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Adar, dubbed Vaccine Prince, has been in the spotlight for several months due to his talk of a corona vaccine (Covishield) developed by the Serum Institute.

He is the CEO of the Serum Institute of India, and before the Corona vaccine, Adar developed numerous successful vaccines against Polio, Hepatitis, and others.

Early Life

On January 14, 1981, was born to Cyrus S. Poonawalla and Villoo Poonawalla.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

His current age is 41 years old. Adar Poonawalla stands at 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 78kg. He has black eyes and black hair.

Education

Adar had his early schooling at The Bishop’s School in Pune, then transferred to St. Edmund’s School in Canterbury and lastly to the University of Manchester. Following graduating, he joined his father’s Serum Institute of India in 2001.

Personal Life

Adar Poonawalla is married to Natasha Poonawalla, his longtime lover. They married in 2006. Darius and Cyrus are Adar and his wife’s children. His family currently resides in London owing to the escalating danger to vaccine manufacturing in his native India.

Professional Career

Poonawalla began his career at the Serum Institute of India in 2001, following his graduation from university. Poonawalla then focussed on expanding the company’s worldwide market, obtaining additional product licenses, and obtaining pre-qualification from the World Health Organization for supply to United Nations Agencies such as UNICEF and PAHO.

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As of 2015, he has assisted the firm in exporting its products to over 140 countries, accounting for 85 percent of its income.

He was appointed CEO in 2011. He was instrumental in the acquisition of Bilthoven Biologicals, a Dutch government vaccine production business, in 2012. Poonawalla is on the board of directors of the GAVI Collaboration, the world’s largest vaccination alliance.

He pioneered and introduced the Serum Institute’s oral polio vaccine in 2014, which quickly became a major blockbuster.

He was reportedly planning to extend the product line to include vaccines against dengue, influenza, and cervical cancer during the same year. He is now the CEO of the Serum Institute of India.

He was named chairman of Magma Fincorp on May 31, 2021, after purchasing a 66 percent share in the financial services firm.

Poonawalla stated in an interview with ‘The Times‘ that he fled India for London in response to threats seeking COVID-19 vaccinations.

Additionally, Adar Poonawalla stated that he intends to expand Covid vaccine manufacturing beyond India and the current production in India. The Indian government gave him ‘Y’ category protection after making the threats public.

Adar Poonawalla Net Worth, Salary & Earnings in 2022

Adar Poonawalla Net Worth
Adar Poonawalla Net Worth

Adar’s net worth exceeds 12 billion dollars or around 90,000 crores in Indian currency. If Adar Poonawala’s businesses and real estate are combined, his net worth will be 15 billion dollars.

He has approximately 35 automobiles. Adar owns a helicopter and a private aircraft to reach his office. Adar Poonawala has sold over 1.5 billion doses of vaccinations globally to date.

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