Vijay Shekhar Sharma: Biography, Net worth, Family details, Early Life, Educational Qualification, Career, Stake, Awards and achievements, and more

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Name Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Nickname Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Date of Birth7 June 1978
BirthplaceAligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Father's name Mr. Sulom Prakash
Mother's name Asha Sharma
EducationBachelor's Degree in Engineering
Wife Name Mridula Parashar
OccupationBusinessman
ChildOne
CEOPaytm
AwardYash Bharti
Net WorthMore than 110 crores
House AddressAligarh, Uttar Pradesh
CasteSharma 
ReligionHinduism
NationalityIndian

Vijay Shekhar Sharma Biography

Vijay Shekhar Sharma was born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, and grew up there. He was born in a middle-class family, where his father was a school teacher and his mother was a housemaker. 

Vijay Shekhar Sharma was one of the Youngest Billionaire entrepreneurs at a time in India. 

Vijay Shekhar Sharma Biography

He wants to do something big in his life, since his childhood. and that's the reason he even built a website Indiasite.net when he was studying in his school and sold that in millions. Later is history. As all of us know, today owns the One97 and Paytm. Which are worldwide popular, and on the list of unicorns.

A financial technology company 'PAYTM' was founded by him and he is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of this company as well as he also the founder of One97 Communication.

Family Details of Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijay Shekhar Sharma is not only a businessman, and entrepreneur but he is also a family man. Who is married to Mridula Prashar Sharma. The couple has a child. 

Family Details of Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijay Shekhar Sharma got married to Mridula Prashar Sharma in 2015 and now they have a 1 child. His father's name is Sulom Prakash Sharma and her mother's name is Asha Sharma. His father was a school teacher, and his mother was a housewife only.

Early Life and Educational Qualification

Early Life and Educational Qualification: Vijay Shekhar Sharma is the third the fourth child of his parents Sulom Prakash Sharma and Asha Sharma. He was born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, and grew up there.

Early Life and Educational Qualification

He did his schooling from a local school in Harduaganj, Aligrath, He did his 12th in from UP board, and was a student of Hindi Medium. Which, he also shared in many interviews also. How he came out of fear of English speaking. And how he learned English.

After completing his 12th he moved to Delhi, where he enrolled in DU (Delhi University) for B.Tech. When he was pursuing his graduation in engineering from DU, at that time, he even created the website Indiasite.net.

 So we can say that he started his entrepreneurship journey when he was doing his Engineering.

Career details of Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Career details of Vijay Shekhar Sharma: Now let's talk about his career details or entrepreneurship journey. His entrepreneurship journey started when he was doing his graduating from the DU (Delhi University).

Career details of Vijay Shekhar Sharma

When he was in college he created the website Indiasite.net, After 2 years he sold it for $1 million. He created one97 communication in 2000. One97 includes the various content like News, Exam Results, Jokes, Cricket Score, etc; 

In 2010, he again launched a new company that is Paytm, which is one of the most successful companies in the market. Paytm makes 25 million transactions daily by the 

400 users. In 2018, Warren Buffet's company invested $300 million in Paytm.

Vijay Shekar Sharma's Net Worth 2022 

Vijay Shekar Sharma's Net Worth 2022: There are millions of people who want to know the net worth of Vijay Shekar Sharma, but many times they don't get the details about his current net worth. But don't worry here I am sharing his net worth details as of 2022.

Vijay Shekar Sharma's Net Worth 2022

According to Forbes in 2017, he was the youngest Indian billionaire with a net worth of $1.3 billion. In 2020, his net worth is US$2.35 billion and he achieved 62nd ranked richest person in India.

At the current time, his net worth is $1.1 billion, and reach the 1362 World's Richest Rank. In 2022, His net worth is 110 crores.

Vijay Shekar Sharma's Stake in Paytm

If I talk about his stakes in Paytm then he holds 57.67 million shares in Paytm and 8.9% shares in One97.

Awards and Achievements

Awards and Achievements: Vijay Shekhar Sharma is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in India just like Ritesh Agarwal, Binny Bansal, Bhavish Aggarwal, and many others. He is a self-made and first-generation entrepreneur. And when some do this kind of thing then obviously there would some great achievements of this type of person too. 

Awards and Achievements

And that's true for Vijay Shekhar Sharma too. So here I am sharing all the awards and achievements that he achieved all throughout his entrepreneurship journey.

  • The Economic Times awarded him as the best ET Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016.
  • Vijay Shekhar Sharma was the youngest billionaire in 2017 with a net worth of $1.3 billion. According to Forbes, he was ranked  #1567 on The Worlds Billionaire list.
  • He was awarded by the Government Of Uttar Pradesh with Yash Bharti, the highest civilian award in2016.
  • Shekhar Sharma was the Dataquest IT Man of the year in 2017.
  • In 2016, He was awarded by the GQ Men of the Year which was named the Businessman of the Year.
  • Shekhar Sharma was awarded the NDTV Indian of the year and the Impact Person Award of the Year as well in 2016.
  • He was conferred the CEO of the year by SABRE Award in 2015.

Facts about Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Facts about Vijay Shekhar Sharma: Vijay Shekhar Sharma is the most successful businessman and entrepreneur in India, and there are many interesting facts about him, which I am sharing here.

Facts about Vijay Shekhar Sharma
  1. He started his first startup when he was doing his schooling.
  2. He belongs to a middle-class family and studied in Hindi medium and faced a lot of problems while doing his engineering at DU.
  3. He owns One97, Paytm, Paytm Mall, Paytm Bank, and many others.
  4. He got the Yash Bharti Award in 2016 from the UP Govt.

FAQs about Vijay Shekar Sharma

Although I shared almost everything about Vijay Shekhar Sharma in this post. But still, there are many questions, that you may have in your mind, so here I am sharing the top most frequently asked questions and their answers below.

FAQs about Vijay Shekar Sharma

In which year, did Vijay Shekhar Sharma founded Paytm?

Vijay Shekhar Sharma launched Paytm in 2010.

Vijay Shekhar Sharma's stake value in Paytm?

Vijay Shekhar Sharma holds 57.67 million shares in Paytm.

What is the current value of Paytm in the stock market?

The current value of Paytm in the stock market is 620.45 INR.

When was he launched the One97?

When Sharma was in college he launched One97 in 2000.

Which award did he get from the Government of Uttar Pradesh?

Vijay Shekhar Sharma was Awarded Yash Bharti, the Highest civilian award in 2016.

Vijay Shekhar Sharma Wikipedia?

You can read about him on Wikipedia here.

Here I Shared the topmost questions which users recently asked, if you have more questions about him let me know below in the comments. I will share the answer of your questions too here.

Conclusion:

Here I tried to cover all the important information about Vijay Shekhar Sharma. If you think something is missing and should be part of this biography then you can ask me in the comments below.

Published by: BizAdda360 Official Updated: Oct 02, 2022, 9:45pm

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