India is one of the developing countries and has good economy conditions. India stands at the 10th position in nominal GDP of the countries and 3rd in the purchasing power parity. There are several billionaires of the country that are following:
10. sunil mittal:
With the net worth of $6.6 billion, sunil mittal stands at the 10th position in the list of richest Indians. He is the founder, chairman and the group CEO of the Bharti Airtel. The company operates in 20 countries across Asia and Africa and customers of around 275 million. This company is the India’s largest telecom company and world’s fourth largest mobile operator. It has a revenue of over $14 billion. He is also the vice chairman of International chamber of commerce.
9. Kumar manglam Birla:
With the net worth of $7.6 billion, Kumar Birla stands at the 9th position in the list of richest Indians. Kumar Birla is the chairman of Aditya Birla group which owns the India’s second largest aluminum manufacturer as Hindalco industries, Grasim industries and iron ore miner essel. This group is the India’s third largest business house.
8. Adi Burjorji Godrej:
With the net worth of $8.3 billion, Adi Godrej stands at the 8th position in the list of richest Indians. Adi godrej is an Indian industrialist and serves as the chairman of the Godrej group. He is one of most successful entrepreneur of the India and won many achievements such as Padma Bhushan awards.
7. Shiv Nadar:
With the net worth of $8.6 billion, Nadar stands at the 7th position in the list of richest Indians. He is the founder and chairman of the HCL Technologies which is the fourth largest software exporter in India. Shiv founded the company in 1970s and transformed it to one of the largest IT hub. He owns 62% stake of the company. He is also one of the biggest philanthropist.
6. Hinduja Brothers:
With the net worth of $9 billion, Hinduja brothers stands at the 6th position in the list of richest Indians. Hinduja brothers owns a multinational conglomerate as Hinduja group, this is controlled by four brothers, srichand, gopichand, prakash, and ashok. Hinduja group was initially founded by Parmanand Deepchand. Company’s headquarters is in London (UK). Their business is spread in 37 countries across the world. Hinduja group deals in automotive, financial services, oil and gas, media and telecom. Companies like Ashoka Leyland, IndusInd bank, Hinduja health care fall under this group.
5. Pallonji Mistry:
With the net worth of $12 billion, pallonji mistry stands at the 5th position in the list of richest Indians. Pallonji mistry owns 18.4% stake in Tata sons and currently is the chairman of shapoorji pallonji Group. He is the single largest shareholder in India’s largest private conglomerate Tata Group. Pallonji owns shapoorji pallonji construction limited, forbes textile and Eureka Forbes limited. He is the richest Parsi descent.
4. Azim Premji:
With the net worth of $13.8 billion, Azim premji stands at the 4th position in the list of richest Indians. Azim premji is a business tycoon and currently working as an adviser of the Wipro limited. He has been serving as chairman of the company since 20 years. Premji owns 75% equity of Wipro and also had his own private equity fund known as premjiInvest. He is the 61st richest in the world. He has been one of the most influential CEO’s of India and also listed many times among the 100 most influential people by TIME magazine.
3. Dillip Shangvi:
With the net worth of $13.9 billion, Dillip Shangvi stands at the 3rd position in the list of richest Indians. Dillip Shanghvi is the founder and biggest stockholder of Sun Pharmaceuticals. This company is the most valuable drug company. Dillip started his career 30 years ago by selling the drug Lithosun for bipolar disorder.
2. Laxshmi Mittal:
With the net worth of $16.2 billion, Laxshmi Mittal is the second richest Indian and stands at 21th position all over the world. He is known all over world as the steel king. He is the chairman and CEO of the Arcelor Mittal which is the world’s largest steel making company. He owns around 38% of Arcelor Mittal and not only this, he also owns 34% stake in the queen’s park rangers F.C football team. He is also named as the most powerful people by Forbes. His daughter Vanisha Mittal’s wedding was the second most expensive wedding in the world history.
1. Mukesh Ambani:
Mukesh ambani again consistently topped the list with the net worth of $21 billion in list of richest Indians. He is also the second richest man in Asia and 19th all over the world. Mukesh ambani is an Indian business tycoon, he is the chairman, managing director and largest shareholder (holds 44.7% shares) of the Reliance Industries limited(RIL). RIL deals mainly in refining, petro chemicals and in the oil and gas sectors. RIL is the largest retailer in India. This is the company which is planning to build the countries first 4G wireless network in700 cities. Not only this he also owns his own cricket team i.e. Mumbai Indians in IPL.