Member of the Brila family and chairman of the Yash Birla Group, an Indian industrial conglomerate group based in Mumbai that has diversified interest in industries such as textiles, steel pipes, electricity and travel.
He was completing his master's of business administration in North Carolina when he had to return to Mumbai in order to take over his family's business.
In 2014 he published the autobiography Living On A Prayer.
He married Avanti Birla in 1991. They have three children - Vedant, born 1996, Nirvaan, born 1998, and Shloka, born 2000. He sadly lost his parents, Ashokvardhan and Sunanda, and his sister Sujata in a plane crash in 1990.
He is friends with Deanne Panday, and on December 9, 2017, posted a photo of the two of them together.