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Vijay Mallya Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 6, 2020

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Short Biography

Vijay Mallya was born on 18-12-1955 in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India. He is an Indian Politician & Businessperson who is the former Member of Parliament.


Other Name: Vijay Vittal Mallya, King of Good Times
Other Professions: Businessperson
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Vijay Mallya Complete Bio & Career

Vijay Mallya is the son of a famous industrialist Vittal Mallya. He assumed the Chairman of the UB Group in 1983 and took the company to great heights. Under his dynamic leadership, the group has grown into a multi-national conglomerate of over sixty companies. During this process, United Beverages acquired several companies abroad. The UB Group has diversified business interests ranging from alcoholic beverages to life sciences, engineering, agriculture, chemicals, information technology and leisure. In 2005, Vijay Mallya established Kingfisher Airlines. In a short span of time, Kingfisher Airline has carved a niche for itself. It was the first airline in India to operate with all new aircrafts. Kingfisher Airlines is also the first Indian airline to order the Airbus A380. Vijay Mallya has other interests too apart from business. He has won trophies in professional car racing circuits and is a keen yachtsman and aviator. Vijay Mallya has also won numerous trophies in horse racing including several prestigious Derbies. In 2000, Vijay Mallya entered politics superseded Subramaniam Swamy as the president of Janata Party. He has also served as a Rajya Sabha M.P.
 
Mallya has been recognized with several awards nationally and internationally. The Southern California University for Professional Studies awarded him the honorary degree ‘Doctorate of Philosophy’ in Business Administration. He was named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the Asian Awards in 2010. He also received the nominations for ‘Global Leader for Tomorrow’ by the World Economic Forum. Mallya was presented with the ‘Legion of Honor’ that is the highest civilian award of France.
 
After a series of the case filed against him and his companies, he flew away to London and has been declared a wilful defaulter as well as a fugitive by the government of India.

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Vijay Mallya Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to industrialist Vittal Mallya and Lalitha Ramaiah. He was previously married to Sameera Tyabjee Mallya from 1986 to 1987 with whom he has a son named Siddharth Mallya. He is presently married Rekha Mallya since 1993 and together has three daughters named Leanna MallyaLaila Mallya, and Tanya Mallya.

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Kolkata
Religion Hindu
Address London, England, UK
School La Martiniere, Kolkata
College St. Xavier's College, Kolkata
Qualification B.Com (Hons)
Hobbies Listening to Vintage music
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 615 Crore
Official Website N/A

Collections

Car Collections Bentley, Ferrari, Rolls Royce and various others

Favourites

Favorite Color Red
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Food 'Kane rava,' (Kane fish in rava batter), 'Kori gasi,
Favorite Accessories Bracelet

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Vijay Mallya

  • Mallya loves jewelry. He sports a huge, diamond studded 'VJM,' bracelet on his right hand, a huge diamond, ruby and emerald pendant of Lord Venkateshwara. On his ears are eye popping solitaires that belonged to his grand mother.
  • Is a linguist. Speaks fluent Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Gujarati and of course English. He's also learnt French.
  • He loves to wear designer clothes. His preferred names include Armani, Valentino, Manoviraj Khosla and Roberto Cavalli.
  • He has never taken a day off. Whether at office or at party, he is forever working.

Vijay Mallya Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

65 years, 1 month, 0 day old age Vijay Mallya will turn 66 on 18 December, 2021. Only 10 months, 29 days, 7 hours, 21 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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