Anand Ahuja (born 29 July 1983) is an Indian fashion entrepreneur. A native of New Delhi, Anand is the founder of the popular clothing brand Bhane and India’s first multi-brand sneaker store VegNonVeg. India’s renowned businessmen and great entrepreneurs are very educated persons. Mr Ahuja is widely known as Sonam’s husband, other than a big business person across India and the world.
Anand is also the CEO & Managing director of his family company Shahi Exports. Anand Ahuja is best known as the husband of the famous Bollywood diva Sonam Kapoor. Anand is the grandson of Harish Ahuja, who runs the country’s largest export house. Anand is also the managing director at Shahi Exports, which reportedly has an annual turnover of Rs 3,000 crore.
Anand Ahuja was born and brought up in New Delhi’s posh neighbourhood of Jor Bagh. He is one of three sons of the successful entrepreneur Harsh Ahuja. Anand, too, is a highly educated entrepreneur, having done his schooling at American Embassy School, India and graduated from The Wharton School of Pennsylvania, USA. He worked at Deutsche Bank, Amazon and Macy’s before returning to India and joining his family business in the Business Development wing.
|Date of Birth||29 July 1983|
|Age (as of 2019)||35 years old.|
- Anand Ahuja was born on 29 July 1983 in New Delhi, India. He was born in a family business, so he was interested in Entrepreneurship & Business from an early age.
- He grew up in the neighbourhood of New Delhi and attended the American Embassy School.
- After completing his school education, he went to the U.S, where he graduated in Economics and International relations of post-graduation from the University of Pennsylvania.
- He also joined the Wharton Business School to complete an MBA but dropped out before graduation.
- Anand started his career as a Fashion entrepreneur by learning about his family business which was apparel manufacturing.
- While he was completing his graduation, he worked as an Assistant Buyer at Mack’s.
- While working at Macky’s, he learned about teamwork, customer satisfaction and how stores interact with customers.
- That was a huge learning experience for Anand.
- Two years later, Anand joined his uncle’s wholesale company and learned the process of interacting with wholesale companies.
- Anand’s crave for learning more was never-ending. So he started working on his family business which was apparel manufacturing.
- In the company, he worked for six months and gained a lot of experience in lean manufacturing.
- Then Anand went to Wharton to pursue his MBA. He also got a chance to do an internship as a product manager at the world’s biggest eCommerce company Amazon.com.
|Aug 2007 – May 2009||Macy’s, Inc||Assistant/Associate Buyer|
|June 2009 – December 2009||At Last Sportswear||Sourcing|
|December 2009 – June 2010||Shahi Exports||Production|
|June 2011 – September 2011||Amazon.com||Product Manager|
|November 2011 – March 2011||Shahi Exports||Business Development|
|March 2011 – present||Camp SMA Pvt Ltd (Bhane.)||CEO & Managing Director|
- Anand is working on several successful ventures at the same time. His company Bhane & VegNonVeg is slowly becoming popular in India.
- He makes decent money from his ventures.
- What’s more? He is considered one of the richest young entrepreneurs of India.
- What boost his net worth is being the managing director of his family company ‘Shahi Exports, which has an annual turnover of a whopping $450 million.
|Weight (approx.)||67 kg|
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationship
- Anand was born in a business family. His father, Harsh Ahuja, is a businessman, and his mother, Priya Ahuja, is a house maker.
- Anand is married to Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor on May 8, 2018.
- Image Credit Instagram- instagram.com/anandahuja/
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Who was Anand Ahuja first wife?
- Sonam Kapoor is the first and only wife of Anand Ahuja. This is his first marriage. Reports about Ex-wife has not been found yet.
- Anand Ahuja met Sonam Kapoor through a friend, and within the first month of meeting, Anand purposes her. Sonam accepted the proposal after a month.
|Elder Brother||Anat Ahuja|
|Younger Brother||Amit Ahuja|
|Wife||Sonam Kapoor (2018 – present)|
Here are some of the interesting facts about Anand Ahuja:
- Anand is a huge fan of the popular brand, Nike and he always visits a Nike store whenever he is in New York.
- He loves playing basketball, and his favourite team is ‘Los Angeles Lakers’.
- Anand loves to watch Bollywood movies.
- His family business was started by her grandmother, and She encourages him to take a risk in business and provides him best business advice.
- Does he smoke? Anand doesn’t smoke.
- Does he drink alcohol? Yes!
- He has more than 477k followers on his Instagram account.