Story of a barber who became a billionaire
“It doesn’t matter how slow you go as long as you don’t stop”
This story of a business man who became a successful business will astonish you. Ramesh Babu from Bangalore has proven that good business skills can take you to new heights. He is barber and runs the business of cutting and styling hair. His clients include politicians, military officers as well as movie stars such as Salman Khan, Aamir khan as well as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. he also a rent-a-car fleet of 67 alternative cars.
In 1994 Ramesh decided to run his father’s shop instead of continuing his education. The salon was called ‘inner space’ and was in a shopping complex near the school where he studied. it soon gained popularity.
The year 1997 was turning point of his life. As he always dreamed of owning a car, Ramesh purchased a Maruti Omni with his meager savings and started renting it to people for their personal use.
By the end 2000, he was running a successful taxi operation business by the name of Ramesh Tours and Travels.
His first car was a 38 lakh Mercedes E-class luxury sedan. Right now, his fleet consists of around 200 cars, vans and mini-buses, including imported vehicles-a Rolls-Royce, Silver Ghost, Mercedes c, E and S class and BMW 5, 6 and 7 series. he has a fleet of imported Mercedes vans and Toyota mini-buses. He charges Rs 75000 a day for the Rolls.
Even after becoming a successful businessman. He hasn’t forgotten his roots. He cuts hair for his old customers for just Rs 65. Although cars are his passion, he will continue to cut hair as long as his hands are healthy.
People like him is a great inspiration.