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Lalit Modi Wife, IPL, Net Worth, Age, Children, Marriage, Controversies


Lalit Modi is a fugitive Indian businessman and cricket administrator. Modi was the first Chairman and Commissioner of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and ran the tournament for three years until 2010. He also served as the Chairman of the Champions League during 2008–10.

Age 56
Wife Minal Modi
(Died 10 December 2018)
Girlfriend Sushmita Sen
Net Worth 4500 Crore INR

Lalit Modi studied electrical engineering in his college but didn’t graduate. He got into the world of business in 1986. Soon he became the president of International Tobacco Company Ltd in 1987, he served the position till 1991. Lalit Modi also became a Non- Independent and Non-Executive Director of Godfrey Phillips India. Later in 1992, Lalit Modi became the executive director of the company which is one of the largest tobacco producers in India. He founded Modi Entertainment Networks in 1993 which was a joint venture with Disney Pictures. Further, he also became the Managing Director of Modi Enterprises. He also ventured an online Lottery business called “Sixo” in 2002.

Lalit Modi IPL

He saw the great impact of Sports League in America and also got mesmerized seeing the amount of revenue it generated. He resolved to join the Board of Control for Cricket in India. For this, he got into Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association, Punjab Cricket Association, Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA). His political impact helped him to become the President of RCA later he also became the President of BCCI.

Lalit Modi played a vital role in launching Indian Premier League in 2008 which became a huge success and, with an estimated worth over $4 billion. In 2010 he was announced as the second most powerful person in Indian Sports by Sports Illustrated. currently, Lalit Modi resides in London.

Date of Birth: 29 November, 1965

Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Father: Krishnan Kumar Modi

Mother: Vina Modi

Grandfather: Gujarmal Modi

Hometown: Delhi

Nationality: Indian

Religion: Hindu

Address: London, England

School: Bishop Cotton School, Shimla; St Joseph’s College, Nainital

College: Duke University, North Carolina, US

Hobbies: Watching Sports and Reading

Marital Status: Married

Lalit Modi Wife

Minal Modi

(Died of Cancer on 10 December 2018)

Children: Ruchir Modi & Aliya Modi

Lalit Modi Girlfriend

Sushmita Sen

Lalit Modi Facts

  • He used to play numerous sports along with cricket in his early life
  • He was sentenced two years of Prison in US for illegally carrying and consuming drugs
  • His wife is 10 years older than him who also used to be his mother’s acquaintance
  • Besides his other businesses, he is also the founder of a construction company in Rajasthan

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