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Nirav Modi Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 21, 2018

Short Biography

of Nirav Modi was born in 1971 in Antwerpen, Belgium. He is an Indian Businessperson & Founder of Nirav Modi (A Globel diamond Jewellery House).

Other Name: Nirav Deepak Modi
Other Professions: Founder

Nirav Modi Complete Bio & Career

Nirav Modi is a famous businessman, jewelry designer and owner of global diamond jewelry house ‘Nirav Modi’ established in the year 2010. He attended The Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania for his education. His interest in designing and art started when he used to visit various museums in Europe. He has a background in jewelry designing as it was the business of his family from last seven generations. He is a college drop out. He returned to India with his uncle Mehul Choksi. He worked with him in India for around 10 years. He got trained in all aspects of the business and started his own diamond sourcing and trading company ‘Firestar’ which was previously known as Firestone.
He bought two jewelry distribution and marketing firms including Sandberg & Sikorsky from his US friend Fredrick Goldman. This helped him in setting up his business in the United States of America. He designed a necklace named ‘The Nirav Modi’s Golconda necklace in 2010. This masterpiece necklace brought him huge success and it was sold for 16.29 Crore rupees in Christy's auction. The necklace had pink diamonds, exclusive Ainra cut diamonds, and rare Golconda diamond. He had stores in more than 16 countries such as Japan, Britain, India, USA and Hong Kong etc.

Controversy:-  He is involved in Punjab National Bank fraud. He and his uncle Mehul Choksi are summoned under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act for more than Rs.11,400 Crore fraud. Famous Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has also sought legal opinion for termination of her contract with Nirav Modi’s brand due to these allegations of fraud in PNB bank against him. Thus far 11 arrests have been made in this case including Vipul Ambani.


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Nirav Modi Family, Relatives and Other Relations

His mother was a professional interior decorator whereas his father Deepak Modi was a traditional jeweler. Keshavlal Modi was his grandfather. Nishal Modi is his younger brother. His maternal uncle is Mehul Choksi who himself is a famous name from the industry and is the Managing director and CEO of, Gitanjali, the world’s largest jewelry retailer company. He is married to Ami Modi and has three kids from the relationship which includes two daughters and a son. 

Life's Important Dates Of Nirav Modi

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Switzerland
School N/A
College The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, US
Qualification College Dropout
Hobbies Traveling
Marital Status Married
Net Worth $1.8 Billion
Official Website http://www.niravmodi.com/


Car Collections Bentley Cars
Other Collections Private Jet


Favorite Color Blue, Black, Pink and White
Favorite Actor Kate Winslet , Priyanka Chopra
Favorite Accessories Watches

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Nirav Modi

  • His father relocated to Belgium to expand his diamond business in the decade of the 1940s.
  • His family has been involved in the diamond business since last 7 generations.
  • He designed a masterpiece necklace which was sold for over 16 crores INR.