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Kumar Birla

India
Net Worth $ 7.4 Billion
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Born on: 14th Jun 67 Born in: India Marital status: Married Occupation: Industrialist
Born Kumar Mangalam Birla has an estimated net worth of $7.4 billion as of March 2014 according to Forbes. Kumar Mangalam Birla is the chairman of India’s third largest business house, Aditya Birla Group, with presence in various countries like Canada, Australia, Malaysia and China. Born into generations old business family, Kumar Birla was brought up in a ‘pressure cooker’ environment that always made him conscious about his family name, business and responsibility attached with it. Further, his grandparents convinced and groomed him to succeed in business, and eventually at the age of fifteen, he became involved in family business. Kumar Birla spent his early life in Mumbai and Calcutta, and is a Chartered Accountant and MBA from London School of Business. His father Aditya Birla, a noted Indian Industrialist always took out special time to spend with him and acted as his business teacher. After the demise of his father, Kumar Birla took over the empire of Aditya Birla Group, at the age of 28. He brought changes in the business strategies and professionalized the entire group by replacing its internal system. Honored as ‘The Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2005’, Kumar Birla has accelerated the Aditya Birla Group, and has taken it to an altogether high trajectory. The Group now has turnover of $ 35 billion as compared to $2 billion in 1995, the year Birla took over as chairman of the Group. At the age of 22, Kumar got married to 18 years old Neerja Kasliwal, a full time housewife with no business ambitions. He is father of 4 children, and wants his children to come up in life like anybody else, overlooking the advantages they are born with. This eighth youngest billionaire in the world is a shy and modest man, and is an inspiration to budding entrepreneurs across the globe.
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Kumar Birla Estates and Homes (1)

Carmichael mansion

Carmichael bungalow

Kumarmangalam Birla, the 34-year-old chairman of the Aditya Birla group has recently moved to his new grand mansion. 


Location: Mr.Birla has his magnificent mansion at the Carmichael Road, Mumbai.

His lavish house has five stories and the interior is based on indo-gothic theme. The interior of his home has European touch with Indian feel.

 

Neighborhood: Birla is following the footsteps of Mukesh Ambani owns world’s most expensive house in Mumbai, Antilla. Sachin Tendulkar also owns a lavish home in Mumbai.

Kumar Birla Private jets (2)

Cessna Citation

The turbo fans

Kumar Birla owns Cessna Citation, a private jet with utmost luxury. Citations are the world's most established, well-liked and most trusted fleet of business jets. The jet has high-tech design of pilot-friendly flight decks and luxury cabin interiors. Kumar Birla is often spotted taking a ride in his luxurious air craft. 

Cessna Citation

Cessna Citation
Kumar Mangalam Birla owns a Cessna Citation business jet

The lavish interiors

The lavish interiors
Birla's Cessna Citiation is full of all luxurious amenities, it offers performance and luxury together

Gulf Stream (G100)

Gulfstream G-100

Apart from owing a Cessna Citation, Kumar Birla also owns a Gulf Stream (G100) which is a seven-seater aircraft. He got this jet for $11 million. G100 is manufactured by Israel Aircraft Industries and produced for Gulfstream Aerospace. The plane which can comfortably accommodate 7-8 persons can travel a distance of 3,000 nautical miles in a single refuel. The interior cabin is calm and sumptuous with an enclosed restroom and partial food service gallrey.

Earth tone leathers and polished wood interiors

Earth tone leathers and polished wood interiors
Gulfstream G-100 has seating for seven with beautiful earth tone leathers and polished wood interiors

Kumar Birla Hobbies (1)

Shooting

Shooting

Kumar Birla is a passionate shooting enthusiast and very few people know this. He often he carries his 10mm Morini pistol across to the shooting range in Worli, Mumbai. Shooting is one of his favorite hobby apart from playing chess and goes for it whenever he finds time. 

Kumar Birla Autos and Cars (1)

BMW 5 Series Sedan

Perfect combination of wood and leather

Kumar Birla the young Indian business magnet owns a stylish BMW 5 Series Sedan. BMW 5 Series sets the standard for premium sport sedans and has features that include a sunroof, power seats, a power tilt-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth and a 12-speaker sound system. The sedan looks dynamic and completely matches to his persona. The interior can be customized as per the customer's needs and hence Birla’s sedan must have all the luxurious features in his car. The car has eight-speed automatic transmission along with electic power steering.

Most valuable brand

Most valuable brand
BMW is one of the most valuable brand around the world

BMW 5 Series Sedan

BMW 5 Series Sedan
He likes to drive BMW 5 Series Sedan

Kumar Birla Holiday Destinations(Getaways) (1)

St Moritz

St Moritz

St Moritz, Switzerland is an adorable place for the business tycoon Kumar Birla as the billionaire spends 10 days each year in the paradise holiday destination with his family.

 

Location: Located in Engadine valley in Switzerland, the resort town is an ideal vacation spot for the rich and famous.

 

Main Attraction: A true paradise for the affluent, St Moritz features some of the most magnificent landscapes and an incredible spirit and history. The place has been host to winter Olympics and FIBT World Championships many times. The “White Turf” horse race held every winter in this alpine village is a prime attraction for the upper class international visitors. A wide range of available luxurious accommodations make it easy for the prosperous to find an ideal lodging place equipped with the world class hospitality. Outdoor fun includes a wide array of exciting sports activities including skiing, winter hiking, sledding and train adventures. Shopping, altitude training and an amazing nightlife add up to the site’s charm. 

Luxurious accommodations

Luxurious accommodations
A wide range of available luxurious accommodations make it easy for the prosperous to find an ideal lodging place equipped with the world class hospitality

Incredible outdoor adventures

Incredible outdoor adventures
Outdoor fun includes a wide array of exciting sports activities including skiing, winter hiking, sledding and train adventures

Kumar Birla Cause (1)

Health and Education

Health and Education

The Birla family form the very beginning is known for their philanthropic activities. Be it educating the poor children or taking care of the needy and downtrodden people the Birlas’ are always ready. Kumar Mangalam is running a number if charitable trusts like schools and hospitals which provides free services to the needy. He helps a numeral of technical and management institutions, hospitals and schools. He has set up some of the most well-known educational institutions and hospitals in the country. Some of the institutions run by the Group include. Not only in Mumbai where he resides but his charitable schools and hospitals are spread in most of the cities of India. Birla group donates almost 3% of their total profit to the charity every year.

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