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Ghazal Alagh founded the cosmetics line, Mamaearth. Additionally, Ghazal served as a judge on Shark Tank, India. With the assistance of her husband, she is also an investor and handles many other enterprises. However, everyone is aware of the fact that Ghazal is the owner of one of the fastest-growing brands in India, Mamaearth. She is also one of the most prominent investors in the country, courtesy of her appearance in Shark Tank India. However, not many are aware of her personal life. Her personal and professional life serves as an example for current youth.
Ghazal Alagh is the Chief Mama and Co-Founder of the baby care company, MamaEarth. The business also expanded to include a body care brand dealing in safe unisex products for all ages. By ensuring that they offer the greatest products and concurrently contribute to the environment's welfare, her company has established new standards for body and infant care. In addition, Ghazal never passes up an opportunity to support social causes like women's empowerment. Just like her amazing professional life, Ghazal has a dreamy love life one could ask for. So, without any further ado, let's dive into the life of Ghazal Alagh.
Ghazal Alagh was born on September 2, 1988, and hails from Gurugram, Haryana. She is a mother, a businesswoman, a well-known public figure, and above all, an environmentalist and a strong, independent woman. Ghazal graduated from Punjab University with a bachelor's degree in computer applications. She continued to study modern art in design and applied arts during a summer intensive semester in 2013. The Mamaearth founder subsequently took a figurative art intensive course at the New York Academy of Art.
Before fully dedicating herself to her brand, Mamaearth, Ghazal Alagh was hired by NIIT Ltd. in Chandigarh in 2008 as a trainee in Software Applications. She later launched Dietexpert.com, a website dedicated to diet plans, in 2012. It offered consumers individualised diet plans based on height, weight, lifestyle, and blood type. She had more than 2,000 individuals visiting her website on a daily basis, which ultimately increased her confidence for future endeavours. She went on to show her artwork both domestically and abroad and was named one of India's top 10 female artists.
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Ghazal Alagh's husband, Varun Alagh, was born in 1984 in Gurgaon, Haryana. He attended Delhi College of Engineering to pursue B.E. in Electrical and further did PGDBM in Finance and Marketing from Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur. Before co-founding Mamaearth with his wife, Varun worked in high positions in many highly proclaimed companies such as Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Smirnoff, The Coca-Cola company etc. As of 2023, he is the Chief Dad and CEO of Mamaearth's parent company, Honasa Consumer Pvt Ltd.
The couple shares a wonderful equation and has a very blissful, loving marriage. Ghazal Alagh and Varun Alagh are one of the most famous and adorable entrepreneur couples in India. Ghazal and Varun were neighbours and childhood sweethearts. Ghazal and her aunt formerly resided close to Varun's home. Varun once revealed, back then, he used to glance at Ghazal and eventually fell head over heels for her. This was when their friendship and subsequent love began. They used to go on numerous dates together and invested a lot of time and effort into their relationship.
After dating for years, Ghazal Alagh and Varun Alagh eventually tied the knot on January 28, 2011. The couple celebrated their 12 years of blissful marriage in 2023. Despite being such prominent businessmen, Ghazal and Varun support each other's careers wholeheartedly and maintain a healthy relationship. They leave no stone unturned in expressing love for each other through social media posts. People could assume that the couple wouldn't have time off for one another. However, the couple has a perfect work-life balance and is often spotted travelling.
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Ghazal Alagh's first son, Agastya, was born with a skin problem called eczema. He used to get allergic to Indian-made products. The parents were in great distress. They were tired of asking their distant relatives to send them better products from abroad. They were unable to discover lotions or shampoos for babies that were hundred per cent toxin-free in India. Following this, Ghazal and Varun compared the components of Indian items to those of international products and discovered that the ingredients used in India were completely unsuitable for children.
After further research, it was found that whatever ingredients found in foreign products are not only present in India but are being exported abroad from India itself. They saw it as an opportunity and decided that it would be free from toxins and chemicals for children and further expanded it for all ages and gender.
Ghazal Alagh and Varun Alagh gave birth to a son, Agastya Alagh, in October 2014. While serving as a judge on Shark Tank India, Ghazal Alagh was eight months along in the pregnancy with her second child. The couple was on cloud nine when they welcomed their second son, Ayaan Alagh, into the world on March 10, 2022. The businesswoman broke the news via a lovely post on her social media handle. While sharing a beautiful picture, she had written:
"And then there were 2, our second son Ayaan is here to make our lives even more fun. Ayaan means ‘blessing from god’ and that’s what he is. Thanks for all the kind wishes and blessings. #babyshark."
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Ghazal Alagh is regarded as one of India's most successful self-made women entrepreneurs. Ghazal is currently the owner of Rs. 1000 crore plus brand, Mamaearth. Talking about her personal net worth, according to a report in News18, Ghazal Alagh's net worth is estimated to be around Rs. 148 crores.
Ghazal Alagh and Varun Alagh are a dreamy couple. The duo teach us that passion can enter our life at any stage. Love can take you a long way and Marriage is not always the end, but rather a new beginning sometimes.
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One of the judges on the hit-business show, Shark Tank India and the Founder of MamaEarth, Ghazal Alagh needs no introduction, as her company is one of the biggest names in the beauty and healthcare sector. Although everyone is aware of her triumphs in the business sector, not many areRead More