He started his career as Production Controller at Thomson Press in 1970. He has recently handed his position to his son Ankoor Purie. In 1975, he started the India Today Group with an eponymous magazine, where he worked as its publisher.
Aroon Purie is married to Rekha Purie and he has three children with his wife Rekha, among them 2 are daughters and one son. Aroon, of age 72 years, holds an Indian nationality and he belongs to an Indian ethnicity. As he is a widely renowned media person, he is supposed to have a high net worth however exact net worth couldn't be predicted.