Peyush Bansal Biography, Age, Height, Family, Wife & Net Worth

Piyush Bansal is the founder and CEO of Lenskart, an online retailer based in India. From a studious academic student to the founder of a billion dollar eyeglasses company, he has come a long way.

Piyush Bansal Biography, Age, Height, Family, Wife and Net Worth

Early Life of Piyush Bansal

Piyush Bansal was born on 26 April 1985 in New Delhi, India. Piyush’s father was a chartered accountant. His parents were always with him. He has fair skin and a great personality. He studied at Don Bosco School in Delhi. After completing his schooling, he studied IIT. However, he did not make it. He then opted to pursue an engineering degree at a foreign institution, and after hard work and effort, he was accepted into McGill University in Canada.

He completed his bachelor’s program in Electrical-IT, Control and Automation. He completed his studies there from 2002 to 2006. While he was studying, he worked part-time as a receptionist, which sparked his interest in computers and programming.


Piyush is currently one of the judges on Sony TV’s reality show Shark Tank India. He is one of the zealous entrepreneurs of the country with calm disposition, sharp wit and strategic vision, who have taken his firm to new heights in a short span of time. She has gained a lot of recognition and attention due to her appearance in the reality show.

He began his career as a program manager at Microsoft in the United States of America after finishing his education at McGill University, where he worked for about a year. He also graduated from IIM Bangalore with a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

After leaving his job in 2008, he moved to India. Even though he had a company plan and no prior expertise, he started a new firm using the money saved from his former employment. He founded a firm in December 2007 which is essentially an internet platform for college students to handle concerns like accommodation, coaching, employment, transportation, books etc. After that, he formed Valyoo Technologies Pvt Limited, which is today known as Lenskart, along with his friends.

Before becoming the CEO of Lenskart, he worked as a programmer for Microsoft. Piyush Bansal and Amit Choudhary founded Lenskart in 2010 in the Delhi NCR region. The business began through Internet sales of contact lenses. The business of glasses and sunglasses was also started in 2011. The fact that Lenskart is now one of the most popular reading eyewear brands is a testament to its success.

With its success, Lenskart has positioned itself as one of the leading eyewear businesses. SoftBank, a Japanese multinational business, is also a shareholder. From its second vision fund, the business collected approximately $275 million. Masayoshi Sun’s group’s first investment in India from ‘Vision Fund-II’. Lenskart is currently valued at over $2.5 billion.

personal life of piyush bansal

His wife is Nimisha Bansal. As the founding wife of Lenskart, she has also played a major role in the growth of the company.

Piyush Bansa net worth

His net worth is believed to be $80 million (estimated).

physical appearance of piyush bansal

height 5 feet 7 inches
weight 78 kg
eye color black
hair color black