Rachna Ranade is a Pune-based chartered accountant, investor, and teacher who has more than 10 years of experience in auditing. She has a YouTube channel ‘CA Rachana Phadke Ranade’ where she posts videos about the latest trends in the stock market, finance, how to save money, etc.
Rachana Phadke Ranade a.k.a Rachana Ranade was born on 26 June in Pune, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. Rachana Ranade is a teacher, entrepreneur, chartered accountant, and a YouTuber. She started the YouTube channel in 2015, where she posts content regarding the stock market, finance, business models of big brands, market strategies, etc. After completing her schooling at Abhinava Vidyalaya English Medium, she went to Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce to pursue a bachelor’s degree in B.Com (Statistics). In 2008, she attended The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, and then she attended Savitribai Phule Pune University for a PG Diploma in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Studies.
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information available about Rachana Ranade’s parents. She has a younger brother, Rajesh Phadke.
Husband & Children
Rachana got married to Akshay Ranade on 12 June 2011 (Sunday). They have a son together, and his name is Megh Ranade.
After finishing her formal education, Rachana worked as a teacher with Expert Professional Academy in Pune. She used to teach audit subject to CA IPCC students and college final year students. In the last ten years, Rachana has taught more than 10,000 students in the classroom and more than one lakh students through online courses and classes. Rachana started her YouTube channel in 2015, and she has more than 1.5 million subscribers on her channel. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Rachana’s channel saw immense growth as a lot of people started investing in IPOs, shares, and mutual funds; her videos on YouTube helped people in understanding the basics of the market. Along with this, Rachana also has a website where people can find hours of pre-recorded videos regarding certain courses and videos on the financial world, stock and share market, and other related fields.
- Rachana Ranade attended the YouTube ‘NextUp India Woman to Watch Camp 2019,’ which was organized in Delhi. After completing the camp, the top 12 creators were awarded their completion certificates which were handed over to them by YouTuber Gaurav Taneja. The camp taught these upcoming creators certain strategies on how they can increase the reach of their YouTube channel, and how can they improve their content. Instagram
- In December 2020, Rachana featured on the CNBC-TV18 show, Smart Money, where she shared her views on the topic ‘Art of Value Investing.’ During the show, Rachana also shared some valuable tips and tricks on how young creators can monetize their content on YouTube.
- Rachana Ranade has conducted workshops for ICAI members across various cities like Agra, Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Rohtak, etc. The workshops were conducted on the topic ‘Forensic Auditing.’ She has also taken up sessions on behalf of the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
- In her leisure time, Rachana loves to play musical instruments and sing. She often records videos of herself singing and uploads them on her Instagram account and YouTube channel.
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