K V Kamath is a popular India entrepreneur who is most renowned for his entrepreneur and banker. He is one of the Richest Entrepreneur who was born in India. He also has a position among the list of Most popular Entrepreneur.
|Real Name||Kundapur Vaman Kamath|
|Nick Name||K. V. Kamath|
|Date of Birth||02-Dec-47|
|Age(as in 2020)||73 years|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Home Town||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Educational Qualification||Mechanical Engineering, Post Graduation in Management|
|Address||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Drinks Alcohol?||Not Known|
Birth & Early Life
K. V. Kamath was born in Mangalore on December 2, 1947. His family belongs to a town of Kundapur in Karnataka. After an initial study at Mangalore, he completed a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Karnataka. After that, he joined the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) for a Post Graduate Diploma in Management in 1969.
Mr. KV Kamath got Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM-A in 1971 and started his career with Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) in the Project Finance division. Later on, KV Kamath joined the Asian Development Bank, Manila in 1988. He worked here at various projects in India, China, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and the Philippines. He had also served as the representative of ADB on the boards of several companies.
Kamath returned to ICICI as managing director and chief executive officer in 1996. He expanded the services of the ICICI to the retail customers and launched a series of acquisitions of non-banking finance companies in 1996–98 which led to the formation of ICICI Bank.
Favorite things of KV Kamath
|Favorite Film||Not Known|
|Favorite TV Show||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
Marital Status and More
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Salary (Approx.)||20 lakh a year|
|Net Worth||$36 Million|
Social Media Presence
- Asian Business Leader of the Year – Asian Business Leader Award 2001 (CNBC Asia).
- Businessman of the Year – Business India, 2005
- Outstanding Business Leader of the Year – CNBC-TV18, 2006
- Business Leader Award of the Year – The Economic Times, 2007
- Padma Bhushan Award in 2008
- Businessman of the Year – Forbes Asia