Gautam Kitchlu is an Indian businessman who is the founder of Discern Living, a home decor and interior designing company in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He came into limelight after getting married to the Bollywood celebrity Kajal Aggarwal on 30 October 2020.
Gautam Kitchlu was born on 16 August in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He did his schooling from Cathedral & John Connon School in Mumbai, and then he went on to pursue Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University, Massachusetts (1998-2002). Thereafter, he pursued a course in Textile Development & Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology (2004-2005). In 2011, he pursued a degree in MBA finance from INSEAD.
Height (approx.): 5’ 7”
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
Parents & Siblings
Gautam Kitchlu’s mother, Dheera Kitchlu is an author. His sister’s name is Gauri Kitchlu.
Relationships, Wife & Children
On 30 October 2020, he will be getting married to the Bollywood celebrity Kajal Aggarwal. Reportedly, he got engaged to Kajal in August 2020. Later, he shared a photo, along with a post, on social media of his engagement day.
In 2001, Gautam Kitchlu began his career as a summer analyst at Merrill Lynch Company. In 2003, he joined Tracon Export Services Pvt. Ltd as a Director where he worked for six years. Thereafter, in 2009, he joined KPMG Transaction Services where he held the post of Strategic and Commercial Intelligence. Later, in 2012, he started working at Fab Furnish Company where he held the position of Vice President. After working at Fab Furnish for a year, in 2013, he became the co-founder and CEO of The Elephant Company, an online shopping portal. In 2015, he founded Discern Living, a home decor and interior designing company in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- He actively participates in the Mumbai Marathon each year.
- On 6 October 2020, Kajal Aggarwal, an Indian actress shared a post on her Instagram about getting married to Gautam Kitchlu on 30 October 2020.
- In October 2021, Gautam Kitchlu and his wife, Kajal Aggarwal, introduced their puppy Mia to their friends and fans as their ‘first child.’