Anupam Mittal is one of the most popular investors on Shark Tank India was founder of Shaadi.com, People Group and Founder at Mauj Mobile. Anupam started his entrepreneurial journey by founding People Group – A New Media & Entertainment group, which includes businesses such as Shaadi.com, Makaan.com, Mauj Mobile and People Pictures. Today the group is recognized as one of the most innovative enterprises in the country. Besides his operational roles, Anupam is also one of India’s most active angel investors. Anupam Mittal has been voted by BusinessWeek as one of India’s 50 Most Powerful People. He has also been on the list of one of the 25 people to watch out for by one of India’s most reputed magazines “The Week”.
Anupam Mittal was born on 23 December 1971 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India and he is residing in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Anupam Mittal is married to Aanchal Kumar, who is a Model. The couple tied the knot on 4 July 2013 in Rajasthan Jaipur. The couple is blessed with a child. His father’s name is Gopal Krishna Mittal and his mother’s name is Bhagwati Devi Mittal. After completion of his MBA, Anupam joined multiple businesses. He worked with People Group, the holding company of Shaadi.com, Makaan.com, Mauj Mobile App, and People Pictures.
He is also the founder of co-chair of H2 India and attains a position of a founding member and former administrator of the Internet and Mobile Association of India. Anupam Mittal is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of InMobi, a mobile advertising company. He is also the founder of AppLabs, which Google acquired for $1.3 billion in 2008.
InMobi was founded by Anupam Mittal in 2007 and has been backed by investors such as SoftBank Group, Sequoia Capital, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers. As of 2017, InMobi has raised more than $700 million from investors since its founding.
Anupam Mittal as Judge in Shark Tank:
Nowadays, he appears as a judge on the Indian television show Shark Tank India which is broadcasted on Sony TV from Monday to Friday at 9 pm. Shark Tank India shot to fame in its opener season. From sharks (investors) to participants, almost everyone from the show is enjoying a fair share of popularity, especially on social media platforms.
Anupam Mittal isn’t the only judge of Shark Tank India, he is one of the seven judges of the show. Six other judges are Vineeta Singh, Peyush Bansal, Namita Thapar, Ashneer Grover, Ghazal Alagh, and Aman Gupta.
Anupam Mittal’s Shaadi.com
In 1996, Anupam Mittal founded Sagaai.com to provide a superior matchmaking experience by expanding the opportunities available to meet potential life partners.
In the course of time, Sagaai.com was rebranded as Shaadi.com, with an objective to help people find happiness.
Since then, the social networking site, which specializes in matchmaking, has touched millions of lives across the world. The company is one of the largest matrimonial sites in India and is the world’s leading matrimonial website for Asians.
Currently, Shaadi.com has more than 3.2 million success stories and over 35 million userbases across the world.
Anupam Mittal’s Makaan.com
The foundation stone of makaan.com was laid by Anupam Mittal to bridge the gap between the buyers and sellers of properties. The real estate website helps people search for properties at affordable prices.
Anupam Mittal’s Mauj Mobile App
Incorporated on 12 May 2005, Mauj Mobile Pvt. Ltd. is a global mobile media company that deals in mobile content and applications such as games, wallpapers, ringtones, matrimonials, middleware solutions, roaming applications, and messaging gateways.
Anupam Mittal Wife:
Anupam Mittal is married to Aanchal Kumar, who is a Model. The couple tied the knot on 4 July 2013 in Rajasthan Jaipur. The Shaadi.com CEO’s Shaadi took place in July 2013 as a grand wedding celebration in Jaipur. The couple is blessed with a baby daughter, Alyssa Mittal.
Anchal Kumar has been one of the top models in the Indian fashion industry in the late 1990s and early 2000s. She won the Gladrags supermodel contest and has also featured in advertisements for brands such as Rexona, Sunsilk, and Bombay Dyeing.
Anchal Kumar made cameo appearances in Abhishek Bachchan-led crime comedy film ‘Bluffmaster!’ in 2005 and Priyanka Chopra-led drama ‘Fashion’ in 2008.
Anchal Kumar participated in the reality television show ‘Bigg Boss 4’, the first season hosted by ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ actor Salman Khan. She was evicted after spending around 40 days inside the house.
When the seven sharks from ‘Shark Tank India’ came on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ on January 30, they were accompanied by their family members. Anchal Kumar was spotted sitting in the audience and since then, people have been waiting to know more about Anupam’s beautiful wife.
Anupam Mittal Net Worth
Besides his startups, Anupam Mittal is an active investor who has invested in more than 94 businesses. Anupam Mittal net worth is estimated at around Rs 15,000 crore. Aside from that, he has ventured into over 200 businesses, such as Ola Cabs. He lives a luxury lifestyle and enjoys driving high-end automobiles such as BMWs, Audis, and Mercedes.
He lives in a stylish home that has a perfect match of luxury and space, at least according to the photos shared by the investor on Instagram. Mittal’s abode is home to a spacious balcony surrounded by glass walls. The couple has installed a swing on one side of the balcony. A few plants are also visible behind the swing.
Anupam Mittal Investments:
Anupam Mittal says he invested Rs. 5.4 crore on Shark Tank India’s entrepreneurs. Anupam had invested in around 200 start-up businesses, such as Interactive Avenues, Druva, Sapience Analytics, Pretty Secrets, Cafe Zoe, Peel Works, TaxSpanner, Fab Hotels, Ketto, Prop Tiger, Big basket, FarEye, Lets Venture and more.
The total investment by Anupam is about $1.5 million in the past seven years. “If you take the value of the existing shares in some of these companies based on their most recent funding round, it is worth $15-20 million, which is pretty good in seven years’ time,” Anupam previously told Business Standard.
In April 2011, Ola Cabs had raised approximately Rs 1 crore from Anupam Mittal and Rehan Yar Khan in an angel round of funding. Mittal holds about two per cent equity in Ola, which touched a valuation of Rs 1,100 crore when it raised $41 million in July. Later, it raised another $210 million in a round led by Softbank. Mittal’s stake in Ola, acquired for Rs 50-60 lakh, has risen in value to Rs 22-25 crore in three years.
Valuations of companies where Mittal is invested are hitting the roof as Indian e-commerce booms. With over 40 investments in Interactive Avenues, Ola Cabs, Druva, Sapience, Pretty Secrets, Café Zoe and others, the value of Mittal’s portfolio has jumped 10-fold in the last couple of years.
Along with business, Anupam has also invested in Bollywood films. Films like Flavors and 99 was produced by Anupam Mittal.
Anupam Mittal Biography:
|Real Name||Anupam Mittal|
|Profession||Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO of People Group|
|Popular for||India’s 50 Most Powerful People|
|Date Of Birth||23 December 1971|
|Age||50 Years (As of 2022)|
|Mother||Bhagwati Devi Mittal|
|Father||Gopal Krishna Mittal|
|College Name||Boston College, Massachusetts, United States|
|Educational Qualification||MBA in Operations and Strategic Management (1994-97)|
|Martial Status||Married (4 July 2013)|
|Wife||Aanchal Kumar (Model)|
|Net Worth||$25-50 Millions|
Anupam Mittal Facts:
- Anupam Mittal made his debut on television in the year 2022. He is a shark on Sony TV’s show Shark Tank India. He appears alongside notable business people, talking about business and investment. Various business people from all over India pitch their company ideas and ask sharks to invest in their ventures.
- He has contributed around 1 million dollars to OLA and holds 2% of the company’s stock.
- Anupam initiated to launch an internet matrimonial service in 1996, which was a unique idea.
- Nowadays, he appears as a judge on the Indian television show Shark Tank India which is broadcasted on Sony TV from Monday to Friday at 9 pm.
- He was listed as one of the 25 people to watch out for by The Week magazine.
- He is among India’s 50 Most Powerful People listed by Business Week.
- He was also voted by IMPACT Digital Power 100 list 2012 & 2013 amongst top Icons of India’s Digital Ecosystem.