Kapil & Rahul Bhatia net worth
Current Net Worth – $5.3 Billion (USD – 530 Crores), (Rupees – 39.2 Thousand Crores)
Rahul Bhatia short biography
|Net Worth||$5.3 Billion|
|Born||December 18, 1955 (Age – 65)|
|Identified as||Indian Billionaire|
|Status||Co-Founder of IndiGo Airlines|
|Education||The University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Science in Engineering|
|Children||2 (Son – Arunanshu Bhatia, Daughter – Avantika Bhatia)|
Rahul Bhatia has a net worth of $5.3 Billion (Rupees – 39,296 Crores), making him one of the top richest men in India.
He is the founder of IndiGo Airlines, it is a low-cost Indian airline based in Gurugram, Haryana, India.
IndiGo, which was cofounded with airline veteran Rakesh Gangwal in 2006, has a 54% domestic market share.
Its CEO is airline veteran Ronojoy Dutta, a former president of United Airlines.
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Rahul Bhatia biography
|Full Name||Rahul Bhatia|
|Height||5.9 feet, 175 cm|
Rahul Bhatia was born on 18 December 1955, in Nainital, India.
He was born to his father- Kapil Bhatia (Executive Chairman of InterGlobe Enterprises Limited).
He had completed his Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.
Rahul worked for IBM for two years on a project to build a fully automated screen production facility, while at the University of Waterloo.
He has also served in the Information Technology Department of United Airlines.
His father’s travel agency ran into difficulties when he was in Canada.
In 1989, he returned to India and founded InterGlobe Enterprises, a company that specializes in air transportation management.
In 2019, the Bhatias and Gangwal had a public spat over IndiGo’s management.
Private & early life
Rahul has 2 children with his wife son Arunanshu Bhatia and Daughter Avantika Bhatia.
His father owned Delhi Express, a small airline representation company with 9 partners.
Father and son Kapil and Rahul Bhatia’s biggest asset is InterGlobe Aviation, whose IndiGo is India’s biggest airline by market share.
While working in the airline’s Chicago headquarters, Rahul met Rakesh Gangwal (Co-Founder of IndiGo).
He founded the InterGlobe Hotel with the French hospitality company “Accor” in 2004.
After Aditya Ghosh resigned, he was appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer of InterGlobe Aviation Limited on April 26, 2018.
- 2010 – Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
- 2011 – Economic Times Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Net worth statistics
- March 2016 – $3.1 B
- March 2017 – $3.2 B
- March 2018 – $4.5 B
- March 2019 – $4.0 B
- April 2020 – $3.4 B
- April 2021 – $5.3 B