Ankur Warikoo
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Ankur Wariko is an Indian self-made millionaire through entrepreneurship, book writing, and investments. He is also open in public presence through Instagram, Youtube, Twitter where he talks about productivity and self improvement.

Early Life and Career

Ankur Warikoo was born on 1980, 25th of August in New Delhi. He belongs to Kashmiri Pandit’s parents. He is the son of Mr. Ashok Warikoo and Mrs. Neerja Warikoo. Talking about his father’s occupation, he used to work at a medical firm back in the day. He grew up with his sister who is 6 years younger than him. He completed his school at Don Bosco School which is located in New Delhi, Alaknanda. Talking about his bachelor’s academic career, he graduated in Physics from Hindu College which is also located n Delhi. From, the Indian School of Business, he received his MBA. After that, he went on to pursue his Ph.D. in astrophysics at Michigan State University and dropped out later on.

Warikoo discovered his interest in entrepreneurship and went on to pursue his career as an entrepreneur. After accumulating much knowledge and experience, he started his first startup named Accentium Web in 2008. Later on in 2011, he was appointed as the CEO of Groupon India. He was also appointed as the CEO of in 2015. But, after being CEO of for 4 years he stepped down from the post. His hard work, determination, persistence, and discipline proved that, he was born to be a CEO and a multi-millionaire.

Personal Life

Ankur Warikoo has a very beautiful love story with his wife named Ruchi Budhiraja. They met each other at the age of 19 on a bus on the way to their college. After talking to each other, they became friends but after talking to each other for a long time, they caught an emotion for each other and fell in love. They married each other in 2007. They have given birth to one son and one daughter. The daughter’s name is Uzma Warikoo and the son’s name is Vidur Warikoo. He also loves reading books, practicing meditation, doing exercise, and spending quality time with his loved ones.

What are the books that Ankur Warikoo Wrote?

He is also very actively involved in sharing his experience and knowledge through books. He is a renowned author who has written two books. The first book is named ‘Do Epic Shit’ which was written in 2021, which tells us about the failure and success he faced in his life and the lessons he has learned through failure and success. The second book is called ‘Get Epic Shit Done’ which was published in 2022, it tells us how can we achieve big things in our life ensuring that we don’t become relaxed about our growth.

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Ankur Warikoo Net Worth

Ankur Warikoo has been successful in accumulating his wealth through entrepreneurship and investments. According to different sources, he is worth approximately around $15 million.

NameAnkur Warikoo
Age 42 years old
Date of Birth1980, 25 August
Place of BirthNew Delhi, India
OccupationPublic Speaking, Entrepreneur, Investor
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height5 Feet 7 Inches
HobbiesReading Books, Spending Time With Loved Ones, Travelling, Meditation, Exercise