Shark Tank India
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Shark Tank India took the country by storm when it premiered in December 2021. The Indian adaptation of the famous American business reality television series, Shark Tank, gave budding entrepreneurs a chance to present their business ideas to a panel of potential investors or “sharks” and pitch for investment. The sharks took equity stakes in promising businesses in return for capital investment.

The show was an instant hit with Indian audiences and topped rating charts thanks to its simple format, compelling stories of participating entrepreneurs, and the sharp business insights and witty one-liners of its star-studded panel of sharks.

Let’s take a closer look at the net worths of each shark from different seasons, as they stand now, to determine who is currently the wealthiest among them.

S.No.Notable Sharks in Shark Tank India Season 3 
1Anupam Mittal 
2Aman Gupta 
3Vineeta Singh 
4Peyush Bansal 
5Namita Thapar 
6Amit Jain 
7Ritesh Agarwal 
8Deepinder Goyal 

Anupam Mittal

Anupam Mittal
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Estimated Net Worth: $23 Million 

Anupam Mittal is the founder and CEO of, one of India’s pioneering matrimony websites. He has been on Shark Tank India since season 1 and is known for his sharp business sense and cold attitude towards flimsy business ideas. 

Mittal has invested in over 20 companies so far through the show including sipping cups maker Cupsful, agritech startup Gramophone, and feminine hygiene brand Sirona. With a currently estimated networth of $200 million, Anupam Mittal is thought to be one of the richest sharks on Shark Tank India.

Aman Gupta

Aman Gupta
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Estimated Net Worth: $87 Million

Aman Gupta is the co-founder and chief marketing officer of boAt, an Indian consumer electronics brand specializing in earphones and speakers. 

With a valuation exceeding Rs 3000 core, boAt is one of India’s most valuable startups. Gupta has quickly become one of the most popular sharks on the show thanks to his easygoing nature and friendly rapport with contestants. 

Gupta’s net worth currently stands at an estimated $87 million. While lower than Mittal’s, Gupta’s net worth is still quite formidable and rising fast given boAt’s phenomenal growth trajectory.

Vineeta Singh

Vineeta Singh
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Estimated Net Worth: $40 Million 

Vineeta Singh is the co-founder and CEO of SUGAR Cosmetics, one of India’s leading affordable makeup brands. With estimated revenues of Rs 550 crore, SUGAR has become a cosmetics powerhouse, especially popular among younger Indian consumers.

While Singh does not have the highest net worth among sharks, estimated to be around $40 million, she provides key insights into the beauty, cosmetics, and female consumer space on Shark Tank India. 

Singh drives a tough bargain with contestants but has also made some of the biggest deals on the show like Rs 50 lakh for 30% equity in personalized perfume startup SenseGiz.

Peyush Bansal 

Peysuh Bansal

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Estimated Net Worth: $75 Million

Peyush Bansal is the young founder & CEO of Indian eyewear retailer Lenskart. Established in 2010, the startup sells prescription glasses and sunglasses through its online portal and a vast national chain of over 750 retail outlets.

Lenskart is now valued at $2.5 billion, making it India’s newest unicorn startup thanks to an investment by Softbank Vision Fund. At just 37 years old, Bansal is also the youngest shark on Shark Tank India. His estimated net worth currently stands at around $75 million, making him the richest among all sharks.

Bansal is considered one of the most astute investors on the show with razor-sharp business and financial analysis skills. Some of his notable Shark Tank investments have been in parenting brand BabyPro, tea chain Chai Sutta Bar, and skincare startup Skin Elements.

Namita Thapar

Namita Thapar
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Estimated Net Worth: $75 Million 

Namita Thapar is the executive director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals, an Indian drug maker founded by her father. With reported annual revenues of over $600 million, Emcure produces generic drugs including antivirals, vaccines, cardiovascular drugs, etc.  

Initially hesitant to join Shark Tank India, Namita has emerged as one of its most charming and astute investors. While occasionally ruthless with flimsy ideas, she also displays emotional intelligence and nurturing instincts towards promising entrepreneurs.

Thapar’s estimated networth is over $75 million. Thapar’s domain expertise lies in the complex world of pharmaceuticals and biotech.

Amit Jain 

Amit Jain
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Estimated Net Worth: $365 Million

Amit Jain is the shark to join the panel in season 2 of Shark Tank India. He is the CEO and co-founder of, an online auto classifieds portal in India. 

Founded in 2007, CarDekho currently employs over 4000 staff across India with overseas operations in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Latin America. With over 30 million monthly visitors, CarDekho ranks among India’s top auto portals.

Jain has an estimated net worth of $600 million making him the richest shark on season 2, even ahead of Peyush Bansal. CarDekho is valued at $1.2 billion after its latest $250 million funding in October 2022.

Jain has already made headlines in his Shark Tank India debut by making the biggest investment of Rs 10 crore for a 10% stake in Sippline Drinking Products, the makers of an innovative modular water bottle.  

Ritesh Agarwal

Ritesh Agarwal

Estimated Net Worth: $2 Billion  

Ritesh Agarwal is the founder and CEO of Oyo Rooms, the Indian hotel and vacation rental online platform. Established in 2013 with a single hotel in Gurgaon, Oyo now operates over 43,000 hotels and 125,000 vacation homes in over 800 cities across 80 countries. 

Backed by marquee investors like Softbank, Lightspeed Ventures, and Sequoia Capital, Oyo commands a valuation of $9 billion, cementing 30-year-old Agarwal’s status as the youngest Indian startup billionaire. With an estimated personal net worth also close to $2 Billion, Agarwal could be one of the richest new sharks if he joins the show in season 3. His experience in creating a global hospitality brand from scratch at a young age could make him an inspiring mentor for budding entrepreneurs.

Deepinder Goyal  

Deepinder Goyal
Source: Mint 

Estimated Net Worth: $310 Million

Deepinder Goyal is the founder and CEO of Zomato, India’s wildly popular online food delivery platform. Established in 2008 as a restaurant info and review portal, Zomato started food delivery in 2015. Today, Zomato delivers over 1.5 million orders per day from half a million restaurants across India and other global markets.

Zomato generated over $205 million in annual revenues in 2021 and went public in a blockbuster IPO the same year that made Goyal a billionaire. With an estimated net worth of $310 million and extensive experience running complex internet logistics operations serving millions every day, Deepinder’s business insights are invaluable on Shark Tank India as an investor in season 3.

Who Is the Richest Shark on the Show?

Ritesh Agarwal
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The richest shark on Shark Tank India, based on the estimated net worth figures provided in the shared content, is Ritesh Agarwal with a mammoth net worth of $2 billion. The 30-year-old entrepreneur is the founder and CEO of the hospitality company OYO Rooms. 

Established in 2013 with just one hotel in Gurgaon, OYO Rooms under Agarwal’s leadership has expanded exponentially to over 43,000 hotels and 125,000 vacation rental homes across more than 800 cities and 80 countries. Backed by high-profile investors such as Softbank and Lightspeed Ventures, OYO is currently valued at $9 billion, making Agarwal the youngest Indian startup billionaire.

Agarwal’s tremendous success in building a global hospitality brand from scratch and his estimated $2 billion personal net worth positions him as the wealthiest shark in the tank if he were to join the show. The insight he can offer young entrepreneurs combined with his ability to invest sizeable capital makes Agarwal the richest and most promising new shark on the horizon for Shark Tank India.

While seasoned sharks from previous seasons like Anupam Mittal, Aman Gupta, and Peyush Bansal have all found a fan base, Agarwal’s astounding accomplishments at just 30 years old make him stand head and shoulders above the rest in terms of both wealth and wisdom.


As we look ahead to speculated season 3 and beyond, all attention has shifted to newcomer and hospitality icon Ritesh Agarwal, whose astounding ascent in creating India’s largest hotel chain OYO Rooms at just 30 years old trumps the credentials of any previous shark. 

With an estimated net worth of $2 billion and the backing of globetrotting brands like Airbnb, Agarwal represents both the new guard of digital disruption and the old-school values of perseverance and determination in building businesses. His eventual presence seems destined to shake up Shark Tank India’s status quo both in terms of his towering wealth as well as the inspirational lessons he can impart to the next generation of boundary-breaking entrepreneurs.

The richest shark title has a new heir apparent on the horizon as the tanks prepare for even more seismic waves in the episodes and seasons to come.