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Balkrishna (Known as Acharya Balkrishna 4 August 1972) is an Indian billionaire businessman and chairman of the consumer goods company Patanjali Ayurved. He was reported by Forbes to have a net worth of US$2.22 billion as of October 2020.
He originally started his business career in 1995 when he co-founded the Divya Yoga Pharmacy. He then went on to found Patanjali Ayurved in 2006 which focused on manufacturing and trading FMCG.
Balkrishna was born on 4 August 1972 in Haridwar, Uttarakhand (then Uttar Pradesh) to Nepalese immigrants, Sumitra Devi and Jay Vallabh Subedi from Syangja, Nepal.
In 1995, Balkrishna and Ramdev founded Divya Yoga Mandir Trust in Haridwar, and in 2006, they founded Patanjali Ayurved, a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company involved in the manufacturing and trading of FMCG, herbal, and ayurvedic products. Followers of Ramdev, NRIs Sunita and Sarwan Poddar, helped kick-start the business with a loan. According to Balkrishna, he had taken out a ₹50–60 crore loan at a time when he had never held a personal bank account in his name. In 2012, the company posted a turnover of ₹450 crore (US$63 million) which by 2015–2016 had risen to ₹5,000 crore (US$700 million).
Acharya was born in Nepal but was raised in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India by his mother Sumitra and his father Jay Vallabh.
Currently, Acharya Balkrishna is 50 years, 4 months and 0 days old. Acharya Balkrishna will celebrate 51st birthday on a Friday 4th of August 2023. Below we countdown to Acharya Balkrishna upcoming birthday.