Deepak Kochhar Age, Caste, Biography, Wife, Children, Family, Facts & More

Deepak Kochhar

Full NameDeepak Virendra Kochhar
Famous ForChanda Kochhar's Husband
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1957
Age (as in 2017)60 Years
BirthplaceNot Known
HometownNot Known
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityMumbai University
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies
Harvard Business School
Educational Qualification(s)Masters in Finance from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Bombay University
A graduate of the Advanced Management Program (AMP) from Harvard Business School
CasteVaishya (Khatri)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressTony CCI Chambers, opposite Cricket Club of India, South Mumbai
HobbiesPlaying Squash, Watching Films
ControversyIn April 2018, he had to face questions of conflict of interest in the Videocon loan controversy. The CBI registered a preliminary enquiry naming Deepak Kochhar, Videocon Group promoter Venugopal Dhoot, and others, to investigate the alleged wrongdoing in the sanctioning of a ₹3,250 crore ICICI loan to the Videocon Group.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsChanda Advani (Now, Chanda Kochhar)
Wife/SpouseChanda Kochhar (Managing Director & CEO; ICICI Bank)
Deepak Kochhar With His Wife Chanda Kochhar
ChildrenSon- Arjun (squash player)
Deepak Kochhar With His Son Arjun (Center) and Wife Chanda Kochhar
Daughter- Aarti
Deepak Kochhar With His Daughter Aarti (Extreme Right) and Wife Chanda Kochhar
ParentsFather- Virendra Kochhar (Indian Navy officer)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Rajiv Kochhar (Businessman)
Deepak Kochhar Brother Rajiv Kochhar
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite SportSquash
Favourite ActorShah Rukh Khan
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionAudi, Mercedes Benz, Ford
Assets/PropertiesA Residential Property in Mumbai (worth ₹1.1 crore)
Money Factor
Net Worth Not Known

Deepak Kochhar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Deepak Kochhar

  • Does Deepak Kochhar smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Deepak Kochhar drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • A resident of the tony CCI Chambers, opposite Cricket Club of India, Deepak Kochhar made headlines in April 2018 for all the wrong reasons, as he was named in the alleged Videocon loan controversy involving his wife Chanda Kochhar.
  • He was born to a Navy officer and is well known in the corporate society of Mumbai.
  • After completing his graduation from Mumbai University, Deepak joined Jamnalal Bajaj Institute Of Management Studies for his Master’s degree in Finance, and it was there he met Chanda Advani (now Chanda Kochhar), who was pursuing her Management Studies. Jamnalal Bajaj Institute Of Management Studies
  • After finishing their studies at Jamnalal Bajaj Institute Of Management Studies, Chanda decided to get into a salaried job at erstwhile ICICI in 1984, while Deepak decided to work for himself.
  • Deepak Kochhar went on to pursue an advanced management programme at Harvard Business School.
  • He, along with his brother Rajiv Kochhar, set up a company ‘Credential Finance.’ However, it fell into tax-related litigations, and Credential Finance was struck off stock exchange registers in the early 2000s.
  • Thereafter, he parted ways with his brother to set Avista Advisory group in Singapore, with offices in India. Deepak Kochhar Brother Rajiv Kochhar
  • In 2008, he co-founded NuPower Renewables and became its Chief Executive Officer. Originally, NuPower Renewables was a 50-50 Joint Venture between Videocon Group’s Venugopal Dhoot family and Kochhar and Advani families (Chanda Kochhar’s brother, Mahesh Advani). Deepak Kochhar NuPower
  • While Deepak’s business floundered, Chanda Kochhar’s career boomed. She was being featured prominently by major tabloids. She was often listed among India’s most powerful women.