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Ankur Warikoo Wiki, Age, Biography, Wife, Family & Business

Ankur Warikoo is a Popular Indian Youtube, angel investor, public speaker, and Entrepreneur. 

Ankur Warikoo

Ankur Warikoo is recognized as a public speaker and social media influencer, with around 2 million subscribers on his self-titled YouTube channel. He shares videos related to finance tips and tricks.

Ankur Warikoo Wiki/Biography

Ankur Warikoo was born on August 25, 1980, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. He is currently 43 years old (as of 2023).

Ankur Warikoo childhood photos
Ankur Warikoo’s childhood photos

He grew up in New Delhi. Ankur completed his schooling at Don Bosco School, New Delhi. He pursued a BSc in Physics from Hindu College, Delhi.

Ankur obtained an MS in astronomy and astrophysics from Michigan State University but decided to drop out of the PhD program.

He further studied his skills by pursuing an MBA in Finance from the Indian School of Business and Finance, New Delhi.

Ankur Warikoo In USA
Ankur Warikoo In the USA

He furthered his education by pursuing an MBA in Finance from the Indian School of Business and Finance in New Delhi from 2005 to 2006.

Physical Appearance

Ankur Warikoo stands at approximately 5’8″ and his weight is 60 kg.

Ankur Warikoo Photos

He has black hair and black eyes.

Family, Caste & Relationships

Ankur Warikoo comes from a supportive and loving family. His father, Ashok Warikoo, worked at a medical firm,

Ankur Warikoo with Father Ashok Warikoo
Ankur Warikoo with Father Ashok Warikoo

while his mother, Neerja Warikoo, played an integral role in shaping his values.

Ankur Warikoo with Mother
Ankur Warikoo with Mother Neerja Warikoo

He has a younger sister Radhika Warikoo who is six years his junior.

Ankur sister with Radhika Warikoo
Ankur sister Radhika Warikoo

At the age of 19, Ankur Warikoo met Ruchi Budhiraja on a bus while she was on her way to college. They became friends and eventually fell in love. The couple got married in 2007 after dating for a long time.

Ankur with Wife Ruchi Budhiraja
Ankur with Wife Ruchi Budhiraja

The couple shares a deep bond and is blessed with two children, a son named Vidur Warikoo and a daughter named Uzma Warikoo.

Ankur with Children
Ankur Children Vidur Warikoo and a daughter Uzma Warikoo


He started his career as a consultant at NIS Sparta, a corporate training consultancy in New Delhi. Ankur later joined the management consulting firm Kearney in Chicago and went on to become one of the co-founders of Accentium Web, an internet firm in Gurgaon.

Ankur with PC

His entrepreneurial spirit led him to work as a venture partner at Rocket Internet in Berlin.

In 2011, Ankur took a significant role as the Head of Groupon APAC Emerging Markets, overseeing operations in India, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines.

He further expanded his expertise by serving as a board member at the Indian School of Business and venturing into angel investing.

In 2015, Ankur founded nearbuy.com, an e-commerce platform, and served as its CEO until 2019. Today, he continues to make a difference as a digital educator, content creator, and author.

Ankur Before Quotes
Ankur Before Quotes

Since 2019, Ankur has also been working as a digital educator, content creator, and author. His book “Do Epic Shit,” published in 2021, became a top-selling book in India.

Ankur Book Do Epic Shit
Ankur Book Do Epic Shit


He was honored with the Young Leader Award by the Indian School of Business (class of 2006). Ankur’s inclusion in Fortune Magazine’s 40 under 40 India in 2014 highlights his remarkable achievements.

He was also listed in LinkedIn India’s Top Voices for three consecutive years, from 2018 to 2020.


Favorite FoodLord Chomchom
Favorite DrinkCold Coffee
Favorite VehicleMercedez Car
Favorite Movie3 Idiots
Favorite SportsCricket
Favorite ActorSalman Khan & Ritesh Deshmukh,
Favorite ActressKareena Kapoor
Favorite ActivityYoutuber, Motivational Speaker
Favorite MoviesBatman
Favorite ColorRed, White
Favorite DestinationNew York
HobbiesTraveling, Youtuber


Ankur Warikoo’s birth name was Ashneer, but he changed it to Ankur.

He started his inspiring weight loss journey, shedding 8 kilograms and transforming his physique.

Ankur Before After Photo in Gym
Ankur Before After Photo in Gym

He draws inspiration from thought leaders such as Naval Ravikant, Gary Vaynerchuk, Jay Shetty, and Ryan Holiday.

Ankur Warikoo with Gary Vaynerchuk
Ankur Warikoo with Gary Vaynerchuk

Ankur actively participates in marathons and believes in the power of consistency.

He is a Dog Lover

Ankur Warikoo with his Pet
Ankur Warikoo with his Pet

He shares videos related to finance tips and tricks. 

He is best known as the founder of the e-commerce platform nearbuy.com.

Ankur Warikoo Youtube Videos

  1. Financial Tips and Tricks: Ankur shares valuable insights on managing personal finances, investments, budgeting, and building wealth.
  2. Entrepreneurship and Startups: He provides guidance and advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, covering topics such as ideation, business strategies, funding, and scaling.
  3. Motivational Talks: Ankur delivers inspirational speeches and shares his own experiences and challenges, encouraging viewers to pursue their dreams and overcome obstacles.
  4. Career Development: He offers practical advice on career planning, skill development, networking, and navigating the professional world.
  5. Life Lessons and Personal Growth: Ankur shares life lessons, personal anecdotes, and strategies for personal growth and self-improvement.

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