Ratan Tata is the Indian bachelor industrialist, investor, and ex-chairman of Tata Group. He awarded numerous doctorate degrees and honored with the two highest civilian awards of India.
Ratan Tata Net Worth 2019
Tata Group of companies has a Net worth of $130 Billion and its 66% profit is going to the trusts because its 66% stake is held by charitable trusts endowed by Tata Family. The charity is not limited to India only but the company donates the big amount to the overseas too. Tata Group is not owned by Ratan Tata and its major part of 66% is owned by several trusts. It is the reason that he was not spotted in the list of richest men in the World. Ratan Tata’s revenue comes from annual salary, bonus, and remuneration while he had several personal investments. However, his Net Worth is not exceeding $1 Billion.
Ratan Tata Biography
|Full Name||Ratan Tata|
|Birthdate||28th December 1937|
|Birth Place||Bombay, British India|
|Age (as of 2019)||81 Years|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
Ratan Tata is a well-educated industrialist who did his pre-university study from India and higher studies from the USA. He did his schooling from Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai. He later moved to New York to complete his graduation from Riverdale Country School. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University in New York and did his Management course from Harvard Business School, Boston.
After completion of his education, he started his career undoubtedly with the Tata Group. He started his work by handling the department of the blast furnace in Tata Steel Limited and later appointed as a chairman of Tata Group in 1991. He faced many difficulties at the beginning while playing the role of chairman and started to focus on younger talent and invention to build the brand of Tata Group. Ratan Tata succeeds to increase the revenue of the Tata Group of the company by 40 times and profit by 50 times during 21 years of his chairmanship. Tata Group has acquired many companies under the leadership of Ratan Tata and expanding the group to the global level with operating their business in over 100 countries.
After contribution to the group till December 2012, he decides to resign and appointed Cyrus Mistry who is the son of Pallonji Mistry. The decision of making him his successor make the crisis in the Tata Group and four years after Natarajan Chandrasekaran was appointed as a Chairman in Feb 2017.
He made numerous personal investments in various sectors like e-commerce, transportation, electronics, finance, and others. The list of the companies in which he made small investments includes Snapdeal, Paytm, DogSpot, Xiaomi, Abra, CashKaro.com, Nestaway, and Ola Cabs.
He earned the second and third highest civilian award of India while working with Tata Group.
- Padma Vibhushan (2008)
- Padma Bhushan (2000)
Tata Group is most active in charity works. Here is the list of major donation made by Tata Group and its charitable trusts.
- The company and trusts combined donated $50 Million to the Harvard Business School for the building of execution center which was named to TATA Hall.
- TATA Group donated Rs. 95 Crore to the IIT Bombay for the formation of TATA Center in 2014.
- In August 2015, TCS has donated $35 Million to the Carnegie Mellon University for construction of a building for research work and named TCS Hall.
Ratan Tata’s House
After retirement from TATA group, He lives at Ratan Tata Mansion, Colaba with 13,350 square foot area which located opposite of Colaba post office and has 25-minute distance from the Bombay House.
Early Life and Family
He was born in Mumbai in the British Raj. He is the son of Naval Hormusji Tata who was an adopted son of Ratanji Tata. Sonoo Tata is a mother of Ratan Tata and first wife of Naval Tata. His father was separated from his mother in 1948 and then married to Simone Tata in 1955. He has a brother named Noel Tata from his stepmother (second wife of his father). Ratan Tata did not marry yet but he said in an interview that he was fall in love for four times but couldn’t take it to marriage for a reason.