Preeti Shenoy is one of India’s bestselling Indian author known for her novel Life Is What You Make. The book was selected in the ‘Top Books of 2011’ by Hindustan Times and became a national bestseller.
Born on December 21, 1971, Shenoy has written books like Tea For two and a Piece of Cake, The Secret Wish List, and 34 Bubblegums and Candies. Not only novels, as a visual artist she also writes nonfiction and poetry.
Preeti Shenoy: Early Life and Personal Life
Born and brought up in India, Shenoy attended different Kendriya Vidyalayas in India. She received a degree in portrait painting from United Kingdom University. She used to read, write, paint and draw pictures during her childhood days.
Preeti is a married woman. She tied the knot with her husband Satish Shenoy in a private ceremony held in presence of close friends and family. The duo is blessed with two children, a son and a daughter together. The family owns a house in Norwich, England, and Banglore, India.
Preeti Shenoy: Career
Shenoy began her literary career with the success of her first book 34 Bubblegums and Candies which was published in 2008. The same year she published articles in Reader’s Digest. Her career takes a turning point in 2011 with her second book Life Is What You Make It. It was featured as one of the all-time bestsellers of 2011 by the Times of India.
In 2012, Preeti wrote a book Tea for Two and a Piece of Cake showing the extraordinary story of an ordinary girl. Her other work includes books such as The Secret Wish List, The One You Cannot Have, It Happens for a Reason and Why We Love The Way We Do.
One of the happiest moments for any author is to walk into a bookstore and find their books😊 . I don’t know how many of you are aware that you can buy a box set of my books. That’s what I am holding in my hands ! This was clicked in Sharjah. A proud and a happy moment indeed. . . #writersofindia #preetishenoy #books #bookstagram #novels #indianwriting
Shenoy’s work, A Hundred Little Flames released in November 2017 was set outside the urban context of an Indian city. The book relays the story of a young boy brought up in Bahrain. Her recent novel Love A Little Stronger was released in April 2018.
Other than being a writer, she is a self-taught artist and paints with watercolors and oils. She also works with mixed media as a visual artist. Since 2013, she is frequently being chosen for the Forbes List of the ”100 most influential celebrities in India’.
Humbled, elated and honoured to be bestowed the Indian of the Year award by Brands Academy. It was a glittering star studded affair at The Lalit. Felt privileged to be among some amazing people like Kailash sathyarthi, Sandip Patil, Mohit Chauhan, Leslie Lewis and many others who are achievers in their field. I was the only writer. Thank you so much for your love and support, guys. #grateful🙏🏼❤️
She has been awarded Indian of the Year by Brands Academy. Moreover, she received Business excellence award from New Delhi Management Institute. She was the keynote speaker at the Birmingham Literature Festival.
Preeti Shenoy: Net Worth
Shenoy is one of the best sellers writers of India. She is the only woman in the highest selling league as per the India Today. Doubtlessly, she earns a lucrative amount of money from her writing career. However, her current estimated net worth is still under the radar.
Preeti is very fond of dogs and has got one as a pet. She likes to paint when she is not reading or writing a book. She also loves traveling as well as shopping and spends her leisure time doing it.