Nikhil Kamath

Nikhil Kamath Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 18, 2023

Date of Birth

5 / September / 1986


38 Years


Entrepreneur Trader Investor

Nikhil Kamath is a famous Indian trader and investor, businessman, as well as a social media influencer. He is a very well-known Indian Businessman who was born on the 5th of September, 1987. He was born in Shimoga, Karnataka. Today, he’s 36 and the youngest billionaire in India. He quit school in the 10th grade in 2001 to pursue the Indian National Chess Championships.

Nikhil Kamath Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Nikhil always had a business mindset and was easy to study. The first business model he tried was to sell used phones when he began at the age of 14. He is very well-known throughout the country, as a co-founder of the renowned organization Zerodha and is the beacon’s CIO.


Nikhil Kamath was born into an upper-middle-class family. Name of his father is Raghuram Kamath and his mother’s name has the name of Kamath Revathy. When he was nine, he moved from Bangalore to India and Seattle along with the rest of his family.

His father the late Mr. Raghuram Kamath, is a banker for Canara Bank, while his mother Mrs. Kamath Revathy, serves as a veena player, and an environmentalist. Kamath is the youngest son of both parents. He has an older brother called Nithin Kamath who is also an Entrepreneur and co-founder of Zerodha.

Raghuram Kamath Nikhil Kamath Father

Raghuram Kamath Nikhil Kamath Father

Revathi Kamath Nikhil Kamath Mother

Revathi Kamath Nikhil Kamath Mother

Nithin Kamath Nikhil Kamath Brother

Nithin Kamath Nikhil Kamath Brother

Amanda Puravankara Nikhil Kamath Wife

Amanda Puravankara Nikhil Kamath Wife

Manushi Chhillar Nikhil Kamath Girlfriend

Manushi Chhillar Nikhil Kamath’s Girlfriend

Early Life

Nikhil didn’t have a plan following his dropout from school. He claimed that his success was because he was constantly asked about his plans for the future. Nikhil was hired at 17 when he falsified the birth certificates of his parents. As a child, Nikhil had to travel frequently due to his father’s banking job. When he was nine, he relocated to Bangalore and Seattle together with his family.


According to reports, Nikhil has never shown any genuine interest in studying. Math was his one preferred subject. His sole academic accomplishment at the time was graduation at the age of Oxford Senior Secondary School in JP Nagar, Bangalore, with a matriculation certificate (10th grade). Following that, he ceased learning and set up a modest business that sold used mobile phones.

School Oxford Senior Secondary School in JP Nagar, Bangalore
College/University None
Educational Qualifications High School Drop Out


When he was at school, he was not interested in learning since he didn’t understand how to apply the subject and the only one that he enjoyed was Maths. When he was 14 he began making money selling used phones however his mother urged him to end the business. He turned 17 years old, he began working in a call center, earning an annual salary of Rs. 8000. According to certain sources the man even created a fake birth certificate since the minimum age for the job was 18.

He worked in the call center between 4 pm and 1 am. He also was a stock trader in the early morning. That was the time the family left their home and moved into a new home with his girlfriend. In an interview, he discussed the idea of the time he left the house of his parents He said, “I learned a lot, and when you leave the family environment and the opinions of your relatives and friends, you can get to the truth.”

Company Name  Position  Duration
 Self- Employed Proprietary Traders Jan 1997 – Jan 2001
Manipal Infocom Senior Translate Executive Jan 2001 – Jun 2004
Kamath Associates Partner Jan 2004 – Jan 2010
Zerodha Founder & CEO  2010- Present
Rainmatter CEO 2015 – Present

Award & Achievements

Award Organization Year
Emerging Entrepreneur Award The Confederation of Indian Industry 2014
The Emerging Brokerage Firm of the Year Award BSE & Dun & Bradstreet 2014
The Emerging Brokerage Firm of the Year Award BSE & Dun & Bradstreet 2015
Top 10 Businessman to Watch out 2016
Ranked in the List of Forbes India 30 Under 30 Forbes India 2016
The Bootstrap Startup of the Year Awards Economic Time 2016
Startup Category Award     – 2017
Economic Time Under 40 Award Economic Time 2017
Young Entrepreneur Award    – 2018
The Retail Brokerage Firm of the Year 2019
Zerodha Topped the IIFL Wealth Hurnan India 40 & Under Self-made Rich List   – 2020
Rainmatter Got the Best Fin Tech Ecosystem Partner Award  IFTA 2022

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Nikhil Kamath Net worth

Brothers Nithin and Nikhil Kamath, founders of the discount brokerage platform Zerodha were ranked at 58th place on the list, with their net worth growing to $3.45 billion in the year. Zerodha was established in 2010 Zerodha is among the biggest brokerages in India with 10 million customers.

Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx.) 1.1 billion USD
Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx.) INR 14,600 crores
Salary Per Year INR 400-500 crores
Income Source Businessman, Entrepreneur
Car Collection Audi A6, Porsche Boxter S Convertible
House Collection Kingfisher Towers

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Shimoga Karnataka India
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Raghuram Kamath
Mother: Revathi Kamath
Profession Entrepreneur Trader Investor
Siblings Brother: Nithin Kamath
Spous Amanda Puravankara
Weight 68 Kg
149 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Virgo


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