Richa Kar (Zivame) Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Richa Kar
Richa Kar


Richa Kar was born on Thursday, 17 July 1980 (age 43 years; as of 2023) in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. She did her graduation in Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani) in 2002 and her post-graduation from SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) in 2007. [1]

Profession Entrepreneur
Famous For Being the former CEO and founder of Zivame
Physical Stats & More
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 17 July 1980 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2023) 43 Years
Birthplace Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
Zodiac sign Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Northville, Michigan, United States
College/University • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani)
• SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)
Educational Qualification Postgraduation in Management [1]
Food Habit Vegetarian [2]
Hobbies Fitness, Cooking, Traveling, Watching Crime Thrillers on Netflix
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends Kedar Gavane (Vice President at comScore, Inc.)
Husband/Spouse Kedar Gavane

Parents Father– Name Not Known (worked at Tata Steel)
Mother– Name Not Known (Homemaker)



Some Lesser Known Facts About Richa Kar

  • Richa Kar is an Indian entrepreneur known for being the ex-CEO and founder of Zivame, an online lingerie brand for women.
  • Richa interned with Spencer’s as Brand Communications Manager and as a consultant at SAP where she got most of her experience. Then she went ahead to work for Limited, a parent company of Victoria’s Secret.
  • In an interview, Richa said that one of the struggles of starting a lingerie business was that she belongs to a traditional background and her parents did not approve of it. However, she stuck to her decision and gradually everyone accepted her idea after it got some success.
  • Ratan Tata is also one of the investors in Zivame. [3] 
  • A picture of Richa Kar with Ratan Tata

  • In 2017, Richa resigned from the position of CEO of the company but is still a member of the board. [4]
  • Richa is passionate about fitness and posts a lot of vegan food pictures on her social media. She also likes to do a lot of outdoor activities and yoga to keep herself fit. [5]

    Richa Kar doing Yoga

  • Richa Kar likes spending time on the beach and can surf. 

    Richa Kar surfing

  • One of the reasons to make an online lingerie store for women was the lack of knowledge of women about their own bodies and the kind of sizes they should wear. Richa also researched that most women find it awkward to buy lingerie offline. [6]
  • Richa once revealed the meaning of the name Zivame. ‘Ziva’ is taken from Hebrew and means radiance. She added ‘me’ so that every woman can feel a personal touch with the brand. Zivame hence means ‘Radiant Me.’ The reason behind choosing this name is to allow women to do lingerie shopping without being self-conscious. [7]
  • Within one hour of starting her online store, Zivame got her first client. [8]
  • Richa feels that she can not live without her phone or Mac Book on which she does most of her work. [9]
  • Richa consumes alcohol occasionally and likes to go for wine tasting. [10]

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