An ‘unworthy’ man was thrown out by many companies, His Salary Today Is Rs.500 cr

Now-a-days everyone desires to be a successful person without doing anything, but they don’t know that success comes after the rejection. Everyone wants to touch the sky, they try their level best but only the lucky people get it. They are the people who never give up in their life and take their life as a challenge.

Today we are taking about a banker who is the highest paid executive in the world.

We are here with a story of a struggling person named Nikesh Arora, who is the world’s highest paid banker.

Source: Business Insider

Nikesh was born in the house of an Indian Army officer who lived in Ghaziabad. In, 1989 he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, BHU. After completing his Bachelor’s degree, he wanted to go abroad for further studies and he got successful in his plans. When he was just 21 years old, he decided to re-located to USA for his MBA course from Northeastern University.

Studying from a good university, didn’t help Nikesh in getting a job at all. In an interview, he stated that he got rejected in many interviews for job. He further added that he had only 200 dollars given by his father for his survival. Finally, an opportunity of working with Fidelity Investment arrived to Nikesh’s door in 1992, where he got a job to manage affairs for top finance and technology management companies, where his good work made him the vice-president in same company.

He wanted to enter the telecom sector so he joined T-Mobile International Division in 2001, where he worked as the Chief Marketing Officer. After working with T-Mobile International Division for 3 years he had moved to join Google in 2004, where he handled the European Operations. After a few years, he was aggrandized as the Chief Business Officer in the same company, where he got known as an officer who was paid highest in Google.

Nikesh relinquished from the Vice Chairman of Google and connected with Softgroup in October 2014 where in the financial year of Softgroup i.e. 2015-16, he got the highest salary package of $73 million (about 500 crore rupees) and pushed him at a height where he became the world’s third highest-paid officer. Then he got married with Ayesha Thapar who is a Delhi based businessman’s daughter, Vikram Thapar, the CEO of Indian City Properties. He walked out from Softgroup in June 2016.

Success comes when condition teaches you how to grab the opportunities.

Shipra Singh
Shipra is a professional writer with She has completed her MBA in International Business and Finance but her passion for writing brought her here . Follow on twitter @Shisinghdh