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Ritesh Agarwal (OYO Rooms Founder) Age, Biography & More


OYO Ritesh Agarwal

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Bio
Real NameRitesh Agarwal
ProfessionBusinessman
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 11 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 November 1993
Age (as in 2016)23 Years
Birth PlaceCuttack, Odisha, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownCuttack, Odisha, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityIndian School of Business and Finance, Delhi
Educational QualificationCollege Dropout
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesCycling
ControversiesLike any other celebrity, fame has brought a fair share of negative spark to this young entrepreneur. He had some harsh time with his co-founders and employees at Oravel. Some even say that Ritesh is an outright liar and that he cannot code. Kunal Pandya of NCrypted Technologies (a Gujarat-based technology firm) said that he had licensed his vacation rental portal 'BistroStays' to Ritesh in return of some shares, something which never happened.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/SpouseN/A
Money Factor
Net Worth As in March 2017, OYO Rooms' net worth is nearly $500 Million.

OYO Rooms founder Ritesh Agarwal

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Ritesh Agarwal

  • Does Ritesh Agarwal smoke: Not Known
  • Does Ritesh Agarwal drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Ritesh used to sell SIM cards when he was just 13.
  • Though he had enrolled himself for the University of London’s International Programme provided by Indian School of Business and Finance, he never really felt connected to the course and rather attended a number of entrepreneurship events.
  • Ritesh, at 17, when most of the children don’t even know what to do, dropped out of the college to pursue his dream of becoming an entrepreneur.
  • Then came ‘OYO Rooms’ in existence in January 2013. It’s an Indian hotel brand that owns, operates and aggregates standardized hotel rooms. The firm operates in Malaysia as well in Nepal.
  • In 2013, he was nominated for ‘Thiel Fellowship,’ a 2-year program initiated by PayPal founder Peter Theil. Students are trained by some of the revolutionary entrepreneurs like Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk etc. He was also paid a fellowship of $100,00 during that period. He was the first Asian to have received Thiel fellowship.
  • Started in just one city of India, his firm, as of April 2017, has around 70,000 rooms in 7,000 hotels across 200 towns of India.
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