Robin Arora

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Robin Arora
BornJanuary 1985 (age 34)
NationalityBritish
OccupationBusinessman
Net worthGBP £1.92 billion (Arora family, STRL, May 2017)[1]
TitleDirector, B&M Stores
Spouse(s)Esha Arora, nee Babber
RelativesSimon Arora (brother)
Bobby Arora (brother)

Robin Arora (born January 1985) is a British billionaire businessman and director of the retail chain B&M Stores.

Early life[edit]

Born in Manchester, Arora is the youngest of three brothers, Simon Arora and Bobby Arora.[2][3] Before going into business, he studied business at the University of Reading.[4]

His brothers acquired B&M Stores in December 2004 from Phildrew Investments.[5]

Career[edit]

Arora joined the business alongside his brothers in 2008, and was appointed a director at B&M Stores in 2014.[4][6]

Personal life[edit]

In 2013, Arora become the UK's first billionaire under the age of 30.[7]

In 2014, Tatler described Arora as "a Woosterish wag with a strong line in tartan blazers".[8]

In 2015, he married Esha Arora, nee Babber.[8][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Sunday Times Rich List 2017: The richest in the Northwest". www.thetimes.co.uk. 5 May 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  2. ^ News, Manchester Evening (4 December 2012). "Arora brothers sell "significant stake" in discount B&M Bargains to US firm". men. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Robin ARORA - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". Beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  4. ^ a b Lee, Adrian (6 December 2012). "How one family has transformed the high street and plans to conquer Britain". Express.co.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  5. ^ "History". www.bandmretail.com. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Robin ARORA - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  7. ^ "B&M founder becomes Britain's first billionaire under 30". www.diyweek.net. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Rich & single - Brandon Green & Arkadiy Abramovich - Single billionaires". Tatler. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  9. ^ "#robinesha • Instagram photos and videos". Instagram.com. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  10. ^ Meddings, Sabah (27 February 2017). "Budget store bosses pay themselves through tax havens". This is Money. Retrieved 3 June 2017.