Nikhil Nanda is an Indian businessman and famous personality. He hails from the Nanda business family and is also part of the Kapoor family. Further, he serves as the Chairman and Managing Director of Escorts Limited. It is an engineering company founded by his paternal grandfather, Har Prasad Nanda in 1944.
Moreover, he is the son-in-law of the Bachchan Family i.e. he has married legendary actor, Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter Sweta Nanda. The couple made headlines when they separated and Sweta moved to Mumbai with her kids. Let us scroll over to know more information on him while reading his net worth and career.
Caption: Nikhil with his kids and Shweta Bachchan.
Nikhil Nanda: Bio, Family, Career
The entrepreneur was born on 18 March 1974 in New Delhi, India. He is the son of his late father named Rajan Nanda who was an industrialist and the Chairman and Managing Director of Escorts Group. His mother, Ritu Nanda worked as an insurance agent for Life Insurance Corporation of India. Further, his maternal family is the First Family of Indian Cinema called ‘Kapoor Family’.
Furthermore, his maternal grandfather was legendary actor-director Raj Kapoor and his great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor, was an actor. His maternal uncles are Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, and Rajiv Kapoor while actresses Neetu Singh and Babita Kapoor are his aunts by marriage.
Regarding her education, he had attended the Doon School in Dehradun. Following that, he went on to join Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to pursue business management and also majored in finance and marketing. In October 2005, he served as Chief Operating Officer after his graduation.
After that, he joined Escorts Limited in September 2007 as its Joint Managing Director. Moreover, he was promoted to Managing Director of Escorts Limited in September 2013. He then became Chairman of the industry on 7 August 2018 after the death of his father. Additionally, in 2001, he was one of five Indians selected as the Global Leaders of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum in Geneva.
Nikhil Nanda: Personal Life & Wife
Nanda married Shweta Bachchan, the daughter of film actors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, on 16 February 1997. The couple has greeted two children: Navya Naveli Nanda(1997) and Agastya Nanda(2000). Let us have a brief bio of Shweta, she was born on 17 March 1974 in India to Bollywood powerful couple and legendary actors: Amitabh and Jay Bachchan.
Moreover, she is an Indian columnist, author, and former model. She has worked as a columnist for Daily News and Analysis and Vogue India as well as authored the bestselling novel called Paradise Towers. Ever since Shweta moved to Mumbai with her kids, the duo hasn’t been seen together. There have been multiple reports in the Indian news portal of their separation. Recently, their daughter has shared pictures of them together on their birthdays.
Caption: Nikhil and Shweta celebrating their birthday with their kids.
Nikhil Nanda: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Coming to his earning, he has surely has been making a hefty amount from his career over the decades. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at above $1 million. He has been serving as the Chairman and Managing Director of Escorts Limited since August 2018.
He has an unverified Twitter account @realnikhilnanda with more than 6.6k followers. On Facebook, he has an unverified account with 26k followers. Apart from that, he does not have an account on Instagram.
Nikhil Nanda: Body Measurements
He has an average-looking body figure that stands to a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.77 meters. Further, he has not revealed information on his body weight or body measurements. He has a black hair color as well as black eyes color.