Who are the top 10 richest persons in India, Most people have a good idea, even if they are not an entrepreneur, or interested in the subject at all for that matter. As you are reading this, you probably already have some names popping into your mind as to who will appear on the list of the richest.
- Mukesh Ambani:
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian business magnate, the chairman, managing director, and the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Ltd. He is the only bussiness person in India to get the Z category security, He spend Rs/- 15-16 million rupees. He is the owner of Antilia (Most expensive house in the world) price is more than 6000 crores. He is found of cars, He have more than 168 cars. Mukesh Ambani’s net worth is more than $ 23 billion dollars, which is more than Rs 138,000 crore Indian rupees.
2. Azim Premji:
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Azim Premji, the philanthropist tycoon, he is the founder & chairman of Wipro. Azim premji is the first indian to donate 50% of his wealth to Giving pledge. He has already committed nearly Rs.9000 crore to the cause of education. Azim Premji net worth is more than $ 21 billion dollars.
3. Lakshmi Mittal:
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is an Indian steel magnate and Zamindar, based in the UK. Lakshmi Mittal is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel making company. Forbes ranked lakshmi mittal as the 56th-richest person in the world with a net worth of US$20.4 billion. Lakshmi Mittal is also listed as 57th-most powerful person of the 72 individuals named in Forbes Most Powerful People list for 2015.
4. Shiv Nadar:
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Shiv Nadar is an Indian billionaire industrialist & philanthropist. He is the founder & chairman of HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. In 2008, Indian government awarded Nadar with a Padma Bhushan for his efforts in the IT industry. since mid 1990’s has focused his efforts on developing the educational system of India, for that he started and developing through the Shiv Nadar Foundation. Shiv Nadar net worth is more than US$ 1,330 crores.
5. Kumar Birla:
Kumar Mangalam Birla is an Indian industrialist. He is the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, one of the largest conglomerate corporations in India. He is a fourth generation member of Birla family from Rajasthan state. He is son of Aditya vikram Birla, Kumar Birla continued his legacy quite successfully after he inherited the family empire when his father passed away. His net worth today stands at US$1,190 crore.
6. Dilip Shanghvi:
Dilip Shanghvi is an Indian billionaire businessman and he is one of the country’s richest people. He founded Sun Pharmaceuticals. In 2016 Indian Government awarded him the civilian honour of the Padma Shri. In 2017 India Today magazine ranked him #8th most powerful people in India’s people list. In 1982 he started Sun Pharmaceautical Industries with capital of Rs.10,000/-. Indian Government appointed shanghvi to the Reserve Bank of India’s 21 member central board committee in January 2018. The net worth of Dilip Shanghvi is US$820 crores.
7. Radhakishan Damani:
He is the founder of D-Mart, it remains a top choice for retail and grocery shopping for most of the middle class sector in India. He is a Stock Investor, Trader, Stockbroker and the Founder & Promoter of Dmart retail store in India. Have you know about legendary stock investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala? He is no other than Radhakrishan Damani. His net worth stands at over US$1,160 crores.
8. Uday Kotak:
Uday Kotak is an Indian billionaire banker, and he is the executive vice chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank. In early 1980’s, while India was still a closed economy and economic growth was muted, Uday Kotak decided to start out on his own, refusing a profitable job option from a multinational. Over the next few years, he enlarge his business into various areas of establishing a prominent presence in bills discounting, car finance, stockbroking, financial services, investment banking, life insurance and mutual funds. This has made Mr. Kotak one of the top 10 richest people in India with a net worth of US$12.5 billion.
9. Cyrus S. Poonawalla:
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Cyrus is a businessman, the chairman of Poonawalla Group. He is the Founder and Director of Serum Institute of India, the Indian biotech company that manufactures pediatric vaccines. Currently Cyrus is one of top 10 richest people in India. His net worth stands at nearly Rs. 73,000/- crore and also he is 170th richest person in the world. In 2005 Government of India awarded the Padma Shri for his contribution to the field of medicine. In 2005 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1966 he started the company and has today built it into one of the largest vaccine makers in the world.
10. Savitri Jindal:
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Savitri Devi Jindal is an Indian business woman. She is the Chair person Emiretus, Jindal Steel & Power Limited. She was born in Tinsukia, Assam. In 1970 she married O.P. Jindal, who had founded the Jindal Group, a power conglomerate and Steel. Savitri Devi Jindal was a Minister in Haryana Government and member of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha from Hisar constituency. The business though was set up and reached its peak through the combined efforts of her husband, late Om Prakash Jindal and her, the majority of the shares are now in her name. After her husband’s death, the group’s companies were divided among her four sons. These include JSW Steel, JSW Energy, JSW Infrastructure, and Jindal Steel & Power. Her net worth stands at US$5.2 billion.