Billionaire Chairman, Vijay Mallya, recently held a star-studded party on his mega-yacht the “Indian Empress”. Check out pictures, video, and a Vijay Mallya biography here.
Vijay Mallya, held his Monaco opening party on his mega yacht the “Indian Empress,” on Thursday evening. Greeting the A-list of Formula One racing, he tended to 150 party goers, for the spectacular event.
So who showed up to this extravagant affair? Well the likes of Nigel Mansell, Michael Johnson, Red Bull’s Christian Horner, Renault’s Flavio Briatore, Williams’ Adam Parr, BMW’s Mario Theissen, Sir Richard Branson and Sir Philipp Green, and CVC’s Donald McKenzie all attended the event.
Even royalty such as, HSH Prince Albert of Monaco, found the time to make an appearance, later saying:
“Vijay’s parties have established themselves as a tradition that I always attend with great pleasure.”
Vijay was born on December 18, 1955, and is from Bantwal, Mangalore in Karnataka. He attended La Martiniere Boy’s College, and then went on to finish his degree at St. Xavier. He is the billionaire son of industrialist, Vittal Mallya, and is the Chairman of United Breweries Group and Kingfisher Airlines. In 2008, he was ranked 162nd wealthiest person in the world, and came in at #41 for India, with $1.2 billion as his net worth.
Vijay has been married twice. His first wife Sameera and he have a son together, who they name Sidhartha Vijay Mallya. He also has two daughters, Laila and Tanya Mallya, with his second wife Rekha, who previous to their marriage was his personal secretary.
With inordinate amounts of success the tycoon has several achievements under his belt. He has a hospital named after his father in Bangalore, and also donated to the Mallya Aditi International School, which is a prestigious private school. UB Group is the owner of UBICS, which is a H1B Body-shopping company in the US.
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