J. R. D. Tata Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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J. R. D. Tata (Jahangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata)

Last Updated: 30 Jan, 2023 | Views: 1267

Age: 89

Profession: Business Men

Other Profession(s): Philanthropist, Naval Aviator, Industrialist

Famous For: The Father of Indian Aviation

Net Worth: $5 billion

J. R. D. Tata Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
29 Jul, 1904 (89 Years 04 Months)

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Died on
29 Nov, 1993

Cause of Death
Kidney Infection

J. R. D. Tata Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)

Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata was an industrialist, aviator, entrepreneur, and chairman of the Tata Group who lived outside India. He was the son of Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata and Suzanne Brière, a well-known merchant. His mother was the first Indian lady to drive a car. Tata became the country's first certified pilot in 1929. He is also recognized for founding Tata Consultancy Services, Titan Industries, Tata Motors, Tata Salt, Voltas, and Air India, all of which are part of the Tata Group.


In 1925 – He started as an unpaid trainee at Tata Sons.

In 1932 – He founded Tata Airlines (currently Air India), India's first commercial airline.

In 1938 – Tata was appointed Chairman of Tata Sons, putting him in charge of India's largest industrial company.

In 1968 – Tata founded the Tata Computer Centre as Tata Consultancy Services.

In 1987 – He established Titan Industries.

Achievements and Awards

• In 1955 – He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian honor.

• In 1983 – Tata received the French Legion of Honour.

• In 1992 – Tata was honored with India's highest civilian honor, the Bharat Ratna, for his devoted humanitarian work.

Unknown Facts

• Tata was a distant relative of Muhammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Dinshaw Maneckji Petit, a renowned British baronet, was his sister's husband. Rattanbai Petit, his sister's sister-in-law, married Muhammed Ali Jinnah.

• Tata grew up in France because his mother was French. He was sent to the Spahis regiment and eventually became a secretary in the colonel's office as a French citizen.

J. R. D. Tata Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 174 cm
In Meters 1.74 m
In feet Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 86 Kg
In Pounds 190 lbs

Eye Color
Dark Blue

Hair Color

J. R. D. Tata Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata

Mother's Name
Suzanne RD Tata

Thelma Vicaji Tata

Darab Tata, Jimmy Tata

Rodabeh Tata, Sylla Tata

Dorabji, Ratanji

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