Anand Piramal is born to an Indian billionaire industrialist Ajay Piramal on 25th October 1984. He came into limelight after he got married to Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani. Piramal Group deals in real estate, glass packaging, financial services, and pharmacy. The company is spread worldwide and covers main countries including, Japan, the UK, the US, South Asia, and more.
Before joining his family business, Anand founded a startup named Piramal eSwasthya. It is a rural healthcare initiative that looks afterwards poor people and treats around 40,000 patients a day. Currently, he is on the board of directors at Piramal Group. eSwasthya won the Forbes Philanthropy Award in 2013 and also the Times Social Impact Award in 2015. Know more about his achievements and profession below. Also read about, Paras Chhabra, Mahira Sharma.
Early Life and His Work in the Company
Anand Piramal is the son of Ajay Piramal and Swati Piramal. His father is the chairman of Piramal Group & Shriram Group and her mother is a doctor. Anand’s uncle Dilip Piramal is the chairman of VIP Industries. His sister Nandini heads the HR division and also looks for Over- The Counter Business of the enterprise.
He did schooling from Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai and then went to the USA for further studies. Anand attended Havard Business School and the University of Pennsylvania and got the degree of MBA. During his college days, Anand founded Dreaming of an Indian Awakening, an NGO to help people in Rajasthan. You might not know after his MBA he was not able to decide whether to pursue further as an entrepreneur or consultant Mukesh Ambani helped him out and advised him to turn into an entrepreneur. In 2015, he raised $434 million for the company, which is the biggest equity investment of real estate.
Additionally, he was titled the Hurun Real Estate Unicorn of the Year Award in 2017 and Young Business Leader Award by Hello Magazine in 2018.
Anand Piramal and Isha Ambani are childhood friends. Ambani and Piramal have known each other for long 40 years. Anand proposed Isha in Mahabaleshwar in May 2018. The couple got married in December 2018. The wedding was a lavish affair and was attended by Bollywood biggies and several famous industrialists. He is no doubt, a wealthy man with a worth of billions.
Anand Piramal Wiki & Biography
- Name: Anand Piramal
- DOB: 25 October 1984
- Birthplace: Mumbai
- Hometown: Bagar, Rajasthan
- Profession: Entrepreneur
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- School: Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
- College: Havard Business School, Boston, USA
- University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
- Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree, Economics, and Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Father: Ajay Piramal
- Mother: Swati Piramal
- Sister: Nandini Piramal
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: Isha Ambani (daughter of Mukesh Ambani)
- Address: Piramal House in Worli, Mumbai
- Achievements: Young Business Leader of the Year
- Hurun Real Estate Unicorn of the Year in 2017 by Hurun India
- Likes: Swimming, Watching football, and Traveling
- Favorite Actress: Deepika Padukone
- Favorite Actor: Varun Dhawan
- Favorite Food: Paneer Makhani
- Favorite Football Team: Pune FC
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