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Peyush Bansal Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Peyush Bansal Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 85 kg
Date of Birth April 26, 1985
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Spouse Nimisha Bansal

Peyush Bansal is an Indian entrepreneur, investor, and TV personality who is best known as the co-founder and CEO of Lenskart, an Indian optical prescription eyewear retail chain based in New Delhi. As of September 2020, the company had established more than 500 stores in more than 40 cities across India. The company had breached the USD 1 billion valuation mark by December 2019. 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

Peyush Bansal

Nick Name

Peyush

Peyush Bansal as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2019
Peyush Bansal as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2019 (Peyush Bansal / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Delhi, India

Residence

Delhi, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Peyush had attended the Don Bosco School, an all-boys English-medium school in Alaknanda, New Delhi. After his high school graduation, he had joined, in 2002, the McGill University, a public research university in Montreal, Canada. He had graduated from there in 2006 with a Bachelor of Engineering (B. E.) Honors degree in electrical engineering with a minor in IT, control, and automation.

In 2008, he had enrolled in the Indian Institute Of Management–Bangalore, a public business school and an ‘Institute of National Importance’ located in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He had graduated from there in 2009 with an MPEFB (Management Programme for Entrepreneurs and Family Businesses) degree.

Occupation

Entrepreneur, Investor, TV Personality

Peyush Bansal as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2022
Peyush Bansal as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2022 (Peyush Bansal / Instagram)

Family

  • Mother – Kiran Bansal
  • Siblings – He has one older brother.

Net Worth

In 2021, Peyush Bansal’s net worth was $80 million according to South China Morning Post.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Peyush has dated –

  1. Nimisha Bansal
Peyush Bansal and Nimisha Bansal, as seen in December 2016
Peyush Bansal and Nimisha Bansal, as seen in December 2016 (Peyush Bansal / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Mildly stocky frame
  • Short-cropped, side-parted hair
  • Bespectacled
  • Clean-shaven look
Peyush Bansal as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2021
Peyush Bansal as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2021 (Peyush Bansal / Instagram)

Peyush Bansal Facts

  1. Peyush had started his professional career in January 2007 working for the American multinational technology corporation Microsoft. In December 2007, he had left the job to start SearchMyCampus.com, a portal that enables college students to solve their most common needs.
  2. In November 2010, he had co-founded Lenskart, an optical prescription eyewear retail chain to deliver next-gen eyewear experience and vision correction facilities. By 2021, the company was delivering 10 million spectacles each year to customers across India, South East Asia, and the Middle East.
  3. In July 2015, he had co-founded John Jacobs, a startup funded by Lenskart to bring the trendiest global eyewear directly to consumers. In January 2019, he had co-founded AQUALENS, another startup funded by Lenskart to provide comfortable and stylish contact lenses to consumers globally.
  4. In October 2020, he had co-established the Lenskart Vision Fund to invest in young entrepreneurs attempting to disrupt the eyewear space using innovative products and experiences. A month later, he had co-founded Lenskart Plus, a new startup funded by Lenskart to help serve a new set of eyewear needs for customers at their doorstep.
  5. In February 2022, he had co-founded Neso Brands, a house of D2C (Direct-to-Customer) futuristic eyewear brands. A month before this, he had co-founded OJOS, India’s first eyewear subscription service where consumers could select from 21 trendy styles every month.
  6. His father is a Chartered Accountant (CA).

Featured Image by Peyush Bansal / Instagram

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