India has some of the most wealthy families and personalities. After US and China, India has the largest group of Rich Person.
Each year, Forbes India issues a list of India’s richest people, called the “India Rich List”. Since 2008, Mukesh Ambani has been the richest Indian, with his wealth based in petrochemicals, oil and gas. As of 2017, Azim Premji a software magnate, is the second richest.
Here we have compiled an exhaustive list of the 10 top richest person in India 2019.
1. Mukesh Ambani:
Reliance Group Chairman Mukesh Ambani continued to dominate the Indian billionaire sphere with a net worth of $50 billion. A stand for dropout, Ambani jumped six positions to feature at the 13th spot on the World’s Billionaire list this year. Not surprisingly, Ambani is way ahead of the other 105 Billionaires from India on the Forbes list.
2. Azim Premji:
Azim Premji is the founder of Wipro. He occupied the second spot in India’s richest list for the second with a net worth of $22.6 bn. Premji has been ranked at 36th placd in the Forbes World’s Billionaire’s list this year. Wipro has an innovation centre in Silicon Valley, wchich is focused on developing new technologies and collaborating with startups.
3. Shiv Nadar:
HCL Co-founder Shiv Nadar jumped at third place of India’s Billionaire’s list, with a net worth of $14.6 bn. He is ranked at 82nd in the World’s Billionaire list this year.
4. Lakshmi Mittal:
Steel magnet Lakshmi Mittal, with a net worth of $13.6 bn, slipped to fourth on India’s richest list this year. He is ranked 91st in the World rankings. He is also known as the Iron man of Calcutta.
5. Uday Kotak:
Uday Kotak, with a net worth of $11.8 bn, jumped seven places to 5th in India’s richest list this year. Uday Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
6. Kumar Mangalam Birla and Radhakishnan Damani:
Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and investor Radhakishnan Damani share the 6th place in India’s richest list this year. They jumped 3 and 5 places respectively from their last year’s ranking. Birla and Damani are ranked 122nd in the world list.
7. Cyrus Poonawalla:
Cyrus Poonawalla is the Vaccine Tycoon. He jumped Eight places to 7th in the India’s richest list this year, with a net worth of $9.5 bn. Poonawalla founded Serum Institute of India in 1966 and built it into one of the World’s largest Vaccine makers.
8. Gautam Adani:
Gautam Adani is the Chairman of Adani Group. He jumped two positions to 8th in India’s richest this year, with a net World’s richest list. Adani also controls Mundra Port, India’s largest, in his home state of Gujarat.
9. Dilip Shanghvi:
Dilip Sanghvi is the founder of Sun Pharma. He slipped one place to 9th in India’s richest list this year, with a net worth of $7.6 bn. He is ranked 191st in the World’s list. Shanghvi’s Sun Pharma is the World’s fourth-largest speciality generics maker.
10. Nusil Wadia:
Nusil Wadia is the Chairman of Wadia Group. He jumped Eight places to 10th in India”s richest list this year, with a net worth of $7 bn. Wadia is ranked 209th in World list.