Viral Acharya Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Secrets, Affairs, Images, Marriage, Phone number.

Viral Acharya is an Indian economist who served as the Deputy Governor of RBI. from January 2017 to June 2019

Viral Acharya Bio/Wiki

NameViral Acharya
ProfessionIndian Economist
Famous forDeputy Governor of RBI.
Date of Birth 3/1/1974
Age (as in 2019)45 Years
Zodiac/Sun SignPisces
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Home townMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mother TongueNot Known
Parents/ FatherNot Known
MotherNot Known
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known

Personal Life

School Fellowship High School, Mumbai
College/UniversityIndian Institute of Technology Bombay
New York University-stern
Education QualificationComputer Science and Engineering
PhD Degree
Contact numberNot Known
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
CasteNot Known
CarNot Known
HobbiesComposing Music, Listening to Music, Reading, Writing
DebutNot Known
Awards, Honours1), The inaugural Banque de France and Toulouse School of Economics Junior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance in 2011
2), Alexandre Lamfalussy Senior Research Fellowship of the Bank for International Settlements for 2017

Marital Status/Affairs

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseManjiree (lives in the US)
ChildrenSon: Siddhant (lives in the US) Daughter- Not Known


SalaryNot Known
NetworthNot Known

Physical Status

HeightIn centimeters- 178 cm
In meters- 1.78 m
In Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight73 kgs
FigureNot Known
Shoe size9
Hair colorBlack
Eyes colorBlack
Skin colorFair

Viral Acharya Favorites

Favorite EconomistRaghuram Rajan
Favorite foodNot Known
Favorite SongPhoolon Ke Rang Se by Kishore Kumar
Favorite ActorNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite SportCricket, Tennis, and Football
Favorite PlaceNot Known
Favorite MovieNot Known
Favourite ColoursWhite & Black

Social Media Accounts

InstagramNot Known
FacebookNot Known
Viral Acharya

Viral Acharya Some Lesser-Known Facts

  • Does Viral Acharya Drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Does Acharya Smoke?: Yes
  • He is an Indian Economist by Profession
  • He was born in a family of medical practitioners.
  • After completing his Ph. D. in Finance from NYU-Stern in 2001, he joined the London Business School and served there from 2001 to 2008.
  • In the Summer of 2008, he served as the Senior Houblon-Normal Research Fellow at the Bank of England.
  • According to the NYU Stern School of Business websites, his research interests are in the regulation of banks and financial institutions, corporate finance, credit risk & valuation of corporate debt, and asset pricing with a focus on the effects of liquidity risk.
  • He considers the Ex. Governor of RBI, Raghuram Rajan, as his role model and has co-authored a number of journals with him. He once described himself as “poor man’s Raghuram Rajan.”
  • He is a good Cricket player and has played for the IIT Mumbai’s Cricket Team.
  • While studying at NYU Stern School of Business, he had started a local Indian music band- Surbahar.
  • He also runs an NGO- Pratham, which works to promote literacy in India and in the welfare of the underprivileged children.
  • The Government of India chose him from over a hundred candidates, as for the first time, the government advertised to fill up the post of the Deputy Governor of the RBI.

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