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Malavika Krishna Biography – Indian businesswoman and CEO of Cafe Coffee Day

Malavika Krishna Biography
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Other Name: Malavika Hegde
Profession: Indian businesswoman
Birthplace: Bengaluru, India
Spouse: V.G. Siddhartha Hegde
Age: 53

Malavika Krishna is a well-known Indian Businesswoman, Entrepreneur, and Political Personality from Bengaluru. She is mostly known as the spouse of late V.G. Siddhartha Hegde, who was the Founder of Cafe Coffee Day(CCD). Cafe Coffee Day is India’s largest coffee chain.

Malavika belongs to the Vokkaliga community. Krishna’s father’s name is SM Krishna (Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna), an Indian politician who is the former minister of External Affairs of India (2009 to 0ctober 2012). He was the 16th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1999 to 2004 and the 19th Governor of Maharashtra from 2004 to 2008.

Her father also served as the Speaker of the Karnataka Vidhan Sabha from December 1989 to January 1993. He was also a member of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha at various times from 1971 to 2014. Her mother, Prema Krishna, is a social activist. She has a younger sister, Shambhavi Krishna, who is a businesswoman. Malavika Krishna got married to VG Siddhartha in 1991. They have two sons, Eshaan and Amartya.

Malavika Krishna Biography
Malavika Krishna Biography

Malavika Krishna Biography

Birth Name Malavika Krishna Siddhartha
Nick Name Not Known
Age (as in 2022) 53 Years
Famous For Being the wife of CCD Owner VG Siddhartha who committed suicide in July 2019
Religion Hinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Leo
Birth Place Bengaluru, Karnataka
Date of Birth Year: 1969
Nationality Indian
Residence Sadashiv Nagar, Bengaluru
Home Town Bengaluru, Karnataka
Hobbies Cooking and Reading Books


Mother’s Name Prema Krishna (Social Activist)
Father’s Name SM Krishna (Politician)

Malavika Krishna Family

Malavika Krishna Family

Brother Not Known
Sister Shambhavi Krishna (Younger)


Affairs/Boyfriends Not Known

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/Spouse Late VG Siddhartha

Malavika Krishna Husband

Malavika Krishna Husband

Marriage Date Year: 1991
Children • Eshaan
• Amartya


School A local school in Bengaluru, Karnataka
College/University Bangalore University
Educational Qualification B.Tech
Profession Entrepreneur, Businesswoman
Brands Endorsed Not Known
Career Manager Not Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.) centimeters- 163 cm
meters- 1.63 m
feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (Approx.) in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size Not Known
Hips Size Not Known
Waist Size Not Known

Extra Ordinary Features

Caste/Sect Vokkaliga
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
S*xual Orientation Straight
Dress Size Not Known
Shoe Size 8 US

Favourite Things

Favourite Actress Vidya Balan
Favourite Actors Prabhas
Favourite Colors Green and Pink
Favourite Holiday Destination London
Favourite Food Idli & Vada
Controversies Not Known

Life Journey

Malavika Krishna did her schooling at a local school in Bengaluru. She pursued engineering at Bangalore University. Malavika Krishna was involved in the coffee business since she was married to VG Siddhartha. She was on the CCD board, but she was a non-executive board member. One day VG narrated to her the idea of opening Cafe Coffee Day (A coffee Shop), Popularly known as CCD but she dismissed it.

She did it because VG wanted to sell coffee at 25 INR per cup but it was available at 5 INR locally, she thought it will not work. When Siddhartha modified the idea, and he planned to offer internet surfing along with coffee, she was on board and they started planning the opening of the first CCD together. In 1996, when the first CCD outlet opened in Brigade Road in Bangalore, she was present with VG Siddhartha. Malavika has been in this business since 2008.

Malavika Krishna with her Husband VG Siddhartha
Malavika Krishna with her Husband VG Siddhartha

Malavika Krishna Husband’s Death

VG Krishna was once moving from Bengaluru to Sakleshpur in his car along with the driver. On his way to Sakleshpur, he asked his driver to drive towards Chikmagalur On the way to Chikmagalur on a bridge he asked his driver to stop the car he stepped out of the car and asked his driver to wait at the end of the Bridge. About one hour passed Siddhartha had not come so the driver went back to the same place where he dropped him, but the driver couldn’t find Siddhartha. The Driver called his Elder son Eshaan and they had reported an FIR in the Police Station about his missing.

The Police made a search and on 30th July 2019 at 7:43 in the morning, they found a Body in the Netravati River. Police officials have called his family members for the verification of the body where her wife Malavika had come verification. Malavika wanted her Husband’s Funeral to be done in the coffee estate of Siddhartha’s father which is at Belur Tank because it was the place where he wanted to be as an Entrepreneur.

Malavika Krishna’s Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Malavika Krishna’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, lifestyle & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Malavika Krishna in 2022?

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx) INR 250 crores
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx) Under Review
Annual Salary Under Review
Income Source Entrepreneur, Businesswoman

Noted, Right now, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update you soon.

Malavika Krishna Biography
Malavika Krishna Biography

Facts About Malavika Krishna

  • Malavika was involved in the planning and opening of the first Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) in Brigade Road, Bangalore.
  • Although VG Siddhartha was the official Chairman of CCD, the day to day operations of CCD is being handled by Malavika since 2008.
  • She owns 4% of the equity shares in CCD.
  • Although she was on the board of CCD, she did not accept a salary from CCD; as she was a non-executive board member.
  • She is a nature lover. Malavika, along with her husband, had planted more than 3000 trees.
  • After her husband, VG Siddhartha‘s body was found in the Netravati River, after being missing for 2 days, the media widely speculated that Malavika will be taking over as the Chairman of CCD.


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