Shark Tank India Judges: Here’s How Much Ashneer Grover & Other Judges Are Paid Per Episode
The Indian Startup economy is booming. Over the last decade, there has seen a significant increase in first-time founders, new startups, global investors, global mergers and acquisitions, and internationalization. Powered by this growth came the reality TV show Shark Tank India which became an instant hit and one of the most popular shows in India in no time.
Premiered in December 2021, Shark Tank India became the talk of the town, with its memes flooding social media, making the show a new rage for young entrepreneurial India. Its unique concept motivated millions and also brought a change in India’s entrepreneurial landscape.
Though the show came to an end about a week ago, its buzz across the internet is still the same. Over the past month, there has been an increase in google searches about the Shark Tank India judges-Ashneer Grover, Namita Thapar, Anupam Mittal, Vineeta Singh, Ghazal Alagh, Aman Gupta and Preyush Bansal, their educational background, investments and life.
Shark Tank India Judges | Charge Per Episode
In this article, you will get to know about
- Net worth of Shark Tank India Judges
- Their Educational background
- The amount these entrepreneurs charge for each episode
- Their Investments
One of the richest and toughest sharks in the Shark Tank India show, Ashneer Grover is the CEO and co-founder of Indian fintech startup BharatPe.
Born in 1982, Ashneer Grover did his B.Tech in Civil Engineering from IIT Delhi and then pursued MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.
The net worth of Ashneer Grover is around Rs 700 crore. Ashneer Grover reportedly charged Rs 10 lacs per episode. As per Crunchbase, he has 18 companies in his portfolio. Some of his latest investments include TagZ Foods, Freadom, Skippi Ice Pops, FrontRow, Zorro, among others.
Garnered a lot of fans because of his light and playful nature on the show, Aman Gupta is the co-founder of BoAt.
Born in 1982, Aman completed his schooling at Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram. He graduated from Delhi University in Commerce (Honors) and did his CA from ICAI. Aman also holds an MBA degree from the Indian School of Business in Finance and Strategy.
The net worth of Aman Gupta is around Rs 700 crore, and he reportedly took Rs 9 lacs per episode. As per Crunchbase, Aman has 8 companies in his portfolio. The startups in which Aman has invested are The Renal Project, FREECULTR, Bummer, Skippi Ice Pops, Shiprocket, WickedGud, Anveshan and 10club.
Peyush Bansal, before founding Lenskart, worked as Program Manager with Microsoft. The 36-year-old entrepreneur graduated from McGill University, Canada and also holds an Entrepreneurship degree from IIM, Bangalore.
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The net worth of Peyush Bansal is around Rs 600 crore. Peyush was reportedly paid Rs 7 lacs per episode. The entrepreneur won many hearts because of his mission to uplift those companies that work for a cause. As per Crunchbase, he has 5 companies in his portfolio. The startups in which Peyush has invested are Smiles.ai, Thinkerbell Labs, Shiprocket, inFeedo and .DailyObjects.com.
One of India’s leading businesswomen, Namita Thapar is the CEO of Emcure Pharmaceuticals, an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company. A role model for many, Namita motivated a lot of women on the show and invested in their companies.
The 44 Years old woman entrepreneur has a chartered accountant degree from ICAI and did her MBA from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Namita’s net worth is estimated at around Rs 600 crore, and the businesswoman charged Rs 8 lacs per episode. As per Crunchbase, she has made 5 investments, with her latest investment being The Renal Project, a Mumbai-based affordable dialysis centre chain. Other startups in which Namita has invested are TagZ Foods, Thinkerbell Labs, Bummer, and Skippi Ice Pops.
Born in 1971, Anupam Mittal is the founder and CEO of People Group and Shaadi.com. He has an MBA degree in Operations and Strategic Management from Boston College, USA.
Loved by the audience for his humble nature and interaction with contestants, Anupam Mittal has a net worth of around Rs 185 crore. The 50-year-old entrepreneur has reportedly charged Rs 7 lacs per episode.
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He has made 66 investments, with the seed investment of $4M in Reevoy being the latest investment. Other startups in which Anupam Mittal has invested include, TradeX, One Impression, Thinkerbell Labs, Skippi Ice Pops, CosIQ, BharatX, BizzTM, among others.
Ghazal Alagh is the co-founder and Chief of MamaEarth and is the youngest of all sharks. Won hearts with her humble nature on the show, the 33-year-old entrepreneur has completed a BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications) from Panjab University, Chandigarh, and later attended the New York Academy of Arts.
Her net worth is estimated to be around Rs 148 crore. Ghazal Alagh was reportedly paid Rs 8 lacs per episode of Shark Tank India. She has invested ₹24.7 million in Uvi Health in the pre-seed round in July 2021.
One of the much-loved judges on the show, Vineeta Singh is the CEO and co-founder of SUGAR Cosmetics. She made sure to motivate all the contestants even if she did not invest in the startups that appeared on the show.
Vineeta holds a B.tech degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras. She has also done post-graduation from IIM Ahmedabad. As per Crunchbase, Vineeta has 2 companies in her portfolio, Skippi Ice Pops, and CosIQ.
Her net worth is estimated to be around Rs 300 crores. As per reports, Vineeta Singh charged Rs 5 lacs per episode of Shark Tank India.
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