Business Magazine Forbes releases its list of the world’s richest billionaires every year. In the list of richest peoples of the year 2018, it features 121 Indian out of 2208. Since India is an emerging economy we may see a rise in the numbers of Rich Indian in this list in the future.
Here is the list of top 10 richest person in India. As always Mr. Ambani is on the top of the richest businessman.
1. Mukesh Ambani – (Net Worth $50.8 Billion)
RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani has the net worth of $ 47,300,000,000 according to Forbes Magazine. Ambani is a person who knows how to do business in India perfectly you can take the example of Jio. He offers free data, in the beginning, to gain the advantage in the telecom industry and now he may become the leader in this industry.
Age:- 19 April 1957 (age 62 years)
Net worth:- 5,080 crores USD
2. Hinduja Brothers – (Net Worth $19.8 Billion)
The fourth one in the list is Hinduja Brothers. Four siblings, Srichand, Gopichand, Prakash and Ashok, control the Hinduja group. From our businesses, trucks, and lubricants for banking and cable TVs.
Srichand Hinduja and his brother Gopichand moved to London in 1979 to develop the export business; Prakash manages the group’s finances in Geneva, Switzerland while the youngest brother, Ashok, oversees the Indian interests.
Net worth:- 1,980 crores USD
3. Pallonji Mistry – (Net Worth $17 Billion)
Pallonji Mistry controls the 153-year-old Shapoorji Pallonji Group, located in Mumbai-based engineering and construction.
Age:- 1929 (age 90 years)
Net worth:- 1,700 crores USD
4. Shiv Nadar – (Net Worth $15 Billion)
Founder of HCL Shiv Nadar, he starts this company in a garage in 1976 and made a calculator and microprocessor. Now HCL is India’s fourth-largest software service provider.
Age:- 14 July 1945 (age 73 years)
Net worth:- 1,500 crores USD
5. Kumar Birla – (Net Worth $11.8 Billion)
Kumar Mangalam Birla is the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. The group’s interests range from cement and aluminum to telecom and financial services. It operates in 35 countries with more than 120,000 employees worldwide.
Age:- 14 June 1967 (age 52 years)
Net worth:- 1,180 crores USD
6. Lakshmi Mittal – (Net Worth $11.70 Billion)
Arcelor Chairman and CEO Lakshmi Mittal moved forward to the third place with a net worth of $ 18,300,000,000, raising his wealth by $ 1,800,000,000. Coming from a family of businessmen, he separated from his siblings and started Mittal Steel, and in 2006 the company merged with Arcelor of France.
Age:- 15 June 1950 (age 69 years)
Net worth:- 1,170 crores USD
7. Gautam Adani – (Net Worth $11 Billion)
The last spot of top ten Forbes Richest People In India is the chairman and founder of the Adani Group Gautam Adani. According to Forbes, his net worth is estimated to be around $8.7 billion as of August 2018.
Age:- 24 June 1962 (age 57 years)
Net worth:- 1,100 crores USD
8. Dilip Shanghvi – (Net Worth $6.90 Billion)
Dilip Shanghvi founded Sun Pharmaceutical Industries in 1983. His company is the world’s fourth-largest specialty generic maker. India Today magazine ranked him #8th in India’s most powerful people of 2017 list.
Age:- 1 October 1955 (age 63 years)
Net worth:- 690 crores USD
9. Azim Premji – (Net Worth $5.10 Billion)
Wipro Chairman Azim Premji is in the second spot of the richest man in India.
He became the first Indian to sign up for The Giving Pledge, a campaign led by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, to encourage the wealthiest people to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. He also founded a non-profit organization Azim Premji Foundation.
Age:- 24 July 1945 (age 73 years)
Net worth:- 510 crores USD
10. Godrej Family – (Net Worth $2.90 Billion)
Jamshyd Godrej is the Chairman and Managing Director of Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Limited, the holding company of the Godrej Group. Godrej is a 121-year-old family company in India.
Net worth:- 290 crores USD
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