Jay Mehta is a British businessman of Indian origin and the husband of Indian actress, Juhi Chawla. Mehta and Chawla, along with actor Shah Rukh Khan, are the co-owners of the Indian Premier League team, `Kolkata Knight Riders`.
Mehta owns two companies in India - `Sauarashtra Cement Ltd` (Ranavav near Porbander, Gujarat) and `Gujarat Sidhee Cement Ltd` (Veraval Gujarat India).
Mehta was earlier married to Yash Birla's sister who died in a plane crash in 1991. He is the son of Mahendra Mehta and Hemlata Mehta who own the Mehta group which is spread over Africa, India, Canada and USA.
Mehta has two children with wife Juhi Chawla, a girl and a boy.