Sandeep Maheshwari is an Indian entrepreneur, public speaker and photographer. He is the Founder and CEO of ImagesBazaar, world’s largest collection of Indian images. He has a very famous mantra “Asaan hai” (it’s easy).
|Birth date||28 September, 1980|
|Birth place||New Delhi, India|
|Age||41 years (2021)|
|Parents||Roop Kishore Maheshwari, Shakuntala Rani Maheshwari|
|Spouse||Ruchi (Neha) Maheshwari|
|Children||A son and a daughter|
FAMILY AND EARLY LIFE
Sandeep was born to his parents Roop Maheshwari and Shakuntala Maheshwari on September 28, 1980, in New Delhi, India. He also has a sister. His family was engaged in business with aluminium when he was in school, which later collapsed.
Sandeep was a reserved child in school. He didn’t have many friends and he met Neha (his wife) in his 11th standard, which he describes as a turning point. They bonded quite well. They got married after a 5 year long relationship and now have a son named Hriday Maheshwari and a daughter.
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
Sandeep did his schooling from Delhi and started pursuing B.Com from Kirorimal College, Delhi University but dropped out in his final year to support his family financially. He decided to take up photography as a career and did a two-week course on the same.
CAREER AND NET WORTH
After the fall in the family business, after the completion of his 12th board exams, Sandeep started his first business in association with NIS (National Institute of Sales and Marketing) which provided career guidance to students about what to pursue after their 12th. He received 20% commission on every customer he brought to the company.
When he was 19 years old, he decided to pursue modeling but was rejected and dropped it. He later started an establishment called Mash Audio Visuals Pvt. Ltd. where he made portfolios for models.
In 2002, he started a company with his friends which did not work out. He wrote a book on marketing in 2003, which failed again and he turned to photography. He set a world record of taking 10,000 shots of 122 models in 10 hours 45 minutes. In 2006, he found ImagesBazaar, which is now the world’s lagest collection of Indian images with over 7,000 clients across 45 countries.
Currently, Sandeep has two successful YouTube channels under the names “Sandeep Maheshwari” and “Sandeep Maheshwari Spirituality”. His net worth is estimated around $3 million (22 crore rupees).
|1. Creative Entrepreneur of the Year by Entrepreneur India Summit (2013)|
|2. Star Youth Achiever Award by the Global Youth Marketing Forum|
|3. Young Creative Entrepreneur Award by the British Council, a division of the British High Commission|
|4. One of India’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs by “Business World” magazine|
|5. His “Life-Changing Seminar Video” has entered the Guinness World Records as the World’s Most Viewed Life Changing Self-Education Video (2021).|