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Sudha Murthy Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 20, 2020

Short Biography

Sudha Murthy was born on 19th August 1950. She is a writer and an active Indian social worker. She leads the NGO, Infosys Foundation and she is also a jury of Public Health Care Initiatives of the Gates Foundation.

Sudha Murthy Complete Bio & Career

Sudha Murthy completed her degree in Engineering from, Hubli. She came first in Karnataka. This feat was rewarded with a gold medal from the CM of Karnataka. In in1974, she finished her Post Graduation in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. There too she came first and thus received a gold medal from the Indian Institute of Engineers.
Sudha Murthy was indeed the first woman engineer to be selected in Tata Motors, Pune. She also wrote a letter to company’s chairperson, JRD Tata, complaining about the gender partiality in Tata Motors. She lived in Pune for 7 years, after which she relocated to Mumbai. It was her savings of INR 10,000 that contributed to the establishment of Infosys; N.R. Narayana Murthy always mentions this fact with proud, whenever he is asked about how he laid the foundation of Infosys. She is someone who has never taken credit of anything and has lent a helping hand in not just shaping her husband's career but also her kid's career as well.
She is a great philanthropist, she has started a move to supply all government schools in Karnataka with provisioning of computer and library. She is also a great writer. Mrs. Murthy has penned down various stories, which deal with general lives and her thoughts on charity. She has donated genorously and has built numerous public toilets in Bangalore.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2006 Social Work

Sudha Murthy Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to R. H. Kulkarni and Vimala Kulkarni. She has one brother named Shrinivas Kulkarni and two sisters named Jaishree Deshpande & Sunanda Kulkarni. She imarried N. R. Narayana Murthy on 10-02-1978. The couple together has a son named Rohan Murty and a daughter named Akshata Murty. The British politician Rishi Sunak is her son in law.

Life's Important Dates Of Sudha Murthy

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Shiggaon , Karnataka
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Bangalore, Karnataka, India
School N/A
College B.V.B. College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli
Qualification B. Tech
Hobbies Writing and Travelling
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 800 Crores
Official Website N/A


Car Collections BMW 7 Series


Favorite Color Green

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sudha Murthy

  • She was the only female among 150 students, she had paper aeroplanes thrown at her and ink spilled on her chair by the boys. But she was unperturbed as she had a bigger goal in place.
  • She was the first female engineer appointed at Telco.
  • She and her husband's family equally shared the wedding expenses that came around Rs. 800.
  • She works for Infosys Foundation visiting rural areas in India by spending nearly 20 days in a month.
  • She has been felicitated with R.K. Narayan Award for Literature and Padma Shri by the government of India.

Sudha Murthy Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

73 years, 8months, 6 days old age Sudha Murthy will turn 74 on 19 August, 2024. Only 3 months, 24 days, 8 hours,57 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Sudha Murthy has celebrated the total number of 74 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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