Raj Kundra is a college dropout who, at the age of 18, started his business career as a Pashmina shawl trader in the UK. Rising through that steadily, Kundra has stakes in about ten companies operating in trading, construction, real estate, energy, steel, shares, media, sports and gold trading.
He is the co-owner of IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals with his wife Shilpa Shetty. That is the business that made his net worth skyrocket in recent years.
Corporate affairs ministry shows Raj Kundra — under the name Ripu Sudan Kundra — to be a director of 20 companies. Here's a snapshot of five of them.
1)Raj Kundra owns Rajasthan Royals Cricket Team in the Indian Premier League
2) Kundra Constructions deals in real estate and interior design
3)He also owns Ashwini Steel, an Ahmedabad-based manufacturer of Mild Steel Ingots
4) Kundra also floated a company called Super Fight Promotions-for-TV Fighting League
5) Iconic Investments deals in Kundra’s investments in shares, bonds, futures and forex