Peyush Bansal- Successful Story Of The Lenskart CEO!

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Abirath EV

Peyush Bansal is the founder and chief executive officer of Lenskart, the fastest-growing eyewear brand in India.

Lenskart is one of the best recent example of a successful unicorn startup. Peyush Bansal, a former Microsoft employee, conceived the idea for this startup.

On April 26th, 1986, Peyush Bansal was born. His age is 37 years old. His place of birth is New Delhi, India. .

His father, Bal Kishan Bansal, is a small business owner, while his mother, Kiran Bansal, is a housewife. Neha Bansal is his younger sister, and he has one older brother.


In 2011, he married Nidhi Mittal. His wife gave him with the necessary support and advice in his business endeavours. They are the proud parents of a baby named Evan.

Beginning as a student, he eventually founded a billion-dollar eyewear business. Peyush was a judge on the reality show Shark Tank India on Sony TV.

Peyush completed his education at  Don Bosco School in New Delhi. He completed the Electrical-IT, Control, and Automation Bachelor of Engineering degree at McGill University in Canada.


Peyush was awarded one of the "Best 40 Under 40 Entrepreneurs" by Fortune India in 2019. 2015 also saw he receive the India TV Yuva Awards.

Peyush has accumulated a net worth of approximately $1.3 billion with his company Lenskart, one of the biggest eyeglasses companies.

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After understanding that 40% of the world's blind live in India and that only a small percentage of people use glasses, Peyush resolved to provide eyeglasses to the people of his country.