Saroo Brierley is an Australian businessman and author. He was separated from his family when he was five years old. He was reunited with his original family 25 years after being adopted out of India by an Australian couple. His story attracted a lot of attention from the world, mainly in Australia, and India.
Who is Saroo Brierley married to? Is his wife American?
Saroo Brierley is married to an American woman, Lisa Williams. They first met each other in college and have been leading a happy life since then.
His wife, Lisa supported him in his goals, but she chose not to return with him to the homeland. Lisa prefers to stay out of the spotlight, and only make appearances during the premier on the red carpet. Also, she is not seen as very active on any social media.
Does Saroo Brierley and his wife Lisa Williams have a child?
Saroo Brierley and his wife Lisa have not yet discussed anything about their children or their family life. Saroo has remained private and out of the spotlight after making their story public, and nothing much is known about him or his era.
Saroo Brierley: Age, Early Life, Parents [Updated 2024]
Saroo Brierley was born in the year 1981, in Madhya Pradesh, India, and is currently 41 years old.
His father was Muslim, and his mother belonged to the Rajput caste of Hindu. His dad left the family taking his second wife, when Saroo was three years old, leaving them in poverty.
Saroo was lost and lived in and around the railway station for almost two weeks. A person found him and took him to the police station and reported him as a lost child. After that, the Brierley family of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia adopted him.
In 2012, when Saaro visited his hometown Khadwa, India, he asked the locals if they knew any families who had lost a son 25 years before. He showed his picture of him when he was young, and soon he found his real Mother. After reuniting with his mother, he asked his mom to move to Australia with him, but she refused, as she preferred staying in India.
Lion, Garth DAvis 2016’s film based on Saroo Brierley’s life premiered to positive reviews and Oscar buzz at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Also, it received six nominations for the 89th Academy Awards.
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