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Raj Kundra Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Family, Wiki

Raj Kundra is a very respectable British businessman and an entrepreneur whose family originates from India who showed great business skills which brought him a huge net worth through the years. His biggest interest is in cricket which is his huge love. He is also known for his wife, a beautiful Bollywood actress named Shilpa Shetty. Raj Kundra Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Family, Wiki He is known for his connections to a lot of controversial business projects.

He gained serious allegations for his involvement in a partly illegal business event. He is considered as a very capable businessman who knows how to make use of anything, even something that looks like trash to others. That is why he successfully earned a lot of money by buying apartments and properties and selling them at a higher price. As of 2009, Kundra was Chief Executive Officer of Essential General Trading LLC. This company has been introduced throughout the media as being “a Dubai-based international trading company. The primary work of this company is dealing in the area of metals, construction, mining, and green renewable energy projects”.

raj kundra

raj kundra

Raj Kundra Wiki/Bio

Birth NameRaj Kundra
Nick NameRaj
Age(as in 2020) 45 Years
ReligionHindu
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignVirgo
Birth PlaceLondon, United Kingdom
Date of Birth9 September 1975
NationalityIndian
ResidenceNot Known
Home TownLondon, United Kingdom
HobbiesTravelling

Family

Mother's NameUsha Rani Kundra
Father's NameBal Krishan Kundra (Businessman)
BrotherN/A
SisterN/A

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsShilpa Shetty

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseShilpa Shetty
Kavita Kundra (Divorced)
Marriage DateNot Known
ChildrenDeleena
Viaan

Education

SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational Qualification12th standard
ProfessionBusinessman
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size42 Inches
Biceps Size12 Inches
Waist Size34 Inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityNot Known
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
S*xual OrientationNot Known
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe SizeNot Known

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodChicken curry
Favourite ActorsSylvester Stallone, Hrithik Roshan, Ranveer Singh, and Farhan Akhtar
Favourite ActressDeepika Padukone
Favourite SportNot Known
Controversies• In 2013, after IPL6, he was questioned by Delhi Police in case of spot-fixing after arresting few Rajasthan Royals players. He confessed that he did betting and lost a huge amount of money.
• In 2015, the Supreme Court of India imposed a life ban on him from watching cricket matches in the stadiums. The same year, his IPL team Rajasthan Royals also faced a 2-year ban from IPL.

Raj Kundra Family

  • Raj Kundra was born on November 9, 1975, in London, the capital city of the United Kingdom to a family that originates from Punjabi in India.
  • His father’s name is Bal Krishan Kundra and his mother is named Usha Rani Kundra.
    His father came to London from India’s region of Punjabi in the hope of a better life. He came from a city named Ludhiana, which is settled in Punjabi, north of the city of Delhi.
  • After coming to the United Kingdom he became a conductor of the London Bus and later on, he managed to open his own small business, saving money and living in modesty.
  • Raj’s mother was a shop assistant and also worked long hours to help her father and provide their family with a better life.

    raj kundra family

    raj kundra family

  • His parents were very hardworking but their life was on the verge of poverty which Raj hated and promised himself he would become rich.
  • Raj has spent his childhood in London where he also went to school and upgraded his education to a certain point. He was not interested in learning- he was trying to finish school as quickly as he could so he could find himself a lucrative job.
  • His parents often say that he was a very impatient child who always wanted to finish work faster than others and more efficiently.
  • As for his education, he left school when he was 18 because he wanted to start his own business.
raj kundra first wife

raj kundra first wife

Raj Kundra Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Raj Kundra’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details has been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Raj Kundra in 2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$400 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceBusinessman

Noted, Currently We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary etc. We will update soon.

viaan raj kundra shilpa shetty

viaan raj kundra shilpa shetty

Raj Kundra Business

As of 2013, Raj Kundra was associated with Groupco Developers, a real estate firm that operated in eight Indian cities, Ashwini Steel, which made mild steel from scrap, TMT Global, which claimed to predict stock prices, Essential Sports and Media which was involved with production and distribution apart from sports, and Iconic Investments, which claimed to be a private fund trading in equity markets. Other ventures included Gold Gate Trading, which described itself as a trade and investment firm based in Dubai.

In 2015, Kundra was among the promoters of online and television broadcast platform Best Deal TV, an Indian television home shopping channel capitalizing on celebrity endorsements. His co-promoter was Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar.

Raj Kundra Indian Premier League

Rajasthan Royals
In 2009, Kundra and Shetty invested in the Indian Premier League cricket team Rajasthan Royals using an offshore company based in Mauritius as the vehicle for doing so. The couple hoped to use Shetty’s image and status as a “global brand” as a means of boosting the image of the team through merchandising and media exposure, as well as attracting sponsors. The legality of the investment was questioned by departments of the Government of India.

In June 2013, Kundra was questioned by Delhi Police with regard to the 2013 Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, which had involved the arrest of some Rajasthan Royals players. Kundra admitted that he had bet on his own team and lost huge amounts in doing so. In July 2015 a panel appointed by the Supreme Court of India imposed a life ban from the cricket-related activity on him. In 2018, Kundra denied that he had done anything wrong and said that he was to appeal the ban at the Supreme Court of India. He and his wife had to sell their stake in the business following the ban.

raj kundra biography

raj kundra biography

Match Indian Poker League

Kundra has previously had to shut down two ventures related to online poker and stock games. The former was closed in December 2016 when it became clear that his claims that it was endorsed by people such as Shane Warne and Shahid Kapoor were false. This followed the stock games closure in September of that year, which was due to queries being raised by the Securities and Exchange Board of India regarding its legality. Following these setbacks, in 2017, Kundra entered into a partnership with the International Federation of Poker, using his Viaan Industries business as a vehicle.

Super Fight League

Kundra and Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt launched India’s first professional mixed martial arts fighting league, the Super Fight League, on 16 January 2012. Legal problems caused the business to cease operating in 2013.

raj kundra and shilpa shetty

raj kundra and shilpa shetty

Some known facts about Raj Kundra

  • Does Raj Kundra smoke?: No
  • Does Raj Kundra drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Raj was a college dropout, who started his business after a visit to Nepal in the 90s, which changed his life.
  • Earlier, his father shifted to London from India and initially worked there as a bus conductor.
  • He belongs to Punjabi family background.
  • In Nepal, he found Pashmina shawls, which he later imported to popular fashion houses in London.
  • He is a sports lover and co-owned the IPL team Rajasthan Royals.
  • He also Kundra and Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt together launched India’s first professional mixed martial arts fighting league — the Super Fight League – on 16 January 2012.
  • He raises funds for his wife Shilpa Shetty’s charity The Shilpa Shetty Foundation that helps orphan and underprivileged children.
  • In 2013,  he wrote a book called How Not to Make Money.
    He and his wife Shilpa’s Ex-boyfriend Akshay Kumar share a birthday on the same day (9 September).
  • Once he insulted Salman Khan by saying that “I can bet Salman doesn’t earn that much…well, at least nowhere near me”.
  • He also criticized Shah Rukh Khan‘s Frooti ad commercial’s background song.

FAQ’s

What is Raj Kundra worth?
Shilpa Shetty got married to business tycoon Raj Kundra on November 22, 2009. It is reported that Raj Kundra’s net worth is around $400 million or ₹2700 crores.
How did Raj Kundra make his money?
Kundra ventured out and struck gold in Nepal. He bought pashmina shawls, sold them to all major fashion houses in Britain and made his first millions. Then he got into diamond trading in Dubai. “Ï had done a small course in diamonds.
Where is Raj Kundra from?
London, United Kingdom
Does Raj Kundra meet his daughter?
Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra was first married to Kavita Kundra. They too had an ugly fight for the custody of their child Deleena. Initially, Raj was allowed to visit his daughter during the weekends and on weekdays in Kavita’s presence.
Who is Raj Kundra's first wife?
Kavita Kundra, He married Shilpa Shetty in 2009. His first wife was Kavita Kundra but divorced her in 2006.

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