Born in Bangkok, Maharaj Devraj Singh of Jaipur graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a degree in Business Administration and Hospitality Management in 2003. In 2006 he completed his Masters degree in International Development Studies from Chulalongkorn University. He then worked for the late King of Thailand’s Chaipattana foundation for 2 years, in various rural development initiatives. He came back to Jaipur, India to look after his ailing grandmother towards the closing months of 2008, and after she passed away has remained in Jaipur to look after his family affairs. He is the grandson of Jaipur’s last ruling Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Bahadur, and Maharani Gayatri Devi.