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

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Bio
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
NationalityIndian
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
ReligionJainism
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.

• 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
Family
ParentsFather- Arun Ramniklal Mehta (Chairman of Rosy Blue group of Companies)
Mother- Name Not Known
BrotherRagin Mehta
SisterNot Known
Wife/SpouseMona Mehta
ChildrenSon- Viraj Mehta
Daughters- Diya Mehta, Shloka Mehta
Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known
Turnover (approx.)₹4000 Crore (as in 2011-12)

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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’. 
  • 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 India’s jewellery manufacturing arm is Inter Gold, which is one of the largest diamond jewellery companies in the world. 
  • 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.
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