Shapoor Pallonji Mistry was born in 1964 (age 59 years; as of 2023) in Bombay, Maharastra, India. (now Mumbai). He grew up in an Irish Parsi family, whose forefathers migrated from Vesu, Gujarat to Mumbai. After receiving his formal education, Shapoor Mistry got involved in his family business Shapoorji Pallonji Group.
Height (approx.): 6′ 0″
Weight (approx.): 75kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Lavender Gray
Shapoor belonged to a Parsi family. Both his parents followed the Zoroastrian faith. His mother was a citizen of Ireland so, his father also decided to take up Irish citizenship.
Parents & Siblings
Shapoor Mistry was the elder son of Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry. His father died on 28 June 2022, at the age of 93. His mother, Patsy Perin Dubash, belonged to Ireland and was of Indian origin. His younger brother, Cyrus Mistry, is a businessman. He had two sisters, Laila Mistry, and Aloo Mistry. Laila is married to Rustom Jehangir who is a portfolio fund manager in London and Aloo is married to Noel Tata, who is the half-brother of Ratan Tata.
Wife & Children
Shapoor is married to Behroze Sethna, the daughter of Parsi lawyer Rusi Sethna. The couple was blessed with a daughter named Tanya.
Shapoor Mistry followed Zoroastrianism.
Shapoor Mistry began his career by joining his family company Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd. He looked after the real estate, electromechanical, Forbes group, and Eureka Forbes.
He became the chairman of the 157-year-old engineering and construction conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Group and was responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and operations of the group’s various businesses. Moreover, he has been involved in numerous significant projects in India and abroad. His younger brother Cyrus Mistry served as a chairman of Tata Sons for about four years and after that, Shapoor took charge of the $2 billion construction conglomerate SP group. Economic Times The family’s most valuable asset is an 18.4% interest in Tata Sons, the parent company of the $128 billion in revenue Tata Group. However, Mistry’s career went on a downfall after he suffered a double loss in 2022 when his father Pallonji died in June 2022 and three months later on in September 2022, his younger brother Cyrus died in a car crash. Reportedly, in 2023 Shapoor planned to sell its shares to Afcons Infrastructure Ltd., a Mumbai-based infrastructure-building business. DNA India
His overall net worth is $29 billion.
- The Mistry family, including Shapoor, likes to keep their lives much in private.
- The SP Group, under Shapoor Mistry’s leadership, has a global presence and has undertaken significant projects in various countries, including the Middle East and Africa.
- Shapoor has an interest in art and has been a collector of various artworks over the years.
- Shapoor along with his family has been involved in various philanthropic activities, supporting education, healthcare, and social incentives in India.
- He holds a stake in Rochester, a bred at Mistry’s Manjri Stud Farm.