Kavya Maran Wiki, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Kavya Maran


Kavya Maran is an Indian businesswoman who is known for being the CEO of a professional franchise cricket team named Sunrisers Hyderabad. She is also known for being the daughter of Kalanithi Maran who is the founder of the ‘Sun Group,’ which is one of the most profitable media companies in Asia.


Kaviya Kalanithi Maran was born on Thursday, 6 August 1992 (age 31 years; as of 2023) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Her zodiac sign is Leo. She completed a Bachelor of Commerce at Stella Maris College in Chennai in 2012. She holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Warwick Business School in Coventry, England (2016).

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 4″

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-28-34


Kavya belongs to a South Indian family of politicians and businessmen.

Parents & Siblings

Her father, Kalanithi Maran, is a businessman who is known for being the chairman and founder of the Sun Group. Her mother, Kaveri Maran (also spelt as Kavery Maran), is the joint managing director of Sun Group. They both rank among the richest individuals in India.

Kavya Maran’s parents

Husband & Children

Kavya is unmarried and has no children.

Other Relatives 

Her paternal grandfather’s name is Murasoli Maran, and her paternal grandmother’s name is Mallika Maran (deceased). Murasoli, who served as a Union Minister of India, passed away due to heart and kidney-related issues at the Apollo Hospital in Chennai on 23 November 2003.

Kavya Maran’s paternal grandfather, Murasoli Maran

Kavya’s paternal uncle, Dayanidhi Maran, is a politician and a well-known member of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party. Her aunts’ names are Priya Maran and Anbukarasi Maran; Anbukarasi is a cardiologist.

Dayanidhi Maran and his wife, Priya Maran

Anbukarasi Maran

Her cousins, Karan Dayanidhi Maran and Divya Dayanidhi Maran are the co-founders of K-kix Sneakers.

Karan Dayanidhi Maran and Divya Dayanidhi Maran during the launch of their product


She follows Hinduism.


Kavya Maran co-owns a professional franchise cricket team named Sunrisers Hyderabad along with her father, Kalanithi Maran. She was appointed as the CEO of the Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2018. She also works as the executive director at Sun TV Network and oversees certain operations of its music and radio channels.

Kavya Maran with her parents during a match


She won an award for being the ‘Face and Force Behind Sunrisers Hyderabad’ at the Devi Awards on 25 January 2024.

Kavya Maran while receiving the Devi Award in 2024

Net Worth

Kavya’s net worth for the year 2023 was estimated to be Rs. 409 crore.


  • Kavya also goes by the name ‘Kaviya Maran.’
  • She loves travelling and spends her leisure time listening to music.
  • She has developed a separate fan base for her expressions noticed during matches.
  • Many media outlets often report that Kavya and cricketer Rishabh Pant have a special spark or connection even though they are not dating.