Shark Tank India was a new concept for the Indian audience but this show has been running in the west for years. Shark Tank India is the Indian adaptation of the American show Shark Tank which first premiered in 2009 on ABC. So far the American edition has completed 24 Seasons. This is also the reason the show has become most anticepted ott release of 2023 in India.
The makers of Shark Tank India have dropped various teasers and trailers for Season 2 which will be premiering on 2nd January 2023.
More than the pitchers the sharks of the show gained the limelight. This show made these sharks a household name. This show allowed various budding startups to come forward and show their true potential.
Shark Aman Gupta is one of the most loved Judges of Shark Tank Season 1. People loved his quirky and funny nature and here’s everything you need to know about your favorite Shark.
Who is Aman Gupta?
Shark Tank Season 1 judge Aman Gupta is the co-founder and CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) of Boat, an Indian consumer electronics brand that focuses on audio technology headwear such as earphones, headphones, stereos, travel chargers, premium rugged cables, etc.
Aman Gupta Early Life & Educational Qualification
Gupta was born in Delhi on March 14, 1982, to Neeraj Gupta and Jyoti Kochar Gupta. Aman completed most of his schooling at Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram. He is an alumnus of Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University (DU) from where he completed his Bachelor’s in commerce (B.COM).
Aman is also CA (Chartered Accountant) and he holds a record of being one of India’s youngest CA. When Aman realized that he want to become an entrepreneur, he did his first MBA from the Indian School of Business (IBS).
After that Aman also went for his second MBA in general management and marketing in the USA. Gupta did his second MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Aman Gupta Career
Gupta started his career as an Assistant Manager at Citi in 2003 and after he worked with different companies like KMPG, Harman International, a Samsung company. During that time he also co-founded Advanced Telemedia Pvt. Ltc. and he held the position of CEO from September 2005 to March 2010.
Aman Gupta’s Wife & Children
The Boat co-founder tied the knot with Priya Dagar in 2008. Priya is currently working as a Senior Policy Advisor at the Embassy Of the Netherlands, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She has experience working on social impact, public policy, international development, and sustainability.
Priya and Aman are proud parents to 2 beautiful daughters, Mia and Adaa Gupta.
Aman Gupta’s Net Worth
Aman Gupta has a net worth of 700 crores** (Rs. 10,500cr acc to GQ magazine). He is also an angel investor and he has invested in various companies including FREECULTR, Bummer, Skippi Ice Pops, Shiprocket, WickedGud, Anveshan, and 10club.
How Boat Came into Existence?
The boat is a Delhi-based Startup and Aman Gupta and Sameer Mehta founded the company in 2016. The aim behind Boat was to provide affordable, durable, and more importantly, ‘fashionable’ audio products and accessories to consumers.
Sameer and Aman started the company with a capital of around 3 million. Later, Kanwaljit Singh of Fireside Ventures invested 60 million in the company in the year 2018.
Initially, when the company was founded, boAt sold its products on online e-commerce platforms such as Amazon and Flipkart. At present, the company owns 5,000 retail stores, supported by 20 distributors.
The company claims to be selling 10,000 units a day and four million units per year. It says it has served more than 20 million Indians till now.
Ans. Aman Gupta’s wife’s name is Priya Dagar.
Ans. Boat’s co-founder name is Sameer Mehta.
Ans. The founded year of Boat is 2016.
Ans. Aman Gupta’s net worth in 2023 is 700 crores.
Ans. Aman Gupta is 40 years old in 2023.