Meet India's Richest Female YouTuber, Who Left Teaching To Become A Chef, Has Net Worth In Crores

Meet teacher-turned-chef, who is now India's richest female YouTuber with more than 14.2 million subscribers. Here's everything you need to know about her journey so far!


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Meet India's Richest Female YouTuber, Who Left Teaching To Become A Chef, Has Net Worth In Crores

Nisha Madhulika is one of the most followed chefs on YouTube and a household name nationwide. Apart from being a full-time content creator on YouTube, she also pens food columns for a series of websites like Indian Express, The Times Of India, Dainik Bhaskar, Amar Ujala, and many more. From vegetarian food to sharing recipes of namkeen, fast food, sweets, and so many other mouth-watering delicacies.

Meet India's richest female YouTuber, Nisha Madhulika

Nisha Madhulika is quite popular among youngsters who live far from their homes, as all her food recipes have that touch of 'Ghar ka khana'. As of now, she is one of the most-watched female YouTubers in India and has a massive fanbase on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Most people are aware of her YouTube channel and are fans of her content, but not many know about her journey and how she shot to fame.

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Nisha Madhulika was born on August 25, 1959, into a middle-class family in Uttar Pradesh. Right from an early age, she developed an interest in cooking, and as she grew up, she started trying her hand at it.

After completing her schooling and graduation, Nisha Madhulika started working as a teacher. For decades, she worked as a professional teacher and even helped her husband, M.S. Gupta, in his business. After her marriage, Nisha shifted to Noida with her husband and assisted him in his business.

Nisha Madhulika quit teaching to start her YouTube channel

Everything was going fine in Nisha Madhulika's professional life. However, it was in 2011, when she decided to launch her YouTube channel. It wasn't an easy decision for Nisha, but her years of experience in cooking gave her the confidence to start her YouTube journey.

At the age of 52, when most people think of living a comfortable life with fewer professional commitments, Nisha went on the opposite journey. She started making videos on YouTube with a lot of consistency, and by the year 2014, she was among India's top YouTube chefs.

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It was in November 2017, when Nisha Madhulika received the first major award for her YouTube journey. The famous YouTube chef was named as the Top YouTube Cooking Content Creator at the 2017 Social Media Summit & Awards. Not only this but following this massive success, in the coming years, Nisha gave a series of interviews to a lot of renowned publications, as her journey from being a teacher to becoming a YouTuber inspired people across the nation.

In the year 2016, The Economic Times listed Nisha Madhulika in their list of India's top 10 YouTube superstars. In the same year, she was also named in Vodafone's Women of Pure Wonder coffee table book. After years of hard work and consistency, Nisha crossed 10 million subscribers on YouTube in 2020 and received the famous' diamond play button' from YouTube.

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India's richest female YouTuber, Nisha Madhulika has a net worth of Rs. 43 crores

As of now, Nisha Madhulika has 337K followers on her Instagram handle, 14.2 million subscribers on her YouTube channel, and 5.6 million followers on Facebook. According to a report in Dainik Jagran, Nisha Madhulika has an estimated net worth of Rs. 43 crores.

If we talk about her reach on YouTube, Nisha's most-viewed video is about 'Petha Sweet Recipe', which has more than 47 million views. With her growing popularity on Instagram and Facebook, Nisha is showing no signs of slowing down at the age of 65. We hope she continues to inspire aspiring YouTubers nationwide, who need that extra bit of motivation.

We love Nisha Madhulika's inspirational journey from being a teacher to India's richest female YouTuber. What are your thoughts on her? Let us know.

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Cover and Images Courtesy: Nisha Madhulika
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