Kavya Maran is related to both politician Dayanidhi Maran and former Tamil Nadu CM M Karunanidhi as their niece.
Kavya Maran is a well-recognized figure in the Indian Premier League, serving as the CEO and owner of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team since 2018. She is the daughter of media mogul Kalanithi Maran, who founded the Sun Group, and Kaveri Maran.
Kavya Maran was born in Chennai on August 6, 1992. Besides being the owner and CEO of the Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL team, she is also involved in the business operations of the Sun TV network.
Kavya Maran pursued her graduation from Stella Maris College in Chennai with a major in Commerce. She further pursued her MBA from Warwick Business School, UK.
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Who is Kalanithi Maran?
The Sun TV network was launched in 1993 by Kavya Maran’s family, who previously had a small publishing business in Tamil Nadu. Today, the group owns and operates 33 channels, serving approximately 95 million households in southern India.
They possess media, television, DTH, and FM businesses, as well as a cricket team. Additionally, they have recently added a movie production house to their portfolio.
In 2006, Sun Group went public, and this propelled him to become a billionaire. As of 2010, he had a net worth of $4 billion and was one of the highest-paid executives in the country along with his wife.
Having graduated in Commerce from Loyola College in Chennai, he went on to pursue an MBA from the University of Scranton. He is the son of former Union Minister Murasoli Maran and the grandnephew of former Tamil Nadu CM M Karunanidhi. The net worth of his family is estimated to be Rs 18,800 crore.
The family is known for being among the top-paid executives in the country. According to a report by The Hindu, they received a combined salary of Rs 1470 crore over the past 10 years.
In the fiscal year 2021, Kalanithi Maran and his wife Kaveri both received a salary of Rs 78.50 crore. Kavya received a salary of Rs 1.09 crore in 2019.