Here is everything you need to know about Rahul Sharma, the husband of Bollywood actress Asin. Rahul Sharma is estimated to have a net worth of Rs 8,273 crore.
Bollywood actress Asin Thottumkal, renowned for her roles in movies such as Aamir Khan’s “Ghajini” and Salman Khan’s “Reddy,” is married to tech billionaire Rahul Sharma.
Who is Rahul Sharma?
Rahul Sharma is among India’s tech billionaires and is the CEO of Micromax, one of India’s most prominent companies specializing in producing low-cost feature phones. Micromax gained significant prominence in 2018.
Rahul Sharma, currently 47 years old, was born on September 14, 1975, and raised in Delhi. He completed his undergraduate education in two fields. He obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.
According to Forbes, Rahul Sharma developed a passionate interest in embedded technology during his teenage years. This intense fascination played a significant role in his decision to establish Micromax.
Rahul Sharma as Micromax Co-founder
Rahul Sharma and his friends Rajesh Aggarwal, Vikas Jain, and Sumeet Arora established Micromax Informatics in 2000. Initially, the company focused on developing low-end technology products and gradually expanded its offerings. In its early days, Micromax introduced a mobile phone that could operate for an entire month on a single charge. Subsequently, they shifted their focus to dual-SIM phones and became the first company in India to launch dual-SIM phones with a “single baseband” technology.
Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman was also one of the brand ambassadors for Micromax.
In addition to his ventures with Micromax, Rahul Sharma also founded a new company called Revolt Intellicorp in 2018. The company introduced India’s first artificial intelligence (AI)-based electric bike, the RV 400.
Reportedly, the company generated an operating revenue of Rs 500 crore in the financial year ending in March 2022.
Rahul Sharma Awards
Rahul Sharma has received several accolades throughout his career. He was awarded The Forbes Person of the Year in 2010 and named ‘GQ Man of the Year (Excellence in Business)’ in 2013. Additionally, he was recognized in Fortune Magazine’s Global Power List of 2014 and featured in Fortune’s ’40 under 40′ list in the same year.
Rahul Sharma Interests
According to Fortune, Rahul Sharma has a fondness for Japanese cuisine and enjoys playing badminton in his leisure time.
Rahul Sharma’s personal life
Rahul Sharma married Bollywood actress Asin in January 2016, and the couple also has a son. Their love story is akin to a fairytale, with Akshay Kumar playing the role of Cupid. In 2012, Akshay Kumar introduced Asin to his “close friend” Rahul Sharma. At that time, Asin was unaware that Rahul Sharma was the founder of Micromax. However, upon discovering his identity, she was captivated by his humility and simplicity. They exchanged numbers and during their very first meeting, Rahul Sharma expressed his desire to meet Asin’s parents so he could inform them that he had found his soulmate.
Rahul Sharma assets
The founder of Micromax, Rahul Sharma, resides in the Mehrauli Suburbs and has an estimated net worth of Rs 8,273 crore. He owns several luxury vehicles, including a Bentley Supersport Limited Edition, a BMW X6, and a Mercedes GL450. His most cherished car is his latest acquisition, the Rolls Royce Ghost Series 2. Additionally, Rahul Sharma presented Asin with an engagement ring worth Rs 6 crore.