Peyush Bansal Biography, Net worth, Early Life, Career, Family

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This post deals with Peyush Bansal’s Biography, His Family, His businesses, His education and his Net worth.

Peyush Bansal, who has wowed everyone in India with his investing style at Shark Tank India is the founder and CEO of Lenskart. Peyush is also one among the seven sharks of the famous TV reality show Shark Tank India.

Peyush Bansal was born on 26th April 1985 in a middle class family of New Delhi, India. Peyush Bansal will turn 37 years old on 26th April 2022.

Peyush Bansal is a tall, dark conplexioned person with an amazing personality. Peyush has been featured in the list of 40 under 40 in India by Time magazine, which paved way for him to be a Shark Tank Judge. This reality show has made him popular, and people have started looking towards him as an inspiration.

Today, in this article, we will give you all details about Peyush Bansal, like his marraige and kids, his age, his height and weight, his net worth etc.

Peyush Bansal Biography

NamePeyush Bansal
Date of birth26, April 1985
Age (2021)36
Zodaic SignTaurus
Business nowLenskart
Earlier businesssearchmycampus
Other positionsMicrosoft and Shark at shark tank India
Home townNew Delhi, India
QualificationPost Graduation
SchoolDon Bosco School
CollegeMc Gill University and IIM
Skin ColourBrown
Height6 ft
Weight80 kg
InspirationBill Gates
Net worth80 Million US Dollars

Birth, Family, Education 

Peyush Bansal was born in New Delhi India in a middle class family. His date of birth is 26, April 1985, and he is about to turn 37 in 2022.

Peyush Bansal’s parents are Indian citizens, and Peyush also holds the Indian Citizenship, and is a proud Indian. His family always supported Peyush in his endeavours.

Peyush Bansal after completing his 12th exam, prepared for IIT JEE exam, but couldn’t qualify it. Then he pursued B.Tech in the Electrical – IT, Control and Automation branch from 2002 to 2006 from Mc Gill University.

After completing his degree, he, in 2007 started working with Microsoft as a programme manager. At Microsoft, he drew inspiration from Bill Gates, to start some world changing business. After working there for a year, he left Microsoft and returned to India.

In India, he pursued his post graduate degree in entrepreneurship from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, which gave Peyush insights into the abc of business. This degree became a life changer for Peyush.

Peyush Bansal is also interested in sports and he likes to play cricket and basketball, and loves to watch movies. He also loves technology related to Automation and Artificial Intelligence.

Height and Weight

Peyush Bansal has typical Indian dark complexion and has a height of 6 feet (182 cm or 1.82 m). The weight of Peyush Bansal is 80 kg.

The colour of Peyush Bansal’s eyes is Black and so is of his hair.

Peyush Bansal Business | Lenskart History

After returning from US in 2007, he started his business though a portal, where he provided accomodation solutions, internships, transportations and books to the college going students.

By 2010, he had realised the power of emerging e-commerce business and consequently, he along with his co-founders Amit Chaudry and Sumeet Kapahi, launched Lenskart, as an online portal to sell contact lenses. The company soon expanded itself and also launched eye-glasses and turned itself into a full fledged eye wear company.

Lenskart has become a huge success, and is operating through 600 retail stores and 4000 work force. It’s assets have grown exponentially so much so that it attained a Unicorn status in 2019, with its net assets being around $1.5 Billion.

Name of the companyLenskart
FoundersPeyush Bansal, Sumeet Kapahi and Amit Chaudry
Brand AmbassadorKatrian Kaif

Lenskart company was also awarded the Marketing Sherpa Email Awards 2014 for the “Create and Design – ECommerce” category with strong determination and innovation with new technologies. 

Wife and Family

Peyush Bansal is married with Nimisha Bansal. He is living with his parents and elder brother.

Peyush Bansal’s WifeNimisha Bansal
Peyush Bansal’s MotherKiran Bansal
Peyush Bansal’s SiblingsOne elder brother

Peyush Bansal Net Worth

Peyush Bansal’s company Lenskart has turned into a Unicorn, with its assets crossing $1.5 Billion evaluation. Apart from lenskart, Peyush is invested in varous other companies, that have turned him into a person of worth equal to $80 Million.

Principle Of Investment

Peyush Bansal says “every rupee that he invests outside the Lenskart, should make this world a better living place. Otherwise, there is no fun of such investment”.

So this was all about Peyush Bansal Biography, Net worth, Early Life, Career, Family, and other details

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