Robin Sharma Biography, Age, Parents, Philanthropy, Bestselling Books

By | March 18, 2024

Robin Sharma Biography

Robin is a former lawyer turned book author from Canada who is famous for “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” book series. He is a speaker on Leadership and Personal Mastery and is always invited by top organizations such as Nike, YPO, GE, FedEx, Microsoft, PwC, HP, Oracle, Yale University and NASA, to present in their most important events.

How old is Robin Sharma?

He was born in Uganda, East Africa in 1964 to Canadian parents.Sharma is said to be 57 years old as of 16th June 2022.

Robin Sharma Family

He is a son to Shiv Sharma, a physician and his wife Shashi Sharma, a teacher. The family stayed in Uganda at the time and moved to Hawkesbury, Canada on his first birthday.

He enjoys reading books since his child hood. He came fist in his high school education and continued to Dalhousie University, Canada and he graduated with a degree and Masters in Law in the year 1991.

Robin Sharma Ex-Wife

He was married to Alka Sharma. The two divorced as he lived an imbalanced life chasing his profession as a lawyer. They had two children whom he brought up after his divorce. The children are Bianca Sharma and Colby Sharma.

Robin Sharma Publishing Career

Sharma published his first book by himself in 1994 at the age of 25 by the title MegaLiving. This was at his time as a litigation lawyer. It is a book on spirituality and stress management.

He also published The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari book, that was then taken for wider distribution by HarperCollins after Ed Carson, HarperCollins’ former president realized Robin in a bookstore. As of 2019, Robin has 12 books published and he is the CEO of Sharma Leadership International, a training company.

Robin Sharma Philanthropy

Sharma enjoys helping needy children to live a happier and healthier lives. For this reason, he started The Robin Sharma Foundation for Children (RSFC) that is a registered charitable foundation that collects funds from around the world and donates them to children’s causes.

Robin Sharma Books

  •   1996 – The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
  • 1999 – Who Will Cry When you Die? Life Lessons from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
  •  2002 – The Saint, the Surfer, and the CEO: A Remarkable Story About Living Your Heart’s Desires
  •  2003 – Megaliving
  •  2004 – Discover Your Destiny with the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
  •  2006 – The Greatness Guide
  • 2008 – Extraordinary Leadership
  •  2010 – The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life
  •  2011 – The Secret Letters Of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
  •   2011 – Daily Inspiration From The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
  • 2015 – The Mastery Manual
  •  2016 – Little Black Book for Stunning Success+ Tools for Action Mastery
  •  2018 – The 5 AM Club: Own Your Morning. Elevate Your Life

Sharma Robin’s Honors

  •  He was ranked among “The Top 5 of the world’s leadership gurus” along with Jack Welch, Jim Collins and John Maxwell.
  • voted Robin one of “The Top 5 Leadership Speakers in the world”.
  • Robin’s runaway bestseller “The Leader Who Had No Title” was the #1 Business book on

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