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Ashneer Grover Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ashneer Grover Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth June 14, 1982
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Madhuri Jain

Ashneer Grover is an Indian entrepreneur, investor, and TV personality who is best known as the co-founder and former managing director of BharatPe, a financial services application that makes financial inclusion a reality for small Indian merchants and grocery store owners. BharatPe, started in 2018, had launched India’s first UPI (Unified Payments Interface,  a system that powers multiple bank accounts into a single mobile application) interoperable QR code, first ZERO MDR payment acceptance service, and first UPI payment backed merchant cash advance service. He became a household name in India in December 2021 when he was unveiled as one of the ‘sharks’ on the first season of Shark Tank India, the Indian version of the popular reality TV franchise Shark Tank where entrepreneurs make business presentations to a panel of investors or ‘sharks’ who decide whether to invest in their company.

Born Name

Ashneer Grover

Nick Name


Ashneer Grover as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2022
Ashneer Grover as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2022 (Ashneer Grover / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Delhi, India


South Delhi, Delhi, India





Ashneer, after his high school graduation, had joined the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, a public technical university located in South Delhi. He had graduated from there in 2004 with a B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) degree in civil engineering.

Between 2002 and 2003, he was an exchange student at The Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA Lyon) in France, a grande école (an institution of higher education that is separate from, but parallel and often connected to, the main framework of the French public university system). He was one of the 6 students who had been selected by the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi out of a batch of 450 students for this program.

In 2004, he had secured a seat in the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, a business school located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and an ‘Institute of National Importance’. He had graduated from there in 2006 with an MBA degree, majoring in finance.


Entrepreneur, Investor, TV Personality

Ashneer Grover as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2021
Ashneer Grover as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2021 (Ashneer Grover / Instagram)


  • Father – Ashok Grover (Chartered Accountant in Delhi) (Died in March 2023)
  • Mother – His mother is a teacher.
  • Siblings – Aashima Grover (Sister)
  • Others – Shwetank Jain (Brother-in-Law)

Net Worth

In 2021, Ashneer Grover’s net worth was $90 million according to South China Morning Post.




5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ashneer has dated –

  1. Madhuri Jain (2006-Present) – Ashneer had married fellow entrepreneur Madhuri Jain in July 2006 and they have 2 children together – a son named Avy and a daughter named Mannat.
Ashneer Grover and Madhuri Jain, as seen in January 2022
Ashneer Grover and Madhuri Jain, as seen in January 2022 (Ashneer Grover / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Mildly stocky frame
  • Short-cropped, side-parted hair
  • Bespectacled
  • Often sports a light stubble
Ashneer Grover as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2021
Ashneer Grover as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2021 (Ashneer Grover / Instagram)

Ashneer Grover Facts

  1. He had started his professional career in May 2006 at the New Delhi office of Kotak Investment Banking, a leading full-service investment bank in India. He had risen to the position of vice president during his time there (until May 2013) and was involved in the mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, and IPO divisions.
  2. Between May 2013 and March 2015, he had served as the director of corporate development for American Express, a multinational corporation specialized in payment card services. He had helped expand the payments and fintech coverage of the company in India.
  3. Between March 2015 and August 2017, he was the chief financial officer of Grofers (now known as Blinkit), an Indian instant delivery service for groceries. Operating out of its Gurgaon office, he had led the company’s finance, legal, and B2G (Business-to-Government) departments.
  4. Between November 2017 and October 2018, he had served as the head of ‘New Business’ at the New Delhi office of PC Jeweller Limited, an Indian gems-and-jewelry brand and the second-largest jewelry retailer in India.
  5. In October 2018, he was appointed the CEO of BharatPe, a financial services application that he had co-founded intending to develop the largest offline merchant network in India by making mobile payments acceptance-free and ubiquitous. He was made the company’s managing director in August 2021.
  6. He is passionate about cars. He can truly be called a petrolhead.
  7. He had once purchased a Porsche car and told BharatPe staff that he had purchased a dining table for $130,000.
  8. In 2022, he and his wife Madhuri were removed from BharatPe from all the positions due to alleged misappropriation of funds.
  9. On July 6, 2022, Ashneer and his wife Madhuri had incorporated a new company named “Third Unicorn Private Limited”.
  10. In October 2022, Ashneer Grover posted an update on Instagram that he had lost 10 kg of weight by eating healthy and working out in the gym. He credited discipline and determination for his weight loss.
  11. In December 2022, Ashneer launched his autobiography called Doglapan: The Hard Truth About Life And Start-Ups via Penguin India publication, priced at INR 449.
  12. In his book Doglapan, Ashneer revealed in December 2022 that within 8 minutes of Zomato’s shares listing on the stock exchange during the IPO, he made INR 2.25 crore. He had applied for INR 100 crore worth of shares during the IPO, but he only got allotted INR 3 crore worth of shares. Similarly, he lost INR 25 lakhs during CarTrade IPO.
  13. In December 2022, Ashneer Grover mocked Uber India President Prabhjeet Singh’s LinkedIn post which was related to Uber’s achievements in the 2022 year such as Indians traveling 4.5 billion km in 2022 with Uber and more. Singh later deleted his post.
  14. In January 2023, Ashneer’s sister Aashima called the second season of Shark Tank India, the sitcom Friends (1994-2004) as she considered the show as far from being Shark Tank.
  15. In January 2023, Ashneer expressed his desire to enter politics and become a minister one day. He was sure that he would be able to enter politics in the next 5 to 7 years.
  16. In January 2023, Ashneer promised to give his employees a Mercedes-Benz car after they complete 5 years at his new startup, Third Unicorn. He was peacefully and quietly building his business at that time which was bootstrapped.
  17. He once bought a Mercedes car with a VIP number on it from Jharkhand. The car dealer had convinced him that it belonged to cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
  18. Ashneer generally buys pre-owned cars for the simple reason of scratches. The pre-owned ones already come with scratches. Hence, getting one more doesn’t upset him. But, in case a new car gets a scratch, it disturbs him for the entire week.
  19. Ashneer once developed a superstition of buying cars. He thought that unless he would buy a car, he won’t be able to close a round of funding.
  20. In January 2023, BharatPe co-founder Bhavik Koladiya sued Ashneer over the BharatPe share dispute. He wanted to reclaim his shares in the company.
  21. In January 2023, it was publicly revealed via BharatPe filings that Ashneer was getting a salary of INR 1.69 crore in FY22 and his wife Madhuri received INR 63 lakh.
  22. In March 2023, Ashneer revealed that his wife Madhuri Jain Grover was one of the highest female taxpayers in India as she paid ₹2.84 crores of advance tax in the financial year 2022-2023.
  23. In March 2023, Ashneer launched CrickPe, just a week before the start of IPL 2023, under his new venture Third Unicorn. It allows users to create a fantasy cricket team just like MPL, Dream11, My11Circle, and others.
  24. Ashneer revealed that he made over money in 2022 as a social media influencer alone than working as an entrepreneur and banker in the past.
  25. In March 2023, Ashneer updated his audience that his father Ashok had died at the age of 69.

Featured Image by Ashneer Grover / Instagram

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