Nikhil Kamath Wiki, Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Bio & More

Nikhil Kamath is a renowned Indian entrepreneur, businessman, and investor and is best known as the founder of the financial services company Zerodha. Nikhil Kamath’s story is a source of inspiration for all those youth who get scared of struggle and get disheartened when their dreams are shattered. Despite not being able to complete his schooling, Nikhil Kamath made his fortune with his hard work and is a billionaire today. He started taking an interest in the stock market from a very young age and today he is the young billionaire of the country.

The names of both brothers Nikhil Kamath and Nitin Kamath are also on the list of billionaires of Forbes. In the business industry, they are known as the ‘Kamath Brothers’. Nitin and Nikhil Kamath are the founders of Zerodha, an online stock trading company. Nikhil Kamath founded the Zerodha company in 2010 at the age of 18 along with his brother Nitin Kamath. Today, based on his hard work and dedication, he has reached that point where it is the dream of every youth to reach.

Nikhil Kamath


Nikhil Kamath was born on Friday, 5 September 1986 in Shimoga, Karnataka in a normal, middle-class, Brahmin family. His father’s name is Raghunath Kamath he is retired from Canara Bank. His mother’s name is Revathi Kamath, he is an environmentalist and Veena player. In his family, apart from his parents, he has an elder brother named Nitin Kamath, who is the co-founder of Zorodha Company.

Today Nikhil Kamath is a billionaire, but his journey here has been full of difficulties. Nikhil Kamath did not feel like studying, so he left school in the middle and started selling phones with his friend Tejpal. When he was 14 years old and this was his first business. But when the mother came to know, she broke the phone and threw it in the toilet. But Nikhil Kamath did not give up. He later took up a job for Rs 8,000 in a call center and then started a company with his brother at the age of 18.

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Nikhil Kamath received his early education from Oxford Senior Secondary School, JP Nagar, Bangalore. And he got an education only till class 10th and after that, he left his school due to a lack of interest in education.

Personal Life


Nikhil Kamath married Amanda Purvankara in Italy on 18 April 2019, She is the Executive Director of Provident Housing Limited, a leading housing brand in the country. Nikhil Kamath and Amanda Purvankara tied the knot in a very intimate ceremony that was attended by just 50 guests. However, their marriage did not last long and they got divorced shortly after their marriage.

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After divorcing his wife, Kamath is currently dating former Miss World and actress Manushi Chhillar. Though Manushi Chhillar is busy these days with her upcoming films but still she has been seen with Nikhil Kamath on many occasions and according to media reports they are dating each other.

Nikhil Kamath and Manushi Chhillar

Nikhil Kamath Bio

Real NameNikhil Kamath
ProfessionEntrepreneur, Trader, Investor
Known ForBeing the co-founder of the Indian financial services company Zerodha
Date of Birth (DOB)5 September 1986 (Friday)
Age (As of 2023)37 Years
BirthplaceShimoga, Karnataka, India
HometownShimoga, Karnataka, India
Zodiac SignVirgo
CasteGaud Saraswat Brahmin
HobbiesPainting, Playing Guitar
AddressKingfisher Towers, Bangalore
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
SchoolOxford Senior Secondary School in JP Nagar, Bangalore
Education QualificationHigh School dropout

Physical Attribute

Height (approx.)175 (in centimeters)
1.75 (in meters)
5′ 9″ (in feet & inches)
Weight (approx.)70 (in kilograms)
154 lbs (in pounds)
Body Measurements (approx.)Chest- 40 Inches
Waist- 32 Inches
Biceps- 13 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack

Family, Wife & Girlfriend

Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/GirlfriendsManushi Chhillar (Actress, Model)
Wife/SpouseAmanda Puravankara (ex-wife) (Director at Provident Housing Ltd, Bangalore
Marriage Date18 April 2019 (Thursday)
FatherRaghuram Kamath (Retired from Canara Bank)
MotherRevathi Kamath (Environmentalist and Veena player)
BrotherNithin Kamath (Elder; Co-founder of Zerodha)

Style Quotient

Car Collection• Audi A6
• Porsche Boxter S Convertible
Watch Collection• LeCoultre watch model
• Octa Lune model by F.P. Journe
• 1990 rose gold Rolex Day-Date model
• Franck Muller Cintrée Curvex model from 1998
• 2015 Rolex Submariner
• 2017 IWC Big Pilot watch
• 2018 Blancpain Villeret dress watch
• DBS model by the independent Swiss watchmaker De Bethune

Money Factor

Net Worth (2023)$1.1Billion, INR 9 Thousand Crore (As of 2023)

Social Media Info

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in the year 2004, he quit his call center job and started a stock trading firm named Kamath Association along with his brother after about 4 years he started Zorodha which is a trading platform. Together the two brothers started a company called Zerodha in 2010. Its purpose was to make trading in the stock market easier and cheaper. Creating a Demat account and trading is made easy through the website. Gradually the company started becoming famous among businessmen.

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And in the next few years, Zerodha grew to become one of the largest retail brokerage firms in India. Apart from the stock market, Zerodha also provides many financial services including mutual funds, insurance, and digital gold. The company claims that it has more than 60 lakh customers. Trading worth Rs 9 thousand crores is done daily in Zerodha.

After this when Kovid-19 started, during that time Arora became the largest trading platform in India because it used to charge only ₹ 20 for each trade, irrespective of the size of the trade. As per the data of the year 2021 which creates more than 5 million orders daily which is around 15% of India’s daily equity.


Nikhil Kamath faced allegations of using malpractice against celebrities on 13 June 2021 while participating in an online chess game organized by along with Viswanathan Anand. Because celebrities including actor Aamir Khan, cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal, and singer Arijit Singh had lost and it was Nikhil Kamath who defeated Viswanathan Anand.

It was later found that he had defeated Anand with computer assistance, after which suspended his account for violating the fair play policy, and Nikhil later admitted to using computer assistance and posted an on Twitter Also posted an apology.

Net Worth

According to the information received, the total assets of Nikhil Kamath are 1.1 billion dollars (about 9 thousand crore rupees).

Some Interesting Facts About Nikhil Kamath

  • He was born and brought up in a Gond Saraswat Brahmin family in Shimoga, Karnataka.
  • Nikhil Kamath was not very interested in studies since childhood, maths is his favorite subject even though he doesn’t feel like studying.
  • Once in school, his PT teacher scolded him for not marching properly, because of which he hated him for 3 years.
  • He wanted to set up a business of his own in the future, due to which he started understanding the methods of business at a very young age.
  • He is a good chess player and has participated in various state and national-level chess tournaments.
  • He became one of the youngest billionaires in India at the age of 34. He has been featured in various renowned business magazines.
  • He is very fond of watches and vehicles due to which he has a good collection of vehicles and vehicles.
  • He has made two tattoos named ‘Shalom’ and ‘Be Here Now’.

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