Ankur Warikoo is a Popular Indian Youtube, angel investor, public speaker, and Entrepreneur.
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).
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.
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.
Ankur Warikoo stands at approximately 5’8″ and his weight is 60 kg.
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,
while his mother, Neerja Warikoo, played an integral role in shaping his values.
He has a younger sister Radhika Warikoo who is six years his junior.
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.
The couple shares a deep bond and is blessed with two children, a son named Vidur Warikoo and a daughter named 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.
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.
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.
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 Food||Lord Chomchom|
|Favorite Drink||Cold Coffee|
|Favorite Vehicle||Mercedez Car|
|Favorite Movie||3 Idiots|
|Favorite Actor||Salman Khan & Ritesh Deshmukh,|
|Favorite Actress||Kareena Kapoor|
|Favorite Activity||Youtuber, Motivational Speaker|
|Favorite Color||Red, White|
|Favorite Destination||New York|
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.
He draws inspiration from thought leaders such as Naval Ravikant, Gary Vaynerchuk, Jay Shetty, and Ryan Holiday.
Ankur actively participates in marathons and believes in the power of consistency.
He is a Dog Lover
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
- Financial Tips and Tricks: Ankur shares valuable insights on managing personal finances, investments, budgeting, and building wealth.
- Entrepreneurship and Startups: He provides guidance and advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, covering topics such as ideation, business strategies, funding, and scaling.
- Motivational Talks: Ankur delivers inspirational speeches and shares his own experiences and challenges, encouraging viewers to pursue their dreams and overcome obstacles.
- Career Development: He offers practical advice on career planning, skill development, networking, and navigating the professional world.
- Life Lessons and Personal Growth: Ankur shares life lessons, personal anecdotes, and strategies for personal growth and self-improvement.