Gopichand Hinduja

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Gopichand Hinduja
Born Gopichand Parmanand Hinduja
(1940-02-29) 29 February 1940 (age 76)
Residence London, England
Nationality British
Ethnicity Sindhi
Alma mater Jai Hind College
Occupation Co-chairman, Hinduja Group
Net worth US$16.2 billion (May 2016)[1]
Spouse(s) Sunita Hinduja
Children Sanjay Hinduja, Dheeraj Hinduja and Rita Hinduja
Parent(s) Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja
Jamuna Parmanand Hinduja

Gopichand Parmanand Hinduja (born 29 February 1940) is an Indian-born British billionaire businessman, the co-chairman of the Hinduja Group.

Early life[edit]

Gopichand Parmanand Hinduja was born on 29 February 1940, the son of Parmanand Hinduja, and educated at Jai Hind College, Mumbai.[2] He is of Sindhi origin.[3]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Sunita Hinduja, and they have two sons and one daughter, Sanjay Hinduja, Dheeraj Hinduja and Rita Hinduja.[2][4]

In 2015, their son Sanjay Hinduja married his long-time girlfriend, the designer Anu Mahtani, in Udaipur, India. The wedding cost £15 million and entertainment included the pop singers Jennifer Lopez, Arjun Kapoor and Nicole Scherzinger.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hinduja Brothers". Forbes. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Europa Publications (2003). The International Who's Who 2004. Psychology Press. p. 733. ISBN 978-1-85743-217-6. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Halime, Farah (24 December 2010). "Hinduja, a 'relatively' successful billionaire". The National. Retrieved 5 August 2016. The family's success began with their father, Parmanand, who came from the Sindh province of what is now Pakistan... 
  4. ^ ":: Hinduja Group - Our Group  ::". Hindujagroup.com. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "'India's most eligible bachelor' Sanjay Hinduja marries in £15m ceremony". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "My big fat '£15MILLION wedding': Inside 2015's most lavish ceremony". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 11 June 2016.