Dhruv Agarwala Biography, NET Worth, Career, Education and Early Life

Dhruv Agarwala

Recently, the CEO of Housing.com shares his life-changing weight loss journey. He is in the limelight as he lost half of his body weight in two years through diet management, training, and walking. Let us get you familiar with Dhruv Aggarwal and his life. 

Dhruv Agarwala Biography

Dhruv Agarwala is an India-based entrepreneur who has left his mark across various sectors from fintech to education.  Initially, Dhruv Agarwala hails from Singapore, where he started his journey of entrepreneurship.  

Dhruv Agarwala is known for his work in PropTech (Property Technology), where he has digitized the real state of India to sell, buy, and manage properties. 

He is a co-founder and CEO of PropTiger, the best portal to buy property in India. He co-founded the company in 2011 to simplify and bring transparency to the real estate market of India. 

The 53-year-old Dhruv Agarwala handles many roles now, such as  Board Member at Bronx, angel investor, Chairman of the Advisory Board at Mantra Capital, and CEO of GE’s infrastructure business.

We think he enjoys his role as a mentor for many young entrepreneurs. Now, he has gained a new role as a fitness mentor through his weight loss journey from being a heavily weighted person to the current fit, Dhruv Agarwala. 

Full Name  Dhruv Agarwala
Age  53 years
Father’s Name  Not known
Profession Worked at General Electric
Profession  Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors
Industry Information Technology related to Real estate 
Country India
Co-founder of  PropTiger and iTrust 
CEO REA India Pvt. Ltd. (Hoosuing.com, makkan.com, Proptiger.com)

Dhruv Agarwala Education and Mentor in Life

The early life of Dhruv Agarwala is not disclosed to the public eye. According to the information available about his educational background, he completed his BS in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University, Illinois, United States, in 1993. 

After that, he went to Stanford University, California, for higher studies and completed his MS in Material Science and Engineering. 

Then, to sharpen his business skills and learn business management he attended Harvard Business School in 2000.

From his early life, he has gained the knowledge and skills to achieve great things in his life. According to his interviews, his mentor and role model was his father, who was an entrepreneur himself. 

He always mentioned that his father was his first teacher in the business world, he always taught him to build a trustable and clean business with full integrity and honesty. 

Dhruv Agarwala has followed this mantra in his life and built his own business in the real estate sector, which has brought massive changes in the PropTech sector and other industrial sectors of India.

Dhruv Agarwala

Dhruv Aggarwal’s Career  

He served as the CEO of General Electric’s infrastructure business in the Indian branch. But in 2006, he left his well-settled corporate job to start his entrepreneurial journey. 

He believes in his instinct and leaves the job after thinking deeply about what he has to achieve in the coming years and his action plan for his journey as an entrepreneur. 

He started an iron ore mining company in India and started an education business where he provided management training. 

He decided to enter the disruptive market of real estate in India to make digital. He co-founded the PropTiger company to complete his vision of digitizing the real estate sector. And look today, PropTiger is one of the best portals to buy, sell, and manage properties in India. The portal is simplified and makes it easy for people to purchase properties in India. 

Due to exceptional business skills, he served many offices and boards and continued to inspire the young youth of India that with determination and honesty you can build a growing business.

He has been supporting many startups as an angel investor, advisor, and mentor.  

NET Worth of Dhruv Agarwala

According to sources, in July-December, the revenue of REA India hiked by 21% up to Rs 238 crore. He has a professional community of more than 1 billion people on LinkedIn. 

According to sources, the yearly turnover of REA is more than Rs 430 crore in FY 2022-23. So, you can imagine his net worth, which would be around crores right now. 

Dhruv Agarwal is a great entrepreneur who started his business from scratch, his entire life journey is the inspiration for many. 

Now, he has given us again a life lesson that anyone can lose weight with strength training, controlling his eating habits, and walking daily. 

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