OYO rooms CEO – Ritesh Agarwal’s Education and Net Worth

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Ritesh Agarwal is the founder and CEO of OYO Rooms, a budget hotel chain. He launched his company in 2013 with the aim to provide quality and affordable hotel rooms to travelers. To get the full information stay connected till the end of the post.

Ritesh has been quoted as saying, “I want to make sure that people who are traveling in India can get a good night’s sleep”.

He was born on September 16, 1993, in Rayagada, Odisha, India. He has also been awarded the “Business Today” ‘India’s Youngest Billionaire’ in 2016 for his work with OYO Rooms.

Ritesh Agarwal is an entrepreneur who has created a business empire in the hospitality industry. He started by building budget hotels for India’s middle-class population, and his company now ranks among the top hotel chains in Asia, with more than 10,000 rooms across India and several international markets.

Ritesh Agarwal is an Indian entrepreneur, who founded the OYO Rooms. He is also the chairman of Oravel Stays and the founder of Hiree.

Ritesh Agarwal has been ranked among the top 10 youngest billionaires in India by Forbes magazine and he has been featured on Forbes 30 under 30 list twice – once in 2016 and again in 2017.

Recently I watched the talk of Chetan Bhagat and Ritesh Agarwal on ABP news about entrepreneurship. It is interesting to see Bhagat and Agarwal together because they are both inspirations for Indian youth.

He is very calm in nature and deals with all problems with calmness. Agarwal knows that it is part of the business that we have to go through the ups and downs of the times business.

He interviews his journey with the popular content creator NasDaily. Ritesh is an inspiration for many of us as he started his business 19 years when we do not know the ABCD of business.

He got Theil Fellowship and drop out his college to work on his idea. Thiel Fellowship invests in young mindset ideas who are dropped out of college and are below the age of 22. If you have a very good idea then go for it.


NameRitesh Agarwal
Date of Birth16 September 1993
Age29 years (As of 2022)
FatherNot Known
MotherNot Known
BirthplaceRayagada, Odisha, India
QualificationCollege Dropout
Known ForOyo Rooms
Zodiac SignVirgo
Ritesh Agarwal
Ritesh Agarwal (Source: wallpapercave)

Ritesh Agarwal’s Education

He completed his education at St. Johns Senior Secondary School and moved to Delhi for further education. But later he dropped out of college and after some time he is selected for Theil Fellowship for his idea in 2013.

Ritesh Agarwal’s Net Worth

According to Hurun rich list 2020, his net worth is approximately 1.1 billion dollars. As per the Networth.com report, his current net worth is 615.2 million dollars. His net worth is dropped due to the covid 19 pandemic. OYO is going to release its IPO soon and you can invest in it if you trade in the share market and have the knowledge to invest.

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