The Shark Tank franchise entered the Indian market for the first time on December 20 and has been making headlines ever since. With 67 start-ups bagging a total funding of US$5.7 million in just 35 episodes, viewers from around the world have been left wondering – just who are these hot-blooded “sharks”? The seven investors have left everyone curious about their personal lives and wealth. Let’s take a look at them, their sources of their income and their estimated net worths. Which shark took the bait? Shark Tank’s 5 best buys 1. Aman Gupta – US$93 million Aman Gupta is best known for being the co-founder and chief marketing officer of Indian electronic brand Boat. The tech brand, which was established in 2015, is known for producing headphones, stereos, earphones, travel chargers and more. Gupta also has shares and investments in various other companies such as Shiprocket, Bummer and 10club. With a net worth of US$93 million, according to Times of India , he is one of the richest on the panel. 5 things to know about Thai billionaire Nualphan Lamsam 2. Ashneer Grover – US$90 million Ashneer Grover’s net worth stands at US$90 million, according to GQ India , making him one of the richest sharks on the show. He is the managing director and co-founder of Bharat Pe, an Indian fintech company catering to small merchants in India. In Shark Tank India , his catchphrase of “yeh sab doglapan hai” – which literally translates to “these are all double standards” – quickly backfired on him. He’s been making headlines due to allegations of fraudulent activities in his company and controversial audio recordings that have been leaked. The latest storm surrounded his wife wearing a dress designed by one of the Shark Tank India pitchers that he had written off by saying nobody in his house would wear such a thing. Double standards indeed. Aside from his controversies, the 39-year-old shark also makes the news for his luxurious lifestyle – we’re talking s a US$4 million home, grand holidays and his collection of high-end cars. 3. Namita Thapar – US$83 million Namita Thapar is a well-known name in the Indian business world as the executive director of Emcure Pharmaceutical. Apart from that, Thapar is also the founder of Incredible Ventures, a business training academic organisation. Currently, her net worth stands at an approximately US$82.8 million, according to GQ India , and is growing per day through her various investments and ventures. During the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, she started a YouTube channel, Uncondition Yourself with Namita, where she aims to educate and bring awareness to women's health in India. Her father, Satish Mehta, also made it onto the Forbes list of richest Indians in 2018 with a net worth of US$1.1 billion. With her recent investments in Shark Tank, the 44-year-old businesswoman is out to follow in her fathers footsteps. Meet crypto king Zhao Changpeng: ex-McDonald’s worker turned billionaire 4. Peyush Bansal – US$80 million Peyush Bansal has proved the most loved jury member on the first season of Shark Tank India . When most of the sharks decide to opt out, Peyush shows interest and encourages pitchers by asking them about their company vision. His down-to-earth, humble personality has captured the hearts of many. Back in 2007, Bansal used to work for Microsoft in the US, before he quit his job and returned to India. In 2010, he founded LensKart, along with Amit Chaudhary and Sumeet Kapahi. In 2020, Lenskart entered the unicorn club with a valuation of over US$1 billion. While a huge chunk of his income comes from Lenskart, 36-year-old Bansal also invested in companies like InFeedo and Daily Objects. He currently has an approximate net worth of US$80 million, according to GQ India. 5. Anupam Mittal – US$40 Million Known as the man behind India’s most famous matrimonial website, shaadi.com, Anupam Mittal has a net worth of US$40 million, according to Bollywood Life. As the founder and CEO of People Group, Anupam has various other brands under this company – Makaan.com, Mauj Mobile and People Pictures. The 50-year-old is an active investor in many different businesses such as Ola Cabs, Reevoy, BizzTM and many more. Along with being a businessman, Mittal has also tried his hand in producing Bollywood films such as Flavours and 99 . In the first season of Shark Tank India, he has invested more than US$700,000 across 24 businesses. Inside Indian billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s new Mumbai mega mansion 6. Ghazal Alagh – US$17 million The youngest of all the sharks, 33-year-old Ghazal Alagh is estimated to have a net worth of US$17 million, according to The News Crunch. She is the co-founder and chief of MamaEarth, a company that aims to reduce parental stress by offering toxin-free mother and baby skin care products. In January, her company reached unicorn status with a valuation of US$1.2 billion. 7. Vineeta Singh – US$8 million Vineeta Singh is an inspiration to many young women in India. She recently told how after finishing her MBA she turned down a US$130,000 job offer from a global investment bank to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams. After a few failed business attempts she realised the need of quality cosmetics in India and that’s how Sugar Cosmetic was born. 5 things to know about Sid Mallya, son of fugitive billionaire Vijay Now her company is recognised as a top lipstick brand in India and is valued at US$95 million. When not running her company, or taking care of her two children, the 37-year-old entrepreneur is seen running marathons (20-plus and counting …). As of 2022, Vineeta Singh’s personal net worth is estimated at US$8 million, according to GQ India . Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .