Net worth- NARESH GOYAL is an Indian billionaire with a net worth of $ 1.9 billion
Born – 29 July, 1949
Spouse– Anita Goyal
Siblings –Surinder Kumar Goyal
Children – Namrata Goyal, Nivaan Goyal
Resident – LONDON
Founder – Jet airways, Jet airways connect
NARESH GOYAL’S LIFE STORY:-
At the age of 12 NARESH GOYAL’S father’s business crashed down and his family hit a massive economic crisis. Even their house was auctioned. NARESH GOYAL did not give up at that time. He completed his studies and he was so determined that even when there was no electricity in his home he used to study under the street light. NARESH GOYAL wanted to be a CA but his financial condition was pulling back him back. In 1967 at the age of 18th he got his degree and took up a job as a cashier in his uncle’s travel agency.
HOW JET AIRWAYS STARTED:-
At the age of 20 he became the PR manager of IRAQI airlines. His hard work and his dedication showed him a way to success. In 1974 at the age of 25 he took some money from his mother and started his own agency JET AIR. This agency provided various services of marketing and sales to various inter-national airlines. 1991 saw the boom of airlines and NARESH GOYAL took this opportunity to transforms jet air into jet airways.
NARESH GOYAL’S ACHIEVEMENTS:-
At the age of 60 he was declared the 16th richest man in India by FORBES.
September 2000 – Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Services from Ernst & Young.
October 2000– Distinguished Alumni Award-2000 for meritorious and distinguished performance as an entrepreneur
November 2003– Outstanding Asian-Indian award for leadership and contribution to the global community given by the Indian American Centre for Political Awareness
April 2000 and February 2004– Aerospace Laurels for outstanding contribution in the field of Commercial Air Transport
January 6, 2006– The first BML Munjal Award for Excellence in Learning & Development in the Private Sector category
July 28, 2006– NDTV Profit Business Award 2006
8 September 2007– Accorded the prestigious TATA AIG – Lifetime Achievement Award
25 October 2007– Travel Entrepreneur of the Year award at the 19th annual TTG (Travel Trade Gazette) Travel Awards
October 2012– Amity Leadership Award for Business Excellence
LESSONS TO BE LEARNED:-
He is a billionaire who has the world at his feet but he is humble, calm and wears a simple t-shirt with a smile on his face. You are the master of your fate, the caption of your soul. Desire is the starting point of all achievements. Just remember anything and everything is possible.
Just remember LIFE IS A CONSTANT STRUGGLE AND GET USED TO IT.