Shark Tank India is now one of the most-watched programs on Indian television. Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch their company models to a panel of investors (sharks) in order to persuade them to invest money in their idea in this business reality show.
Ashneer Grover, Namita Thapar, Anupam Mittal, Vineeta Singh, Ghazal Alagh, Peyush Bansal, and Aman Gupta are the judges of Shark Tank India. Some of these faces have become incredibly well-known among the general public. Did you realize that each of these entrepreneurs has a net worth measured in crores? As the show ended, we thought we should share the net worth of all the sharks on the show with you. Take a look.
1. Ashneer Grover
You’ve probably heard of the BharatPe app, which allows users to make UPI payments and access banking services. The company also offers Bharat Swipe (point-of-sale equipment) for card acceptance and caters to small business owners around the country. Managing Director and co-founder Ashneer Grover, an ex-IITian, started BharatPe in 2018. With a net worth of Rs 700 crore, he is one of the wealthiest members of the Shark Tank India panel. Grover has even worked as the Chief Financial Officer of Grofers, a grocery delivery company.
2. Anupam Mittal
Anupam Mittal, 50, is the founder and CEO of People Group, which owns Shaadi.com and Makaan.com, two online matrimony and real estate portals. Aside from that, he is well-known for investing in major corporations such as OLA (cab service). Mittal has a net worth of Rs 185 crore.
3. Namita Thapar
Namita Thapar is one of India’s most powerful businesswomen. She is the Executive Director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals and is a Chartered Accountant from Pune. Apart from that, Thapar launched Incredible Ventures Ltd, a business training firm. Thapar has a net worth of almost Rs 600 crore, making her one of Shark Tank India’s wealthiest female judges.
4. Aman Gupta
Aman Gupta, another key figure of the Shark Tank India jury, is the co-founder and CMO of boAt, a technology firm launched in 2015. The company excels at producing speakers, headphones, earbuds, and other audio products, and has established itself as a major competitor in the market throughout time. Gupta’s net worth is estimated to be at Rs 700 crore, making him, like Ashneer Grover, one of the judges’ wealthiest.
5. Peyush Bansal
Have you heard of Lenskart before? Meet Peyush Bansal, the company’s CEO. The IIM Bangalore alumnus, who launched his online eyewear store in 2010, has a net worth of Rs 600 crore. He’s a well-known figure in the world of startup investing, having invested in companies like inFeedo and dailyobjects.com. For those who don’t know, Bansal has also worked for Microsoft, the world’s largest technology company.
6. Ghazal Alagh
Mamaearth, a company that sells toiletries and grooming goods, is well-known. Ghazal Alagh, who has a net worth of Rs 148 crore, is a co-founder of the company. Meanwhile, the entrepreneur received the Super StartUps Asia Award in 2019 for her endeavor.
7. Vineeta Singh
Vineeta Singh, the CEO, and co-founder of SUGAR Cosmetics runs a network of premium beauty product businesses that has become one of India’s most well-known cosmetics brands. She is an IIM Ahmedabad graduate with a net worth of around Rs 300 crore. Singh runs FABBAG, a subscription commerce company that allows customers to subscribe to and explore a different set of worldwide brands every month.
These are the huge salary per episode for the judges of Shark Tank India. Which judge or shark was your favorite in the show? Let us know in the comments below.