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
Profession Banker
Famous for Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 02-Dec-47
Age(as in 2020) 73 years
Birth Place Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Nationality Indian
Home Town Mangalore, Karnataka, India
School Not Known
College/University IIM Ahmedabad
Educational Qualification  Mechanical Engineering, Post Graduation in Management
Religion Hindu
Address Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Height 185 cm
Weight Not Available
Eye Color Black
Hair Color  Black/Brown
Hobbies Not Known
Smokes? Not Known
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.


K V Kamath

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

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Marital Status and More

Marital Status married
Marriage Date Not Known
Controversies Not Known
Salary (Approx.) 20 lakh a year
Net Worth $36 Million

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  • 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