Active Noon Media is the largest local to national digital media website that represents the voice of the entire nation.

Roman Saini’s Net Worth, Career, Business and More

Roman Saini’s Net Worth, Career, Business and More
Source: Roman Saini/IG

The article discusses the net worth, salary and career of Roman Saini, one of the founders of Unacademy, an online educational platform.

Roman Saini is a former Indian administrative service officer and the founder of Unacademy. He quit his IAS job to focus on a free educational initiative to change the face of education. Roman is a multitalented individual; he plays guitar and is a motivational speaker too. 

Who is Roman Saini?

Roman was born on July 27, 1991 (age 33, as of 2024) in Raikaranpura village of Kotputli in Rajasthan. His father is an engineer, and his mother is a homemaker. Roman has two siblings, his brother, Avesh Saini, who is a paediatrician, and his sister, Ayushee Saini, who is a medical student. Roman Saini is married to Spriha Saini; the couple tied the knot on November 30, 2019.

Full NameRoman Saini
Nick NameRoman
Age33, as of 2024
Date of BirthJuly 27, 1991
Place of BirthKotputli, Rajasthan
Famous ForCo-founder of Unacademy
Home TownJaipur, Rajasthan
ProfessionEducator, Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker, Doctor and Former IAS servant
Nationality Indian
CommunityOther Backward Castes (OBC)


Father Not Known (Engineer)
MotherNot Known (Homemaker)
BrotherAvesh Saini (Paediatrician)
SisterAyushee Saini (Medical Student)

Physical Appearance

Height5 feet 9 inches (170 cm)
Weight65 kg (approximately) 
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

What is the net worth of Roman Saini?

The educational technology company Unacademy, co-founded by Roman Saini, is valued at more than Rs 26,000 crore. The CEO of Unacademy was paid Rs. 1.58 crore, Hemesh Singh was paid Rs. 1.19 crore, and Roman Saini received a salary of Rs. 88 lakhs. However, Roman Saini’s net worth has not been disclosed by him. 

Net Worth (Unacademy)Rs 26000 crore
Roman Saini’s Salary Rs 88 lakh

Also read – Dr. Vikas Divyakirti Net Worth: How Much Does He Earn?


  • Roman Saini wasn’t a bright or meritorious student while he was in school. When he entered 10th grade, he started focusing on his studies and secured 85% from the Rajasthan Board, and in 12th grade, he scored 91%. 
  • At the age of 16, Roman cracked the admissions test for AIIMS after completing his schooling. He served as a junior resident doctor there. He used to visit medical camps in different parts of India and witnessed the harsh reality of poverty.
  • In his second year of MBBS at AIIMS Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini and other team members decided to start a YouTube channel where qualified individuals, such as teachers, doctors, engineers and other professionals, posted videos, content and study materials for civil services, medicine and more.
  • Roman wanted to contribute to society and work for its welfare, so he further decided to crack the civil services examination.
  • In 2013, he cracked the civil service examination when he was just 22 and secured the 18th rank. 
Roman Saini’s Net Worth, Career, Business and More
Source: Roman Saini/IG

Civil Service

Service Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Roll No.74397
CadreMadhya Pradesh
Major DesignationAssistant Collector Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

Later, he quit his job within six months as an assistant collector and worked full-time at Unacademy. Now Unacademy is valued at Rs 26000 crore.

About Unacademy

  • Unacademy is an Indian multinational educational technology company headquartered in Bangalore, India. It aims to provide online education to students aspiring to competitive exams like JEE, UPSC, NEET, GATE, NDA, Boards, CUET and Chartered Accountancy. The company was founded in 2015 by Roman Saini, Gaurav Munjal and Hemesh Singh. 
  • The platform provides a subscription model, and its content is available in 14 Indian languages and English as well. In May 2022, Unacademy opened its offline learning centre in Kota, Rajasthan. Later, they expanded to other cities, such as Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai. 

Social Media



  • Roman hails from a middle-class family that prioritised quality education, but Roman was not a meritorious student and rather spent time watching Pokemon, flying kites, cycling, playing and more.
  • Until the 10th grade, Roman was more into extracurricular activities. He started focusing on his studies and scored 85% in high school from Rajasthan Board.
  • Roman was just 16 when he cracked the AIIMS entrance examination.
  • Looking at the face of India, where people struggle to fulfil their necessities, he wanted to make big contributions to society and started working on it.
  • Roman Saini became the youngest to crack the Civil Service examinations at the age of 22. 
  • He quit his job as an assistant collector and began working full-time at his venture, Unacademy. 
  • Roman didn’t like to attend any social functions, such as family weddings or meetings with his relatives.
  • He switched careers a lot of times because he believed we could achieve anything we wanted in life.


  • In 2023, Roman Saini fired an Unacademy employee, Karan Sangwan, on grounds of a ‘breach of conduct’ as the tutor shared a personal opinion while teaching his students. Roman took to X and said, Our learners are at the centre of everything we do. The classroom is not a place to share personal opinions and views as they can wrongly influence them. In the current situation, we were forced to part ways with Karan Sangwan as he was in breach of the Code of Conduct. This incident resulted in trending hashtags where people wrote #uninstallUnacademy and boycotted the ed-tech platform.
  • In October 2017, Roman Saini filed an F.I.R. against a woman named Chitra Geetha at the Indiranagar Police Station in Bengaluru. Roman claimed that Geetha has been harassing her since 2016 and forcing him to marry her. Chitra Geetha joined Unacademy in 2016 and was asking Roman to pay Rs 1.6 lakh per month. The woman threatened to pour petrol over him and set him ablaze. 

Palak is a skilled content writer with a passion for creating engaging and informative articles. With a keen eye for detail and a knack for research, Palak produces high-quality content on a variety of topics and delivers compelling pieces that captivate audiences and drive engagement. With a commitment to excellence and a dedication to meeting deadlines, Palak is a valuable asset to the team.