Vijay Shekhar Sharma Wiki, Age, Net Worth – Biography of Paytm Owner

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Vijay Shekhar Sharma Wiki

Vijay Shekhar Sharma is an Indian billionaire businessman. He is the founder of mobile payments company Paytm. Sharma was ranked as India’s youngest billionaire in 2018 by the Forbes with a net worth of $2.2 billion.

Sharma was born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. His early education was in a Hindi medium school. He cites Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma and Masayoshi Son of Softbank as his inspirations. He started college at Delhi College of Engineering at the age of 20. In 1997, while in college, he started the website, and sold it two years later for $1 million.


Vijay Shekhar Sharma

In 2000 he started one97 Communications which offers mobile content including news, cricket scores, ringtones, jokes and exam results. One97 is the parent company of Paytm, which was launched in 2010.

In December 2015, Sharma criticized Facebook’s free basics initiative in India, as being against the principle of net neutrality. In 2017, Sharma appeared in Forbes’ World Billionaire’s List, the youngest Indian on the list.

Vijay Shekhar Sharma Wiki

Wiki/ Biography

Real NameVijay Shekhar Sharma
Date of Birth8th July 1978
Well Known forFounder & CEO of Paytm
Height (approx.)5 Feet 7 Inches (170 centimeter)
Weight (approx.)85 kg (187 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack

Personal Life

BirthplaceAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
CollageDelhi College of Engineering (now Delhi Technological University)
Educational QualificationGraduate in Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.)
HobbiesReading Book, Playing Cricket, Programming
Net Worth220 crores USD (2018)
Income per yearNot available

Relationship Status, Dating, Affairs

Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseMridula Sharma (m. 2005)
Father NameSulom Prakash Sharma
Mother NameAsha Sharma
Sister NameMonica Patel
Brother NameNone

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