Anand Ahuja is an Indian businessman and entrepreneur known for begin the husband of Bollywood Actress Sonam Kapoor. He was born in business family on 29 July 1983 (37 Years old as of 2020) in New Delhi. He is a Delhi based Fashion entrepreneur, who runs a fashion Brand called Bhane in New Delhi’s upscale Meherchand Market. He is Famous as the Husband of Sonam Kapoor rather than a successful entrepreneur.
Anand Ahuja (Sonam Kapoor’s Husband) Wiki, Biography, Lifestyle, Profile, Biodata, Family, Instagram, Marriage and More
Anand Belongs to a business class Hindu-Khatri Punjabi family in New Delhi, India. He lives in Golf Links near New Delhi and grew up in Delhi’s posh Jor Bagh locality. Harish Ahuja, his grandfather runs Sahi Exports, which is India’s largest export house and Anand is the Managing Director of it and also the owner of popular clothing brand Bhane and the India’s largest and first multi-brand sneaker store called VegNonVeg.
|Real Name||Anand Ahuja|
|Famous as||Sonam Kapoor’s Husband|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|Residence||Lutyens Bungalow Zone, Prithviraj Road and Golf Links, New Delhi|
|Date of Birth||29 July 1983|
|Age||37 year as of 2020|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm|
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 67 kg|
in Pounds- 148 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||Chest: 38 inches|
Waist: 30 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||9 US|
|Eye Colour||Brown Eyes|
|Hair Colour||Mix Shades|
|Hair Length||Medium Length|
|Education Qualification||Bachelor of Science, Economics, International Relations MBA (Dropout)|
|School||American Embassy School, New Delhi|
|College||University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.|
Anand was born into a business class Hindu-Khatri Punjabi family. His father, Harish Ahuja is a businessman, and mother, Priya Ahuja is an homemaker. He has two younger brothers- Anant Ahuja and Amit Ahuja.
|Father||Harish Ahuja (Businessman)|
|Brother 1||Anant Ahuja (Younger)|
|Brother 2||Amit Ahuja (Younger)|
|Grandfather||Manghoo Fatehchand Ahuja (Died on 2015)|
|Grandmother||Sarla M Ahuja|
Girlfriend, Affairs and Marriage
If reports are to be believed, he first met Sonam Kapoor in 2014, when he was introduced to her fashion entrepreneur, Pernia Qureshi. Anand had proposed to her within few weeks after their first meeting, which she accepted after a few months. They were always open about their relationship and pictures of Anand and Sonam together were seen at public places, family events and holidays abroad.
Anand Ahuja and Sonam Kapoor tied the knot on 8 May 2018 in the mansion of Sonam’s aunt Kavita Singh in Bandra, Mumbai. It was a traditional Sikh ceremony that was attended by their family members and close friends.
|Affair/Girlfriend||Sonam Kapoor (Actress)|
|Wife/Spouse||Sonam Kapoor (m. 2018-present)|
|Marriage Date||8 May 2018|
|Marriage Place||Rockdale, Bandra, Mumbai|
Anand is highly educated entrepreneur who did his Schooling from American Embassy School, New Delhi. He did his Bachelor of Science, Economics, and International Relations in 2007 from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He had pursued his post graduation in MBA from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, yet by one way or another he was unable to finish it.
He did his internship with Deutsche Bank and worked as Product Manager Intern at Amazon and as an Assistant Buyer at Macy’s. On his return to India, he initially worked in the Business Development wing of Shahi Exports Pvt Ltd In 2012, he founded a clothing brand called Bhane.
VegNonVeg, India’s first multi-brand sneaker company symbolizes his passion towards apparels and sneakers. It became famous after his relationship with Actress Sonam Kapoor.
|Favorite Food||Acai Bowl, Vegetarian Sushi, Marinara Pizza|
|Favorite Cuisines||South Indian, North Indian, Japanese|
|Favorite Restaurants||Dakshinayan in Mumbai, The Leela in Mumbai, Jamavar in London|
|Favorite Actor||Will Smith, Hrithik Roshan, Dwayne Johnson|
|Favorite Actress||Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone|
|Favorite Basket Ball Player||Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James|
|Favorite Singer/ Musician||Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams, David Guetta, Coldplay|
|Favorite TV Show||American: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air|
|Favorite Song||“Hypnotize” by The Notorious B.I.G.|
|Favorite Destination||New York, Europe|
While the marriage of Sonam Kapoor has been discussed, the net worth of Anand Ahuja has gone a bit under the shadow. If you take a look at the net worth of Anand and Sonam, you’ll be surprised. It’s because Anand has about 35 times more turnover of his company than Sonam.
Anand Ahuja has made a good sum of bucks from businesses. He is CEO of his clothing store Bhane, MD of Shahi Exports. Some reports say the turnover of Shahi Exports is $450 annually where he belongs more than $3millions.
Some Interesting Facts About Anand Ahuja
- Anand is a Delhi-based entrepreneur and is the CEO & Managing Director of the clothing brand, ‘Bhane.’
- He is the MD of his family-owned company and India’s largest export house ‘Shahi Exports’.
- His family owns ‘Shahi Exports’ — India’s largest export house, where he works as the Managing Director.
- He did his internship as a Product Manager at Amazon.com in Seattle, USA.
- He is fond of wearing ‘Nike’ shoes.
- Sonam Kapoor also wears the attire of his clothing brand ‘Bhane’.
- He is also very close to Pernia Qureshi (Sonam’s close friend and her stylist).
- He is a supporter of the basketball team ‘Los Angeles Lakers’.
- He loves traveling and his best-loved destinations are New York and Europe.
- He loves the Brazilian dish ‘Acai bowl’.
- His all-time favorite song is ‘Hypnotize’ by The Notorious B.I.G.
- He is also the co-founder of India’s first sneaker store, ‘Veg Non-Veg.’
- Both Change the name: You know according to Indian rituals Girl surname is changed after the marriage. After marriage, Sonam’s full name is Sonam Kapoor Ahuja. Anand Ahuja changes his name to Anand k Ahuja.
- There is no Wife: A lot of people search over the internet about Anand Ahuja’s first wife. Ex-wife. There is no ex-wife.
- Fan of Basketball: Anand is a very big fan of basketball. You will find his Instagram half post is with basketball pics.
- Lovers of Shows: He also loves collecting different kinds of shows. That’s why he starting VegnonVeg.
- Very Close to Kapoor family: Not only Kapoor family he is very also to Kapoor family. You will find him attending Sonam cousin marriage before marrying Sonam. Once the Kapoor family went to London. Anand is also with them.
- Traveling: He loves traveling. His a lot of photos are inside Europe or the USA.
- Los Angeles laker: It is a basketball team which he supports. He is also a fan of Michael Jordan.
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