Rikant Pittie Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Hina Vanjani
Hometown: Delhi
Age: 35 Years

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Other NameRikant Pitti
Profession(s)Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Philanthropist
Known forBeing the co-founder of EaseMyTrip
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm Producer: Mumbai 125 KM 3D (2014)
A poster of the film Mumbai 125 KM 3D
Awards & Achievements • Worldwide Achievers Business Leadership Award - Best Online Travel Company of the Year (2013)
• FMW Asean Thai-India Business Leader Award - Best Destination Management Company in Thailand (2016)
• Top Contributors Award (2016)
• 24MRC Network Leaders Award - Enterprise Excellence of the Year (Tourism & Hospitality) (2017)
24MRC Network Leaders Award won by EaseMyTrip
• TnH Magazine Travel & Tourism Award - Most Outstanding Online Travel Company (2017)
• Ravishing Wedding Award - Best Travel Planner of the Year (2017)
Rikant Pittie receiving Ravishing Wedding Award
• India-UAE Business & Social Forum - World's Greatest Brands & Leaders (2018)
Rikant receiving the India-UAE Business & Social Forum Award
• Turkish Airlines - Plaque of Appreciation (2018)
• Times Travel Award - Best Travel Booking App/Website (2019)
• Ravishing Wedding Award - Best Travel Planner of the Year (2019)
• Brand Essence - International Achievement Award (2019)
• Business Television India - Customer Centric Business Award (2019)
• Vistara Gold Partner Award (2019)
• Global Iconic Award - COO of the Year (2019)
Rikant Pittie receiving Global Iconic Award
• SATTE - Best Travel Booking Site (2020)
• International Glory Award - Best Online Travel Portal (2021)
• Hurun India - Bootstrapped Entrepreneur of the Year (2022)
Rikant Pittie holding Hurun India Entrepreneur of the Year Award
• The Times - Forty under 40 Award (2022)
Rikant Pittie holding Times Forty under 40 Award
• Exchange4media - Online Travel Portal Award (2022)
• Global Business Symposium - Best Online Travel Portal of India Award (2022)
• Global Fame Award - Best Travel Portal of India (2022)
• Entrepreneur Award - Entrepreneur of the Year (2022)
Rikant Pittie receiving the Entrepreneur Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 August 1988 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2023) 35 Years
BirthplaceNew Delhi
Zodiac signLeo
HometownNew Delhi
SchoolVivekanand School, New Delhi (1995-2005)
College/UniversityKurukshetra University, Thanesar, Haryana
Educational QualificationBachelor of Technology in Electrical, Electronics and Communications
(2006-2010) [1]LinkedIn - Rikant Pittie
ControversyAcquisition of Trademark Violation
The travel company MakeMyTrip filed a case against EaseMyTrip in the Delhi High Court for trademark violation in 2019. The company accused both Google and EaseMyTrip of using the brand name 'makemytrip' as adword on Google. In 2022, another company in Pune named udChalo accused EaseMyTrip of using the same keywords and Adwords to increase its ranking and filed a case against the company in the Delhi High Court. [2]Brand Equity
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseHina Vanjani
Rikant Pittie with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- Name Not Known
Rikant Pittie with his daughter
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (Coal Trader)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother(s)- 2
• Prashant Pitti (Co-Founder of EaseMyTrip)
Nishant Pitti (Co-Founder of EaseMyTrip)
Rikant Pitti with his brothers
Style Quotient
Car CollectionLamborghini Urus Performante
Rikant Pittie standing with his Lamborghini

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rikant Pittie

  • Rikant started working as an entrepreneur at the age of 17, in 2008.
  • Initially, he and his brother Nishant created a website named Duke Travels to book airline tickets online. Their family and friends provided the funding for it.
  • Later, when the website Duke Travels started making a profit, the Airline company Air Deccan offered the brothers to become their company’s partner.
  • They changed their brand name from Duke Travels’ to EaseMyTrip after they partnered with Air Deccan.
    A brand logo of EaseMyTrip
  • They incorporated the company EaseMyTrip Private Limited on 20 July 2012.
  • In 2019, the company had 42,000 travel agents, 1,200 franchise outlets, 640 white-label solutions, and 1,600 distributors.
  • Other than India, EaseMyTrip is available in countries such as UAE, US, UK, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.
  • The company collaborated with other travel companies such as Oyo Rooms, Airbnb, and Yatra in 2021 to form the Confederation of Hospitality, Technology and Tourism Industry (CHATT).
  • Rikant Pitti holds the directorship of various other companies including Easy Builders Private Limited (2012), Bhoomika Fabricators Private Limited (2013), Spree Hotels and Real Estate Private Limited (2021), MoneyLeader Finance India Private Limited (2021), EaseMyTrip Foundation (2021), and Yolobus Private Limited (2022).
  • He co-produced the Hindi films Madaari (2016), Guest iin London (2017), Batti Gul Meter Chalu (2018), Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019), and Taish (2020).
    Madaari (2016)
  • EaseMyTrip contributed Rs 10 lakh to the victims of the Kerela flood in 2018.
  • During the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company provided 55 oxygen concentrators and a full refund for ticket cancellation.
  • Hindi film actors Vijay Raaz and Varun Sharma were made the brand ambassadors of EaseMyTrip in 2021.

    Vijay Raaz and Varun Sharma in EaseMyTrip Advertisement

    Vijay Raaz and Varun Sharma in EaseMyTrip Advertisement

  • Rikant owned 1 stock worth Rs. 2,258.8 crores in 2023. [3]Trendylyne
  • In 2023, Rikant Pitti was selected as one of the angel investors on the Jio Cinema show “Indian Angels.”
    Rikant Pittie on the poster of Indian Angels show
  • Rikant bought a property worth Rs. 99.34 crore in Gurugram, Haryana, in 2024. [4]Business Today