Anand Ahuja is the husband of Well known Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor. Let’s go through the personal and professional life of Anand and discover some unknown facts about him.
Bio/Wiki of Anand Ahuja
|Meaning of Name||Happiness|
|Famous as||Sonam Kapoor’s Husband|
|Physical Stats & More (approx)|
|Height||in centimeters – 175 cm|
|in feet – 5’ 9”|
|Weight||in kilograms – 67 kg|
|in pounds – 148 lbs|
|Figure Measurements (approx)|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Anand’s Personal Life
|Date of Birth||29 July 1983|
|Age (as in 2020)||37 Years|
|Birthplace||New Delhi, India|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|Residence||Lutyens Bungalow Zone, Prithviraj Road and Golf Links, New Delhi|
|School||American Embassy School, New Delhi|
|College/University||University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia|
|Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Science, Economics, International Relations|
|Hobbies||Travelling, collecting shoes, playing and watching basketball|
|Net Worth||$450 million|
Anand’s Relationships & More
|Wife||Sonam Kapoor (Actress)|
|Marriage Date||8 May 2018|
|Marriage Location||Rockdale, Bandra, Mumbai|
Wife – Sonam Kapoor (Actress)
Children – No
Father – Harish Ahuja (Businessman)
Mother – Priya Ahuja (Homemaker)
Brother – Anant Ahuja (Younger)
Father-in-law – Anil Kapoor
Mother-in-law – Sunita Kapoor
Grandfather- Manghoo Fatehchand Ahuja (Died on 19th November 2015)
Grandmother- Sarla M Ahuja
Anand’s Social Media Presence
|Social Media||Social Profile||Followers (2020)||Live Count|
Anand’s Favorite Things
Food – Acai bowl
Actor – Will Smith, Hrithik Roshan, Dwayne Johnson
Actress – Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone
Holiday Destinations – New York, Europe
Singer/Musician(s) – Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams, David Guetta
TV Shows – American: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Song – Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.
Sport – Basketball
Basketball Players – Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James
Some Lesser Known Facts About Anand
Anand was born on 29 July 1983 to Harish Ahuja and Priya Ahuja in New Delhi, India.
As in 2020 Anand is 37 years old, His Height is 5 feet 9 in (175 cm) and he weighs 67 kilograms (148 pounds) approximately.
He did his graduation in International Relations and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, after that he went to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to enroll Master of Business Administration (MBA), but he didn’t complete it.
After graduation Anand did internship with Deutsche Bank and worked with companies like Macy’s as an assistant buyer and as Product Manager at Amazon in Seattle.
Sonam and Anand got married on May 8. This grand wedding took place at heritage bungalow named Rockdale, which is next to Shahrukh Khan’s bungalow Mannat. This bungalow owned by Sonam’s Mother Sunita Kapoor’s sister Kavita Singh.
Sonam and Anand planned to get married in Geneva, Switzerland, but Sonam’s grandmother Nirmal Kapoor can’t travel that far so they changed venue closer to their residence in Mumbai.
Not only Sonam, Anand has also changed his name post their wedding, Anand Ahuja is now Anand S Ahuja.
Sonam and Anand met for the first time during the promotions of Sonam’s film Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
Anand is Managing Director of his own apparel company named Bhane founded in 2013 for his love for clothing and sneakers. Meaning of Bhane is rising sun. Sonam also wears the attire of his brand Bhane.
In July 2018 he launched Bhane store in Mumbai. Now he has two stores, one in New Delhi and the second is in Mumbai.
In Sept 2018 Anand renamed his brand Bhaane from Bhane as numerologist Sanjay B Jumaani suggested to add extra A in the brand name, he also suggested to delete the full stop in the brand logo.
Anand is also co-founder of Veg Non-veg multi brand shoe store which retails shoes of popular brands.
Why they chose Veg Non-veg name for store – Anand is Sindhi and he is vegan while other co-founder Abhijeet Singh is a Punjabi guy who is non-vegetarian. Like food their shoe taste is also exact opposite as he likes Newest and lightest shoes while Abhijeet likes vintage and leather shoes. They both have different tastes for both food and shoes so they decided to go with this name – Veg Non-veg multi brand shoe store.
Due to his immense love for shoes, In April 2017, GQ India listed Anand Ahuja as ‘Sneakerheads of Instagram.’
As he grew up playing basketball, so he always looks out for lightweight shoes, Adidas Futurecraft and Nike Flyknit Racer are the Aanad’s favorite sneakers.
Anand and Sonam met through their mutual friend Pernia Qureshi, who is also Sonam’s hair stylist. Ahuja proposed her in July 2014, which she took few months to say yes.
Along with being MD of Bhane, he is also the Managing Director of his family-owned company Shahi Exports. He joined Shahi Exports in 2011. Shahi Exports is one of the largest export houses in India with an annual turnover of about $450 Million.
With Anand’s help Sonam and her sister Rhea started a fashion brand in 2015 called “Rheson”, which is a successful high-street fashion brand from last three years.
Currently, Anand lives with family in most expensive areas of New Delhi i.e Golf Links, which is near by Delhi’s famous Khan Market. This property costs around Rs 173 crore.
Anand met his favorite Hollywood actor Will Smith when he came to India at a party held in Akashy Kumar’s house.
He is a massive fan of Will Smith starer American TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air released in 1990.
Anand is fond of drinking beverages, but he doesn’t smoke. He likes to drink pure alcohol.
Being an entrepreneur, Anand is a big fan of companies like Apple, Tesla and Dyosn. He loves to see what’s going on in there companies.
Anand loves playing basketball and going on long walks and drives. He loves playing basketball with his brother.
He is a big supporter of basketball team ‘Los Angeles Lakers’
Ahuja doesn’t like reading while his wife Sonam loves reading, Sonam calls himself a very slow reader. He likes to listen to podcasts while walking.
Anand loves mornings and he gets up early after that he does light workout and leaves for work. He comes back home early like 4-4:30 PM and later he leaves for the gym.
Anand loves innovative gadgets and Apple watch series 5 is his favorite. He uses his Apple watch for workout tracking. When running, he just goes with Apple watch and AirPods.
Anand shares his Birthday with following famous personalities:
- Sanjay Dutt – Indian film star, producer and politician
- J. R. D. Tata – French-born Indian aviator and businessman.
- Babasaheb Purandare – a historian, writer and theatre personality
- Hard Kaur – Indian rapper and hip hop singer
- Anup Jalota – Indian singer/musician,
- C. Narayanareddy – Indian poet and writer.
- Sonia Deepti – Indian Telugu film actress
- Benito Mussolini – Former Prime Minister of Italy
- Dak Prescott – American football quarterback
- Allison Mack – Actress
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