Gurbaksh Chahal, the Millionaire MogulJanuary 31st, 2009 - 10:02 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Gurmukh Chahal, one of America’s Most Eligible Bachelor became one of the youngest authors to ever write a memoir about his life at the age of 25 and also the first Indian American on the Oprah Winfrey Show. The other two Indians who appeared on her show were Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil and Aishwarya Rai of India.
Gurbaksh Singh Chahal, was born in the town of Tarn Taran, near Amritsar in Punjab, India to a Punjabi-Sikh family. At the age of four, the family immigrated and settled in San Jose, California and currently resides in San Francisco, California. Gurbaksh is the youngest of four siblings.
Chahal who is an American entrepreneur, author and TV Personality and was also the Founder, Chairman & CEO of two advertising companies which were sold for over $340 million. Where he recently appeared on several talk shows shows, prime-time TV and written a book.
The millionaire Gurbaksh Chahal is a high school dropout who was teased relentlessly as a child for being different and now as one of the youngest and wealthiest entrepreneurs on the planet.
Living his American dream at this age, while he was sixteen year-old in his high school sophomore, he discovered the potential of online advertising and created a company called Click Agents. ClickAgents was an advertising network focused on performance-based advertising. Two years later, he sold the company for $40 million.
Gurbaksh launched BlueLithium, his second Internet enterprise, in the year 2004 and in 2007, Yahoo! bought the company for $300 million. In 2006, under Chahal’s leadership, BlueLithium was named Top Innovator by AlwaysOn.
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