Joy Alukkas was bornon 29 October 1956 in Cochin, India, India. Joy Alukkas is #1555 in List Billionaires People In The World. Son of a jewelry store owner, Joy Alukkas dropped out of school to go to the Middle East to open the family's first overseas store in 1987 in Abu Dhabi. He broke off to launch his own Joyalukkas brand which now has 130 outlets spread across India and 13 other countries in the Middle East, South East Asia as well as the U. K. and the U.S. Other interests include an expanding money exchange, luxury aviation, malls, silks and, real estate. His son John Paul works with him.
In March 2013, Forbes Magazine's latest annual tally of billionaires listed Joy Alukkas in 1342nd position with a net worth of $1 billion (Rs 66 billion)