Robin Sharma (Author) Age, Wife, Children, Biography, Facts & More

Robin Sharma profile

Real NameRobin Sharma
ProfessionAuthor, Motivational Speaker, Personal Development Expert, Former Litigation Lawyer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourN/A (Bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 March 1965
Age (as in 2017)52 Years
Birth PlaceUganda, East Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
SignatureRobin Sharma signature
HometownWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversitySchulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, Canada
Educational QualificationMasters in Law
DebutWriting (Book): Megaliving!: 30 Days to a Perfect Life (1994)
Robin Sharma debut book
FamilyFather- Shiv Sharma
Mother- Shashi Sharma
Brother- Sanjay Sharma, Eye Surgeon (younger)
Sister- N/A
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesTravelling, Skiing, Sailing
ControversyNot Known
International BestsellersThe Monk Who Sold His Ferrari (1997), Who Will Cry When You Die (1999), The Saint, the Surfer, and the CEO (2002)
Favorite Things
Favorite BooksMeditations by Marcus Aurelius, The Writings by Seneca, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Favorite RestaurantJean-Georges, Shanghai
Favorite Food/BeverageItalian Cuisine, Coffee
Favorite DestinationBuenos Aires, Argentina
Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite HotelPark Hyatt Hotels
Favorite PoliticianNelson Mandela
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/SpouseAlka Sharma (ex-wife)
ChildrenSon- Colby
Daughter- Bianca

Robin Sharma Novelist, Leadership Speaker

Some Lesser Known Facts About Robin Sharma

  • Does Robin Sharma smoke: No
  • Does Robin Sharma drink alcohol: No
  • Robin Sharma was a well-known lawyer before he took the path of ’emancipation’. Despite being successful in his professional field, Robin was always dissatisfied with the way his life was shaping. Thus, he abandoned his legal career at the age of 25 and self-published a stress management guide titled “MegaLiving”.
  • Robin’s second book, a ‘partial autobiography’ named The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, which remains an international bestseller to this day, was initially self-published by him and his mother, who also did the editing of the book. However, one fine day, he had a chance meeting with Ed Carson, the former president of HarperCollins Canada, in a bookstore. The Publisher was so impressed by his writing that he straightaway agreed to publish his works. Courtesy Harper Collins, Robin Sharma became a best-selling author overnight.
  • Aside from being an author, Robin is a notable leadership speaker and a personal development expert. He has even laid the foundation of a global leadership consultancy named Sharma Leadership International (SLI) that has MNC’s like Microsoft, Nike, IBM and Coca-Cola as its clients.
  • In a survey conducted by in 2007, Robin was voted among the top five leadership speakers in the world.