Radhika Merchant Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Engaged
Age: 28 Years
Profession: Businesswoman

Radhika Merchant

Full nameRadhika Viren Merchant [1]Zauba Corp
Famous ForBeing the fiancée of Anant Ambani, the youngest son of the Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-26-32
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1994
Age (as of 2022) 28 Years
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
School• Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
• Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai
College/University• BD Somani International School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
• New York University, New York, US
Educational Qualification(s)• International Baccalaureate Diploma from BD Somani International School
• A bachelor’s degree in political science from New York University [2]Radhika Merchant – LinkedIn

Note: Radhika is often spotted with RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani offering prayers at various temples. Radhika and Mukesh Ambani, along with RIL director Manoj Modi, were paid a visit to the Shrinathji temple in September 2022. They also visited Kerala’s Guruvayur Shri Krishna Temple and Andhra Pradesh’s Tirupati Balaji Temple; Mukesh Ambani donated Rs 1.5 crore to the nearby Tirumala hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara.
Mukesh Ambani and Radhika Merchant visiting Shri Krishna Temple, in Guruvayur, Kerala
CasteKutch Bhatia
EthnicityShe belongs to a Gujarati Hindu family hailing from Kutch, Gujarat.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusEngaged
FiancéAnant Ambani
Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant's engagement photo
Engagement Date29 December 2022 [3]The Times of India

Note: Their engagement and Gol Dhana ceremony took place on 19 January 2023. [4]Vogue
ParentsFather- Viren Merchant (CEO of Encore Healthcare)
Mother- Shaila Merchant (Businesswoman)
Viren Merchant and his wife
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Anjali Merchant
Shaila Merchant with her daughters, Anjali Merchant (middle) and Radhika Merchant (right)
Other RelativesGrandfather- Ajitkumar Gordhandas Merchant (Businessman)
SingerLady Gaga
Film SeriesPirates of the Caribbean, Step Up
TV Show(s)The Secret Life of 4, 5 and 6 Year Olds, Game of Thrones, The Big Bang Theory
Video GameAngry Bird

Radhika Merchant

Some Lesser Known Facts About Radhika Merchant

  • Radhika Merchant is the daughter of Indian businessman Viren Merchant (CEO of Encore Healthcare) and Shaila Merchant. Radhika is engaged to Mukesh and Nita Ambani’s youngest son Anant Ambani.
  • In 2016, Radhika became a member of the Encore Healthcare Board of Directors.
  • In the same year, she interned at Cedar Consultants in Mumbai, where she worked on presentations on Middle East Market research for budding businesses in established markets such as the Taxi service market. In this capacity, she also consolidated marketable data reports on the Banking industry in India and worldwide, meanwhile working on a market report for a non-existent industry estimating bottom-up and top-down data.
  • She has also interned at Desai & Diwanji, Law Point, and Priyadarshani Academy.
  • In 2017, she joined the private luxury villas chain Isprava as a sales executive.; Isprava Group is a luxury home developer backed by Nadir Godrej, Anand Piramal, and Dabur’s Burman family.
  • In 2018, she gained media attention just after Isha Ambani’s engagement, when her picture with Anant Ambani surfaced on the internet.
    Radhika Merchant with Anant Ambani- Viral Picture

    Radhika Merchant with Anant Ambani’s viral picture

    She attended the marriage functions of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal, as well as Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta. At Isha Ambani’s ring ceremony, she was seen performing on the song ‘Ghoomar’ from Padmaavat (2018), alongside Shloka Mehta and Isha Ambani.

    Radhika Merchant dancing with Isha Ambani and Shloka Mehta

    Radhika Merchant dancing with Isha Ambani and Shloka Mehta

    There were rumours that Anant and Radhika got engaged and that they were expecting to get married soon, but a Reliance spokesperson cleared the air, denying all the reports and calling them baseless.

  • She is also known to be an animal lover and animal activist.
  • She took training in the Indian classical dance form Bharatnatyam from Guru Bhavana Thakar at Shree Nibha Arts.
    Radhika Merchant as a Bharatnatyam dancer

    Radhika Merchant as a Bharatnatyam dancer

    In June 2022, the Ambanis hosted a lavish ceremony for Radhika’s Arangetram,  the debut on-stage performance of a former student of Indian classical dance that marks the end of his/her formal classical dance training. The ceremony was held at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai.

  • She is occasionally spotted consuming alcoholic beverages with friends and family.

    Radhika Merchant Drinking

    Radhika Merchant at a party enjoying a glass of champagne

  • Radhika and Anant’s three-day pre-wedding celebration in Jamnagar, Gujarat, from 1 March to 3 March 2024, drew around 1200 guests, including Bollywood celebrities, tech moguls like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, and Hollywood stars Rihanna and Akon.


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  • At their pre-wedding event, Rihanna made her debut performance in India.


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  • Jamnagar Airport received the international status for his pre-wedding celebration. Guests also had ‘A Walk on the Wildside’ as they explored the expansive animal rescue shelter ‘Vantara’ spanning 3000 acres.


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  • On 3 March 2024, the couple had the Hastakshar Ceremony, which officially marked their union.

    Radhika Merchant and Anant Ambani's pictures from their Hastakshar Ceremony

    Radhika Merchant and Anant Ambani’s pictures from their Hastakshar Ceremony

  • Radhika’s speech at her pre-wedding ceremony gained attention online as netizens found similarities between it and dialogue from the Hollywood film ‘Shall We Dance?’ (2004) and believed it may have been copied.


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