Last Updated: 28 Oct, 2022 | Views: 242
Profession: Business Women
Other Profession(s): Fashion Designer, Venture Capitalist
Higher Education: Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Stanford University (MBA)
Net Worth: £730m
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About Akshata Murty
Akshata Narayan Murthy, an Indian heiress base in British was born on April 1980. In addition to being a businesswoman, she's also a fashion designer and a venture capitalist. She is married to Rishi Sunak, leader of the Conservative Party and British Prime Minister Akshata Narayan. The Murty and Sunak families have a combined fortune of £730 million as of 2022, which puts them at the 222nd position in Britain's wealthiest people. When she applied for non-domiciled status in the UK, her wealth became the topic of British media discussion. Murthy is the daughter of N R Narayana Murthy, founder of the Indian multinational IT company Infosys.
In 2007 - She joined Dutch cleantech firm Tendris as its marketing director, where she worked for two years before leaving to start her own fashion business.
In 2013- she joined Catamaran Ventures as a director.In collaboration with her husband Rishi Sunak, she founded the London branch of the Indian company owned by her father, N. R. Narayana Murthy.
In 2015- Sunak transferred his shares to her shortly before he was elected as the Conservative MP for Richmond.
Since 2015, she will own 0.91% or 0.93% of her father's technology company Infosys, which is valued at around £700 million.
In Bangalore, Murty attended Baldwin Girls' High School and later attended Claremont McKenna College where she studied economics and French.
She holds a diploma in clothing manufacturing from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, and a master's degree in business administration from Stanford University.
Rishi Sunak, whom Murty met at Stanford University, became her husband in August 2009.