Wealth does not remain static, especially during today’s fluctuating industry scenario. India has produced several billionaires who occupy a significant number of places on the list of the richest people in the world today. Here is the list of the 10 richest people in India according to their latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index data from August 14.
|1||Mukesh Ambani||$79.9 Billion|
|2||Azim Premji||$19.4 Billion|
|3||Shiv Nadar||$18.6 Billion|
|4||Cyrus Poonawalla||$13.5 Billion|
|5||Gautam Adani||$13.1 Billion|
|6||RadhaKishan Damani||$11.7 Billion|
|7||Uday Kotak||$11.3 Billion|
|8||Lakshmi Mittal||$11.3 Billion|
|9||Sunil Mittal||$ 8.95 Billion|
|10||Dilip Shanghvi||$ 8.40 Billion|
1. Mukesh Ambani
The richest person in India, Mukesh Ambani has a net worth of $ 79.9 billion. Much of Mukesh’s wealth comes from the petrochemical and oil and gas businesses built by his father Dhirubhai Ambani , a business icon in his own right. But Mukesh is turning to more consumer-oriented businesses such as telecommunications and retail.
Reliance Jio is one of the largest telecommunication networks in India today and has already raised over $ 20 billion in recent months and the next stage of fundraising will be for retail.
2. Azim Premji
With his estimated net worth of $ 19.4 billion, Shiv Nadar ranks as the second richest person in India. Azim Hashim Premji born on 24 July 1945 and is an Indian business investor, philanthropist and engineer and who is the chairman of Wipro Limited.
He is informally known as the Czar of India’s IT industry. He was responsible for guiding Wipro’s four decades of diversification and growth, eventually emerging as one of the world’s leaders in the software industry.
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3. Shiv Nadar
With his estimated net worth of $ 18.6 billion, Shiv Nadar ranks as the third richest person in India. HCL Technologies, founded by him, is a $ 23 billion (market value) company and one of the largest exporters of software services in the world today.
With its presence in more than 45 countries in the world, HCL Technologies makes Shiv Nadar claim the 72nd position on the list of the richest people in the world.
6. Radhakishan Damani
Radhakishan Damani’s net worth of $ 11.7 billion, making him the sixth richest person in India today. It ranks 151th on the world rich list. Radhakishan Damani is a good veteran Mumbai stock market investor.
who founded the DMart supermarket chain, which went public in 2017 and eventually became the most valued retail chain in the world for its unique model that makes the company of Avenue Supermarts wallet more profitable than many of its peers.
5. Gautam Adani
Gautam Adani’s net worth according to the latest records is $ 13.1 billion. He is the fifth richest person in India and is ranked 132 on the list of the richest in the world.
In addition to the port of Mundra, the largest in India, its wealth-generating portfolios include a variety of commodities, power generation, including renewable energy (such as solar farms), and transmission, to name a few.
4. Cyrus Poonawalla
Ranked as the fourth richest person in India, Cyrus Poonawalla has a net worth of $ 13.5 billion. He founded the Serum Institute of India in 1966 and today it is the world’s largest producer of vaccines against measles, influenza and polio.
Currently, the company is also jointly developing two vaccines for COVID-19 and has a significant advantage over other similar investigations that are ongoing.
7. Uday Kotak
Kotak Mahindra Bank founder Uday Kotak ranks seventh on the list of the richest in India. With a net worth of $ 11.3 billion, Kotak is ranked 155th on the list of richest people in the world.
9. Sunil Mittal
Sunil Mittal’s net worth of $ 8.95 billion places him ninth on the list of rich Indians. The telecom mogul has founded Bharti Airtel, which is one of the largest mobile phone operators in India and Africa. Sunil is ranked 211th on the list of the richest people in the world.
8. Lakshmi Mittal
Lakshmi Mittal, Chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, has a net worth of $ 11.3 billion and is the eighth richest person in India. His wealth status ranks him 156th on the list of the richest people in the world.
He is known for turning ailing steel producing companies into profitable companies all over the world. It recently listed Essar Steel in India, which was owned by the Ruia family.
10. Dilip Shanghvi
The 10th richest person in India is Dilip Shanghvi, whose latest net worth is $ 8 .40 billion. Dilip Shanghvi, the founder of Sun Pharma, has made his company the biggest player in the manufacture of speciality generic drugs. It has also invested in energy and oil projects. He is ranked 228th in the list of world’s richest people.