Top 10 richest person of India


Mukesh Ambani:

When you are looking for the richest people in India, then it is none other than Mukesh Ambani, the Managing Director, Chairman and the highest shareholder of Reliance Industries. He was born in Gujarat and was the student of Institute of Chemical Technology. He discontinued his education from Stanford Univeristy. His hard work and dedication towards the business has brought him a lot of awards like in the year 2010, he was the best NDTV India Business leader along with Financial Chronicle Businessman of the same year. Last year, he also teamed up with his younger brother Mr. Anil Ambani  and provided 4G services to India. His net worth is $18.9 Billion and he ranks as 36th richest man in the world.

Dilip Sanghvi:

If you have heard about Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, then you must have heard about Dilip Sanghvi. This is one of the most popular drug company in India and Dilip Sanghvi is the founder of this drug company. He is holding a bachelors degree in Arts/ Science from the Calcutta University. He currently lives in Mumbai and is considered as the 2nd richest person in India. His net worth is $18 Billion and stands 44th richest person in the world.

Azim Premji:

Very popular as a Software Tycoon in India, Azim Premji is third in the list of the richest people in India. He completed his education from Stanford University. He is the CEO of Wipro group and this company was started almost 70 years ago by his father. This was initially a vegetable Product of Western India. But now Wipro is in many different kinds of businesses. He presently resides in Banglore and is called as one of the most generous persons in India. His net worth is $15.9 Billion and stands 55th in the world.

Hinduja Brothers:

In the list of richest people in India, Hinduja Brothers stand 4th and they stand 58th in the world as the richest people. Hinduja Group of Companies was initially started by Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja in the year 1914. But it is Srichand Hinduja who is the chairman of the company and Gopichand Hinduja is the co-chairman of this company. This company is having its headquarters in London, United Kingdom. They also own the London’s old war office at present, which once belonged to Winston Churchill. Their net worth is $14.8 Billion.

Pallonji Mistry:

Pallonji Shapporji Mistry, who is an Irish Citizen is the chairman of the India based construction company Shapporji Palloni Group. This company is not just into construction, but also in many other fields like real estate, shipping, textile, power and biotechnology and publications. He is the oldest man in the list of the richest people in India. He stands 5th in India and 73rd in the world, with a net worth of $14.7 Billion.

Shiv Nadar:


Owner of the HCL group, Shiv Nadar stands 6th in the list of the richest people in India. He was a student of PSG college of technology. For his valuable contributions to the IT industry, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan in the year 2008. It is the third greatest civilian award in India. The most popular clients of HCL include Microsoft, Boeing and Cisco as well. His net worth is 12.9 Billion, making him 88th richest person in the world.

Godrej Family:

Godrej is a very common brand in India as many people are aware of this brand. Adi Godrej is the chairman of Godrej group and it was Ardeshir Godrej who founded this company in the year 1897. With a net worth of $11.4 Billion, the Godrej family stands 7th in the list of richest people in India and 330th in the world. Their source of income is consumer products.

Lakshmi Mittal:

World’s largest steel producing company Arcelor Mittal is very famous for most of you and Lakshmi Mittal is the Chairman and the CEO of this company. In the year 2006, he was awarded the Business Person according to the Times of India. And in the same year, Financial Times named him as the Person of the year. With a net worth of $11.2 Billion, he stands 8th in this list as the richest person in India.

Cyrus Poonawalla:

 Owner of Serum Institute of India, Cyrus Poonawalla is the vaccine King in India and stand 9th in the list of richest people in India. This company is making huge profits and Mr. Cyrus Poonawalla is also planning to expand the company soon. His net worth is $7.9 Billion and his son is also part of this business empire, helping him do better in business.

Kumar Birla:

Last, in the list, you have Kumar Mangalam Birla. He is the chairman of the Birla Aditya Group of companies. This is the largest cement producing company in India. He pursued his MBA from the London Business School. His net worth is $7.8 Billion.



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