Check Out The List Of 10 Richest People Of The Country
Several billionaires are present in India, who are mostly business tycoons and owners of big organisations. Here is a list of the top 10 richest and powerful people of India. Check it out!
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian businessman and the largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited, a Fortune Global 500 company. He is the richest man in the country. His net worth is almost $44.2 billion.
2. DILIP SHANGHVI
Dilip Shanghvi is another billionaire businessman and one of the country’s richest people. He founded Sun Pharmaceuticals. The Government of India awarded him the civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2016. His net worth is $16.9 billion.
3. HINDUJA FAMILY
Hinduja Group deals in different businesses example trucks, cable television to banking. This company is handled by four siblings named Gopichand, Srichand, Ashok and Prakash. Their net worth is around $16 billion.
4. AZIM PREMJI
Azim Hashim Premji is a big business tycoon and investor, who is also the chairman of Wipro Limited. His net worth is around $15.8 billion.
5. PALLONJI MISTRY
He is the chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group and an Irish citizen since 2003. According to Forbes, his wealth is estimated to be US$16.9 billion as of September 2016.
6. LAKSHMI MITTAL
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company based in United Kingdom. His net worth is $14.4 billion.
7. GODREJ FAMILY
The Godrej family is a Gujarati-speaking Parsi family that handles and majorly owns the Godrej Group, founded by Ardeshir Godrej and his brother Pirojsha Burjorji.
8. SHIV NADAR
Shiv Nadar is a very rich industrialist and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. His net worth is around $13.2 billion.
9. KUMAR BIRLA
Kumar Mangalam Birla is an Indian billionaire industrialist, and the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, one of the largest conglomerates in India. His net worth is approximately $12.6 billion.
10. CYRUS POONAWALLA
Cyrus S. Poonawalla is the chairman of Poonawalla Group, which includes Serum Institute of India, the Indian biotech company that manufactures paediatric vaccines. His net worth is around $8.9 billion.