Shakuntala Devi- Age, Height, Net Worth

Shakuntala Devi (Indian Mathematician) – Age, Height, Net Worth, Biography

Shakuntala Devi – An Indian Mathematician, writer, and mental calculator Shakuntala Devi is a very famous name all over the world. Her talent earned her a place in the 1982 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records.  However, the certificate for the record was given posthumously on 30 July 2020, despite Devi achieving her world record on 18 June 1980. She was an entrepreneur from Bengaluru, Karnataka. She was a professional mathematician. Some people say that she was god gifted mind as she was able to solve the typically hard problems within a seconds.

Shakuntala Devi Biography

She was born on 04 April 1929 and her birthplace was Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, India. She used to do all the math tricks without any formal education. Her name is also recorded as Human-Computer in the “Guinness Book of World Records”. She used to travel to different countries to show her talent. Here below is the biography of Shakuntala.

Shakuntala Devi Biography


Shakuntala DeviDetails
Real NameShakuntala Devi
Nick NameHuman Computer
Date Of Birth4 November 1929
Birth PlaceBengaluru, Karnataka, India
Death Date21 April 2013
Death PlaceBengaluru, Karnataka, India
Age (at the time of Death)83 Years
HometownBengaluru, Karnataka, India
Sun signScorpio
CasteKannada Brahmin
Death CauseRespiratory, Heart and Kidney Problems

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

Shakuntala DeviBody Measurements
Height in Centimeters160 cm
Height in meters1.6 m
Height in Feet5 Feet 3 Inches
Weight in Kilograms50 kg
Weight in Pounds110 lbs
Figure MeasurementsNot Known
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack

Family & Marital Status

Shakuntala DeviFamily Details
FatherC V Sundararaja Rao
MotherName Not Known
Marital StatusDivorced
Husband/ SpouseParitosh Banerjee
DaughterAnupama Banerjee

Relationship, Affair & Boyfriend

Shakuntala DeviRelationship Status
Current BoyfriendN/A (Died in 2013)
Ex-BoyfriendNot Known

Education – School & College

Shakuntala DeviQualification
SchoolFor 3 Months at the age of 10 years
College / UniversityN/A
Educational QualificationNo Formal Education

Like & Dislike

CookingMultifaceted personality

Contact Information

Shakuntala DeviContact Information
Phone NumberNot Known
Whatsapp NumberNot Known
Email IdNot Known
House AddressNot Known

Social Media

Shakuntala DeviSocial Media
FacebookNot Known
InstagramNot Known
TwitterNot Known
YoutubeNot Known


Book NameBook ISBN Number
Astrology for YouISBN 978-81-222-0067-6
Book of NumberISBN 978-81-222-0006-5
Figuring: The Joy of NumbersNew, ISBN 978-0-06-011069-7, OCLC 4228589
In the Wonderland of NumbersISBN 978-81-222-0399-8
Mathability: Awaken the Math Genius in Your ChildISBN 978-81-222-0316-5
More Puzzles to Puzzle YouISBN 978-81-222-0048-5
Perfect MurderOCLC 3432320
Puzzles to Puzzle YouISBN 978-81-222-0014-0
Super Memory: It Can Be YoursISBN 978-81-222-0507-7; ISBN 978-1-74257-240-6, OCLC 781171515
The World of HomosexualsISBN 978-0706904789

Net Worth

Shakuntala DeviNet Worth in 2020Net Worth in 2021
In RupeesNot KnownNot Known
In DollarsNot KnownNot Known

Favourite Things

Shakuntala DeviFavourite Things
Favourite FoodMysore Pak
Favourite CuisineIndian
Favourite PlaceLondon

Interesting Facts

  • She was a mental calculator
  • She did not receive any formal schooling
  • Her impeccable mathematical talents were recognized at the age of six
  • In 1944, Shakuntala Devi moved to London with her father
  • In early 1960 she Shakuntala Devi married an IAS officer named Paritosh Banerjee
  • She was the author of the most unique book- ‘The World Of Homosexuals’.
  • Shakuntala Devi believed that her talent is god-gifted and she wanted to spread the message of god. She did not demonstrate her talent to Russia (then USSR) and China because they were communist countries.
  • She believed that human beings’ minds could not be compared to a computer. She got this title after she projected her talents in the BBC channel hosted by Leslie Mitchell on October 5, 1950.

Biopic Cast

  • Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi: Paritosh’s former wife; Anupama’s mother and Amritha’s grandmother
  • Spandan Chaturvedi as teenage Shakuntala
  • Araina Nand as child Shakuntala
  • Jisshu Sengupta as Paritosh Banerjee: Shakuntala’s former husband; Anupama’s father and Amritha’s grandfather
  • Sanya Malhotra as Anupama Banerjee: Shakuntala and Paritosh’s daughter; Ajay’s wife and Amritha’s mother.
  • Chahat Tewani as young Anupama
  • Amit Sadh as Ajay Abhaya Kumar: Anupama’s husband and Amritha’s father.
  • Prakash Belawadi as Bishaw Mitra Mani: Shakuntala’s father
  • Nisha Aaliya as Bookshop Interviewer,
  • Sheeba Chaddha as Tarabai, Shakuntala’s landlady in London
  • Vidyuth Gargi as Mohan Manhas, show host
  • Ipshita Chakraborty Singh as Shakuntala’s mother
  • Jiya Shah as Sharada Devi, Shakuntala’s sister
  • Renuka Sharma as Ajay’s mother
  • Neil Bhoopalam as Dheeraj, Shakuntala’s former boyfriend
  • Luca Calvani as Javier, Shakuntala’s Spanish boyfriend based in London
  • Lan Bailey as Mediator
  • Ahan Nirbhan as Srinivas Bhai, the man who spotted Shakuntala Devi’s talent in Maths when in her early childhood and tells about it to Shakuntala’s parents.
  • Adi Chugh as Kartar
  • Philip Roy as Shakuntala’s lawyer
  • Jack Francis as Anupama’s lawyer
  • Santosh Banerjee as Gordhanbhai


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