Taseer Badar is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is chairman and CEO of ZT Corporate Inc., ZT Corporate entities, and Altus Health. Taseer is known to be one of the most successful businessmen in the states as well as in South Asia.
Taseer Badar Early Life (Age, Parents, Education)
Taseer Badar is also known as Taseer A. Badar was born on October 1, 1973 (age 50), in Lahore, Pakistan to his parents; Tanwir Badar and Kausar Badar. Before the birth of Taseer, the Badar family resided in Pakistan.
His father, Tanwir Badar was a Professional Engineer (PE) and Associate Professor at King’s College London in Strand and his mother was a Nuclear Medicine Technologist Professor in Chemistry at VA Medical Center in Pakistan. The Badar family was forced to leave the country when Taseer was 10 months old due to the raging war in the country.
The Badar family then moved to the United States of America and settled down in Wisconsin. Taseer grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin after immigrating from Pakistan along with his 3 other siblings and later moved to Texas.
Taseer Badar completed High School and graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Bachelors of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and graduated from Mays School of Business with a degree in Finance.
Taseer Badar Career
Taseer Badar started his career in New York City as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. in 1996.
Unsatisfied by his work in NYC, Badar returned to Houston and founded a retail brokerage firm that worked for physicians who needed help investing their money.
Taseer had a team of a specific number of people in the firm. The team was responsible to provide full-service wealth management services to its clients and investors. This strategy helped him to create value through a broad range of financial channels which included traditional and alternative investments.
Taseer then founded and became the CEO of Altus Health after taking advice from his sister and brother-in-law, who were both involved in the medicinal field.
Taseer then expanded his business in 2014 by founding Altus House which is the first in-patient hospice unit in Sugar Land, Texas. Badar got interested in motors and hardware, so he expanded his business once again in the field of motors and formed ZT Motors in the same year.
As of 2024, Badar has a partnership with the investor in the field of real estate and Nitya Capital and Karya Property Management, Swapnil Agarwal for the further expansion of his business.
Taseer Badar’s Wife and Children
Taseer Badar is currently married to his wife Zohra R. Badar and the couple is blessed with two children. The family of four happily live in their Houston home along with Taseer’s parents.
Taseer Badar Net Worth
The total net worth of Taseer Badar is estimated to be $5 to $10 million (USD). Badar was able to collect most of his earnings from his expanding business and he has a huge property under his name in Houston.
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Facts and Information
The following are some facts on Taseer Badar:
- He is the winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2016).
- Taseer has won several awards such as Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 in 2012, Texas A&M ‘Aggie 100’ awards from 2007 to 2017, and The South Asian Chamber of Commerce (SACC) Businessperson of the Year Award in 2018.
- He is the youngest of the four siblings in the Badar family.
- His family had to migrate to the USA after 10 months of his birth in Pakistan due to war.
- Badar got beaten and robbed at gunpoint near Houston’s Memorial Park in January 2021.
|Taseer A. Badar
|October 1, 1973
|Businessman, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist
|3, Tehmina Badar (Sister)
|Zohra R. Badar
|ZT Corporate, Altus Health
|Winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2016),
Texas A&M ‘Aggie 100’ awards (2007–2017), Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 (2012),
The South Asian Chamber of Commerce (SACC) Businessperson of the Year Award (2018).
|US $ 5 million to US $ 10 million