Raj Kundra (born September 9, 1975) is a British-Indian businessman who is currently based in London. He is a big name in the field of business and entertainment industry. He also used to own an IPL team Rajasthan Royals.
The famous Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty is his second wife. Very few people know that Kundra is a college dropout. He left college to work as an entrepreneur.
He has also produced some shows and movies. Karan is the father of 3 kids and recently he got blessed with a baby daughter through surrogacy. On 15th February a kid took birth in his house and her name is Samisha Shetty Kundra.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
Businessman Raj Kundra took birth in a Hindu family in 1975 (age 44 years, as in 2019) in London, United Kingdom. His father’s name is Bal Krishan Kundra and his mother is Usha Rani Kundra.
He has no siblings and is the only child of his parents. Last year Raj celebrated his birthday in Mumbai on 9th September.
He spent most of his childhood in London. Living in his birthplace he attended a local school and did his schooling. When he was in college he went on a tour to Nepal.
There he got inspired to start his own business. After that, he dropped out of college and started his hustle as an entrepreneur.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & Appearance
Kundra is the husband of a famous actress and thus try to maintain himself very well. He has changed himself very much after his marriage.
Raj Kundra is gym-goer with a tall height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm). His weight is calculated 82 kg or (180 pounds) by his gym trainer.
On his Instagram account, in many videos, you can see him doing the workout. The celebrity spouse is a big user of accessories like chains and glasses. He wears branded clothes and fancy attires. Kundra has black eyes and black hair. The man follows a strict routine with his fitness trainer.
Personal Life, Spouse & Children
In the year 2003, he married a lady named Kavita Kundra. Many people do not even know that Shilpa is his second wife and Kavita is his first wife. Kundra even has a daughter named Deleena Kundra from his first marriage.
In 2005 news came that he and his wife started having some issues living together. Later in the year 2006, they both got separated after divorce. After separation from the first wife, he started having spending time with the actress Shilpa Shetty. They both got spotted many times together.
Shilpa and Raj dated for a period of 3 years and after which in the year 2009 they both got married.
The wedding happened in a lavish style and many Bollywood stars were present at their wedding. They both have a son named Viaan Raj Kundra and recently a new came that they both welcomed a daughter named Samisha Shetty Kundra on 15th February.
Some Hidden Facts about Raj Kundra
|Real Full Birth Name||Raj Kundra.|
|Famous as||Shilpa Shetty's husband.|
|Age (As of 2019)||44 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||9 September 1975.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||London, United Kingdom.
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Virgo.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5'10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 178 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 82 Kg.
Pounds: 180 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Bal Krishan Kundra.
Mother: Usha Rani Kundra.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife||1. Kavita Kundra (2003-2006).
2. Shilpa Shetty (2009-present).
|Kids||1. Deleena Kundra.
2. Viaan Raj kundra.
3. Samisha Raj Kundra.
|Social media||Instagram: rajkundra9 (629k followers).
Twitter: @TheRajKundra (816.5k fans).
|Highest Qualification||High school.|
|School||Local High school.|
|Filmography||1. It Could Be You (2005).
2. Rang Punjab (2018).
|Net worth||$ 400 million USD (As in 2020).|
When he separated from his first wife then Shilpa Shetty got blamed for being a marriage broker. Kavita, Raj Kundra’s first wife blamed Shilpa for taking her husband away from her.
The Raj said that Shilpa is just his business partner and that they are just friends. He even said that his decision for divorce is because of some very personal reasons which he does not want to share with people.
Career, Business, IPL Team & Net worth
After dropping out of school he started importing Pashmina Shawls from Nepal to London. In the UK Raj Kundra sold these shawls to big fashion houses and made huge profits. After this, he tried his hands in other businesses like real estate, mining, and entertainment industry.
In the Indian Premier League (IPL) he used to be the owner of the team named Rajasthan Royals. The team even won the league. Later some issues got created when his name got involved in match-fixing and the team got suspended.
Kundra has also worked as a producer and has produced movies like “It Could Be You”, “Rang Punjab” & “Nanak”.
Other than being a businessman he has also done many charity works. He has given his contribution to clean India movement, drug-free India and is trying to spread awareness about AIDS.
He has properties around the world in locations like Dubai, Mumbai, London, Los Angeles, etc. Raj Kundra has a net worth of $400 million US dollars, as in the year 2020.
- He first met Shilpa Shetty as a business partner.
- Sources say that his new daughter took birth through surrogacy.
- Raj Kundra is a very big fan of WWE just like his son.
- Kundra owns many luxury cars and his fleet includes Range Rover Vogue and Bentley Continental GT.
- He is a very good friend of Bollywood actor R. Madhavan.
- When his IPL team got involved in some unjustified activities then he got questioned by the police where he admitted of betting on his own team.
- He is banned from taking any part in cricket related business activities.
- After his ban from the IPL, he had to sell his team stakes.
- Raj came from a middle-class family but made everything by himself.