Kavya Maran net worth in 2024: Unveiling SRH co-owner’s fortune

The ongoing season of the Indian Premier League in 2024 discovers a new national celebrity in the form of Kavya Maran — CEO and co-owner of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). She has captivated the hearts of netizens not only with her charming mannerisms but also in terms of generating a huge net worth. Compared to the previous edition, she has become much friendlier with the media and allows the cameraperson to constantly focus on her. Recently Kavya grabbed the public’s attention with her joyful dance after SRH clinched a massive 31-run victory against the MI by creating a sensation record of achieving the highest score in IPL history.

Earlier, Kavya Maran created a sensation by acquiring the Australian World Cup-winning captain Pat Cummins for the second most expensive price of INR 20.50 crores during the IPL 2024 auction.

It would be interesting to know about Kavya Maran, her background, and her net worth to make you understand how she marked herself as a significant public figure in the cricketing world. 

Who is Kavya Maran?

Kavya Maran was born on 6th August 1992 in Chennai and her father Kalanithi Maran is the chairman and founder of the Sun Group. Her mother Kavery Maran is the CEO of Solar TV Community Restricted, and she is one of the highest-paid businesswomen in India.

She completed her schooling at DAV School, Chennai and holds a degree in Commerce from Stella Maris College. Additionally, Kavya completed her Master’s degree in MBA from Warwick Business School in the UK.

In 2023, Kavya Maran’s father (Kalanithi Maran) was honoured as the 77th richest Indian with a net worth of US$3 Billion ( INR 25,000 crores approximately), thereby becoming the highest-paid business executive in India.

Kavya Maran Background

In addition, to being born and brought up in a rich family, Kavya Maran has a significant political background as her uncle Dayanidhi Maran (Kalanithi Maran’s brother) is a politician of the DMK party in Tamil Nadu. Also, her father shares a deep connection as the grandnephew of Muthuvel Karunanidhi — the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and founder of the DMK Party.

What is Kavya Maran’s Husband’s Name?

Kavya Maran, currently at the age of 31 years, is still unmarried and hasn’t involved herself in any kind of relationship till now.

Kavya Maran Business:

Both, Kavya Maran and her father Kalanithi Maran co-own the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). The team made its debut in IPL 2013 by replacing Deccan Chargers— the former Hyderabad-based IPL franchise previously owned by Deccan Chronicle group that went bankrupt. It was in 2018 when Kavya Maran began to rise to considerable fame after taking charge as the CEO of Sunrisers Hyderabad.

According to various reports, the Sun TV Network acquired Sunrisers Hyderabad for a five-year deal of INR 85.05 Crores approximately. In simpler terms, the bid was for INR 11 Crores per year ($1.02 million) approximately.

Additionally, the Sun TV network owns the SunRisers Eastern Cape franchise in South Africa’s T20 League and Sun NXT— one of the leading digital OTT platforms in South India.

Apart from managing the sports team, Kavya plays an important role in managing the operational aspects of the Sun TV Network, thereby contributing to the wide range of business activities of the Maran family. Moreover, her source of income includes Brand sponsorships and long-term investments. As a result, she earns substantial funds as an executive director of Sun Network which provides a huge backup to invest a huge amount in the franchise league teams.

Net Worth of Kavya Maran in 2024

Coming from a wealthy lineage, it wouldn’t be surprising to know the fact that Kavya Maran has a net worth of USD 50 million ( INR 409 crores approximately) in 2024. Also, her father topped the list of Tamil Nadu IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich in 2019 with a net worth of INR 19,000 crores approximately.

However, Kavya Maran earns the majority of her income as a co-founder and CEO of Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Conclusion

Though Kavya Maran is blessed to be born as a billionaire’s daughter, it will be soon to predict her fortunes as the Sunrisers Hyderabad co-owner for the ongoing IPL 2024 season. Her strategic move to secure the services of the World Cup 2023 heroes Pat Cummins and Travis Head proved to be valuable in the recent match of SRH vs MI. It resulted in her team riding high on their first success of IPL 2024 with a grand win.

As Pat Cummins marks his T20 captaincy in this IPL season, it remains to be seen if the Sunrisers Hyderabad can win their second IPL trophy after 2016. Ultimately, it is a challenge for Pat Cummins to prove his worth and justify the trust placed in him by Kavya Maran, who made a big investment in him during the previous year’s auction

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