One of the most renowned personalities in the business Fraternity Ratan Naval Tata, the chairman of the Tata Group. A well-known industrialist and philanthropist. You all might be aware of his elaborative life journey and struggles but down below we have listed some of his unknown and interesting facts that you might not be aware of.
1. Ratan Tata’s father was an adopted son of the family
It has been accounted that Naval Tata father of Ratan was an adopted son of Ratanji Tata. He was said to be upreared in an orphanage. It has been said that Naval was in relation with the Tata family through his biological maternal grandmother who was the sister of Hirabai Tata who in turn was the wife of Jamshedji Tata, while his biological grandfather Hormusji Tata was a part of a more extensive Tata family.
2. Ratan Tata was raised by his grandmother
At the young age of 10, Ratan Tata was spliced from his parent’s father Naval Tata & mother Sooni and was accounted to live with his grandmother Navajbai Tata widowed Sir Ratanji Tata. Who then was claimed to be his legal guardian and raised him.
3. Ratan Tata had a job to shovel limestone
In the year 1961, it has been accounted that Ratan Tata had facilitated to take part and join the Tata company where he was given the job operations of accounting blast furnace & shovel limestone.
4. A passionate car lover
The industrialist is known for his hardened love for cars. He is said to have a variety of cars like Ferrari California, Cadillac XLR, Land Rover Freelander, Chrysler Sebring, Honda Civic, Mercedes Benz S-Class, Maserati Quattroporte, Mercedes Benz 500 SL, Jaguar F-Type, Jaguar CFTR and many more cars.
5. Tata’s accountancy with Harvard
A philanthropist who is said to have given a huge donation of $50 million to Harvard Business School to support education. For which Harvard has shown their gratitude by dedicating one whole hall in the name of Tata Hall.
6. Ratan Tata qualifies as a Pilot
One of the most interesting yet surprising facts about Ratan Tata is that he is said to be a skilled pilot with a proper legal license in the field. In 2007 he was even accounted to have flown an F-16 Falcon.