Vijay Shekhar Sharma Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Biography & More.

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Vijay Shekhar Sharma is an Indian businessman and a billionaire. He is born in 1978, Vijay Shekhar Sharma is the chief executive officer of financial technology company Paytm. His dream was to become a big businessman from his early age and he is ranked India’s youngest billionaire in 2017 with an estimated net worth of $ 1.3 billion.

We’ll be telling you more about Vijay Shekhar further in the article.

Vijay Shekhar Sharma Physical Appearance:

Height5’7″ ft
Weight78 kg
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack

Vijay Shekhar Sharma Parental and Personal Info:

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Date of Birth1978
Age42 Years (from 2021)
ParentsNot Known
SiblingsNot Known
SpouseMridula Parashar Sharma
Net Worth$2.35 billion
Zodiac SignNot Known
Home TownDelhi, India

Vijay Shekhar Sharma was born in 1978, however, the exact birth date is yet not known we’ll update it further. He was born in Delhi to a normal middle-class family. His father was a school teacher the name is not known.

He did his early schooling from a Hindi medium school in Harduaganj, a town near Aligarh, and took his bachelor’s degree in Electronics and communication engineering from Delhi College of Engineering.

Career:

Vijay Shekhar Sharma Height, Weight, Wife and More

Vijay started his career in 1997 by making a website indiasite.net and after developing and maintaining the website for two years he sold it at $ 1 million.

Later in 2000, he started a communication service through which they offer mobile content including news, cricket scores, ringtones, jokes and exam results, and much more latest information of that time, and named the service as One97 communication.

In 2010 he thought to launch a financial company and launched Paytm,  keeping One97 as the parent company.

In many interviews, he had stated that at his early age he was not able to understand English so he taught himself by memorizing rock songs and reading translated textbooks in English and Hindi.

He considers Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma one of the biggest entrepreneurs of the world and Masayoshi Son Of Softbank, as his inspiration and ideal.

The success of Vijay Shekhar Sharma:

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  • In 2017 he was ranked as the youngest billionaire in India.
  • He has been featured in Times Magazines in the list of the world’s most influential people in 2017 list.
  • He was honored by Yash Bharati which is considered the highest civilian honor of the Government Of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Vijay Shekhar in 2020 was ranked as the 62nd richest person in India.
  • In 2020 his net worth was estimated to $2.35 billion, according to Forbes.
  • He was ranked 1567 on the list of World’s Billionaires presented by Forbes.

Awards and More:

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  • In 2016, he was awarded the ET Entrepreneur of the year by the Economic Times.
  • In 2017 he was ranked 4th by GQ in the list of 50 most influential young Indians.
  • Sharma became the Dataquest IT Man of the year.
  • Vijay received an Honorary Doctorate from Amity University, Gurgaon, in 2016.
  • In 2016, He was named as the Businessman of the Year at the GQ Men of the Year Award.

Wife/ Children & Family:

Vijay Shekar Sharma is married to Mridula Parashar Sharma and they have a child. He had stated many times that his wife Mridual Parashar motivates him during his ups and downs. 

He considers Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma one of the biggest entrepreneurs of the world and Masayoshi Son Of Softbank, as his inspiration and ideal.

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