Shark Tank India Investors Ranked as per Their Net Worth

Damini Bhandary Damini Bhandary Anga Mahatara Anga Mahatara
Jan 12, 2023 7 min read
Shark Tank India Investors Ranked as per Their Net Worth

Shark Tank India created quite a stir with their first season in the country and amongst its people. People love the angst, new ideas of young entrepreneurs, and all the great advice provided by the ‘Sharks’.

The first season premiered on Sony Entertainment Television Channel on December 20, 2021. The show was produced by Studio NEXT. Apart from the splendid business models and innovative ideas, the main attraction of the show was the ‘Sharks’.

The ‘Sharks’ here are some of the country's most influential and prominent entrepreneurs and are the ones who have taken charge of investing in the businesses. If the investors get impressed by the products and services, they naturally become a part of their business by investing in them. The show itself is possible because of the investors; they are the one who provides the funds that will take the business of the young entrepreneurs forward.

Now, don’t you want to know the investors that are providing a ladder to reach the top to all the young entrepreneurs who dreamt to conquer the business world with their exceptional ideas? Well, here we will talk about the ‘Sharks’ that have invested in the businesses of some exceptional business models of some young entrepreneurs in the show. So without any further ado, let’s get started.

  1. Amit Jain
  2. Aman Gupta
  3. Ashneer Grover
  4. Namita Thapar
  5. Peyush Bansal
  6. Anupam Mittal
  7. Ghazal Alagh
  8. Vineeta Singh

Amit Jain

Co-founder of CarDekho
Total Startup Investments 4
Net Worth $355 Mn
Amit Jain
Amit Jain

Amit Jain is the co-founder and CEO of CarDekho. He replaced Ashneer Grover in the second season of Shark Tank India. Mr. Jain, an IIT graduate, is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in India. - a car buying and selling platform, was launched in 2008. It went through many ups and downs until a Series-A funding of $15 million was secured in 2013. Now Cardekho is a unicorn with a valuation of over $1.2 billion. Amit Jain is reportedly charging $8.6K (Rs 7 lakh) per episode.

Aman Gupta

Co-founder of boAt
Total Startup Investments 34
Net Worth $86 Mn
Aman Gupta
Aman Gupta

Aman Gupta is the co-founder and managing director of India’s biggest wearable brand boAt. The company has taken not only the country but the whole world a storm with its affordable and good-quality of audio ear wears.

Currently, the value of boAt is $1.4 billion. It has captured the Indian electronic gadgets market brilliantly. He co-founded boAt in the year 2016 and has transformed the company into one of the biggest audio brands in just 6 years. He has invested in 23 companies in the Shark Tank. Aman Gupta received more than $11K (Rs 9 lakh) per episode.

Ashneer Grover

Co-founder of BharatPe
Total Startup Investments 26
Net Worth $86 Mn
Ashneer Grover
Ashneer Grover

Ashneer Grover was the Managing Director and the Founder of BharatPe, an Indian fintech company that was founded in the year 2018. This UPI-based app became a Unicorn in the year 2021 and currently, the value of the company is around $3 billion.

BharatPe is an acquaintance of small-scale businesses and provides them with their payment service. Grover’s BharatPe gives intense competition to other online payment apps like Mobikwik, PayTM, and PhonePe. Ashneer Grover got $12.23K (Rs 10 lakh) per episode.

Apart from BharatPe, he has also invested in companies like OTO Capital, The Whole Truth, IndiaGold, and Front Row. He has invested in over 22 companies in Shark Tank. Ashneer Grover announced his resignation from the company on 28 February 2022.

Namita Thapar

CEO of Emcure Pharmaceuticals
Total Startup Investments 31
Net Worth $73 Mn
Namita Thapar
Namita Thapar

Namita Thapar is a businesswoman that is leading the pharmaceutical industry with Emcure Pharmaceuticals. It is a multinational pharma company founded in the year 1983 and Thapar is currently the CEO of the company. Namita Thapar has invested in over 15 companies in Shark Tank. Namita Thapar charged approximately $9.8K (Rs 8 lakh) per episode.

Peyush Bansal

Co-founder of Lenskart
Total Startup Investments 30
Net Worth $73 Mn
Peyush Bansal
Peyush Bansal

Peyush Bansal made his name by launching India’s biggest eyewear retail chain Lenskart. It was founded in the year 2010 and has been increasing the bar simultaneously. The current value of the company is $4.5 billion. The glasses industry in India has revolutionized because of Lenskart and has been turning heads worldwide. Bansal has invested in 16 companies during the Shark Tank reality show. Peyush Bansal got $8.6K (Rs 7 Lakh) per episode.

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Anupam Mittal

Founder of People Group
Total Startup Investments 82
Net Worth $23 Mn
Anupam Mittal
Anupam Mittal

Anupam Mittal is another popular shark in the business reality show. He is the founder and CEO of and is said to be one of the top angel investors in the country. After graduating from Boston College, Mittal founded in the year 1997 as and changed its name in 2001. It has over 35 million users as of now.

Apart from this, he is also the founder of He has also invested in startups like OLA. In Shark Tank, Mittal has invested in 16 companies. Anupam Mittal received more than $8.6K (Rs 7 Lakh) per episode.

Ghazal Alagh

Co-founder of Mamaearth
Total Startup Investments 8
Net Worth $18 Mn
Ghazal Alagh
Ghazal Alagh

Ghazal Alagh founded one of the most popular personal products brands Mamaearth in the year 2016. The brand specializes in chemical-free baby-care products and it now it is manufacturing personal products for everyone. The value of the company is $1.3 billion as of now and has entered the Unicorn club in the year 2022. Ghazal Alagh got $9.8K (Rs 8 lakh) per episode.

Vineeta Singh

Co-founder of Sugar Cosmetics
Total Startup Investments 16
Net Worth $7 Mn
Vineeta Singh
Vineeta Singh

Vineeta Singh is an entrepreneur who proves that following your dreams with courage is what you need.  She is the CEO and Co-Founder of Sugar Cosmetics, one of the largest Indian brands of cosmetics that are growing at an intense speed. She is an Alumni of IIT Madras, and IIM Ahmedabad, the amazing part is she rejected a $122.23K (INR 1 crore) job offer to follow her dream of running her own company.

Sugar was founded in the year 2012 and is a cruelty-free makeup brand that has captured the heart of the Indian audience. The current value of Sugar Cosmetics is $100 Million. Vineeta Singh has invested in 6 companies so far in Shark Tank India. Vineeta Singh charged $6.1K (Rs 5 lakh) per episode.

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Shark Tank created a huge buzz in the country and has become a very popular business reality show in India. Various entrepreneurs from different parts of the country came here to showcase their innovative business plans in front of the sharks in hope of getting investment for their companies. The Sharks provided investment to their preferred business ideas and gave them a chance to flourish with their ideas.


Who is the richest shark in Shark Tank India?

Amit Jain is one of the wealthiest sharks in India. He has a net worth of $355 million.

How much are sharks paid on Shark Tank India?

All the sharks on the sharks on the show are paid differently, each shark's charges are around $6.1-12.23K (Rs 5-10 lakhs).

Do Shark Tank judges earn?

Yes, Shark tank judges are paid per episode. They are paid between $6.1-12.23K (Rs 5-10 lakhs).

Is there a billionaire in Shark Tank India?

Yes, there is a billionaire in Shark Tank India. Amit Jain is the wealthiest billionaire among the sharks and has a net worth of over INR 29 billion ($355 Mn).

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