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Kalanithi Maran

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Net worth 2018: $4.71 Billion
Industry: Media
Residence: Chennai, India
Country: India
BirthDay: 24 July 1965
Sigh: Leo
Children: 1
Education: Master of Business Administration, University of Scranton
BIOGRAPHY

Kalanithi Maran was bornon 24 July 1965 in Chennai, India, India. Kalanithi Maran is #379 in List Billionaires People In The World. Politician's son Kalanithi Maran dabbled in his family's modest publishing business before launching Sun TV Network in 1993. Sun is now a regional television heavyweight with 33 channels reaching 95 million households in India. Sun's reach also extends to the south Indian diaspora in 27 countries around the world. Maran's other interests include FM radio, newspapers and direct-to-home television.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.2 Billion

2010

$2.9 Billion

2011

$3.5 Billion

2012

$2.6 Billion

2013

$3.3 Billion

2014

$2.2 Billion

2015

$2.9 Billion

2016

$2.2 Billion

2017

$3.8 Billion

2018

$4.71 Billion

I don't take competition lightly. Big or small, we nail them down before they can grow in size.

Kalanithi Maran
TIMELINE
2011

7 million) each for the fiscal year 2011–2012, behind Congress MP Naveen Jindal

2010

By 2010, he was the 17th richest Indian, with a net worth of US$4 Billion, and was the highest paid businessman in India

2008

Later in 2008, the dispute between the Maran and Karunanidhi families was resolved

2006

Sun TV was listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange on 24 April 2006 upon raising $133 million for 10% of the share capital, catapulting him into the billionaire charts

1993

On 14 April 1993, he founded Sun TV with an investment of US$86,000 from a bank loan

1991

He married Kaveri, a native of Coorg in 1991 and has a daughter named Kaviya (Born 1992)

1990

In 1990, Maran started a monthly video (VHS) news magazine in Tamil called Poomaalai657, which was stopped in 1992

1964

Kalanithi Murasoli Maran (born 1964) is an Indian media baron who is the chairman and managing director of the Sun Group

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