Gurbaksh Chahal, the Punjabi NRI writer & millionaire entrepreneur


Gurbaksh Chahal is a Punjabi NRI best selling writer. With a net worth of $340 million, Gurbaksh is among the youngest Punjabi diaspora millionaires and entrepreneurs.

Gurbaksh Chahal, a Punjabi NRI in America and a writer cum entrepreneur by his profession, is one of the youngest Punjabi diaspora millionaires of the world with his net worth of 340 million US dollars from his two advertising companies. The birth place of Gurbaksh Chahal was Tarn Taran of Punjab. Mr. Avtar Singh and Mrs. Arjinder Chahal, the parents of Gurbaksh Chahal, received an American Visa in 1982 through the Green Card Lottery. The next year, on 1982, when their baby was only four years old, the family of Gurbaksh Chahal settled permanently in San Jose of California, and became NRI Punjabis in America. Here you can read a detailed Gurbaksh Chahal biography with all latest updates on him.

Gurbaksh Chahal Personal Profile


Gurbaksh Chahal Punjabi millionaire
  • Gurbaksh Chahal age: Only 28 at present. He has really done a wonder in this early age.

  • Gurbaksh Chahal advice: Gurbaksh never did anything for money at the end of the day, and worked sincerely. Precisely, the same thing he wants to be followed by the aspiring businessmen in his Gurbaksh Chahal autobiography, entitled The Dream.

  • Gurbaksh Chahal advertising companies: Presently, he owns the advertising company Radium One.

  • Gurbaksh Chahal family: The family of Gurbaksh Chahal is a non resident Punjabi diaspora family, living in San Jose, originally coming from Tarn Taran. Chahal has

  • Gurbaksh Chahal Facebook Page: officialGChahal. Add this after the URL of Facebook and you will reach official Gurbax Chahal facebook page.

  • Gurbaksh Chahal fashion: The image of Chahal does not always go with the typical CEO look. He is equally cool in casual outfits, mostly when he spends leisurely holidays at Vegas.

  • Gurbaksh Chahal cars: Well, Chahal was already a millionaire when he was only eighteen, and his luxurious lifestyle actually shows off how rich he is. He is almost addicted to swank parties and weekends at Vegas. But his greatest addiction is probably to cars; he owns a Bentley, a Ferrari and two Lamborghinis.

  • Gurbaksh Chahal girlfriend: It is quite true that Gurbaksh Chahal is one of the most eligible Punjabi NRI bachelors. On January 8, 2008, a Gurbaksh Chahal blog reader wanted to know his comment to Chahal's post whether he has a girlfriend or not. Anyway, Chahal did not respond there and Gurbaksh Chahal love affairs are still a secret.


  • Gurbaksh Chahal Career & Business Ventures


    Gurbaksh Chahal dropped out of his school at an early age of sixteen in 1998. In fact if you consider Gurbaksh Chahal history you will see how he has questioned the age old notion of attending colleges and universities, getting high scores and becoming doctors and engineers in order to get success in life. He was admitted to the Accel Middle College where he could have got his school degree coupled with his college diploma, but he seldom liked classroom education and stopped going to school. In a recent interview in gWallet's office in San Francisco, Chahal said his parents wanted him to be doctor but classroom education was not his cup of tea - "I was one of the few teenagers who loved CNBC".

    Following the school drop, Gurbaksh Chahal gave his entire time and concentration to his first business venture, ClickAgents, an advertising farm concentrating on performance based advertising. A couple of years later, ValueClick purchased ClickAgents and Chahal had a three years' non-compete agreement with the former company. On 12th January 2004, another Gurbaksh Chahal business advertising company came out under the name of BlueLithium. This business venture of Gurbaksh Chahal was soon a pioneering success in the field of online advertising. In 2007, Yahoo! purchased BlueLithium, for a huge amount of $300 million, while Chahal still continued to be the CEO of the company. In September 2009, the third business venture of Gurbaksh Chahal came out as he formed the gWallet, a virtual advertising company on the social games available on the web. When the non compete period expired, the company renamed itself as RadiumOne and came up with a bigger ad network. Recently, in March 2011, the company has announced that the net worth of Gurbaksh Chahal's company RadiumOne is worth $200 millions.

    Gurbaksh also appeared at a number of TV shows including The Oprah Winfrey Show where he came out with his personal experience and life journey. He has also presented himself in the Fox TV reality show Secret Millionaire. In 2009, Extra TV featured him as "America's Most Eligible Bachelor".

    Gurbaksh Chahal's Book 'The Dream': Review


    Gurbaksh Chahal book the Dream A 2008 Palgrave MacMillan release, The Dream by Gurbaksh Chahal is a personal memoir of how the young Punjabi NRI entrepreneur achieved his success and fulfilled his dream. The book has soon shot to an enormous popularity and has managed to find a space in the compulsory curricula of a number of business colleges across the globe. In The Dream, Chahal encourages young and aspiring entrepreneurs to follow his way and take calculated risks in order to harvest good rewards in their business ventures.

    The first chapter of the book, An Immigrant Family, traces the family of Chahal from Tarn Taran of Punjab to San Jose. The next two chapters, A New CEO and The First $40 Millions, narrates the story of Chahal's success to become the The Secret Millionaire of the Chapter VI. The last chapter, The Lessons of Entrepreneurship, shares Chahal's business brain, insights and his advices to the aspiring business tycoons. The book was initially a hard cover when it came out in 2008, but a year later the paperback version was also published. You can buy Gurbaksh Chahal book The Dream online from websites like FlipCart in India. If you want to read a jargon-less real life story of a young charismatic entrepreneur, you will definitely enjoy reading this book.


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