Jet Airways Naresh Goyal Biography, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Children’s, Net Worth

Naresh Goyal is an entrepreneur and the founder of the Indian international airline Jet Airways. Jet Airways is an Indian airline which is based in Mumbai. It is the second-largest airline in India and was established in the year 1992.

Naresh Goyal Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Children’s, Net Worth

Biography/Wiki

NameNaresh Goyal
Profession                                          Businessman
Date of birth29 July 1949 (Friday)
BirthplaceSangrur, Punjab, India
Age75 years old (As of 2024)
NationalityIndian
Zodiac SignLeo
GenderMale
SchoolGovernment Raj High School
Girlfriend/SpouseAnita Goyal
Sexual OrientationStraight
Net worthNot Known

Early Life

Naresh Goyal was born on 29 July 1949 (age 75 years old; as of 2024) in Sangrur, Punjab, India. He was educated at the Government Raj School in Sangrur, Punjab. He completed his Bachelor in Commerce from Government Bikram College of Commerce, Patiala, Punjab.

When he was 11 years old, his family sustained a financial crisis and all their belongings, including the house they owned, were auctioned by the government and the banks. His maternal uncle supported him through his college studies. Initially, Naresh wanted to pursue Chartered Accountancy, but due to financial constraints, he took up B.Com.

Education Qualification

SchoolGovernment Raj High School
CollageGovernment Bikram College of Commerce, Patiala
Education qualificationBachelors of Commerce

Family & Relationship

Naresh Goyal was born in Sangrur, Punjab in 1949 in the house of a jewelry dealer. His father died when he was a child. Naresh Goyal’s wife’s name is Anita Goyal. They have two children, a son named Nivaan Goyal and a daughter named Namrata Goyal.

Parents NameFather– Name Not Known (Jewellery Dealer) Mother– Name Not Known
Sister’s NameNot Known
Brother’s NameSurinder Kumar Goyal
WifeAnita Goyal (Marketing Analyst)
Children’s NameNivaan Goyal, Namrata Goyal

Naresh Goyal’s Wife         

Naresh married Anita Goyal, who has been associated with Jet Airways since its inception and is also a marketing analyst.

Girlfriend Not Known
Wife NameAnita Goyal
Marital statusMarried
KidsNamrata Goyal, Nivaan Goyal
Naresh Goyal Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Children’s, Net Worth

Age

He was born on 29 July 1949 (age 75 years old; As of 2024) in Sangrur, Punjab, India.

Physical Stats

HeightIn centimeters- 170 cm
In meters- 1.7 m
In feet inches- 5’7”
WeightIn kilograms- 75 kg
In pounds- 165 lbs
Eyes ColorBlack
Hair ColorGrey
Body measurementChest- 44 inches
Waist- 30 inches
Biceps- 14 inches

Latest News

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Mumbai detained Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal. He was taken from Delhi to be questioned about the suspected Rs 538 crore fraud against Canara Bank. This arrest follows Goyal’s failure to appear before the ED after receiving two summonses concerning the matter.

September 2023 Arrest

The ED arrested Goyal in September 2023 after questioning him for 8 to 10 hours. An FIR had been filed against Goyal based on a complaint by Canara Bank.

Money Laundering

In September 2019, the Enforcement Directorate questioned Goyal for investigating charges of foreign exchange violation against him. He was detained and questioned for money laundering by the ED in 2020.

Naresh Goyal Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wife, Children’s, Net Worth

Awards/Honours

  • The Iconic Indian Award (Aviation) – Bharat International Tourism Bazaar – 2016.
  • Hall of Fame – Hotel Investment Forum of India – 2011.
  • Commandeur of the Order of Leopold II – Belgium – 2011.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award of the Year – Travel Agents Association of India – 2010.
  • India Business Leader Award – CNBC TV18 – 2009.
  • Man of the Year Award – Aviation Press Club – 2008.
  • NDTV Profit Business Award – 2006.
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award – Ernst & Young – 2000.

Naresh Goyal’s Net Worth

Net worth – 2023$500 Million +
Net worth in Indian rupeesINR- 4000 Crore +
Yearly IncomeNot Known
Monthly IncomeNot Known
Annual ExpensesNot Known

Some Lesser Facts

  • He is the founder of an airline but doesn’t know how to drive a car nor does he know how to swim as well.
  • On 17 July 2018, Goyal signed an $8.8 billion deal to buy 75 airplanes from Boeing.
  • He was appointed to the Board of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) from 2004-2006 and then re-elected in 2008, serving till 2016.
  • In 1974, he set up his agency Jetair, representing big names, such as Air France, Austrian Airlines, and Cathay Pacific. His mother sold her jewelry to give him money to start the business.
  • In 1975, he was made the regional manager of Philippine Airlines in India.
  • In 1979, he met Anita, who joined her company as a marketing analyst. He married her nine years later in 1988.
  • From 1971 to 1974, he served as the Regional General Manager for ALIA, Royal Jordanian Airlines.
  • After his graduation, he joined the travel business with the GSA for Lebanese International Airlines.
  • In 1969, Naresh was appointed Public Relations Manager of Iraqi Airways.
  • His first salary was 300 rupay Per month.
  • He was very young when his father passed away.
  • He was 11 years old when his family went into financial turmoil and had to auction their house. He then lived with his mother’s travel agency.

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