Ritesh Agarwal Bio, Entrepreneurs, Age, Height, Partner, Family, Net Worth

Ritesh Agarwal

Ritesh Agarwal Biography

Ritesh Agarwal is among the youngest entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of OYO Hotels & Homes. He is one of the Indian Billionaire entrepreneurs and has the largest hotel network, with monthly revenue of $3.5 million and 1,500 employees. Ritesh made history in 2020 by becoming the world’s second-youngest self-made billionaire at 27 years old.

Agarwal was born in Bissam Cuttack and raised in Titilagarh. He completed primary school at Sacred Heart School before joining St.John Senior Secondary School in Bundi Road, Kota. Later after, he enrolled himself at a college in Delhi in 2011 but dropped out after being selected for the Thiel Fellowship in 2013. While still in college, he started a budget accommodation portal called Oravel Stays which was accepted in 2012.

Later after joining the Thiel Fellowship program, Agarwal become the winner of the program and received a grant of $ 100,000 from the company. Thereafter, he set up the OYO Room Company. Ritesh is also the owner of the book titled ” Indian Engineering Colleges” which was a huge success after it was released. His company helped participating small and independent hotel owners improve the quality of their services through major and minor upgrades.


Thereafter, OYO started to grow and eventually become popular attracting investors and later becoming part of the “unicorn” club. As OYO Room expanded to become OYO Hotels & Homes, a full-fledged hotel chain that includes more than 43,000 hotels across 80 countries. Agarwal has also received numerous awards and recognition including the Business World Young Entrepreneur Award. He was also featured in Forbes’s “30 Under 30” list of global achievers.

In 2020, Ritesh had an estimated net worth of $ 1.1 billion, making him the second-youngest, self-made billionaire in the world. Early the company set a benchmark by generating revenue of USD 951 million under the leadership of Ritesh Agarwal. Presently, OYO has employed over 17,000 people worldwide, and around 8000 are in India and South Asia. Also, it has established 26 training centers for hospitality enthusiasts across India. As of 2022, Agarwal was recognized by the International Hospitality Institute on the Global 100 in Hospitality, a list featuring the 100 Most Powerful People in Global Hospitality.

Ritesh Agarwal Age

How old is Ritesh? He is 29 years old as of 2023. He was born on November 16, 1993, in Bissam Cuttack, Rayagada, Odisha, India. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on November 16 every year.

Ritesh Agarwal Height/ Weight

Agarwal stands at an average height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He has a weight of 70 kilograms.

Ritesh Agarwal Partner

Is Ritesh married or dating? He is presently married to Geetansha Sood at a five-star hotel in Delhi. During his reception, the prominent leader comes like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, and other VIPs attended. Besides that, Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel met the couple on Tuesday and shared pictures from the meeting congratulating the couple.

Ritesh Agarwal Family

Agarwal was born in Bissam Cuttack a small town in Odisha and brought up in Titilagarh. His family used to run a small shop, so he had exposure to the entrepreneurial life as a child. He also has a brother whose identity has not been disclosed.

Ritesh Agarwal’s Net Worth

Ritesh has an estimated net worth of $ 1.1 billion dollars. This includes his personal assets, money, and income. He has accumulated his fortune from his successful career as an entrepreneur.