Kalanithi Maran

About Kalanithi Maran

Birth Day: July 24, 1965
Birth Place: Chennai, India, India
Birth Sign: Leo
Native name: கலாநிதி மாறன்
Alma mater: Loyola College, University of Scranton
Occupation: Media baron
Known for: Founder of the Sun Group
Spouse(s): Kavery Maran
Children: Kaviya Maran

Kalanithi Maran Net Worth

Kalanithi Maran was bornon July 24, 1965 in Chennai, India, India. Politician's son Kalanithi Maran dabbled in his family's modest publishing business before launching Sun TV Network in 1993. Sun is now a regional television heavyweight with 33 channels reaching 95 million households in India. Sun's reach also extends to the south Indian diaspora in 27 countries around the world. Maran's other interests include FM radio, newspapers and direct-to-home television.
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💰 Net worth: $4.2 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2009 $1.2 Billion
2010 $2.9 Billion
2011 $3.5 Billion
2012 $2.6 Billion
2013 $3.3 Billion
2014 $2.2 Billion
2015 $2.9 Billion
2016 $2.2 Billion
2017 $3.8 Billion
2018 $4.71 Billion

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Famous Quotes:

I don't take competition lightly. Big or small, we nail them down before they can grow in size.

Biography/Timeline

1993

In 1990, Maran started a monthly magazine in Tamil called Poomaalai. On 14 April 1993, he founded Sun TV with an investment of US$2 from a bank loan. Sun TV was listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange on 24 April 2006 upon raising $133 million for 10% of the share capital, catapulting him into the Billionaire charts. He was among the few representatives at a roundtable with the visiting then US President Bill Clinton.

2010

By 2010, he was the 17th richest Indian, with a net worth of US$4 Billion, and was the highest paid businessman in India. Maran and his wife, Kavery Maran were ranked second on the list of Indian executive pay charts with a package of 62 crore (US$9.5 million) each for the fiscal year 2011–2012, behind Congress MP Naveen Jindal.