Russell Mehta (Diamantaire) Age, Family, Wife, Biography & More

Russel Mehta

Full Name
Russell Arunbhai Mehta
ProfessionBusinessman (Diamantaire)
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
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1960
Age (as in 2018)58 Years
BirthplaceBhavnagar, Gujarat, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityUniversity of Mumbai, Mumbai
Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad, California, USA
Educational Qualification(s)B.Com.
Diploma in Diamonds
CastePalanpuri Jains
AddressA bunglow in South- Mumbai
Controversies• Being one of the six alleged beneficiaries of a trust, his name was surfaced in a verdict by the Bombay High Court in 2016 when the court suspended the writ petition filed by an NRI — an alleged beneficiary of the same trust linked to an account with HSBC Geneva — after she refused to sign the “consent waiver” form to let HSBC share the information on the account in order to escape the investigation by tax Indian authorities.
Russell Mehta controversy
• As per media records, their company- Rosy Blue took Appleby's (an offshore legal services provider) help to intervene in a bank fraud that targeted one of its offshore entities. In September 2010, they also show that Rosy Blue reached an out-of-court settlement that involved assurances of payment of up to $14 million.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
ParentsFather- Arun Ramniklal Mehta (Chairman of Rosy Blue group of Companies)Arun Ramniklal Mehta
Mother- Name Not Known
BrotherRagin MehtaRussell Mehta with his brother Ragin Mehta
SisterNot Known
Wife/SpouseMona MehtaRussel Mehta with his wife , two daughter, son and daughter-in- law
ChildrenSon- Viraj Mehta
Daughters- Diya Mehta, Shloka Mehta
Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known
Turnover (approx.)₹4000 Crore (as in 2011-12)

Russell Mehta

Some Lesser Known Facts About Russell Mehta

  • Russell Mehta was born into a Gujarati family in Bhavnagar and initially, his father used to do cotton farming.
  • He is now an Indian diamantaire and the managing director of the company- ‘Rosy Blue’, one of the world’s largest diamond jewellery companies and owns the retail brand- ‘Orra’. Orra
  • More than 50 years ago, their company began trading as ‘B Arunkumar’ and still continues to be a leading, trusted and successful suppliers in the diamond industry.
  • Rosy Blue has 2 legal entities- Rosy Blue (India); operating in India, and Rosy Blue investments Sarl; active in the rest of the world. Rosy Blue
  • Rosy Blue India’s jewellery manufacturing arm is Inter Gold, which is one of the largest diamond jewellery companies in the world. Rosy Blue Inter Gold
  • Rosy Blue has more than 30 stores all over India and they also have a stronghold in the international market as they have their diamond trade in 12 other countries around the world.
  • Russell’s youngest brother-in-law, Dilip Mehta was chosen by his father, Arun Mehta to launch the Antwerp’s (Belgium) unit of Rosy Blue and also asked him to look after Rosy Blue’s business in Dubai.
  • His eldest daughter is married into Amit Jatia’s family (Mc Donald’s franchise holder for India) and his youngest daughter- Shloka Mehta is marrying- Akash Ambani, the eldest son of Mukesh Ambani.
  • His wife Mona is a close relative of fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi.