After the massive success of season 1, season 2 of shark Tank India is out and since the day it was aired on Sony TV, it has become the talk of the town. As we all have witnessed, the biggest change in the second season can be seen in the panel of judges. In season 2, the panel does not have ex-sharks, Ghazal Alagh and Ashneer Grover.In place of Ashneer Grover, there is a new judge who is none other than Car Dekho founder Amit Jain.
Amit Jain is known to be the richest judge of Shark Tank India.
Today, in this article, we will get to know, Amit Jain’s Net Worth in 2023 – Bio, Career, Age, Family, Early Life, and Cardekho.
Who is Amit Jain?
Amit Jain was born on 12 November 1976 in Jaipur, Rajasthan. His father, Prashant Jain, was an RBI officer and gem dealer who passed away in 2006. His mother, Neelima Jain, is a homemaker.
He has a younger brother, Anurag Jain, who is the co-founder and COO of CarDekho. His grandfather Late Dr. Dharam Singh Jain was a renowned astrologer.
He started the IT company GirnarSoft in the year 2007 with his brother. He is the CEO and co-founder of this company. Later, CarDekho.com and InsuranceDekho.com were launched by them. Car Dekho is a platform that helps users buy the right car.
Amit Jain Biography/Age
|Date of Birth||12 November 1976|
|Position||CEO & Co-Founder|
|Currently Known for||Judging Shark Tank Indian season 2|
Amit completed his early schooling at St. Xavier’s Senior Secondary School, Jaipur. After that, for further studies, he joined the Institute of Technology, Delhi (1995-1999) and obtained a bachelor’s degree in technology.
In the year 1998, after completing his engineering, he started working as a software engineer at Tata Consultancy Services.
The IIT Delhi alumnus’ start-up story began in 2006 when he and his brother Anurag Jain converted their garage into an office and started their software outsourcing company called Girnarsoft.
Amit Jain Net Worth 2023
Amit Jain is the group founder of the Car Dekho company. In Season 2 of Shark Tank India, he has been entered in place of Ashneer Grover. Today his company has become worth 1200 million dollars. Amit Jain’s approximate net worth is estimated at US $365 Million. He is wealthier than the total wealth of the other five judges, so Amit Jain is the richest among the five sharks. Amit Jain is very fond of sports and he also went to see the FIFA World Cup held in Qatar.
Amit Jain was born and brought up in India. His mother, Neelma Jain is a homemaker and his father Late Mr. Prashant Jain was a former RBI officer and also a gem dealer. He is married to Pihu Jain. They both are blessed with two children. His wife also helps him a lot in his business.
Career of Amit Jain
After completing his studies, in the year 1999-2000, Amit worked as a software engineer at Tata Consultancy Services. After that, he worked as a senior associate, distribution manager, and product manager at Trilogy for about 6 years and 11 months. Amit Jain and his brothers used to work in different companies. Amit worked as a software engineer at TCS.
After this, he also worked on the trilogy. But when their father passed away, they both were devasted and left their respective jobs and came back home.
Both brothers started their entrepreneurial journey with ‘Girnar Soft’. He started it by setting up a small office at home.
Amit Jain and Car Dekho
In 2008, Amit Jain went with his brother to participate in the car expo in Delhi and the idea to launch Car Dekho came to their mind. When he had enough money, he started ‘Car Dekho’ in the year 2008. He created a digital platform where people can buy cars very easily. This format was started in Jaipur and today it has branches in many cities.
More than two thousand employees work in Car Dekho. His biggest success was that he never did any marketing for CarDekho but still it is popular. It has now become India’s number one auto tech place and Rajasthan’s first unicorn start-up.