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Azim Premji, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Azim Premji Profile

Bio
Real NameAzim Hashim Premji
NicknameBill Gates of India
ProfessionIndian Business Tycoon, Investor, and Philanthropist
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 157 cm
in meters- 1.57 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 2”
Weightin Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 July 1945
Age (as in 2017)72 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, India
SchoolSt. Mary School Mumbai, India
College/UniversityStanford University, California, USA
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Degree
FamilyFather- Mohamed Hashem Premji
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Name Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ReligionShia Islam
HobbiesJogging, Playing Golf
ControversiesHe was invited by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to speak at the gathering of NGO, named Rashtriya Sewa Sangam. Azim Premji drew sharp criticism for attending the event from some people who said his presence was tantamount to an endorsement of the RSS.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodDosa
Favourite CarFord Escort, Toyota Sedan, Toyota Corolla,
Favourite ColourBlack
Favourite BusinessmanDhirubhai Ambani, Bill Gates
Favourite ActorsAamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeYasmeen Premji ( Author)
Azim Premji Wife Yasmeen
ChildrenSons-Rishad Premji (Business Person)
Azim Premji Son Rishad
Tariq Premji (Profession Unknown)
Azim Premji Son Tariq

Daughter- Not Known


Money Factor
Net Worth$17.5 billion
Cars CollectionFort Escort, Toyota Sedan, Toyota Corolla, Mercedes E- Class
House/EstateHe owns a large bungalow and a garden on Walkers Road in Coonoor

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Azim Premji

  • Does Azim Premji smoke?: Unknown
  • Does Azim Premji drink alcohol?: Unknown
  • Azim Premji was born in Mumbai, into a Shia Muslim family.
  • His father was known as the “Rice King of Burma”
  • Due to his father’s sudden death, he left his bachelor’s degree midway to manage his father’s business. Therefore, he completed his degree after 30 years.
  •  He is responsible for Wipro emerging as one of the world’s fastest growing companies.
  • He has been holding 80 percent of the soap to software empire.
  • He likes JRD Tata as his one of great personalities which have inspired him to do best in his life.
  • He has transferred 8.6% of his company stake into his on-build foundation known as Azim Premji Foundation which provides facilities for schools in India.
  • He doesn’t like to interfere with other business heads.
  • He likes going for trekking with his family and watching movies when he is off from work.
  • In July 2017, he is known as the 3rd wealthiest man and the 41st richest person in the world.
  • He pledged to donate $2 billion to improve the school education in India.

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