Saint Dr. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was one of the most revered Indian gurus who is imprisoned for his dreadful act on two sadhvis (female followers). As of 2017, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh net worth is estimated around $32 million.
In past, Gurmeet had expanded his fame from his Indian spiritual leader to other profession like music, song writing, acting, filmmaker. He has been the headline of news for his some of controversial comment over Sikh and Hindu religious figures, as well as the Adivasi tribe.
Gurmeet came to spotlight for the first time in 1990, when he publicly honoured Sainthood and Succession of the Spiritual leader. Since then, He has been the most revered gurus in Indian and all over the world. The same year, he became the head of Dera Sacha Sauda, a sect that was established in 1948. Dera Sacha Sauda has almost 50 branches in india and 60 million followers all over the world. And this sect has been one of the organization that has influences on political parties in India. This sect has supported ratiya Janata Party in several elections and occasions.
Gurmeet expanded his fame and respect to other field. In music field, he has released several album and songs. In addition, he has been part of several movies making and acting. His album has been sold over millions of copies. And, in 2016, he was awarded for Dadasaheb Phalke film foundation Award for most popular actor, director and writer. He was also one of the revered yoga guru who was nominated for the Dronacharya Award by the Yoga Federation of India (YFI) for producing World Champion Yogis. In 2015, he has launched his MSG range of Swadeshi and organic products.
His selfless activities and organization had influenced millions of follower to do selfless services. But, the conviction of dreadful sin act on his follower i.e rape and sexually exploitation has made him the beast. And, he has been imprisoned for 20 years after the guilty on raping act was proved on court. This has brought the protest by his follower which has imposed curfew over several places in India. Due to huge protest, the verdict for imprisonment was given at the prison.
According to sources, he has an annual income of over $6.5 million. His properties and 18 luxury car sums up to $26 million.