Chanda Kochhar

Chanda Kochhar Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 20, 2023

Date of Birth

17 / November / 1961


63 Years



Chanda Kochhar (ICICI Bank) Age, Biography, Husband, Children, Family, Facts & More

Chanda Kochhar serves as the managing director and CEO at ICICI Bank. She played a key role in shaping and developing the retail banking industry in India. Kochhar was recruited by ICICI at the age of 14 as a manager trainee. Soon after, she was assigned a crucial role in the company’s endeavor. With her work ethic and impressive performance, she was promoted to the position of assistant general manager. She was promoted then, later, to the post of deputy general manager.

She was named the head of a company that was established by ICICI Bank, which was formed as the Infrastructure Industry Group to tap power, telecom, and transportation companies. In the next few months.

she was promoted to general manager and was in charge of business and relations with the customers of the top 200 for the company. Under her exceptional direction, ICICI Bank has enhanced and grown over time. It has also focused on diverse aspects such as expansion, diversification distribution, and technology.

Childhood & Early Life

Chanda Kochhar was born on November 17, 1961, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Although her birthplace is Jodhpur, however, she was raised to be raised in Jaipur, Rajasthan. She was a student at St. Angela Sophia School in Jaipur.

After that, she moved to Mumbai and enrolled in Jai Hind College to complete her bachelor’s degree. In 1982 she graduated and began studying cost accounting with the Institute of Cost Accounts of India. Then she earned her master’s in management studies at Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies in Mumbai.


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Chanda Kochhar is a graduate with an undergraduate degree in commerce and an MBA in management. She earned her degree through her school, the University of Mumbai and Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management and Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.

Personal Life

Chanda Kochhar has a husband named Deepak Kochhar and lives in Mumbai. Deepak Kochhar is a wind energy entrepreneur who was also her business schoolmate. The couple has two kids one daughter, Aarti, and a son named Arjun.


Chanda Kochhar was recruited by Chanda Kochhar and joined the Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) as an apprentice in the year 1984. When she was hired by ICICI as a project appraiser, she was in charge of project appraisals and was responsible for overseeing and evaluating projects in the fields of cement, paper, and textiles.

In 1993, at the time that it was the time that ICICI Bank was being set in 1993, Chanda Kochhar was appointed as one of the team members. She was also given the responsibility of a major part.

The year 1994 was time she was promoted to the assistant general manager position after which she was promoted to the deputy manager position in the year 1996. The year 1996 saw her named the head of the newly created Infrastructure Industry Group of ICICI Bank aimed at establishing experts in the fields of telecom, power, and transportation.

Favorite Things

Favorite Bankers Narayanan Vaghul, K. V. Kamath
Favorite Actors Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Attire Saree
Favorite Sport Basketball
Favorite Foods Thai Food- Red Curry, Sindhi delicacies (made by her mother), Gujia, Jalebis

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The year 2014 was the time that Kochhar earned an honorary doctorate from Carleton University in Canada for her innovative work in the financial market.

The year 2011 was the one in which Chanda has been awarded 2011 the Padma Bhushan, India’s highest civilian award.

Chanda Kochhar Net Worth

Chanda is believed to have a total net worth of 240 million. She is considered to be one of the most powerful females in the Indian banking sector.

Chanda Kochhar Padma Bhushan Year

In 2011 Kochhar was named the recipient of the third most prestigious civilian award, that is the Padma Bhushan, and the “ABLF Woman of Power Award (India)” at the Asian Business Leadership Forum Awards. Kochhar was named the most powerful businesswoman from India on Forbes’s list of “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2013′.

Ceo of Icici Bank

CEO: Sandeep Bakhshi

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Jodhpur Rajasthan India
Children Son: Arjun
Daughter: Aarti
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 165 CM
Height In Meter 1.65 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Roopchand Advani
Mother: Name Not Known
Profession Banker
Siblings Brother: Mahesh Advani
Spous Deepak Kochhar
Weight 55 Kg
121 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Scorpio


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