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Sanjeev Gupta Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife (Nicola Gupta), Children, Net Worth, Whyalla Steelworks, Billionaire

Sanjeev Gupta, a British billionaire, unveils a grand plan for old town Whyalla

Sanjeev Gupta Wiki

Sanjeev Gupta Bio

Sanjeev Kumar Gupta was born on September 1971. He is an Indian-born British businessman and the founder of Liberty House Group. Gupta is the executive chairman of Liberty House which has a turnover of nearly $15 billion (2018) and leads the GFG (Gupta Family Group) Alliance which employs c14,000 people worldwide.
Sanjeev Gupta Age He was born on September 1971 (age 47) in Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Sanjeev Gupta Residence London, England
Wyelands, near Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales
Sanjeev Gupta Nationality British
Sanjeev Gupta Education
  • St Edmund’s School
  • Trinity College, Cambridge
Occupation Businessman
Known for Founder of Liberty House Group
Title Chairman, Liberty House
Nicola Gupta (m. 2008)
Children 3
Parent(s) Parduman K Gupta
Sanjeev Gupta Net Worth He has an estimated Net Worth of ($ 341.77 / £299.8) thousand as of 2017

Sanjeev Gupta Early life and Education

Gupta was born in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. He is the third of four children of Parduman K Gupta who founded the SIMEC Group. Both his father and grandfather were industrialists and businessmen. At age 13 he was enrolled at St Edmund’s School as a boarder. The school is located at Canterbury, UK. After completing his A-levels, he spent his gap year selling bicycles in Turkey for his father before enrolling to study Economics at Trinity College, Cambridge. It is while there that in February 1992 he founded the Liberty House Group. When the business was generating £1m a day, he switched to economics with management, a move which he claims freed up the time to work on the business.

Sanjeev Gupta Career

Trading roots

Liberty House initially traded steel, rice, sugar, FMCG, engineering and other goods as a part of the family business but it soon diversified into specific commodities and brought together the trading business under three categories—steel, chemicals, and agriculture. In 2009, it entered steel making, buying plants in Africa. A year later in 2010, it was in Asia, setting up the regional headquarters in Singapore and a hub in Hong Kong in 2012 to focus on China.

Whyalla Steelworks Gupta

On November 2018, Sanjeev Gupta announced the grand scale steel plant, a $600-million expansion of Whyalla’s in Australia, an existing steel mill to lift annual production to 1.8 million tonnes.

The expansion could make Whyalla become one of the world’s largest steel production facilities.

It’s believed the town’s current population of 22,000 could boom to 80,000.

Sanjeev Gupta Awards and recognition

In May 2017, Gupta was awarded CEO of the year at the Platts Global Metals Awards in London.

In October 2017, he was awarded “Business Leader of the Year” at the British Asian Achievers Awards 2017.

Sanjeev Gupta Wife and Children

Gupta’s wife Nicola is from Canvey Island, Essex, and was the treasurer of his company. Gupta had kept the relationship secret for seven years before they married in 2008, the family’s first cross-cultural marriage. Gupta and his wife Wyelands, a country house estate near Chepstow in Wales. They have three children and reside in Bellevue Hill, New South Wales.

Sanjeev Gupta with Wife Nicole and son Jai
Sanjeev Gupta with Wife Nicole and son Jai

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