Bengaluru: He shaves and saves. Saves to buy beauties that richie rich have and you dream of. He owns a fleet of cars that includes Rolls Royce, Mercs, BMWs, Audis and Jaguars. He has a total of 150 luxury cars.
Well, we are talking about barber Ramesh Babu, who gives haircuts for Rs 75. his latest acquisition is Mercedes-Maybach costing Rs 3.2 crore. His is the third Maybach in the city, the other two belong to Vijay mallya and a builder.
He collects these beauties and then rents them out. He has a Rolls Royce, 11 Mercedes, 10 BMWs, 3 Audis, and 2 Jaguars.
Now he owns Ramesh Tours and Travels. However, still he spends 5 hours at his favourite salon. He still gives haircuts to his regular customers, the idea is remain connected to his roots. It's a different matter that you may see him driving a Rollys Royce Ghost to work at his salon.
His Mercedes-Maybach has come with his own money and a big home loan. His salon earnings are modest, but with the help of his rich clients he runs a paying luxury car rental business.
In 1979, when his father died, he was poor. He had to leave his studies and become a full-time barber. Hard work changed his fortune in 1994 when he bought a Maruti Omni van. Frome then, it's no looking back. From scissors to wheels, from salon to Mercedes-Maybach, he truly is an inspiration.