Sushil Kumar Won ₹5 Crore In KBC In 2011: Here's What He's Doing Now

On November 2, 2011, Bihar’s Sushil Kumar became the first person to win the prize money of ₹5 crore on the popular quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati. Now more than a decade later, he bagged a job as a teacher in the Bihar government.

What Happened: Kumar once again made headlines by successfully clearing the Bihar Public Service Commission’s (BPSC) teacher recruitment exam. Hailing from Motihari, Sushil Kumar, started his career as a computer operator in MGNREGA.

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He has secured the 119th rank in the teachers’ recruitment examination (TRE) conducted by the Bihar Public Service Commission for the position of psychology teacher for Class XI-XII. Additionally, he has been selected for the post of social science teacher for Class VI-VIII, ranking 1,612. Sushil Kumar holds an MA in psychology, and a BEd degree, and is currently pursuing his PhD from BRABU in Muzaffarpur.

He was given the appointment letter by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a ceremony in Patna last week. After winning the popular reality show, Kumar went through a lot of challenges in life from alcohol addiction to being cheated out of money. He had shared his ordeal on social media years after the show aired.

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