Top 10 Richest Indians – Forbes List 2019
Top 10 Richest Persons in India 2019
Truly said by Andy Warhol that “Making money is an art and work is an art and good business is the best art.” All this has been proved by our Indian businessman that they know this art very well.
India has some of the most wealthy families and personalities. After the US and China, India has the largest group of rich persons.
So, Have a look at Top 10 Richest Persons in India according to Forbes rich list 2019 with their current worth.
1. Mukesh Ambani
Chairman – Reliance Industries
Current Net Worth – $50 Billion
Revenue – $60 Billion
Mukesh Ambani the chairman of Reliance group continued to dominate the Indian billionaire sphere with a net worth of $50 Billion. He is an M.B.A dropout from Stanford University. “Ambani chairs and runs oil and gas giant Reliance Industries among, India’s most valuable companies. Reliance sparked a price war in the telecom market with the launch of 4G phone service “JIO”.
2. Azim Premji
Founder – Wipro
Net Worth – $22.6 Billion
Revenue – $8.4 Billion
Azim Premji is the founder of Wipro occupied the 2nd spot in India’s richest list for the second year with a net worth of $22.6 Billion, Premji has been ranked 36th place in the list of world’s billionaire list this year.
Wipro is India’s 3rd largest outsourcer. It has an innovation centre in Silicon Valley, which is focused on developing new technologies and collaborating with startups.
3. Shiv Nadar
Co-Founder – HCL
Net Worth – $14.6 Billion
Revenue – $8.2 Billion
Shiv Nadar is a co-founder of HCL occupied the 3rd spot on India’s billionaire list with a net worth of $14.6 Billion. He is ranked at 82nd in the world’s billionaire. HCL Technologies is India’s fourth-largest software services provider company.
4. Lakshmi Mittal
CEO – Arcelor Mittal (Joint Venture)
Net worth- $13.6 Billion.
Revenue – $76 Billion.
Lakshmi Mittal is an Indian Steel magnate and CEO of Arcelor Mittal with a net worth of $13.6 Billion. He slipped one place to 4th place on India’s richest list this year. He is ranked 91st in the world billionaire rankings.
Mittal merged his company Mittal Steels with France’s Arcelor in 2006, leading to the formation of world’s biggest steelmaker Arcelor Mittal. He is also known as King of Steel.
In 2018, Arcelor Mittal acquired Italy’s loss-making steel group Ilva, he also bid for bankrupt Essar Steel, which was accepted by Essar’s creditors.
5. Uday Kotak
Founder – Kotak Mahindra Bank’s
Net worth – $11.8 Billion.
Uday Kotak founder of Kotak Mahindra Bank’s with a net worth of $11.8 Billion jumped seventh place to be ranked at 5th in India’s richest billionaire list this year. He is ranked 114th in the world’s billionaire list.
In 2016, he was awarded as the most powerful person in the financial world.
6. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Radhakishan Damani & Family
Chairman – Aditya Birla Group
Investor – Radhakishan Damani
Net worth – 11.1 Billion
Revenue – $44.3 Billion (Aditya Birla Group)
Kumar Mangalam Birla group and investor Radhakishan Damani, both of them share 6th place in India’s billionaire list this year with a net worth of $11.1 Billion. They jumped 3rd and 5th places respectively from their last year’s ranking. They ranked 122nd in the world ’s list.
Kumar Mangalam Birla completed the merger between his Idea Cellular and Vodafone India, India ’s largest Telecom firm.
Radhakishan Damani holds stakes in a range of companies from tobacco firm, VST Industries to beer maker United Breweries. His property portfolio includes Radisson Blue Resort in Alibaug, a popular beachfront gateway close to Mumbai.
7. Dr Cyrus Poonawalla
Founder – Serum Institute of India (1996)
Net worth – $9.5 Billion.
Dr Cyrus Poonawalla is a Vaccine Tycoon with a net worth of $9.5 Billion. He jumped eight places to 7th in India’s richest list this year. He is ranked 147 in the world’s richest list.
8. Gautam Adani
Chairman – Adnani Group
Net worth – $ 8.7 Billion.
Gautam Adani chairman of Adani group jumped two positions to 8th in India’s richest billionaire with a net worth of $8.7 Billion. Adani ranked 167th in the world’s richest list.
Adani Group spans over power generation and transmission, real estate and commodities. Gautam Adani also controls Mundra Port, India’s largest in his home state of Gujarat.
9. Dilip Shanghvi
Founder – Sun Pharmaceuticals
Net worth – $7.6 Billion
Revenue – $3.6 Billion
Dilip Shanghvi founder of Sun Pharmaceuticals slipped one place to 9th place in India’s richest list with net worth of $7.6 Billion this year. He is ranked 191st in the world’s list.
Shanghvi’s Sun Pharma is the world’s fourth-largest speciality generics maker.
10. Nusli Wadia
Chairman – Wadia Group
Net worth – $7 billion
Nusli Wadia chairman of Wadia Group jumped eight places to 10th in India ’s richest list with net worth of $7 billion this year. Wadia is ranked 209th in the world’s list.
Nusli Wadia is also the chairman of Britania Industries, Home Textiles Company, Bombay Dyeing., GoAir Airlines which mainly functions in India.
Nusli Wadia is the grandson of Muhammad Ali Jinnah – Founder of Pakistan.
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