Deepak Chopra net worth and salary: Deepak Chopra is an Indian-American doctor, author, holistic health/New Age guru, and alternative medicine practitioner who has an estimated net worth of $80 million dollars. Deepak Chopra was born in New Delhi, India in 1947. Chopra obtained his MD in 1968 in India. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1970 to begin his clinical internship and residency in endocrinology in New Jersey. He obtained his license to practice medicine in 1973 in Massachusetts, becoming board certified in internal medicine with a specialization in endocrinology. Deepak Chopra became interested in alternative medicine in 1981 when he began learning about Ayurvedic medicine. By 1985, Chopra had left his position at the New England Memorial Hospital to become the founding president of the American Association of Ayurdedic Medicine. Chopra gained a widespread audience for his holistic approach in 1993 by publishing the book "Ageless Body, Timeless Mind: The Quantum Alternative to Growing Old" which got him an interview on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" as well as coverage in "People" magazine. Deepak Chopra has written over 50 books that have been translated into 35 languages. Deepak Chopra is also a regular contributor to The Washington Post and Huffington Post, as well as a weekly columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle.