EARLY LIFE :
Anand Ahuja was born on 30 July 1983 in New Delhi. He grew up in Delhi’s posh Jor Bagh locality and currently lives in Golf Links, a neighborhood in New Delhi. His grandfather, Harish Ahuja, runs one of India’s largest export houses.
Anand Ahuja was born into a business-class Hindu-Khatri Punjabi family.
His father, Harish Ahuja, is a businessman, and his mother, Priya Ahuja, is a homemaker.
He has two younger brothers- Anant Ahuja and Amit Ahuja.
Anand is a highly educated entrepreneur who studied at American Embassy School in New Delhi. He did his Bachelor of Science, Economics and International Relations in 2007 from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
He had pursued his post-graduation in MBA from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, but somehow he couldn’t complete it.
He did his internship with Deutsche Bank and worked as a Product Manager Intern at Amazon and as an Assistant Buyer at Macy’s.
On his return to India, he initially worked in the Business Development wing of Shahi Exports Pvt Ltd. In 2012, he founded a clothing brand called Bhane.
His love for apparel and sneakers made him build India’s first multi-brand sneaker company VegNonVeg.
Anand Ahuja’s sneaker store Veg Non-Vege came into the limelight.
PERSONAL LIFE :
If reports are to be believed, he first met Sonam Kapoor in 2014, when he was introduced to her fashion entrepreneur, Pernia Qureshi. Anand had proposed to her within a few weeks after their first meeting, which she accepted after a few months.
They were always open about their relationship, and pictures of Anand and Sonam were seen at public places, family events and holidays abroad.
Anand Ahuja and Sonam Kapoor tied the knot on 8 May 2018 in the mansion of Sonam’s aunt Kavita Singh in Bandra, Mumbai. It was a traditional Sikh ceremony their family members and close friends attended.
On 20 August 2022, Anand and Sonam welcomed their first child, a baby boy. In September 2022, they revealed the name of their son, Vayu.