Natasha Poonawalla Age, Height, Weight, Family, Husband, Biography, Facts & More

Natasha Poonawalla

Real NameNatasha Poonawalla
ProfessionIndian Philanthropist, Businesswoman
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 November 1981
Age (as in 2017) 36 Years
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownPune, Maharashtra
SchoolSt. Mary's School, Pune
Colleges/UniversitiesPune University
London School of Economics
Educational QualificationsGraduation,
Masters of Science (2004)
ReligionZoroastrianism (Parsi)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendAdar Poonawalla (CEO of Serum Institute of India)
Marriage Date2006
Husband/SpouseAdar Poonawalla (CEO of Serum Institute of India)
Natasha Poonawalla With Her Husband Adar Poonawalla
ChildrenCyrus (born-2009), Darius (born-2015)
Natasha Poonawalla With Her Family
ParentsFather- Pramesh
Mother- Minnie Aurora
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Salads, Grilled Meat
Favourite Designers Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi Mukhrjee, Varun Bahl, Manish Arora, Christian Dior, Paco Rabanne, and Christian Louboutin
Style Quotient
Assets/Properties (approx.)$8.5 billion
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.) ₹660 crores ($6.6 billion)
Natasha Poonawalla

Some Lesser Known Facts About Natasha Poonawalla

  • Natasha is the Executive Director of the ‘Serum Institute of India’ (one of the largest vaccine manufacturing companies in the world), and Chairperson of the Villoo Poonawalla Foundation.
  • She is also the Director of the organizations- ‘Poonawalla Science Park’ in the Netherlands, and ‘Villoo Poonawalla Racing and Breeding Pvt Ltd.’
  • During her graduation in Pune University, she attended summer programs at Cornell, Stanford and Harvard Universities in the United States.
  • She is very enthusiastic about fashion and likes to wear new trends. Natasha Poonawalla In Different Trends
  • Natasha met Adar first time at Vijay Mallya’s New Year Eve party in Goa.
  • Her husband Adar is the son of Dr Cyrus Poonawala who is the founder and Chairperson of Poonawala Group. Natasha Poonawalla's Husband Adar With His Father Dr Cyrus Poonawala
  • According to Natasha, when she got married, she had no idea about the ways of handling the business of a biopharma company, so, initially, she decided to work as an intern in different departments of the organization.
  • As per the opinion of Natasha, her late mother-in-law Villoo was the silent power, and strength behind the whole family’s success.
  • After the death of her mother-in-law, she, along with her husband, started a foundation- ‘Adar Poonawalla Clean City.’
  • With her aim to convert Pune into a model city, she installed (investing 10 crore) two pilot plants with a capacity to process four million litres water daily, which became possible with the advanced membrane technology to treat sewage water from rivers and convert it into the pure drinkable water.
  • She started five schools having 2,000 kids, and also established the nonprofit hospitals in Pune.
  • In order to remain fit, she does many things like workout, pilates, and a quick swim.
  • She strongly believes in the ancient Indian ways of eating.
  • Roohi Jaikishan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda, and Kaajal Anand are her close friends.
  • She is an avid traveller and doesn’t miss any fashion week or event.
  • She loves flying, as per her opinion, at that time she can relax fully without phone and internet.
  • She has a dream to open more educational institutions and health care centres instead of profit-making institutions.
  • Her company ‘Serum Institute of India’ sells vaccines at low rates for needy people.
  • Bill Gates and Melinda Foundation are the partners in her social welfare causes.
  • According to Forbes Magazine’s Richest Billionaire List 2015, her father-in-law Dr Poonawalla is India’s 11th richest person, and the 208th richest individual worldwide. Natasha Poonawalla's Father-In-Law Cyrus Poonawalla
  • Her husband Adar has decided to spend 100 crore from his personal funds to address garbages in his city Pune.
  • She, along with her husband, started a biogas plant in Talegoan in Mawal Taluka (Pune), which has the capacity to process over three hundred tonnes of waste, making it the largest biogas plant in India. Natasha Poonawalla With Her Husband
  • Their clean initiative also includes taking discarded buses and renovating them to provide 3-4 toilets and 1 or 2 shower cubicles plus a waiting lounge for women at a nominal cost.
  • Her husband’s father Cyrus Poonawalla has purchased an old maharaja’s mansion in Mumbai from the U.S. government for around $113 million dollars, which is (according to media) is the most expensive ever residential acquisition in the country. Natasha Poonawalla's Father-In-Law Cyrus Poonawalla Purchased Old Maharaja's Mansion In Mumbai
  • Here’s an interesting video about Natasha Poonawalla’s biography: