J. R. D. Tata Profile/ Biography, DOB, Age, Height, Bio, Family, Wife, Net worth

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

Last Updated: 20 May, 2022 | Views: 245

Age: 89

Profession: Business Men

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

Net Worth: $5 billion

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
29 Jul, 1904
Birth Country
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign
Died on
29 Nov, 1993
Cause of Death
Kidney Infection

About J. R. D. Tata

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.

Physical Stats

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

Family Details

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