Bestselling author and podcast guru Jay Shetty becomes Variety’s exclusive global talent scout.
Los Angeles, (IANS) Jay Shetty, UK-born Indian bestselling author Think Like A Monk, podcast host, social media sensation, life coach and former Hare Krishna monk, is expanding his media footprint by now opening a talent agency, ‘Diversity’, exclusive discovery.
Shetty, whose health and wellness podcast ‘On Purpose’ featured Alicia Keys, Khloe Kardashian and Kobe Bryant, has reportedly been downloaded more than 300 million times but has also been accused of plagiarism, which has raised suspicions. Assign Quotations. Shetty now resides in California after spending 4 years as a Hare Krishna monk in India.
His second book, ‘8 Rules of Love: How to Find It, Keep It, and Let It Go’, was an instant hit in the New York Times; Best seller after its release last week.
Along with partners Rula Zaabri, Brittany Louks and Blaire Zierke, Shetty announced the formation of House of 1212, a comprehensive and focused talent agency that will represent creators, concept leaders and innovators driving positive change, according to ‘Variety’.
Shetty became co-founder and partner of House of 1212; Zaabri as Founder and CEO; Louks as co-founder and president; and Zierke as co-founder and chief operating officer. Zaabri was formerly Shetty’s chief of staff, overseeing company initiatives and directing day-to-day operations.
The agency name ‘1212’ comes from numerology. It is recognized as an angelic number symbolizing abundance, organization and harmony with prosperity, growth and enlightenment based on its core which is “diversity”.