Raj Kundra is a British businessman who also has interests in both cricket and mixed martial arts. He is married to Shilpa Shetty.Raj Kundra’s father was a Punjabi who migrated from Ludhiana and became a bus conductor in London before running a small business. His mother worked as a shop assistant.Kundra was born and raised in London.
He left school at the age of 18 and in 2004 was ranked by SUCCESS magazine as the 198th richest British Asian. As of 2009, Kundra was Chief Executive Officer of Essential General Trading LLC, which was described in a press release as being “a Dubai-based international trading company dealing in precious metals, construction, mining and green renewable energy projects”. He was also at that time involved in the financing and production of Bollywood movies.
Shilpa Shetty (born 8 June 1975), also known by her married name Shilpa Shetty Kundra, is an Indian film actress, producer, former model and the winner of the British reality television series Celebrity Big Brother 5. Primarily known for her work in Hindi films, she has also appeared in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada language films. One of India’s most popular and high-profile celebrities, Shetty is the recipient of numerous accolades, including four Filmfare nominations.Shilpa Shetty was born on 8 June 1975 in Chembur.
Her father, Surendra and her mother, Sunanda are both manufacturers of tamper-proof water caps for the pharmaceutical industry. Sunanda produced one of Shilpa’s films, the Indo-Chinese drama The Desire, which went unreleased. Her younger sister, Shamita Shetty is also a Bollywood actress. They worked together once in the film Fareb (2005). In Mumbai, Shetty attended St. Anthony Girls’ High School in Chembur, and later attended Podar College in Matunga.