentation on 'Secrets of Success'

• Appreciation Award by Rotary Club of New Delhi & MCD in June 2016

• India's Greatest Brand & Leader Award (2015-16) by Process Reviewer PWC in December 2016

• Think Tank of Corporate Asia by World Leadership Federation, Dubai in February 2017

• Best Leadership Trainer in Asia Award by Marshall Goldsmith at the World HRD Congress in February 2017

• Best CEO Coach in India by Times of India & Speaking Tree in February 2017

• Honorary Ph.D. degree, Doctorate of Philosophy from OIUM University of Colombo in 2017
Vivek Bindra with his conferred honorary doctorate

• Game changer of the Year by Economic Times in January 2019

• Educational Entrepreneur of the Year by Asia Leadership Federation in January 2019

• Best Motivational Speaker by International Glory Awards (2019) in January 2019

• 40 Under 40 Award by & BW Businessworld in November 2020

• '21 Technopreneurs to Watch out for in 2021’, by Digital First Magazine

• The Delhi City Icon Award for excellence in the category of Business Leadership Program (2022-2023)
RecordsGuinness World Records

1st: World’s largest online business lesson on 24 April 2020

2nd: World’s largest online sales session on 31 May 2020

3rd: World’s largest strategic management webinar on YouTube on 27 June 2020

4th: World’s largest start-up business management webinar on YouTube on 15 August 2020

5th: World’s largest online lesson on retail management on 27 September 2020

6th: World’s largest webinar on 'Business Yoga with Bhagavad Gita' on 20 June 2021

7th: World’s largest online event on 40 Low-cost Marketing Ideas on 15 August 2021

8th: World’s largest online event on Peak Productivity- Time Management Strategies on 2 October 2021

9th: World’s largest online event on Passive Income with Personal Branding on 11 September 2022

Golden Book of World Records

1st: Largest Online Motivational Session On Post Corona on Business Strategies on 26 April 2022

2nd: Most Live Viewers in a YouTube live webinar on Art Of Parenting on 10 July 2022

3rd: Largest Session on Entrepreneurship on 24 September 2023
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 April 1982 (Monday)
Age (as in 2024)42 Years
Zodiac signAries
SchoolSt. Xavier’s School, Delhi
Logo of St. Xavier School, Delhi
CollegeAmity Business College, Noida
Amity Business College, Noida
Educational QualificationM.B.A
AddressA-214, 2nd floor, Phase 1, Okhla Industrial Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110020
Hobbies• Reading books
• Doing Yoga
Vivek Bindra doing Yoga
• Playing football and basketball
Vivek Bindra during a basketball game
ControversiesVideo on Indian Medical System

In a video created by him named Indian Medical System Ki Asliyat, he allegedly defamed doctors by calling them, Killers. In response to the video, IMA sent him a legal notice of INR 50 crore. Subsequently, a defamation case was filed against him which, however, he won. [1]LAWLEX

Apology to Sikh community

In 2022, Bindra posted a YouTube video in which he showed an animated cartoon of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh Guru following which many people ridiculed Bindra for showing the cartoon and alleged that Bindra distorted the historical facts related to the life of Guru Gobind Singh. A police case was filed against Bindra under IPC sections 295-A and 67-D. [2]Hindustan Times Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) later sent a legal notice to Bindra to apologize and remove the video from all social media handles. In August 2022, Bindra sent an apology letter to SGPC in which he claimed that his intention was not to hurt the feelings of any Sikh, and he said that he would try to cover the glorious history of Sikhs in his next videos. [3]PTC News
Apology letter of Vivek Bindra sent to SGPC

Criticizing Morbi Tiles' Quality

In February 2023, Bindra termed the build quality of Morbi tiles as poor in comparison to the Italian tiles following which the chairman of Morbi Ceramic Association, Mukeshbhai Kundaria, requested Bindra to visit his tile manufacturing company to check the quality himself. Other businessmen associated with tile industry criticized Bindra for his remarks following which he deleted his post from Facebook. [4]The Week

Alleged videography of court proceedings

In March 2023, Vivek Bindra was present in a local court in Faridabad during the hearing for his matrimonial dispute case with his first wife, Geetika Sabarwal. Rumours spread later that Bindra was arrested by the Faridabad Police for making video of the court proceedings in his mobile phone. An official of Faridabad Police named Sube Singh later talked to the media and clarified that they had only checked the Bindra's phone, and Bindra was never taken into custody or arrested. [5]Aaj Tak

Fight with Sandeep Maheshwari

On 11 December 2023, popular Indian motivational speaker Sandeep Maheshwari uploaded a video on YouTube titled 'Big Scam Exposed' in which three boys alleged that they invested Rs 50,0000 in a business course; however, they later felt that they were not learning any business skill, and when they demanded refund, the company of the course denied any money back and said that they could sell the course to earn their refund as the commission. Maheshwari did not take the name of Vivek Bindra and his associated business' in the video; however, public alleged that the scammer was Vivek Bindra. [6]YouTube - Sandeep Maheshwari Bindra later wrote in a community post that he wanted to talk to Maheshwari about the video and alleged that Maheshwari was deleting the comments on his YouTube video which favoured Bindra.
Community post of Vivek Bindra against Sandeep Maheshwari
Maheshwari later replied to Bindra in the community post and wrote that he was not afraid of the threats of legal action which Bindra had made earlier in his community post.
Community post of Sandeep Maheshwari against Vivek Bindra
On 18 December 2023, Bindra uploaded a video on YouTube titled 'Biggest Controversy | Biggest Program | Biggest Attack - Dr Vivek Bindra’ with the #Janeman in which he alleged that Maheshwari was trying to destroy his image and said that he would do something big in next seven days. [7]YouTube - Dr. Vivek Bindra: Motivational Speaker On 21 December 2023, Maheshwari posted a video on YouTube titled 'Stop Vivek Bindra' with the #StopVivekBindra in which he said that Bindra had done scam worth Rs500 crore. He later said that he would hire the biggest law firm in India to fight the case against Bindra. [8]YouTube - Sandeep Maheshwari

Domestic Violence Video

After Vivek Bindra got married to Yanika on 6 December 2023, an alleged video surfaced online in which he was seen assaulting his wife. On 14 December 2023, Yanika's brother, Vaibhav Kwatra, lodged an FIR against Bindra at the Sector 126 police station for assaulting Yanika at their flat in the Supernova West Residency in Noida's Sector 94. The FIR was lodged under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 323 (causing hurt), 504 (insult to provoke breach of peace), 325 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt), and 427 (mischief). [9]The Times of India Vaibhav alleged that on the morning of 7 December 2023, Bindra was having an altercation with his mother when Yanika tried to intervene. Bindra locked Yanika inside a room of the flat and verbally and physically assaulted her and also tore her hair. Yanika suffered injuries to her ears and other body parts and was admitted to Kailash Deepak Hospital in Delhi.
Vivek Bindra's wife, Yanika Bindra, showing her injuries
Assistant Commissioner of Police (Noida) Rajneesh Verma said that the necessary action would be taken after doing the complete investigation. [10]Moneycontrol
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateFirst Marriage- 23 March 2010 [11]Facebook - Geetika Sabharwal
Second Marriage- 6 December 2023
WifeFirst Wife- Geetika Sabharwal (Former Associate Professor)
Vivek Bindra with his first wife, Geetika Sabharwal
Second Wife- Yanika Bindra
Vivek Bindra's second wife, Yanika Bindra
ChildrenSon- 1 (Madhav Bindra, From first marriage with Geetika)
Dr. Vivek Bindra with His Wife.
ParentsFather- Died when Vivek was 2.5 years old
Mother- Prabha (Remarried after her husband's death)
Vivek Bindra with his sister and mother
SiblingsSister- 1
• Chahat Thukral (Lives in a foreign country)
Vivek Bindra with his sister
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)15 lakhs per month

Dr. Vivek Bindra

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dr Vivek Bindra

  • Dr Vivek Bindra is an Indian Motivational Speaker, Leadership Consultant, Corporate Trainer, and Business Coach.
  • He had a troubled childhood. When he was 2.5 years old, his father died and his mother remarried and he was left all alone.
  • He used to live at his uncle’s place while studying at St. Xavier’s School, Delhi. He funded his college studies by giving tuition and also sold dictionaries while doing his MBA from the Amity Business School, Noida.
  • During his MBA, he was introduced to Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta through his mentors and spiritual teachers. Reportedly, after completing his MBA, he went to Vrindavana and started living as a monk, wearing a dhoti kurta and eating boiled food. Four years later, his mentor asked him to spread the messages of Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta to the whole world. He calls it a turning point in his life and he decided to enter the training industry where he uses the principles of Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta in his training programmes like Bounce Back and Leadership Funnel.
  • In May 2024, his spiritual teacher Gopal Krishna Goswami passed away.
  • When Bindra started his YouTube channel in 2013. he used to upload videos in English. He later started posting videos in Hindi, after realizing that the majority of Indians would be able to understand his messages in Hindi. [12]YouTube – Dr. Vivek Bindra: Motivational Speaker
  • Initially, Bindra used to charge Rs 1.25 lakh in training fees which he later reduced to Rs 19,000 for small business owners and Rs 9,000 for students.

    Vivek Bindra during his early days as an corporate trainer

    Vivek Bindra during his early days as a corporate trainer

  • He started his own company the Global ACT (Academy of Consulting and Training) in 2012. He renamed it to the Bada Business Pvt. Limited in April 2019.

    A poster of Vivek Bindra's venture, Bada Business

    A poster of Vivek Bindra’s venture, Bada Business

  • During his journey to become one of the most popular motivational speakers in India, he faced several financial challenges. He once had to sell his house to pay the salaries of his employees.
  • In an interview, he said that he did not want to do business coaching programmes abroad.

    Vivek Bindra during a seminar

    Vivek Bindra during a seminar

  • He is very active on social media. As of 2023, he has 2 crore followers on YouTube with a viewership of more than 180 crores from different countries of the world. [13]YouTube – Dr. Vivek Bindra: Motivational Speaker He has 1 crore followers on Facebook [14]Facebook – Dr. Vivek Bindra and more than 30 lakh followers on Instagram. [15]Instagram – Dr Vivek Bindra He is dubbed as the most subscribed and most viewed business coach and motivational speaker on YouTube.

  • He is credited to be the most followed and viewed business coach in the Asian region. He holds the World Record for Training of the Largest Gathering of HR Professionals under one roof. This record is documented in the Golden Book of World Records and the Limca Book of World Records. He holds several Guinness World Records.

    Dr Vivek Bindra World Record

    Dr Vivek Bindra receiving the Limca Book of Record certificate

  • Bindra has written many books related to motivation, time management, and other skills related to business and career. A few of his books include ‘Everything About Leadership,’ ‘Double Your Growth through Excellent Customer Service,’ and ‘From Pocket Money to Professional Salary.’

    Cover of Vivek Bindra's book, Everything About Leadership

    Cover of Vivek Bindra’s book, Everything About Leadership

  • In 2023, Bindra was involved in several controversies including the fight against Sandeep Maheshwari, a popular Indian motivational speaker, and domestic abuse allegations by his wife, a few days after their marriage.
  • Vivek Bindra gained widespread attention for offering a free 10-day MBA course in which he provided important information related to different aspects of business.

    A poster of 10 day MBA program of Vivek Bindra

    A poster of 10 day MBA program of Vivek Bindra