Anand Piramal is the son of billionaire businessman Ajay Piramal of the Piramal Enterprises. Recently he is in the spot-light after he got engaged with Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani.
Anand and Isha Ambani have been long-time friends while both the families have also known each other for over four decades. According to sources, Anand proposed Isha at a temple in Maharashtra’s Mahabaleshwar and she agreed to marry him.
Anand Piramal Bio
According to his profile in Piramal Enterprise Website, Anand currently holds the position of Executive Director of the company. He is responsible for its real estate business and is involved in group strategy, values and organization development.
Anand earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Pennsylvania while he received master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.
His soon to be wife, Isha Ambani meanwhile is the daughter of business Tycoon, Mukesh Ambani. She is active on the Boards of Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail. She received Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and South Asian Studies from Yale University and will be completion her master’s degree in Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford by June.
Before working as the Executive Director, Anand founded a start-up called Piramal eSwasthya. It is a healthcare initiative which treats around 40,000 patients a day. According to his profile, he has also been actively engaged in several of Piramal Foundation’s activities and has been the youngest President of the Indian Merchant-Chamber Youth Wing.
Relationship between two families
The Ambanis and Piramal family has a long history of knowing each other. Mukesh Ambani and Ajay Piramal are good friends and have known each other for more than four decades. According to sources, Ajay Piramal and his wife Swati were somewhat involved in the marriage of Mukesh Ambani and Nita. In-fact they had recommended Nita to Mukesh Ambani’s parents Dhirubhai and Kokilaben regarding their marriage.
On the other hand Anand and Isha have also known each other for several years. Anand proposed Isha at a temple in Mahabaleshwar and they celebrated happy time with a lunch, joined by their parents- Nita Ambani, Mukesh Ambani, Swati Priamal and Ajay Piramal. Other families including Anand’s grandparents and Isha’s brothers were also in the event.
Anand Piramal Net Worth:
His father Ajay Piramal is the chairman of Piramal Group and Shriram Group. The combined market cap of both industries is over $13.12 billion. Under his leadership, the Piramal Group’s worth is estimated to be more than $7.5 billion. By 2020, the company vision is to increase the annual revenue of $20 billion.
While, his father net worth is more than $5.6 billion (according to Forbes in 2017), we have no idea how much is Anand Piramal worth. What we can say is that he will never be short of money.
Full Name: Anand Piramal
Nick Name: Anand
Age: 33 years old
Education: University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Business School
Parents: Ajay Piramal, Swari Piramal
Height: 5 feet 11 inches or 180 cm
Net Worth: Under Review