Acharya Balkrishna

Business Executive

Birthday August 4, 1972

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Nepal

Age 50 years old

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Business executive and entrepreneur who is known for being the chairman of the consumer based company Patanjali Ayurved. He is known for having made agreements with several e-commerce companies including Amazon, Flipkart, and BigBasket which allow him to sell a wide range of his products including herbal toothpastes, cosmetics, and noodles. 

Before Fame

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. 


He has been featured on several Forbes magazine lists including 2019 Billionaires where he ranked 365th and India's Richest of 2018 where he ranked 25th. 

Family Life

He was born in Nepal but was raised in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India by his mother Sumitra and his father Jay Vallabh. 

Associated With

He founded the Patanjali Ayurved company alongside yoga guru Baba Ramdev