Namita Thapar Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Namita Thapar is the Executive Director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals. Emcure Pharmaceuticals is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Pune, Maharashtra. While she is a known face in the business world, she came into the eyes of the general public as an investor in Shark Tank India

Namita Thapar Bio/Wiki

Namita Thapar Full NameNamita Thapar 
Nick NameVelvet Hammer 
Profession Entrepreneur
Physical Stat
Namita Thapar Height In Centimeter- 165 cm 
In Meter- 1.65 m
In Feet- 5’5”
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorDark Brown
Personal Life
Date Of Birth21 March 1977
Namita Thapar Age (2022)45 Years
Birthplace Pune, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign Aries
Nationality India
Home town Pune, Maharashtra, India
College/University Institute Of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI)
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. 
Family member
Marital StatusMarried
Namita Thapar Husband Vikas Thapar 
ChildrenSon– Vir Thapar, Jai Thapar
Parents Father– Satish Mehta
Mother– Bhavana Mehta
SiblingBrother– Samit Mehta
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Family, Early Life and Education

Namita Thapar was born on March 21, 1977, and is from Pune Maharashtra. She is married to Vikas Thapar and has two sons named Vir Thapar and Jai Thapar. She studied at a school in Pune, Maharashtra, and later graduated from ICAI with a degree in the chartered accountant. Namita later completed an MBA and degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Namita Thapar Career

After completing her MBA, Namita was offered the position of Business Finance Lead in the financial planning department of Guidant Corporation, a medical device company in the United States of America. She worked in various positions in the company for about 6 years and then resigned from there.

She then joined her father’s company, Emcure Pharmaceuticals, as the CFO. 

Namita founded Incredible Ventures Limited, an education company, in 2017. The company aims to promote youth entrepreneurship by teaching entrepreneurial skills to children in the age group of 11-18 years. The company has branches in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Ahmedabad.

Namita is a member of the Regional Advisory Board of the Fuqua School of Business. Namita is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization. She is also a Trustee of TiE Mumbai Board of Trustees.

Thapar has a passion for improving women’s health and promoting youth entrepreneurship in India. During the COVID pandemic, she launched a unique YouTube talk show on women’s health with Namita, which aims to provide authentic information and break the stigma and taboos associated with women’s health.

Apart from work she is also a speaker at various prestigious forums such as Harvard Business School, Indian Institute of Management (IIM- A), ET women’s conference, FICCI etc.

Awards and Recognition to Namita Thapar

  • The World Women’s Leadership Congress presented the Super Achiever Award.
  • ’40 Under Forty Awards from The Economic Times.
  • The World Women’s Leadership Congress presented the Super Achiever Award.
  • Hurun NextGen Leader Award from Barclays.
  • In India, she wants to improve women’s health.
  • He has received several major business awards, including the Barclays Hurun Next Gen Leader Award and The Economic Times’ 40 Under Forty Award.
  • Namita was included in the 2017 Women Ahead List of Economic Times.
  • She was named a Super Achiever by the World Women’s Leadership Congress.

Some Facts About Namita Thapar

  • Namita loves to travel and read in her free time.
  • She is fond of watching Bollywood movies. During an interview, she shared that she used to go to the theater for the first day first shows of almost all Bollywood movies before her marriage.
  • Namita revealed that she named her children Veer and Jai after the main characters in the Bollywood film Sholay (1975).
  • In an interview, Namita talked about the three Ms who help her maintain her physical and mental balance. She said, I relax in three ways – massage, movie and meditation. I also make sure that I make time for these regularly.”
  • When she was working in Guidant Corporation, USA, Namita was named ‘Velvet Hammer’ by a director of the company.
  • During the Covid-19 pandemic, Namita along with Namita Thapar created a YouTube channel under the name Unconditionally herself. On the channel, she uploads videos of her talk shows


Who is Namita Thapar?

Namita Thapar is an Indian entrepreneur. She is the Executive Director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals,

What is the net worth of Namita Thapar?

Rs 600 crore

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