Shark Tank India fame Peyush Bansal is an Indian entrepreneur and businessman. He is the co-founder and CEO of one of the most popular eyewear brands Lenskart and also a judge of Shark Tank India.
Just like every other person Peyush Bansal also had dreams and he turned them into a reality with his hard work and set up a company worth crore Lenskart.com.
Peyush rose to fame when he appeared as one of the sharks in the Indian television channel Sony’s show Shark Tank last year and now he is re-judging season 2 of this show as well.
Who is Peyush Bansal?
Peyush Bansal is a renowned Indian entrepreneur. He was born on 26 April 1985 in New Delhi India.
This shark is the founder and CEO of lenskart.com and is now judging the reality show season 2 of Shark Tank India. His father used to work as a chartered accountant, and he comes from a financially stable family.
Despite having a multi-crore business, he likes to live a simple life. He is not hungry for fame and doesn’t bother about fan following even though he has massive. CEO has left a mark on the hearts of people for his simplicity.
Education and early life
Peyush Bansal did his early education fatDon Bosco School, then for further studies, he went to McGill University Canada where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. After this, Peyush obtained a post-graduation degree from IIM, Bangalore.
Peyush Bansal 2023 Bio, Age
|Real Name||Peyush Bansal|
|Profession||Businessman & Entrepreneur|
|Popular For||Co-Founder & CEO of Lenskart|
|Date of Birth||26 April 1985|
|Age (as of 2023)||37 years|
|Birthplace||New Delhi, India|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|Current Address||New Delhi, India|
|Educational Qualification||B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)|
|College||McGill University, Canada|
|High School||Don Bosco High School, New Delhi, India|
|Language Known||English, Hindi|
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign||Taurus|
Peyush Bansal Net Worth 2023
Collectively, Peyush’s net worth is around Rs. 600 crores. He is the owner of Lenskart company, which is famous for selling eyewear online.
Peyush Bansal lives an extravagant yet simple life. Moreover, he has also invested in an employee engagement platform at Feedo and dailyobjects.com, a lifestyle brand.
Lenskart owner Peyush Bansal is married to Nimisha Bansal, his mother’s name is Kiran Bansal, Peyush Bansal also has an elder brother, his father is a chartered accountant Peyush Bansal belongs to a middle-class family.
Peyush Bansal Career
Peyush’s father always wanted his son should also become a big person by studying like him. After his early education, he sent Peyush to Canada for further studies, from where Peyush completed his engineering degree.
After this, Peyush did his first job at Microsoft, the world’s biggest company.
But he was not happy with this work, and he wanted to start his own startup in life with this thought Peyush came to India in the year 2007. And launched SearchMyCampus as the first vocational service in 2007.
He then went on to find a series of Indian companies, including John Jacobs, Equivalence, and Lenskart, under which he set up the Lenskart Vision Fund, a Lenskart Plus company.
Peyush Bansal and Lenskart
In the year 2010, Peyush Bansal founded Lenskart with Sumeet Kapathi and Amit Chaudhary. First, the company sold only contact lenses but within a year, it also started selling sunglasses and eyeglasses.
In 2019, his company, Lenskart, turned into a unicorn with $1.5 billion worth of net assets. And at present, they have more than 5000 frames and glasses in their portfolio, as well as more than 46 different types of high-quality lenses, and now the company has reached the height of success.
As of now, Lenskart has more than 1550 outlets across India. Adopting a franchisee model business, Peyush expanded Lenskart to every region of the country, today his company also provides an eye checkup facility.