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Falguni Nayar Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 86 kg
Date of Birth February 19, 1963
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Spouse Sanjay Nayar

Falguni Nayar is a reputed Indian businesswoman who has found immense success as the founder and CEO of the cosmetics retail brand Nykaa since 2012.

Born Name

Falguni Mehta

Nick Name

FM (called by Sanjay)

Founder and CEO of Nykaa Falguni Nayar
Founder and CEO of Nykaa Falguni Nayar (Falguninayar1 / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India





Falguni attended Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics from 1980 to 1983 and graduated with a commerce degree.

Furthermore, she received an MBA degree in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad in 1985.



Net Worth

As of December 8, 2021, Falguni’s net worth was $6.66 billion according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index.




5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


86 kg or 189.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Falguni has dated –

  1. Sanjay Nayar (1987-Present) – Falguni and Sanjay Nayar, who is the CEO of global investment firm KKR India, exchanged wedding vows in 1987. The couple is proud parents to twins – a daughter named Adwaita Nayar and a son named Anchit Nayar.
Falguni Nayar as seen with Chirag Jethwaney in November 2021
Falguni Nayar as seen with Chirag Jethwaney in November 2021 (Chiragjethwaneymagic / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Bright smile



Falguni Nayar Favorite Things

  • Spirit – Caipiroska
  • TV ShowFriends
  • Champagne – Moet & Chandon Rosé
  • Wine – Château Latour
  • Restaurant – Hakkasan in London
  • Shoe Designer – Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Motto In Life – Retail is Detail
  • Café – Café Zoe in Mumbai

SourceBusiness Standard

Falguni Nayar and Neha Bagoria as seen in February 2020
Falguni Nayar and Neha Bagoria as seen in February 2020 (Neha Bagoria / Instagram)

Falguni Nayar Facts

  1. She founded the beauty, fashion, and wellness brand called Nykaa (derived from the Sanskrit word ‘nayaka’ meaning actress) in April 2012 at the age of 49.
  2. Falguni is very fond of wearing sarees.
  3. Her rapid rise to success has earned her numerous awards including the ‘EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 – Start-up’ by Ernst and Young; ‘Business Person of the Year’ by Vogue India in 2019; and ‘Businesswoman of the Year’ at the Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence, 2019, etc.
  4. Under Falguni’s leadership, Nykaa became India’s 1st ever woman-led unicorn startup (which means a privately-held startup that has reached a valuation of more than $1 billion).

Featured Image by Falguninayar1 / Instagram

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