Anand Ahuja Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Anand Ahuja Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthJuly 29, 1983
Zodiac SignLeo
SpouseSonam Kapoor

Anand Ahuja is an Indian businessman and entrepreneur who is the founder, CEO, and managing director of the online clothing brand Bhaane.com. He is also the co-founder of a multi-brand sneaker store called VegNonVeg.com, the first such venture in India; and is involved in the capacity of managing director of his family business, Shahi Exports, which is one of India’s top garment export houses by volume. Anand came into the limelight after his marriage to Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor in 2018.

Born Name

Anand Ahuja

Nick Name

Anand

Anand Ahuja in an Instagram selfie as seen in June 2019
Anand Ahuja in an Instagram selfie as seen in June 2019 (Anand Ahuja / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

New Delhi, India

Residence

Anand splits his time between New Delhi, India and Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Nationality

Indian

Education

Anand completed his secondary education from the American Embassy School in New Delhi and then pursued a post-graduation degree in Business Studies from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation

Businessman, Entrepreneur

Family

  • Father – Sunil Ahuja (Businessman)
  • Mother – Beena Ahuja
  • Siblings – Anant Ahuja (Younger Brother) (Multidisciplinary Designer, Entrepreneur), Amit Ahuja (Younger Brother), Priyadarshini (Sister)
  • Others – Harish Ahuja (Paternal Grandfather) (Businessman), Anil Kapoor (Father-in-Law) (Actor, Film and TV Show Producer), Sunita Bhavnani (Mother-in-Law) (Former Model and Designer), Rhea Kapoor (Sister-in-Law) (Film Producer), Harshvardhan Kapoor (Brother-in-Law) (Actor), Sanjay Kapoor (Uncle-in-Law) (Actor), Surinder Kapoor (Grandfather-in-Law) (Film Producer) (d. 2011), Nirmal Kapoor (Grandmother-in-Law), Boney Kapoor (Uncle-in-Law) (Film Producer), Sridevi (Aunt-in-Law) (Actress) (d. 2018), Mona Shourie Kapoor (Aunt-in-Law) (Film Producer) (d. 2012), Reena Marwah (Aunt-in-Law), Janhvi Kapoor (Cousin-in-Law) (Actress), Khushi Kapoor (Cousin-in-Law) (Actress), Arjun Kapoor (Cousin-in-Law) (Actor), Ranveer Singh (Distant Cousin-in-Law, related through Sunita Bhavnani) (Actor), Anshula Kapoor (Cousin-in-Law), Mohit Marwah (Cousin-in-Law) (Actor), Sandeep Marwah (Uncle-in-law), Kavita Bhambhani Singh (Aunt-in-law, related through Sunita Bhavnani) (Former Model, Miss India 1969), Jasjit Singh (Uncle-in-law, related through Sunita Bhavnani) (Industrialist), Nandini (Cousin-in-Law), Tariq Premji (Brother-in-law), Namaah Kathawala (Sister-in-law), Maheep Sandhu (Fashion Stylist, Jewelry Designer) (Aunt-in-Law), Antara Motiwala (Fashion Stylist) (Cousin-in-Law)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Anand Ahuja and Sonam Kapoor as seen in June 2019
Anand Ahuja and Sonam Kapoor as seen in June 2019 (Anand Ahuja / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Anand has dated –

  1. Sonam Kapoor (2014–Present) – Anand met Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor in 2014 through her stylist, Pernia Qureshi. He reportedly proposed to Sonam within a month of their first meeting. They kept their relationship a private affair for years, despite multiple rumors, before finally announcing their marriage in early 2018. The couple got married on May 8, 2018, in a private ceremony in Mumbai.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Anand Ahuja in an Instagram post as seen in July 2019
Anand Ahuja in an Instagram post as seen in July 2019 (Anand Ahuja / Instagram)

Distinctive Features

  • Salt-and-Pepper beard
  • Toned physique
  • Short-cropped hair

Brand Endorsements

Anand has served as a brand ambassador for Los Angeles Tourism, featuring in a digital marketing campaign with his wife Sonam Kapoor.

Anand Ahuja Favorite Things

  • Sport – Basketball
  • Hobbies/Interests – Cycling, Yoga, Listening to Podcasts
  • TV Show – The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990-1996)
  • Adventure Sport – Rock Climbing
  • Sportswear Brand – Nike
  • Technology Company – Apple
  • Automobile Brand – Tesla

SourceTimes Of India, NDTV, BorderAndFall.com, Entrepreneur India

Anand Ahuja in an Instagram post in November 2019
Anand Ahuja in an Instagram post in November 2019 (Anand Ahuja / Instagram)

Anand Ahuja Facts

  1. Once Anand completed his post-graduation, he worked as an intern with Amazon.com in Seattle, United States and also gained experience as an assistant buyer at the retail giant Macy’s, before returning to Delhi and joining his family’s business ventures.
  2. His work experience also includes learning about the garment manufacturing process and raw material sourcing at his uncle’s apparel warehouse in New Jersey. He then spent 6 months learning about lean manufacturing at one of his father’s factories in Bangalore.
  3. After his marriage to actress Sonam Kapoor, she had changed her name to Sonam K Ahuja on her social media accounts and many fans questioned her feminist image. Anand responded by changing his name on social media accounts to Anand S Ahuja. The move was lauded by netizens and media alike, as an example of modern gender parity.

Featured Image by Anand Ahuja / Instagram

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