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Shradha Sharma (YourStory) Age, Biography, Husband, Family, Facts & More

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Shradha Sharma

Bio
Real NameShradha Sharma
ProfessionEntrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 July 1980
Age (as in 2017)37 Years
Birth PlacePatna, Bihar, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownPatna, Bihar, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeSt. Stephens College, Delhi
MICA, Ahmedabad
Educational QualificationMasters in History from St. Stephens College, Delhi
An MBA from MICA Ahmedabad
FamilyFather- Name Not Known (A Merchant Navey Personnel)
Mother- Name Not Known (Homemaker)
Brother- 1
Sisters- 3
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesReading, Writing, Travelling
Awards/Achievements• In 2010, awarded with Villgro Journalist of the Year Award for her coverage of startups.
• In 2015, listed amongst 500 LinkedIn Influencers across the world. The same year, received L’Oreal Paris Femina Award’ for online influence.
• In 2016, received PAT Memorial Outstanding Alumnus Award. The same year, received LinkedIn's most viewed CEOs under Internet category.
Favourite Things
Favourite BusinessmanRatan Tata
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Husband/SpouseGaurav (Entrepreneur)
ChildrenNot Known
Money Factor
Net Worth Not Known

Shradha Sharma

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Shradha Sharma

  • Does Shradha Sharma smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Shradha Sharma drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She is the founder and CEO of YourStory.
  • She was born in a modest family in Patna, Bihar.
  • Her mother is a descendant of Mangal Pandey (soldier involved with the 1st war of Indian Independence).
  • During her school days, she was a topper in her class and very active in the elocution and debate society.
  • Her father was educated in England and was a topper too.
  • Her father was an alcoholic, and he would break things at night in anger.
  • While pursuing a Master’s Degree in History at the St Stephen’s College in Delhi, she met her future husband Gaurav, who was pursuing his Master’s in Mathematics. They had a court marriage at 23.
  • A few years ago, her mother died as she was badly burnt while cooking.
  • Before starting YourStory in 2008, she worked as an Assistant Vice President at CNBC TV18.
  • Shradha has also worked as a Brand Adviser at Times of India.
  • The idea to start YourStory came into her mind while she was working at the CNBC TV18.
  • While working with the channel, she started YourStory as a blog at one night. She knew the business practices used in newspapers and TV channels and applied those to YourStory.
  • With the exception of 2 people (who were not abiding the office rules and work ethics) she asked to leave, everyone has stayed with YourStory since the beginning.
  • The first person to join YourStory was Vallabh. He was a college dropout. Shradha gave him his 1st salary in the form of 1500 INRs. She says about Vallabh- “Had he not been there, the site would have died a slow death.”
  • YourStory has been described as “India’s biggest platform for start-ups and entrepreneurs-related stories.”
  • YourStory has also received investments from Vani Kola, T V Mohandas Pai, Ratan Tata, etc.

  • YourStory provides entrepreneurship stories in 12 different languages.
  • Here’s the story behind YourStory in the words of Shradha Sharma:

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