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Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 14, 2022

Short Biography

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was born on 05-07-1960 in Hyderabad in the state of Telangana, India. He was an Indian Investor, Trader, CA, Film Producer & Founder of Akasa Air. He was the co-producer of some Bollywood films like English Vinglish, Ki & Ka & Shamitabh.

Other Name: R. Jhunjhunwala, Rakesh Radheshyam Jhunjhunwala, Rakesh R. Jhunjhunwala, The King of Dalal Street, The Big Bull
Other Professions: Trader CA Film Producer Founder
Appearance: Bollywood

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Complete Bio & Career

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was a qualified CA (Charted Accountant) and was among the noted investment traders in India. In addition to investment trader, he had also ventured into film production. He maintained a heavy portfolio of his own and was the owner of an Asset Management Company called Rare Enterprises. He was regularly seen on business channels such as ET Now, CNBC, and Zee Business among others, and shares his views and opinions on investment strategies. After completion of graduation from Sydenham College in Mumbai joined the CA course and became a Charted Accountant.
He served as the Chairman of companies such as Hungama Digital Media Private Limited and Aptech Limited. He served as a key member of the Board of Directors in prestigious companies like Mid Day Multimedia Limited, NCC (Nagarjuna Construction Company) Limited, Prime Focus Limited, and Praj Industries Limited among various others.
During the global recession in 2011, his stocks fell badly but he recovered all his losses within a year. Due to uncertainty in the stock market, he too had ventured into other areas. He entered into film production and produced films such as English Vinglish and Shamitabh, and recently he produced the Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor starrer film Ki & Ka. A popular blog called “The Secret Journal of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala” was a very famous satire that was based on investors’ business policies and life.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala died at the age of 62 on 14-08-2022 in Mumbai due to multiple organ failure. He was suffering from a kidney-related issue and was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, where he took his last breath around 06:30 AM on 14-08-2022.

DEATHDAY 14 August,2022 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Radheshyamji Jhunjhunwala (Income Tax Officer)
Mother Urmila Jhunjhunwala (Homemaker)
Brother Rajesh Jhunjhunwala (CA)
Sisters Sudha Jhunjhunwala Gupta, Neena Jhunjhunwala Sanganeria
Wife Rekha Jhunjhunwala (Marriage Date: 22-02-1987)
Daughter Nishtha Jhunjhunwala
Sons Aryaman Jhunjhunwala, Aryavir Jhunjhunwala (Twins)

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was born into a Hindu Bania family to an Income Tax Officer father Radheshyamji Jhunjhunwala and a homemaker mother Urmila Jhunjhunwala. He had three siblings including an elder brother named Rajesh Jhunjhunwala and two sisters named Sudha Jhunjhunwala Gupta & Neena Jhunjhunwala Sanganeria. He married Rekha Jhunjhunwala on 22-02-1987. Together the couple was blessed with a daughter named Nishtha Jhunjhunwala and twin sons named Aryaman Jhunjhunwala & Aryavir Jhunjhunwala.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Bombay
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI),
Qualification Chartered Accountant (CA)
Hobbies Watching Food Shows
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth $5.5 Billion (2022)
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Mercedes-Benz S-Class


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Actress Waheeda Rehman
Favorite Actor Guru Dutt , Amitabh Bachchan , Aamir Khan , Dev Anand
Favorite Film Director Guru Dutt
Favorite Place Paris
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Chinese Cuisine & Dosa

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

  • He was addressed as The Big Bull & The King of Dalal Street.
  • He held the degree of Chartered Accountant (CA) from ICAI after his B.Com from Sydenham College, Mumbai.
  • He was the 36th richest man in India and had an estimated $5.5 Billion net worth in 2022.
  • From 1986 to 1989, he earned 20-25 Lakh by investing INR 5 Lakh only. It was his first big profit amount.
  • He invested INR 7294.8 Crore in Titan Company in 2021 which was the biggest investment amount in his life.
  • He founded a low-cost Indian Airline company called Akasa Air in 2022.
  • He was the 36th richest man in India and had an estimated $5.5 Billion net worth in 2022.

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was 62 years 1 month & 9 days old age.