Byju Raveendran is one of the famous Indian Entrepreneurs. He is also the founder of the Learning app BYJU’S. It is the only app that was startup from the funds of the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife foundation-Chan Zukerberg initiative.
|Age||40 Years(as in 2020)|
|Place of Birth||Azhikode, Kerala|
|school||A local school of Azhikode, Kerala|
|College||Government Engineering College, Kannur, Kerala|
|Educational Qualification||B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering|
|Famous For||Founder of the Byju Learning App|
|Hobbies||Playing Football, Cricket, and Table Tennis|
|Caste||Unknown. Will be updated soon|
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in centimeters- 180 cm|
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
in kilograms- 80 kg|
in pounds- 176 lbs
|Favorite Color||Black, White & Blue|
|Favorite Sport||Football & Cricket|
|Favorite Actress||Unknown. Will be updated soon.|
|Net worth||$1 Billion (approx as in 2019)|
SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES
|Unknown. Will be updated soon|
|Unknown. Will be updated soon|
PERSONAL LIFE & CAREER
Byju Raveendran was born in the year 1980 in the village Azhikode Kerala, India. He was born in a middle-class family, where both her parents are teachers. His father Raveendran is a Physics teacher and his mother Shobhanavalli is a Mathematics teacher. He is having a younger brother Riju, who is the director at Byju’s. He had done his schooling from a local school of Azhikode Kerala, and his college from Government Engineering College, Kannur, Kerala. His Educational qualification is B.tech in Mechanical Engineering.
He married Divya Gokulnath. It was his Love marriage. Divya Gokulnath once who was the student of Raveendran, and also the teacher in the same Institute fell in love with Byju Raveendran and later got married. Divya Gokulnath at present is also working at Byju’s.
SOME LESSER KNOWN FACTS
- Does he smoke? Not known.
- Does she drink alcohol? Not known
- He was born in a small village Azhikode of Kerala in an Educated family, where his father Raveendran was a Physics and his mother Shobhanavalli was a mathematics teacher.
- He is the Indias Youngest Entrepreneur. He is the founder of the Learning app “Byju’s The Learning App”.
- The Byju’s App is the only app that is started in India with the funds of the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife foundation- Chain Zuckerberg Initiative.
- Despite being born in the Family where both parents were teachers, he was never forced or pressurized in his academics. His father also used to encourage him in the sports. This support had made appear Byju in six sports in university-level which includes Football, Cricket, Tennis, and Badminton.
- Being a good sportsman he never had a plan to make his career in sports. Like other students he was also interested in making his career in science as Doctors and Engineers.
- As soon as he completed his B. tech he was hired as a Service Engineer at an MNC.
- He was very much interested in teaching, so he had given up his job and started teaching. He introduced initial workshops that were Free of Cost. When the students were satisfied with his teaching then he used to go with the advanced workshops.
- The teaching Profession had made him so famous that at a point in time he was having about 20000 students from different cites.
- From the year 2009, he started recording his classes which benefited students across 45 cities.
- Some of the students of IIM’s who has just passed out has proposed an idea about taking his classes to all new domain level. With the approach of them, Byju has founded a company named “THINK & LEARN”, which was started with the initiative for creating content for school students.
- He has also started a Byju’s Android and IOS applications which were having the downloads of about 5.5 million and about 2.5 Lac subscribers.
- Byju’s App is the only app in Asia that was funded by the CEO of Facebook that is Mark Zuckerberg and his wife organization named “ Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Byju’s app was funded with the amount of about $50 million.
- In the year 2017, the Byju’s Learning app was incorporated by “ Harvard University” as one of the case studies.
- He was featured on the cover of the Forbes Indian Magazine i.e., on the 15th of September 2017.
- His wife Divya Gokulnath is also in the authority of Byju’s Learning Application.
- “Byju’s Learning App “ became the official sponsor of the Indian Cricket Team Jersy in the year 2019.
- In the year 2019 14th of February Byju Raveendran has been awarded as the Youngest Entrepreneur by Ernst and Young.
- By coming to the year 2019, “ Byju’s Learning App has become the App with more than 10millions downloads and more than 35 lacs paid subscribers.
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