Tejveer Rai is a safari rally buff who was in the highly anticipated WRC Safari Rally before he got into a car accident while on track. Tej was with his co-driver Gareth Dawe in the accident. The accident saw his VW GTI Polo spiral into a series of roll-overs on the rally’s second day-25th June. This article looks into his biography highlighting his background, career journey, and personal life.
Tejveer Rai Age and Place of Birth
Tej, as fans call him, was born to his father, industrialist and business mogul Jaswant Rai, and has a brother, Rai Onkar. Similarly, he is a safari rally enthusiast and a two-time Division 2 safari rally champion.
Tejveer Rai Education Background
He is an alumnus of City, the University of London in England. There, he pursued an undergraduate degree in Economics.
Tejveer Rai Career Journey
Following in his family’s footsteps, Tej went into business. Evidently, he currently owns the West Kenya Sugar Company. The company is situated in Homa Bay and is one of Rai Group’s subsidiaries. Rai Group happens to be Kenya’s second-largest sugar miller. He is often with his father, Jaswant Rai, in business meetings as they close on some large deals. For instance, they made a Ksh900,000,000 purchase of Pan Paper Mills in Webuye. This was in a bid to revive it and salvage it from its financial crisis.
Tejveer Rai Personal Life
Tejveer is a rally driver beyond his business acumen. He was in WRC safari rally before a track accident at Kedong unfortunately knocked him out. The accident left him with non-life-threatening injuries. As a result, he was flown to Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi for medical attention. His co-driver, Dawe Gareth also suffered few injuries in the accident.
Tejveer Rai’s brother – Onkar, is also passionate about the sport. The two are in business and are among Kenya’s wealthiest entrepreneurs.
Tejveer Rai Contact
Twitter – @TejveerRai
|Real Name||Tejveer Rai|
|Age||Early-thirties(As of 2021)|
|Place of Birth||Kenya|
|Year of Birth||N/A|
|Profession/Career||West Kenya Sugar Company MD/ Safari Rally Driver|