Azim Premji BioReal Name: Azim Hashim Premji
Personal LifeDate of Birth : 24 July 1945
Age (as in 2019) : 73 Years
Birthplace : Mumbai
School : St. Mary's School, Mumbai, St. Xavier's College, Mumbai
University: Stanford University
Educational Qualification: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree
Net Worth : $15.6 Billion
FamilyFather: M.H. Hasham Premji
Marital Status : Married
Spouse : Yasmeen Premji
Son: Tariq Premji (1978), Rishad Premji
Physical Stats & MoreHeight (approx.) : 157 cm (in centimeters), 1.57 m, 5’ 2” (in feet inches)
Weight (approx.): 65 kg, 143 lbs (in pounds)
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 34 inches - Biceps: 13 inches
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Colour: Grey
About Azim PremjiAzim Premji is a 73 years old, Indian business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Wipro Limited, which is a multinational IT consulting and system integration services company and also one of the largest IT company. He is the second richest person in India, and stands after MukeshAmbani. He has also sat up, AzimPremji Foundation and donated millions for many charitable works.
Early lifeAzimPremji who has full name Azim Hashim Premji was born on 24th July, 1945 in Bombay, India, which is now called as Mumbai. He was born in a Muslim family and his father was a well-known business man named Mohamed Hashem Premji. His family at the time of partition in 1947 was invited to stay at Pakistan by Jinnah, but they chose to stay in India only. Azim Premji went to abroad for completing his studies, he went to ‘Stanford University’ and soon came back after the death of his father to take care of the family business.
CareerAzim Premji has inherited his father’s business in year 1966, after the death of his father. After Azim Premji took over the control of the company, it diversified into other products with vegetable products. It was named “Wipro” in 1977. The company enjoyed success and Wipro’s value elevated to great heights by the late 1990s. The growing wealth of the company also ensured that Premji became one of the richest businessmen in the world. The ‘Business Week’ hailed him for being one of the Greatest Entrepreneurs for making Wipro one of the fastest growing companies in the world.The company has its presence in 67 countries.
Personal LifeAzimPremji is a family man, he is married to a woman named Yasmeen, the couple has together two children, which they named as Rishad and Tariq. Rishad is currently serving as the Chief Strategy Officer at Wipro.
A kind man and who has a willing to do good for society, AzimPremji has done a lot of philanthropic work. He has also sat up a foundation named AzimPremji foundation, which is a non-profit organization.
He is the first Indian to sign up for The Giving Pledge, a campaign led by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The campaign aims to encourage the world’s wealthiest people to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes.
Net worthAs per information available on web sources, AzimPremji’s net worth is estimated to be $16billion. He is the second richest person in India.