In our quest to illustrate the "Grow rich and retire early" paradigm, we shall bring you real-life heroes—people who have worked their way up the career ladder, saved and invested prudently, and have now earned enough to be able to look forward to a comfortable retirement. Some names have been changed on request to protect the identity of the person. However, the other details are completely accurate. Read about their investment journey.
In the first part of this series, we profile 47-year-old Umesh Rao (name changed), a senior executive at a multinational company.
Starting from a modest Rs. 4,600 in 1992, his salary now stands at Rs. 70 lakh per annum (excluding bonuses). His investment portfolio is worth Rs. 4.3 crore. If you were to include his real estate holdings, his net worth is now worth Rs. 14.5 crore. Here is a glimpse at his investment journey and philosophy.
Rao started his career in 1992 with one o