Karan Kothari is an Indian entrepreneur who is known for being the rumoured boyfriend of the Indian actor Shanaya Kapoor.
Karan Kothari was born in Mumbai. From 2010 to 2014, he attended Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai, where he studied economics, accountancy, and psychology.
In 2017, he did a summer business program in Business for Arts, Science, and Engineering at Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley, US. From 2014 to 2018, he pursued BA in Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles, US. While he was studying at the University of California, he was a member of the Sigma Pi Fraternity & United Nations Youth Association.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about his parents. He has a younger brother named Kabir Kothari.
In 2022, he was spotted attending various parties with the Indian actress Shanaya Kapoor, the daughter of the Indian actor Sanjay Kapoor. Later, various sources claimed that Karan was in a relationship with Shanaya.
In March 2015, he started working as a marketing representative for the mobile app Twazer. There, he designed questionnaires for product design and features, organised focus groups, and liaise with the founder of the app. He worked there for seven months. In 2016, he did a three-month internship at the investment and financial services company named Edelweiss Financial Services, Mumbai. From September 2016 to January 2017, he joined a technology company named Akyumen Technologies Corp. in Greater Los Angeles Area, US as a sales ambassador. In October 2017, he started working as a project lead & member at a student-run social impact consulting organisation named Net Impact UCLA in Greater Los Angeles Area, US. There, he worked on consulting projects with enterprises. In 2018, he worked as a course assistant (business law) for six months at the University of California, Los Angeles. From October 2018 to February 2022, he worked at a business-to-business services company named Produce Pay Inc., Los Angeles. He started as a finance and operation intern at the company. He was then promoted to financial analyst, and later, to senior analyst in the organisation. In January 2020, he was promoted to finance & capital markets associate, and a year later, he was promoted to strategy associate at ProducePay. In January 2022, he started a digital company named Silky Tiger Inc. and worked as a chief of design there. In September 2022, he started working in the strategic partnerships & corporate development department at the data annotation services company named Karya Inc in Los Angeles.
- In September 2013, he started volunteering as a writer for blind students at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
- In 2016, while he was studying in college, he volunteered in marketing for the NGO Ra Foundation.
- Karan Kothari loves playing tennis, basketball, surfing, and trying different cuisines in his leisure time.
- Karan often participates in marathon races.
- He has got a tattoo inked on his left arm.