Indra Nooyi Age, Biography, Husband & More


Real NameIndra Krishnamurthy Nooyi
NicknameNot Known
Profession/OccupationBusiness Executive
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 33-28-36
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 October 1955
Age (as in 2016)61 Years
Birth PlaceMadras (now Chennai), Madras State, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownMadras (now Chennai), India (lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA)
SchoolHoly Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Madras (now Chennai), India
College/UniversityThe Madras Christian College (MCC), Tambaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Joka, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
The Yale School of Management, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Educational QualificationsB.S. from Madras Christian College in 1974
P.G.D.M. from IIM Calcutta in 1977
M.A. from Yale School of Management in 1978
FamilyFather- Not Known (employed at the State Bank of Hyderabad in India)
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Narayan Krishnamurthy
Sister- Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon (playback singer)
Ethnicity Asian
HobbiesReading, Playing Guitar
Favourite Things
Favourite BooksThe Road to Character by David Brooks
Favourite SportsCricket
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date8 March 1985
Sexual OrientationStraight
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
HusbandRaj K. Nooyi
ChildrenSons- N/A
Daughters- Tara Nooyi, Preetha Nooyi
Money Factor
Salary$18.6 million (as in 2014)
Net Worth$144 million (as in December 2014)


Some Lesser Known Facts About Indra Nooyi

  • Does Indra Nooyi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Indra Nooyi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She was born in a conservative Tamil family in Madras (now Chennai) in the State of Tamil Nadu in India.
  • Her father was an employee of State Bank of Hyderabad.
  • Her grandfather was a Civil Judge.
  • She was raised by her mother along with her sister and in an interview, she revealed that every night at the dinner table, her mother asked them to write a speech about what we would do if we were Chief Minister, Prime Minister or President.
  • In her childhood, she was a rebellious young girl and was known to be “wild”.
  • She has been a member of the All-Girls Cricket Team.
  • She also used to play guitar in a band.
  • While studying at the Yale University, she worked as a receptionist from midnight till sunrise.
  • Indra Nooyi’s 1st job was with Mettur Beardsell, Ltd, which was a British Textile Company and after that she worked as the Product Manager at the Johnson & Johnson.
  • She also worked at the Boston Consulting Group for 6 months.
  • From 1986 to 1990, she worked as the Vice President of Motorola.
  • Indra Nooyi joined PepsiCo in the year 1994 and became its president and CFO in 2001.
  • She led the acquisition of Tropicana in 1998.
  • She was appointed the 5th CEO of PepsiCo in 2006.
  • In 2007, Indian Government honored her with Padma Bhushan.
  • In 2014, Forbes ranked her 13 in World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. indra-nooyi-on-forbes
  • She is a pure vegetarian.