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Neerja Birla (Kumar Mangalam Birla’s wife) Wiki, Age, Career and more.



Neerja Birla

Neerja Birla is the wife of an Indian industrialist Mangalam Birla. She is a mental health advocate and philanthropist. She is also a chairperson of Aditya Birla Integrated School. Despite being married to one of the most famous business people, she has managed to keep a low profile.

Personal life of Neerja

Neerja was born on 15 April 1971. She is 51 years old (as of 2022). Her zodiac sign is Aries. She completed her primary schooling at the American School of Bombay. Then she moved abroad for further education. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Derby.

Her father’s name is Shambhukumar. Her mother’s name is not known. She has a brother. His name is Nitin Kasliwal.

Neerja got married to Kumar Mangalam Birla in the year 1989. The couple got married at a very young age. Mangalam is an Indian billionaire industrialist. According to Forbes, he has an estimated net worth of 17.5 billion.

The couple is blessed with three children. Their names are Ananya, Aryaman, and Advaitesha.

Bio of Neerja Birla

Neerja Birla
NameNeerja Birla
Date of birth 15 April 1971
Age (as of 2022)51 years
Hometown not known
Eye colour Black
Hair colour Black
Weight60 kg
HobbiesTravelling, reading books
Profession Educator, mental activist
Marital statusMarried


She started a movement to change the attitude toward mental health. The name of this movement was “Mpower”. It focuses on improving mental health and providing quality care to individuals from all sections of Indian society. She has many times expressed her views on her journey into mental health. According to her, Mental health is stigmatized in our society. Helping others has aided her a lot.

She is an educator and the chairperson of The Aditya Birla. She is also the chairman of the Aditya Birla Integrated School. This school provides a personalised learning environment to disabled children. Neerja also heads The Aditya Birla Education Academy. This academy focuses on the growth and development of brilliant and dedicated educators. It raises their ambitions and career growth. She is a board member of the Pratham and Make-a-Wish Foundation. She is also involved with non-profit clubs like Muktangan, Save the Children and Seva Sadan.


Neerja Birla
  • Icon of Excellence Award by FICCI-FLO–Sambhavaa.
  • Woman of Excellence Award by FICCI’s Ladies Wing.
  • In 2017, she earned the Hall of Frame award by Hello Magazine.
  • In December 2017, New Indian Express awarded her with the DEVI award.

Some exciting facts about her

  • Neerja likes to play outdoor sports. She is an avid reader and loves to listen to music. She also likes to travel.
  • Neerja is a public speaker. She is frequently invited to several motivational programs.
  • She is very active on different social media platforms. On Instagram, she is followed by 14.3k people.
  • Also, she is an avid animal lover. She usually posts pictures of her pet dog on her social media account.
Neerja Birla on Twitter: "Happiness is ....having peace of mind  #InternationalDayOfHappiness" / Twitter
  • She is a morning person.
  • Also, she starts her day with yoga.
  • She follows intermittent fasting. Her first meal is lunch. She doesn’t eat breakfast.

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