Mukesh Wadhumal “Micky” Jagtiani is an Indian billionaire businessman, based in the UAE, and is the chairman and owner of the Dubai based Landmark Group. He was born on 15 August 1952 in a middle-class family in Bombay, India. He was the eldest of four siblings and was raised by his father, who was a textile merchant.
Jagtiani’s father passed away when he was 18 years old and he had to take over the family business. He ran the business successfully and eventually sold it to a British firm. With the money he earned from the sale, he moved to Bahrain in 1973 and started his own business. He opened a small shop selling watches and later expanded it to a chain of retail stores.
Jagtiani then moved to Dubai in 1984 and opened the first Landmark store in 1985. He built the business from the ground up and eventually expanded it to a large retail and hospitality empire. Today, the Landmark Group is one of the largest retail and hospitality conglomerates in the Middle East, with over 1,500 stores in the region.
Jagtiani has also been involved in philanthropic activities in the region. He established the Micky Jagtiani Foundation in 2009, which provides educational and healthcare support to underprivileged children in the Middle East. He has also supported various charitable causes, such as providing relief to victims of natural disasters.
Jagtiani has been listed as one of the wealthiest people in the Middle East by Forbes magazine. He is currently estimated to have a net worth of over $5 billion. He is also one of the most influential businessmen in the region and is known for his innovative approach to business.
Jagtiani is an avid traveler and has visited over 30 countries. He is also a keen sportsman and is a fan of cricket and football. He is married to Renuka Jagtiani and they have two children.
Mukesh Wadhumal “Micky” Jagtiani is an inspiring example of what hard work and dedication can achieve. He has built a successful business empire from the ground up and has also been involved in philanthropic activities in the region. He is a role model for aspiring entrepreneurs and is an inspiration to many.