Ratan Tata is unmarried. He admitted he came close to marrying four times but didn't.
Ratan Tata attended Campion School in Mumbai until 8th grade, Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai, Bishop Cotton School in Shimla, and Riverdale Country School in New York City in 1955.
At Tata Steel, where he started working in 1961, Ratan Tata built his career. Operating the blast furnace and moving limestone were his first orders of business.
When IBM offered Ratan Tata a job, he refused it. Instead, he went to work for his family business at Tata Steel.
In 1991, he became Chairman of the Tata Group and is widely credited with elevating the company to global prominence.
In 2009, he had the idea for the Tata Nano, which at the time was the world's cheapest automobile at a price of Rs 1 lakh. What he said he would do, he did.
Ratan Tata is a big fan of aeroplanes and flying. The man can fly like the wind. During 2007, Ratan Tata became the first Indian to fly an F-16 Falcon.