|Real Name/Full Name:
|48 years old
|September 9, 1975
|London, United Kingdom
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Deleena, Viaan)
|Yes (Shilpa Shetty)
|Is Raj Kundra Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Raj Kundra is a businessman currently based in Britain, and he had various investments in different sectors, which include IPL and mixed martial arts. He belongs to a Punjabi family, and his father is himself a businessman. He belongs to one of those families who shifted to the United Kingdom in the 20th century, and he is also known for his spot-fixing scandal. He is married to the famous Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, and the couple got married in 2009.
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Early Life & Biography
The father of Raj Kundra is Bal Krishna Kundra, who migrated from Ludhiana to London and used to work there as a conductor before running a small business. His mother, Usha Rani, also used to work as a shop assistant, and Raj Kundra was born on September 9, 1975.
He was born and raised in London, and in 2009 he was the CEO of Essential General Trading LLC, which is a Dubai based international trading company which deals in precious metals, mining, and construction, and green renewable energy products. He was also involved in the financing and production of the Bollywood at that time.
If we talk of his personal life, then Raj Kundra has been married twice. He was first married to Kavita Kundra, and he had a daughter with her. Then they got separated, and Raj Kundra married the Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on November 22, 2009. They both have a son who was born on May 21, 2012, and they also have a daughter who is born through surrogacy, and she was born on February 15, 2020.
Raj Kundra is also involved in many charitable organizations, and one of them is the Shilpa Shetty Foundation. He has also written a book named ‘How Not to Make Money,’ which was later published in 2013.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on September 9 1975, Raj Kundra is 48 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 5’10’’ tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Raj Kundra was associated with the Groupco Developers as of 2013, and it is a real estate firm that operated in eight Indian Cities. He is also associated with Ashwini Steel, which is known for making mild steel from the scrap and TMT Global that claims to predict the stock prices. His company Essential Sports and Media were also involved in the production and distribution apart from the sports and the Iconic Investments. His other ventures include Gold Gate Trading, and the first is described as a trade and investment first, which is currently based in Dubai.
In 2015, he was one of the promoters of the online and TV broadcast platform named Best Deal TV which is an Indian television home shopping channel and capitalizes on the celebrity endorsements. He promoted this website with Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar.
He also invested in the Indian Premier League Cricket team named Rajasthan Royals in the year 2009, and he used an offshore company which is based in Mauritius to do so. The legality of this investment was later questioned in many departments by the Indian Government.
Later in June 2013, he was also questioned regarded the 2013 IPL spot-fixing case as it had involved some of the arrests of the Rajasthan Royal players, and he admitted that he made a bet on his team and due to this he had to lose the massive sum of money. Later in 2015, he has imposed a life ban from doing any cricket-related activity.
Awards & Achievements
Raj Kundra was once awarded the Champions of Change Award in the year 2019, and he was awarded this for his work in the Swachh Bharat Mission. The award was later conferred to him by Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on January 20, 2020.
Net Worth & Salary of Raj Kundra in 2024
The estimated of this British businessman is $450 million as of February 2024
, and it is estimated that he earns $100 million yearly. He belongs to British nationality by birth, and most of his net worth comes from the various investments that he has made. He is the current CEO of the Essential trading firm, which is one of the biggest trading firms in the UK, and he has been making investments in various sports leagues. In 2013 he invested in the Indian MMA league too.
Raj Kundra, besides being a British National, is one of the significant businessmen of the country. He has been making donations to many charities from the beginning, and he is known for his good nature. He is one of the leading investors in India and is an avid sports lover. He is nothing but an inspiration for new investors.