By Rishabh Naudiyal Last Updated:
Building a business together as a couple is a unique and rewarding journey that requires a strong foundation of love, trust, and shared vision. In India, many entrepreneur couples perfected the art of balancing their personal and professional lives to create successful business ventures. From facing the challenges of entrepreneurship together to celebrating victories and overcoming obstacles as a team and not two individuals, there are so many examples of successful entrepreneur couples out there.
However, today we will talk about some of the most famous couples, who continue to inspire everyone with how they’re leading their business venture and personal life. So without further ado, let’s get straight into the list of famous Indian entrepreneur couples.
The first couple on our list is MamaEarth’s founders, Ghazal Alagh and Varun Alagh. The stunning couple share a deep passion for entrepreneurship and a commitment to natural skincare. It was back in 2016 when Ghazal and Varun took the leap of faith and founded MamaEarth, a brand that focuses on providing natural and affordable skincare and haircare products.
The entrepreneur couple, Ghazal Alagh and Varun Alagh quickly got consumers' attention with their innovative and unique product offerings like the onion haircare range and face serums specifically designed for Indian skin and hair types. Despite being in a competitive industry, Ghazal and Varun created a niche for themselves. For the unversed, Varun and Ghazal got married on January 28, 2011, and are blessed with a son named Agastya.
Vineeta Singh and Kaushik Mukherjee are a dynamic couple with a shared passion for makeup and entrepreneurship. The much-in-love couple embarked on their entrepreneurial journey in 2012 when they co-founded SUGAR Cosmetics. Vineeta and Kaushik’s vision was to create a makeup brand that specifically caters to the vibrant Indian market while caring for their diverse skin tones, weather conditions, and lifestyle preferences.
After years of hustle, SUGAR Cosmetics has established itself as a go-to brand for the youth, known for its long-lasting and affordable makeup products. Vineeta's appearance as an investor on Shark Tank India also played a major role in bringing SUGAR cosmetics to the homes of a million Indians. The couple got married on December 4, 2011, and has two sons, Vikrant and Ranveer.
Next on the list are the founders of CashKaro, Rohan Bhargava and Swati Bhargava, a couple who recognised the Indian shoppers' thirst for deals, discounts, and cashback quite early than others. In 2013, Rohan and Swati founded a platform that caters to consumers’ love for the same and named it CashKaro.
From providing users, the access to a wide range of offers to providing them savings on various online shopping portals, CashKaro was indeed way ahead of its time when it was first launched in 2013. Talking about their personal life, Rohan Bhargava and Swati Bhargava tied the marital knot in 2009. The entrepreneur couple prefers to keep their personal lives under wraps and away from the flashes of shutterbugs.
The famous couplepreneur, Anand Shahani and Mehak Sagar's journey began with a chance meeting during their internship days. After a series of meetings, they fell in love and soon married in 2013. However, both of them were quite dissatisfied with their respective corporate jobs, so they decided to enter the business world. In 2014, Anand and Mehak founded WedMeGood.
For the unversed, WedMeGood is one of the top wedding services portals in India, offering a series of services for couples to plan their weddings. The platform features vendors, including photographers, event managers, makeup artists, and more, making it a convenient one-stop solution for soon-to-be-married couples. Anand and Mehak's entrepreneurial have established WedMeGood as a trusted and sought-after platform for couples in India.
One of the most unique business ventures on the list is Pinklay. For the unversed, it was founded by Daisy Tanwani and Mashhood Beg in 2016. The platform is a homegrown lifestyle brand which is dedicated with the aim to showcase the beauty of Indian handicrafts. Pinklay collaborates with local artisans and helps them skillfully blend traditional and contemporary designs for modern India.
By bridging the gap between tradition and modernity, Pinklay offers a unique and captivating product range that celebrates India's rich heritage. The stunning couple, Mashhood Beg and Daisy Tanwani met in 2007, and after dating each other for some time, Daisey and Mashhood got married in 2012.
Sumedha Jain and Akhil Duggar Jain’s entrepreneurial journey began through a traditional arranged marriage, where she became a part of the family-owned business, Jain Amar Clothing Pvt Ltd. However, Sumedha and Akhil launched Madame Fashions to extend their family legacy, which speaks volumes about their spirit as a couple.
As of now, Sumedha and Akhil’s Madame is one of the biggest names in the fashion industry. From offering a wide range of affordable and trendy clothing options to including dresses, tops, and more, it keeps growing. There’s no denying admitting that Madame has established itself as a go-to brand for those seeking stylish and budget-friendly choices.
Another entrepreneur couple on the list is Chumbak’s founders, Shubhra Chadda and Vivek Prabhakar. The dynamic couple embarked on their entrepreneurial journey in 2010 by establishing a company which features products and designs inspired by various art forms and cultures with a mix of modern aesthetics. Starting with just one store in Bengaluru, the brand has expanded its footprint nationwide and has gained huge popularity among people of all age groups.
Chumbak is beloved by customers for its distinctive range of desi-inspired products, including quirky gifting items like notebooks, bags, clothing, perfumes, and beauty products. Talking about Shubhra Chadda and Vivek Prabhakar’s personal life, they got married back in 2004.
One of the biggest names in the bread business, Sneh Jain and Aditi Handa’s company, The Baker’s Dozen needs no introduction. The Baker's Dozen offers a delightful array of handcrafted sourdough bread, cakes, croissants, flavorful butter, and much more.
For the unversed, it was Aditi's passion for baking, and it was in 2013 that she made her first batch of sourdough bread. While Aditi was passionate about baking, Sneh was also quite interested in entrepreneurship. Today, they proudly run one of India's finest online bakery platforms, serving customers across multiple cities.
We wish more couples come forward and inspire others with their entrepreneurial journey.