In today’s blog, I am not going to discuss the richest people in the world but will discuss the Richest People in India / Richest Person In India in 2017. However, there are many richest Person in India but will list out top 15 richest Person in India.
1. Mukesh Ambani – Richest Person in India
Mukesh Dhirubhai is the richest man in India as well as the richest man in Asia. He is an Indian business magnate who is the chairman, managing director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries, a fortune global 500 company and India’s most valuable company by market value.
Mukesh Ambani has topped Forbe’s annual list of India’s 100 richest tycoons with a net worth of $38 billion.
2. Azim Premji – Second Richest Man in India
Azim Hashim Premji is an Indian business tycoon, investor, and philanthropist, he is the chairman of Wipro limited. He is informally known as Czar of the Indian IT industry. He is currently the second richest man in India with an estimated net worth of $19 Billion as of April 2017.
3. Hinduja Family – Third Richest Person in India
Hinduja Group is an Indian conglomerate company headquartered in London, united kingdom, they are involved in a wide range of activities including foundries, import, export, trading, motor vehicles, banking, call centers and health care, an estimated net worth of Hinduja Family is $18.5 billion.
4. Lakshmi Mittal – Fourth Richest Man in India
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is an Indian steel magnate, based in the united kingdom, he is the chairman and CEO Of ArcelorMittal, The world’s largest steelmaking company, Mittal owns 38 percent of ArcelorMittal And holds An 11 percent stake in Queens Park Rangers F.C.
In 2017, Mittal estimates net worth is $ 17.3 Billion.
5. Pallonji Mistry – Fifth Richest Man in India
Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry is an Irish Indian Construction Tycoon and chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, Reclusive tycoon Pallonji Mistry controls Mumbai headquartered engineering and construction giant, 152 years old Shapoorji Pallonji Group.
The family biggest asset is an 18.4% stake in Tata Sons, holding outfit of the $ 100 billion ( revenue)
Pallonji Mistry estimated net worth is of $16.4 billion.
6. Godrej family – Sixth Richest Person in India
Godrej family controls the $4.6 billion (revenue) Godrej, a 120-year-old consumer goods giant. The group was established by lawyer Ardeshir Godrej, who gave up his profession to make locks in 1857. Today the group is chaired by patriarch Adi Godrej, an MIT Grad who took charge as chairman in 2000.
Godrej family net worth is estimated to be $14.2 billion.
7. Shiv Nadar – Seventh Richest Man in India
Indian IT Pioneer Shiv Nadar Cofounded HCL in a Garage in 1976 to make calculators and microprocessors, Today, he chairs HCL Technologies, a $7.5 billion (revenue) company that is India’s fourth largest software service provider.
His net worth estimated to be $ 13.1 billion.
8. Kumar Birla – Eighth Richest Man in India
Commodities king Kumar Birla is the fourth generation head of the storied, $41 billion (revenue) Aditya Birla group.
The group’s interest span cement and aluminum to telecom and financial services, Birla inherited the family empire at age 28 when his father Aditya Birla died in 1995.
Kumar Birla net worth is estimated to be $12.5 billion.
9. Dilip Shanghvi – Ninth Richest Person in India
Dilip Shanghvi is an Indian Businessman and one if the country’s richest people, he founded sun pharmaceuticals with a partner, Pradeep Ghosh, the government of India awarded him the civilian honor of the Padma Shri in 2016. His net worth is estimated to be $12 billion.
10. Gautam Adani – Thenth Richest Man in India
Gautam Shantilal Adani is an Indian billionaire businessman who is the chairman and the founder of Adani group. According to Forbes, his net worth is estimated to be $11 billion.
11. Uday Kotak – Eleventh Richest Person in India
Uday Kotak is an Indian Banker, the executive vice chairman and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank, his net worth is estimated to be $10.5 billion.
12. Radhakishan Damani – Twelfth Richest Man in India
Veteran Mumbai Investor Radhakishan Damani is India’s new retail king after the March 2017 IPO of his supermarket chain D-MART, Damani get into retailing in 2002 with one store in suburban Mumbai and has been unstoppable since.
His net worth is estimated to be $9.6 billion.
13. Cyrus Poonawalla – Thirteenth Richest Man in India
Son of racehorse breeder, Cyrus Poonawalla founder serum institute of India in 1966 and built it into one of the world’s largest vaccine makers.
His net worth is estimated to be $8.9 billion.
14. Sunil Mittal – Fourteenth Richest Person in India
Sunil Bharti Mittal is an Indian billionaire entrepreneur, philanthropist and the founder and chairman of Bharti enterprise which has diversified interest in telecom, insurance, real estate, malls, hospitality, agro and food besides other ventures.
His net worth is estimated to be $8.3 billion.
15. Bajaj Family – Fifteenth Richest Person in India
The 90-year-old Bajaj group has interests ranging from two-wheelers to financial services to sugar, the Bajaj family controls 91-year-old Bajaj group, best known for motorcycle maker Bajaj auto. The group is chaired by patriarch Rahul Bajaj who shares the fortune with cousin Shekhar Madhur and Niraj.
Bajaj family net worth is estimated to be $8 billion.
This is the list of the richest man in India 2017 / richest person in India.
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