• Alakh Pandey, a well-known online celebrity and edtech entrepreneur, is responsible for Physics Wallah’s enormous success. The company’s sales in the most recent fiscal year was Rs 780 crore, more than three times what it was in FY22 (Rs 233 crore).
  • When Pandey launched his identically named YouTube channel in 2014, his entrepreneurial career really got underway. After some time, he received a salary offer of Rs 40 crore per year from an ed-tech business, but he turned it down.
  • He created his own business, PhysicsWallah. In 2021–2022, the company’s revenue increased by 900%.
  • When Pandey was in Class 12 he started tutoring students of Class 9 and started earning a monthly allowance of Rs 5000.
  • After school, when Alakh was studying engineering at a top college in Kanpur, he decided to drop out and launch his YouTube channel.
  • Once the YouTube channel became popular and started getting recognition, Alakh and his fellow Prateek Maheswari came up with the mobile application. Pandey hails from Allahabad and is married to a journalist Shivani Dubey.
  • The Physics Wallah app offers courses for candidates who want to crack JEE, NEET.
  • The app has over 5 lakh students spending at least 1.5 hrs daily. Physicswallah became India’s 101st Unicorn, which means a company with over 1 billion dollars in valuation.
  • Pandey’s total net worth is Rs 8500 crore. He has 9.1 million subscribers on YouTube.