As per our current Database, Vijay Shekhar Sharma is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: September 20, 2019).
Currently, Vijay Shekhar Sharma is 41 years, 10 months and 20 days old. Vijay Shekhar Sharma will celebrate 42rd birthday on a Wednesday 8th of July 2020. Below we countdown to Vijay Shekhar Sharma upcoming birthday.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.
Sharma was born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. He cites Alibaba's founder Jack Ma and Masayoshi Son of SoftBank as his inspirations. He started college at Delhi College of Engineering at the age of 15. In 1997, while in college, started the website indiasite.net and sold it two years later for $1 million.
In 2000 he started one97 Communications which offered mobile content like news, cricket scores, ringtones, jokes and exam results. One97 is the parent company of Paytm, which was launched in 2010.
In December 2015, Sharma criticised Facebook's Free Basics initiative in India, as being against the principle of net neutrality.
In 2017, Vijay Shekhar Sharma was featured in the World Billionaire's List by Forbes. He acquired the 1567th rank becoming India's youngest man to be featured on the list.