Vijay is one of the richest men in the state of Rajasthan. His net worth is estimated to be around $4.6 billion, and he is the owner of Eswaran Group, which deals in construction and property development. The 70-year-old businessman is the founder and chairman of Eswaran Group, interested in hotels, finance, cement, energy, textiles, and property development.
Vijay Eswaran was born in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, on July 29, 1945. He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Narsee Monjee College of Architecture. As per some unconfirmed reports, Vijay Eswaran also received a post-graduate degree in law from the London School of Economics and Political Science. The multilingual businessman speaks fluent Hindi, Gujarati, English, and Tamil. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran
In the early 1960s, Vijay moved to Madras (now known as Chennai) to work in the construction business. In the early 1970s, he started his own construction business, Vijay Constructions. In the early 1980s, he ventured into property development and entered the real estate business. In the late 1980s, he entered into the finance business and set up Vijaya Bank, which has a network of more than 100 branches. The family-run business is based in Rajasthan and operates in many other Indian states as well. In 2012, Vijay Eswaran launched the Eswaran Group of Companies. The group has interests in hotels, finance, cement, energy, textiles, and property development.
Vijay Eswaran lives in a lavish estate in Pushkar with his wife and three children. The estate is located on the outskirts of Pushkar city. The home has 12 bedrooms and is spread across a sprawling area of about 200 acres. It also has a swimming pool with capacity to accommodate 10 swimmers at one time. The house also has an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, and a spa room. He continues to work hard to keep up with the high standards he has set for himself.