Top 10 Richest Person in India


Indian economy is one of the fastest growing economy in the world. Many millionaires and billionaires contribute to the country’s GDP. We all have great interest in knowing that which sector has gone up or fallen down, who registered growth or experienced failure, who reaped profits or incurred losses.

In short, everyone of us is keen to know about the wealth of Indian origins. Forbes has published a list of top billionaires in India. Check out this article to know the top 10 richest persons in India and their business domains respectively.

10. Kumar Birla


The tenth position in this list is acquired by Indian industrialist and Chairman of Aditya Birla Group “Kumar Mangalam Birla” . He is also the Chancellor of Birla Institute of Technology and Science and his total capital is $7.8 billion.

9.  Cyrus Poonawalla


With the personal wealth of $7.9 billions, next position in this list is grabbed by Dr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla, who is the founder of Poonawalla group.

8. Lakshmi Mittal


Lakshmi Niwas Mittal’s total personal wealth is $11.2 billions. He is the key person of world’s largest steel manufacturing company ArcelorMittal.

7.  Godrej family


On number 7 in the list of top 10 richest person in India is renowned Godrej family with the net worth of $11.4 billion. The family owns India’s oldest Godrej group which operates in diverse sectors.

6. Shiv Nadar


Shiv Nadar is the owner of HCL and was awarded with Padma Bhushan in the year 2008 for his contributions in Indian IT sector. His total capital amounts to $12.9 billion.

5. Pallonji Mistry


With the net worth of $14.7 billions, the construction tycoon Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry is ranked 5th on this list.  He is the owner of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, which is engaged in different sectors like construction, shipping, power, etc.

4. Hinduja family


Hinduja group of companies is among the oldest Indian companies whose business is spread all around the world. Their present residence is in London. The total capital of Hinduja brothers is $14.8 billions.

3. Azim Premji


As the name needs no introduction, Azim Hashim Premji the present chairman of Wipro Limited is the Czar of Indian IT industry is on this list with the net worth of $15.9 billion.

2. Dilip Shanghvi


The popular business tycoon and the founder of Sun Pharmaceuticals Limited is second on the list of top 10 richest person in India with the total capital of $18 billion.

1.  Mukesh Ambani


With the net worth of $18.9 billions, the owner of Reliance Industries Limited is on the top of this list. The industry operates in the oil and gas sector.

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