Nav Bhatia - Updated Jul 2024

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Nav Bhatia

Nav Bhatia is a Canadian businessperson who is best known for his super fandom of the NBA’s Toronto Raptors. Nav Bhatia claims to have not missed any season of the Raptors home game since 1995.

Early Life and Childhood

Bhatia was born on July 9, 1951, and his birthplace is New Delhi, India. As of now, Nav is 70 years old. His birth sign is Cancer and he is Canadian by nationality. In 1984, he moved to Canada with his family and lived the rest of his life there. He has not spoken about his parents till now as he doesn’t talk much. He and his family belong to a monotheistic religion called Sikhism. Other details of his family are not on the web.

Regarding his educational background, his schooling details are not out. Although Bhatia is a successful businessman, he completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California. He then moved to Canada with an engineering degree.

Professional Life and Career

Bhatia was ill-treated by his society because of Sikhs’ persecution in India, So, in 1984, he moved to Canada. In the very first months, he suffered so much from the unemployment problem because none of the companies were ready to give him a job to Nav because of his turban and beard. Even after visiting over 300 offices and giving over 300 interviews, he never got a job. With this experience, his dream of working as a mechanical engineer couldn’t succeed. Later, he decided to start his journey in the vehicle business and started working as a salesperson at one of the automobile distributors.

He worked with full dedication and he was able to break the record by selling 127 vehicles within 3 months. After this huge success, he was promoted to manager and bought the dealership for two years. This dealership was the top one on the list in 2014. At present, he is the leading dealer of Hyundai vehicles in Canada.

He is a huge fan of basketball and in 2018, he founded the Superfan Foundation. Famous singers Drake and Bhatia are renowned fans of the Canadian team. Similarly, his foundation spends over 300,000 US dollars each year to take thousands of children to Raptor games.

During the Raptor Games Season in 2018-2019, Toronto Raptors won the NBA Championship and thus Bhatia became the first fan to receive a championship ring. In 2020, he was honored by the Basketball Hall of Fame as the first fan to receive recognition during the Superfan Gallery.

Nav Bhatia – Net Worth and Achievements

Nav Bhatia is a successful businessman who owns the best-selling Hyundai vehicles in Canada. As of 2022, he has earned a net worth of more than 60 million US dollars which is a huge amount. With his continuous effort and hard work, he can be the leading man on the list of famous people at the age of 69 years old.

Reflecting on Bhatia’s achievements, he received the “Top 25 Canadian Award” from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBK) on June 19, 2018. Similarly, his success in the automobile industry from a normal salesman to the owner is exceptional and exemplary for growing businessmen.

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Caption: Nav Bhatia as Superfan (Source: anopheline)

Nav Bhatia – Relationship Status

Nav Bhatia is married to Arvinder Kaur Bhatia and this couple has a beautiful daughter by the name of Tia Bhatia. He immensely loves his wife and his daughter and therefore he is living a happy life with them in Toronto, Canada. Being a married person who loves his family so much, he doesn’t want to share his past relationships and dates.

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Caption: Nav Bhatia with his wife Arvinder and daughter Tia (Source: YouTube)

Nav Bhatia – Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurements, Nav is a tall and healthy guy. He stands 5 feet and 8 inches or 1.73m tall and weighs around 70kg. He has a huge biceps size of 12.5 inches. Similarly, his eyes and hair both are black. Also, he has a shoe size of 9(US). Talking about his distinctive features, he has a turban on his head.

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Caption: Nav Bhatia at Basketball Court (Source: Instagram)

Social media

Being a successful businessman and more of a super fan of Toronto, he has an Instagram handle under the name Nav Bhatia Superfan.  He has an immense following of more than 271k on Instagram where he has uploaded thousands of posts that include pictures and videos mostly related to basketball games and his family. Likewise, he is also fond of using Twitter for his tweets and messages to admirers. He has over 47k followers on Twitter. Besides, he also has a Facebook page with over 43k followers.