Anand Ahuja is a well-known national personality who is famous for not one but for two reasons.
The first reason is that he is a renowned businessman and an entrepreneur in India and the second reason is that he is the husband of Bollywood’s fashion diva Sonam Kapoor. For both reasons, he makes it to the spotlight often.
In this article, you will get to know about Anand Ahuja and his life spheres.
Anand Ahuja Wiki
|Full Name||Anand Ahuja|
|Date Of Birth||30 July 1985|
|Age||37 years old (as of 2022)|
|Place Of Birth||New Delhi, India|
|Home Town||New Delhi, India|
|Residence||New Delhi, India|
|Hobbies||Playing and watching basketball, traveling, collecting shoes|
|Ethnicity||Brown Indian, South Indian|
Education & Qualifications –
|School||American Embassy School, New Delhi|
|College||University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA|
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor of Science, Economics, International Relations, MBA (dropout)|
Anand Ahuja Net Worth –
Anand Ahuja as an entrepreneur has an exceptional vision as well as knowledge about business. Well, that’s quite obvious, the reason being that he comes from a family that has been dealing with businesses for many generations. Have a look at his estimated earning figures.
|Annual Income||$450 Million USD|
Rs. 3000 Crores INR (approx)
|Net Worth||$650 Million + (Approximate)|
Anand Ahuja Family & Relations
|Brother(s)||Anant Ahuja and Amit Ahuja|
|Grandfather||Lt. Manghoo Fatehchand Ahuja|
|Grandmother||Sarla M Ahuja|
Anand Ahuja Height / Physical Stats
|Height||175 cm (in centimeters)|
1.75 m (in meters)
5’ 9” (in feet inches)
|Weight||67 kg (in kilograms)|
148 lbs (in pounds)
|Color Of Eyes||Dark Brown|
|Color Of Hair||Black|
|Size Of Shoes||9 US|
Anand Ahuja began his career with an internship at Deutsche Bank. After working for some time, he started working as a Product Manager for Amazon, Last Sportswear, and as an Assistant Buyer at Macy’s. When he returned to India, he started working for his family business, Shahi Exports Pvt Ltd in the Business Development wing.
While working in Macy’s, he got to learn lessons like teamwork, customer satisfaction, how the interactions between the customers and the stores go, etc. which helped him grow as India’s one of the top entrepreneurs.
It was 2012 when Anand Ahuja started his own clothing brand, called Bhane. This step allowed him to establish a greater entrepreneurial personality. Bhane proved to be helpful for him as well as for India.
It established India as a good competitor in the global clothing market as Bhane showed the western countries that India does not only manufacture the trending designs but it has some amazing designers too who can set a global trend of dresses.
Currently, he is the CEO and the Managing Director of his clothing brand Bhane.
Out of his love for apparel and sneakers, Anand Ahuja founded India’s first-ever multi-brand sneaker company, called Veg Non-Veg. The Veg Non-Veg along with Anand Ahuja himself got fame when it was confirmed that he is dating Bollywood’s fashion diva Sonam Kapoor and is in a serious relationship with her.
Below is a summarized table showing all the companies that Anand Ahuja worked in.
|Macy’s, Inc||Assistant, Associate Buyer||August 2007||May 2009|
|Last Sportswear||Sourcing||June 2009||December 2009|
|Shahi Exports||Production||December 2009||June 2010|
|Amazon||Product Manager||June 2010||September 2010|
|Shahi Exports||Business Development||November 2010||March 2011|
|Camp SMA Pvt Ltd, Bhane||CEO & Managing Director||March 2011||Present|
|Favorite Food||Acai Bowl, Marinara Pizza, and Vegetarian Sushi|
|Favorite Cuisines||North Indian, South Indian, and Japanese|
|Favorite Restaurants||The Leela in Mumbai, Jamavar in London, and Dakshinayan in Mumbai|
|Favorite Actors||Will Smith, Dwayne Johnson (The Rock), and Hrithik Roshan|
|Favorite Actresses||Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone|
|Favorite Basketball Players||Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant|
|Favorite TV Shows||The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air (American)|
|Favorite Song||Hypnotize – by The Notorious B.I.G.|
|Favorite Musicians or Singers||Justin Timberlake, Coldplay, David Guetta, and Pharrell Williams|
|Favorite Destination||New York and Europe|
Anand Ahuja Business –
Anand Ahuja has experienced many jobs before finally establishing Bhane. While working in the Business Development wing of Shahi Exports, he decided to build his own fashion brand because he observed that people were starting to express themselves by the means of blogs, vlogs, photography, and most importantly the clothes they wear.
He thought that clothing style is universal. Thus he started Bhane which he called “an everyday wear clothing label”.
Bhane grew up well among the youth, all because of its genuine and friendly communication, engagement with youth, expression, and world-class clothing quality.
What else does a clothing company need to reach a reputed position in the global market, Anand Ahuja has it all in Bhane.
Unknown Facts About Him –
- Anand Ahuja got married to Sonam Kapoor on May 8, 2018, at Rockdale, Bandra, Mumbai as per the Sikh rituals.
- Anand Ahuja does not consume cigarettes but he consumes alcohol frequently.
- He is a huge lover of shoes from Nike. He owns a pretty good collection of Nike shoes.
- He initiated the first step of his relationship with Sonam Kapoor by proposing to her directly in July 2014. However, Sonam took a few months to finally accept his proposal.
- One thing which couples of this generation find quite interesting is the fact that a majority of his wife, Sonam Kapoor’s wardrobe belongs to his own clothing brand Bhane.
- Anand Ahuja’s family-owned Shahi Exports is India’s largest export house and he works there as the Managing Director.
- His family business, Shahi Exports was started by her beloved grandmother Sarla M Ahuja. She is the one who inspired him the most to become a successful businessman, and even today, his grandmother advises him on many problems regarding business.
- He is obsessed with the famous shoe brand Nike.
- He loves playing basketball as well as watching. So he always watches the National Basketball Association (NBA).
- Talking about his favorite basketball team, he always supports the “Los Angeles Lakers” basketball team.
- Anand Ahuja’s love for Indian Films is not hidden anymore.
Anand Ahuja Contacts / Social Media
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