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Falguni Nayar Biography (Nykaa Owner)


Falguni Nayar Biography (Nykaa Owner)       

Until a dreamer makes their visions come true, they are considered no less than crazy. Once considered a crazy person, one such individual who has changed the dynamics of the fashion and beauty world is Falguni Nayar. She was born on the 19th of February in the year of 1963 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. 


Falguni's hometown is in Morbi district in Gujarat which indicates that she belongs to a Gujarati family. However, Falguni Nayar, the owner of Nykaa attended the New Era School in Mumbai and enrolled in Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics for her higher studies. 

With a height of 5 foot 3 inches, light brown colored eyes, and black hair, she follows the religion of Hinduism. She is fluent in many languages including Hindi, English, French, and Gujarati. Additionally, Nykaa founder Falguni Nayar is married to Sanjay Nayar and both of them have twins.

Family Details of the Nykaa Owner 

In Mumbai's lower parel neighborhood of Vasan Udyog Bhavan, the father of CEO of Nykaa - Falguni owned a small bearing business. Her father moved from Karachi to India when the division of India and Pakistan happened in the year of 1947. Whereas, her mother Rashmi Mehta helped her father to operate the business smoothly. 

Falguni Nayar , owner of  Nykaa also has a younger brother who is a physician by profession. This successful personality has been married to Sanjay Nayar who is the chairman of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Co. It is an international investment company in India that offers solutions for capital markets, insurance and more. 

They both are parents to Anchit and Adwaita who are twins. Furthermore, her daughter Adwaita Nayar who has pursued MBA degree from Harvard Business School is a co -founder alongside Falguni which makes them both the owner of Nykaa fashion. .

Career Details of Falguni Nayar  

Before becoming owner of Nykaa, Falguni worked as a manager at A. F Ferguson and Co. After that she worked as a venture investor and merchant for more than 20 years in Kotak Mahindra. 

But later she announced her retirement and chose to follow her ambition Nykaa. She founded the platform in the year of 2012. Being an entrepreneur and Nykaa owner, her platform is one of the nation's largest fashion and leisure portals. 

The platform has availability of a variety of skincare and beauty goods available online. As the successful founder of Nykaa, she has made her way demonstrating the world by successfully running her web business and around 35 physical storefronts. 

Falguni Nayar ambition for Nykaa has now become a pioneer in importing luxury brands from abroad to India that allows Indian customers to get their hands on a wide range of goods and services. 

Favorites of Falguni Nayar to Know About 

Being a successful and ambitious personality, the Nykaa founder - Falguni is a loving lady. When it comes to accessories, her favourite item that tops the list is Bottega Veneta Clutch, shoes from Salvatore Ferragamo and watches from the brand Rolex. She loves Chateau Latour wine besides Moet and Chandon Rose Champagne. 

Falguni who is the Nykaa CEO loves to watch the TV series Friends however her favorite channel is Colors. She loves cuisines including Thai and Awadhi and her favorite city is Paris and Florence to be at. Some other food items that she cannot take her hands of include fresh fruits, vegetables and cheese.

Awards and Net Worth 

Falguni who is the owner of Nykaa has gained immense appreciation from the customers which has contributed to its success. Her platform Nykaa has won several awards and accolades including FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) Award, the Woman Ahead Award: The Economic Times Start-Up Awards 2017 and Digital Women Award at the SheThePeople Awards. 

Some other awards include the Devi Award, Business Woman Award of the Year by Economics Times Award, Business Person Award of the Year by Vogue India, Newsmaker of the Year Award at the Express Awards for Women Entrepreneurs and more. 

Lastly, her net worth can be expected to be around Rs. 38,700 crore which is estimated on 21 September, 2022. This Nykaa company owner has been listed among the top twenty richest people of India. 

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