Nikhil Kamath is an well settled businessmen, stock broker and Entrepreneur. He is also a co-founder of India’s leading retail and institutional broking company Zerodha and True Beacon. He is also very good columnist and contribute in some leading business magazines such as Financial Express, The Economic Times and Mint. Recently he was in limelight after he seen to cheating in chess game against Indian chess grandmaster Vishwanath Anand in charity match held on June 13. The match is scheduled for raising the fund for covid by Akshay Patra Foundation. Later he also apologized for that and took it to social media.
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Nikhil Kamath was born on September 5, 1986 in Karnataka, India. At present his age is 35 years old (As of 2021).
Wiki/Biography and Personal life
Nikhil Kamath was born and brought up in Konkani family in Shimoga, Karnataka, India. He has zodiac sign of Virgo. He was very interested in trading and stock market since he was in teenage. He gains this interest after seeing his elder brother was investing in this. So by following him he also started trading in initial basis when he was just teenager. He completed his primary schooling from Oxford Senior Secondary School in JP Nagar, Bangalore. He did his graduation from well known university. After working for other companies he started Zerodha largest retail stockbroker with her elder brother.
|Full Name||Nikhil Kamath|
|Date of Birth||September 5, 1986|
|Birthplace||Shimoga, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||Virgo|
|Famous For||Co-founder of Zerodha|
|School||Oxford Senior Secondary School in JP Nagar, Bangalore|
In 2004 his brother Nithin started Kamnath associates and after that he working as CEO at Rain matters which was initiative of his current company Zerodha. In August 15, 2010, Nikhil and Nithin started Indian financial services company named “Zerodha”. With this they offering retail and institutional broking, commodities trading, mutual funds and bonds. Zerodha has headquarter in Bangalore and offices in India’s major cities. Zerodha is the current largest retail stockbroker in India by active client base. In 2019, they started True Beacon which is an Alternative Investment Fund and generated 25% more returns over NIFTY in its first year.
He won the several award for his excellency by various Organization. In 2016, he makes his place in India’s 21 Young Guns by World Consulting and Research Corporation, Forbes 30 Under 30 by Forbes India. He also won the award of “Hottest Entrepreneur of the Year” by Business World Magazine, “Top Young Entrepreneur” by Ritz Magazine and “35 under 35” by Entrepreneur. He also associated with charity organization and raised fund for them. Recently he participated in charity chess game with Indian grandmaster Vishwanath Anand where he was seen to cheating but after game he apologized for his behavior by posting a tweet.
Family and Cast
Nikhil Kamath was born into well educated, well settled and open minded brahmin family from Shimoga, Karnataka. His father and brother supported him very much in his initial period. Nikhil’s father name is Raghuram Kamnath and he is retired bank officer of Canara bank. His mother name is Revathi Kamath who is working as an environmentalist and is also a very good veena player. He also has a elder brother Nithin Kamath. Nithin and Nikhil together started Zerodha company.
|Father Name||Raghuram Kamnath|
|Mother Name||Revathi Kamath|
|Bother Name||Nithin Kamath|
Girlfriend/Wife and Relationships
Nikhil Kamath is got married on April 18, 2019 with Amanda Puravankara. She is working as a Director at Provident Housing Ltd, Bangalore. Nikhil and Amanda’s wedding was held in Florence, Italy. Till now the couple don’t has any childrens. So in short Nikhil’s marital status in Married. He never came in any controversy because of his relationship or girl friend.
|Girlfriend Name||Amanda Puravankara|
Nikhil Kamath is among the top hottest Entrepreneur of the country. At the age of 35 he looks too young, hot and fit. He is a fitness freak and loves have god appearance. He has a height of 5 ft 9 In/ 175 cm. His weight is around 64 kg/ 141 lbs. He believes that we have to live with world. He loves tattoos and has two tattoo on her body including tattoo on his left wrist with the word “Shalon” and tattoo on his right arm with sentence “Be Here Now”. he looks damn handsome with his dark brown eyes and black hair.
|Weight (approx.)||Kilograms- 55 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 121 lbs
|Height (approx.)||Centimeters – 175 cm|
Inches – 5 ft 9 in
Meter – 1.75 m
|Shoe Size||Not known|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
As of 2020 Nikhil’s estimated net worth is around Rs. 7000 crore. According to leading magazine forbes, accumulative combined net worth of Kamath brother Is around $1.55B / 11,600 crores INR). Their main source of income is through theier company Zerodha and True Beacon.
|Net Worth||Rs. 7000 crore.|
|Address||Shimoga, Karnataka, India|
|Office Phone Number / Mobile Number||Not Known|
Some lesser known Interesting facts
- He is car lover and has a Audi A6 and Porsche Boxter S convertible in his car collection.
- He has premium collection of watches including LeCoultre watch model, Octa Lune model by F.P. Journe, 2015 Rolex Submariner, Franck Muller Cintrée Curvex model from 1998, 1990 rose gold Rolex Day-Date model and many more.
- In childhood his family travel a lot because of his father’s bank job. They settle in Bangalore when he was 9.
- He is not good in study and so he dropped his study and started working in a call center with 8k salary. Here he gave fake birth certificate to get that job because of his early age.
- He used to wok in night shift at call centre and stock trading in morning.
- He used to participate in various chess competition at state, National level.
- After learning trading he started to invest his father’s money.
- Kamath brothers started Zerodha in 2010.
- He is a reading lover and has more than 500 books in his own book collection.
- He also loves dogs and has dog named HOPE.
- He was featured in cover page of many business magazines.