Ratan Tata Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Rathan Tata Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Ratan Tata Biography

Ratan Tata, an Indian industrialist, was born on December 28, 1937, in Bombay (now Mumbai). He hails from the prestigious Tata family, known for its philanthropy and business acumen. Ratan Tata served as the Chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group, from 1991 until 2012. Under his leadership, the Tata Group expanded globally, acquiring notable companies like Jaguar Land Rover and Corus Steel. Tata is renowned for his ethical leadership and initiatives in social welfare, including the creation of the Tata Nano, the world’s cheapest car. His contributions earned him numerous accolades and a revered status in India’s business landscape.

General Information About Famous Indian industrialists, ex- Chairman Ratan Tata

Full NameRatan Tata
Date of BirthDecember 28, 1937
Current age86 years, 5 months, 24 days
WifeNot Married

Exploring RatanTata Personal Journey

NameRatan Tata
Birth NameRatan Naval Tata
NicknameNot Available
Heightin centimeters– 177 cm
in meters– 1.77 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 10
FigureNot Available
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorGray
Date of Birth 1937-12-28
Present AddressBombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
HometownMumbai, India

Ratan Tata Education

SchoolCampion School, Mumbai
College/UniversityCathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
DegreeBachelor of Architecture

Ratan Tata Favorite

HobbiesFlying, Collecting Cars, Philanthropy
Holiday DestinationsN/A

Ratan Tata Relationship Journey

AffairNot Known

Ratan Tata Career Journey

Managerial Position in 1970sTurned around National Radio and Electronics (NELCO) but saw it collapse during economic slowdown
ChairmanshipBecame chairman of Tata Sons in 1991, succeeded J. R. D. Tata. Faced initial resistance from subsidiary heads
Consolidation PoliciesImplemented retirement age, direct reporting to group office, profit contribution for brand building
Innovation & TalentPrioritized innovation, delegated responsibilities to younger talent
Globalization EffortsStreamlined operations, exited unrelated businesses, pursued globalization
Revenue & Profit GrowthUnder his leadership, revenues grew over 40 times and profit over 50 times
Major AcquisitionsTata Tea acquired Tetley, Tata Motors acquired Jaguar Land Rover, Tata Steel acquired Corus
Tata NanoConceptualized and developed Tata Nano car for affordable pricing for Indian consumers
Electric VehiclesTata Motors rolled out Tigor Electric Vehicles, described as advancing India’s electric dream
ResignationResigned executive powers on 28 December 2012 at age 75
Succession CrisisLeadership crisis over Cyrus Mistry’s succession, interim chairmanship, Natarajan Chandrasekaran appointed
InvestmentsInvested in Snapdeal, Teabox, CashKaro.com, Ola Cabs, Xiaomi, Nestaway, Dogspot, and Goodfellows
PhilanthropySupporter of education, medicine, rural development; major donations to various institutions
Board MembershipsServed on boards of Alcoa Inc., Mondelez International, East–West Center, and various educational institutions

Ratan Tata Career Statistics

YearAwardAwarding Organization
2001Honorary Doctor of Business AdministrationOhio State University
2004Medal of the Oriental Republic of UruguayGovernment of Uruguay
2004Honorary Doctor of TechnologyAsian Institute of Technology
2005International Distinguished Achievement AwardB’nai B’rith International
2005Honorary Doctor of ScienceUniversity of Warwick
2006Honorary Doctor of ScienceIndian Institute of Technology Madras
2006Responsible Capitalism AwardFIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
2007Honorary FellowshipThe London School of Economics and Political Science
2007Carnegie Medal of PhilanthropyCarnegie Endowment for International Peace
2008Honorary Doctor of LawUniversity of Cambridge
2008Honorary Doctor of ScienceIndian Institute of Technology Bombay
2008Honorary Doctor of ScienceIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
2008Honorary Citizen AwardGovernment of Singapore
2008Honorary FellowshipThe Institution of Engineering and Technology
2008Inspired Leadership AwardThe Performance Theatre
2009Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)Queen Elizabeth II
2009Life Time Contribution Award in EngineeringIndian National Academy of Engineering
2009Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian RepublicGovernment of Italy
2010Honorary Doctor of LawUniversity of Cambridge
2010Hadrian AwardWorld Monuments Fund
2010Oslo Business for Peace AwardBusiness for Peace Foundation
2010Legend in Leadership AwardYale University
2010Honorary Doctor of LawsPepperdine University
2010Business for Peace AwardBusiness for Peace Foundation
2010Business Leader of the YearThe Asian Awards
2012Honorary FellowThe Royal Academy of Engineering
2012Doctor of Business honoris causaUniversity of New South Wales
2012Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising SunGovernment of Japan
2012Lifetime Achievement AwardRockefeller Foundation
2013Foreign AssociateNational Academy of Engineering
2013Transformational Leader of the DecadeIndian Affairs India Leadership Conclave
2013Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Lifetime AchievementErnst & Young
2013Honorary Doctor of Business PracticeCarnegie Mellon University
2014Honorary Doctor of BusinessSingapore Management University
2014Sayaji Ratna AwardBaroda Management Association
2014Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)Queen Elizabeth II
2014Honorary Doctor of LawsYork University, Canada
2015Honorary Doctor of Automotive EngineeringClemson University
2015Sayaji Ratna AwardBaroda Management Association
2015Honoris CausaHEC Paris
2016Commander of the Legion of HonourGovernment of France
2018Honorary DoctorateSwansea University
2022Honorary Doctorate of LiteratureHSNC University
2023Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)King Charles III
2023Maharashtra Udyog RatnaGovernment of Maharashtra

Ratan Tata Income

Net Worth₹3,800 crore

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