Drone Prathap Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

drone prathap

Net Worth $1 Million
Name Drone Prathap
Date of Birth 10 January 1998
Age 22 Years Old
Gender Male

Drone Prathap Net Worth

$1 Million

Prathap NM aka Drone Prathap is an Indian scientist, engineer and entrepreneur who built more than 600 drones from electrical waste. As of 2022, Drone Prathap’s net worth is $1 million. He is a popular face amongst the scientist of the world and the people living in the Mandya district of Karnataka.

He mainly rose to fame during the floods of North Karnataka, where his drones helped to provide food, water, and other relief materials from Hipparagi Barrage to Janawada, a nearby village.

Prathap has done six major projects like Telegraphy in Border Security, Cryptography in Drone networking system, Drones in traffic Management, Drones in National Socio-Defense purpose, UAVs in Rescuing humans and Auto piloted drones to his credit, apart from many scholarships, awards, and achievements.

Drone Prathap Wiki/Biography

Born on 10 January 1998, Drone Prathap’s age is 22 Years Old as of 2022. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family from Mandya, Karnataka, India. His zodiac sign is Libra.

He completed his early schooling at Jain International Residential School, Bangalore. After he enrolled at JSS College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Mysuru, Vishakhapatnam to complete her graduation. A Bangalore based Cosmopolitan Club honored him as India’s ‘Drone Boy’.

For most of his projects, he used e-wastes to make them cheaper and he kept the money he won from the exhibitions for the future. He used to collect the e-waste from the electric shops in Mysuru, Mumbai, and some other cities.

Full Name Drone Prathap
Date of Birth 10 January 1998
Age 22 Years Old
Birth Place Mandya, Karnataka, India
Currently Live In Mandya
Profession Scientist, Engineer and Entrepreneur
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Hometown Karnataka
Zodiac Sign Libra
School/High School Jain International Residential School, Bangalore
College/University JSS College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Mysuru, Vishakhapatnam
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Girlfriend & Relationships

Drone Prathap’s parents are Marimadaiah and Savitha. Drone Prathap’s father’s name is Marimadaiah who is a farmer by profession. His mother’s name is Savitha who is a housewife.

drone prathap parents

Drone Prathap Parents

drone prathap cousin

Drone Prathap Cousin

When he was traveling in the business class on the airplane, people were shocked. He was offered a research project from France and all his new drones are made from that money.

Physical Appearance

The young scientist has an average height with a dark complexion. He has simple black color hair and also has sparkling star-like black color eyes.


The fellow started his career at a very small age. He started thinking to make drones at the age of 14 and by the time he was 16 he had a completely functional and flying drone in his hands.

He has been invited to more than 87 countries to present different drones built by him. In the year 2017, he exhibited one of his drones at the Skills India and won second place. Here he exhibited a drone made by him in Cryptography. As he explained signals sent from cryptography, one cannot detect nor decode the encrypted message.

He was also called for few lectures in IITs and IISc’s where he talked about how drones can be used in time-bound situations.

drone prathap

Today he wants to open his startup where he can encourage students without a degree who can make drones. He is also a member of the Japan Young Scientists Association and member of Global Young Scientists Forum.


He won the Young Scientist award from Japan and France. He also won gold medals for his research on drones in Germany and the USA.

This 22-year-old boy has won the following awards – Albert Einstein Innovation Gold Medal in the International Drone Expo 2018 held at Hanover in Germany, and a gold medal in the International Drone Expo held in Germany.

drone prathap medel

Drone Prathap Medel

He secured first place in CeBIT Drone Expo-2018 at Hanover, Germany, and also bagged the gold medal in International Robotic Exhibition held at Tokyo, Japan, in December 2017.

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He secured first place in the Robotic Exhibition conducted recently by IIT-Bombay. He secured first place for his project ‘Drones in traffic management’. Prathap got recognition as a research scholar for Skill India by the Union Ministry of Science and Technology.

Facts and Information

As he claimed in an interview, an Eagle and Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam were his inspiration. Earlier he made simple drones that can fly and capture images. Later he learned more about technology and started making bigger drones and to date has made more than 600 drones.

Once he saved the life of a little girl who was bitten by a snake by transporting antivenom to a place which was 10 hours by road. This distance was covered by the Eagle 2.8 drone who flies at a speed of 280 km/hr in about 8 and a half minutes.

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