Biography of Nithin Kamath
Nithin Kamath is a famous Indian businessman who is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Zerodha. He is also a stockbroker and columnist for The Financial Express. Kamath is also one of the youngest billionaires in India. In 2016, he was named one of the top 10 businessmen to watch in India. Furthermore, Kamath hails from Shimoga, Karnataka, India.
He completed his high school education from Dayal Singh Public School in Shimoga, Karnataka. Thereafter, he enrolled at the Bangalore Institute of Technology in Bengaluru where he earned a degree in Engineering. Nithin started his career in 1997 as a freelance self-employed trader in Bangalore while graduating. He also worked as a Senior Telesales Executive at Manipal Info.com in Bangalore.
Later, Kamath partnered with Kamath Associates as a property trader and worked there from 2004 to January 2010. After resigning, he and his brother founded their own company called Zerodha. The company grew day by day and eventually became the largest stockbroker in India. In 2014, the company emerged as one of the BSE and Dun & Bradstreet Brokers of the Year. Nithin was also featured in the Forbes India 30 under 30, Finance list in 2016.
On Women’s Day, Kamath spoke about his wife’s journey of being diagnosed with breast cancer and emphasized women’s health, as well as highlighting the importance of cancer awareness. Furthermore, Nithin and his brother also owe True Beacon, an investment management company. The venture targets ultra-high net worth investors and operates on a zero-free model. Furthermore, Zerodha featured in IIFL Wealth Hurun India 40 and self-employed rich list 2020.
Era Nithin Kamath
Nithin is 43 years old in 2023. He was born in October 5, 1979 in Shimoga, Karnataka, India. Furthermore, he celebrates his birthday on 5th of October every year.
Height/Weight of Nithin Kamath
Kamath stands at an average height of 5 feet 11 inches high. he weighs around 75kg and has black eyes and hair color.
Wife of Nithin Kamath
Kamath is currently married to Seema Patil whom he met while working in a call center. The couple exchanged vows in 2008 and are blessed with a son named Kiaan. In March 2022, he revealed that his wife had been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Nithin Kamath Family
Nithin is the son of Raghuram Kamath, a pensioner from Canara Bank, and his mother, Revathi Kamath, works as an environmentalist. He also has a younger brother named Nikhil Kamath who is the co-founder of Zerodha Company.
Nithin Kamath net worth
Kamath is one of the billionaires on the Forbes World list for 2023. He has an estimated net worth of $2.7 billion. When his and his brother’s net worth are combined, they have $3.45 billion. He acquired his income from his career as Zerodha’s manager.