Viren A. Merchant is an Indian entrepreneur and businessman. He’s one of the very powerful and successful businessmen not only in the city but in the entire world. Viren is continuously growing his business and thereby growing his wealth. He is the CEO and vice chairman of Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Which is a renowned company. Recently he came into the news because of his daughter, Radhika Merchant who is going to tie the knot with the business tycoon, Mukesh Ambani’s son Anant Ambani. In 2016 he became the independent Non-executive Director of a food company name ADF Foods Limited. Other than that he is a member of 4 board communities in different organizations across different industries. Moreover, as an entrepreneur, he has invested in many other organizations. Viren’s one of the exceptionally financial specialists in the whole world.

Birth Name

Viren Ajitkumar Merchant







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Viren A. Merchan was born on the 16th of January 1967, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


He’s currently 56 years old.

Sun Sign




He has Indian ancestry.




Viren did his schooling at The Scholar High School in Mumbai. He attended Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, to pursue his graduation.

Family Details

  • Father – Ajit Kumar Gordhandas (Businessman)
  • Mother – Indu Gordhandas
  • Siblings – Sudhir Merchant (Brother) (CEO of Encore Natural Polymers Pvt. Ltd.), Rekha Ajay Asher (Sister) (Businesswoman), Priti Sanjiv Kapur (Sister)

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Viren A. Merchan has dated –

  • Shaila Merchant (Businesswoman) – Viren Merchant is married to Shaila Merchant (businesswoman). Together, they have two daughters, Anjali Merchant, and Radhika Merchant. Anjali Merchant is the co-founder of DryFix and is married to Aman Majithia (businessman). Radhika is the director of Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.70 m


  • In Kilograms – 78 kg
  • In Pounds – 171 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Salt & Pepper

He has often dyed black hair.

Shoe Size

He wears a size 10 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Viren became known as a reputed businessman, media face, and internet personality from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is one of the richest men in India but has kept his life very private and only focused on his profession. He is the CEO of Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Viren Merchant is also famous as head of Encore Natural Polymers Private Limited, ZYG Pharma Private Limited, and Encore Polyfrac Products Private Limited.

Viren A. Merchan Net worth

Viren A. Merchan has an estimated net worth of $2 billion dollars as of 2023.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Viren A. Merchan

  • Merchant was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He belongs to a Gujrat Hindu family. He grew up in a well-to-do family.
  • After completing his graduation he started doing business as he was always interested in doing so. Merchant is the owner and CEO of Encore Healthcare.
  • In addition to this, he is also the director of many companies such as Encore Natural Polymers Private Limited, Encore Healthcare Private Limited, Encore Business Centre Private Limited, Encore Polyfrac Products Private Limited, ZYG Pharma Private Limited, Saidarshan Business Centres Private Limited.
  • Since 2016, he has been the Independent Non-Executive Director of another major company that is ADF Foods Limited.
  • He is also a well-established person who runs his Business and duties smoothly. He has all the skills and knowledge of business which makes it easy for him to run all his business endeavors smoothly.
  • Viren is also a member of 4 board community in one different organization across different industries. His annual income is around 755 crores in Indian rupees.
  • On 29 December 2022, Viren’s daughter Radhika Merchant got engaged to Mukesh Ambani’s youngest son Anant Ambani. Their Roka ceremony was performed at Shrinathji Temple in Rajasthan.
  • In the evening, the Ambanis hosted a grand engagement bash for Anant and Radhika. The event was attended by many popular Bollywood celebrities including Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Janhvi Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, and Armaan Jain.
  • A religious person, Viren is often spotted with his family at various religious places. In his spare time, Viren loves to play golf.


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