The World will know you if you have money, People will talk about you if you have both money and fame and People will read about you if you are one among the top 10 Richest people. Businessman’s are always the richest persons in a Country and also in the Whole World. As always This year richest people list is out and Bill Gates has again regained his top position in the World’s wealthiest people defeating the Mexican Businessman Carlos Slim. There has been significant increase in the number of World’s Billionaires as the data now reveals 1,426 total number of Billionaires which was 1,226 in the previous year. But in this article I will share only my views regarding the Richest Indian People of the year 2013.
While considering the list and As before, Mukesh Ambani has once again topped the list of Richest People in India followed by Lakshmi Mittal and Azim Premji. 9 out of 10 position is grabbed by the Businessman’s and the single woman in the list is Savitri Jindal of the O.P.Jindal group. Dilip Shanghavi has emerged as the key player in the this year list as his company Sun Pharma is one of the most profitable company in India.
And you Should know that the list explained here is made with the reference taken from World’s most popular and reputed business magazine Forbes. With this list you will let to know the net Worth of Indian Billionaires, the main source of their Income, the companies they own and a little bit of personal Information about them. To have a standardised context and the frequently changing currency values ,The net worth is therefore calculated in U.S Dollars
Top 10 Richest People in India 2013
10. KP Singh
K.P.Singh(Khushal pal Singh) is ranked at 10 position in the Top 10 Richest People in India list. His net Worth is 6.3 billion Dollars. He is considered to be a real state mogul and he is currently the Chairman and CEO of DLF , one of the biggest real state Developer in India. He has with him one of the largest land banks in the country in NCR region especially in Gurgaon. Although his net worth has decreased from the previous year, yet he is able to sustain his rank in the Top 10 Richest People list.
9. Shiv Nadar
Shiv Nadar, One of the best Motivational Speaker, founder and Chairman of HCL . He revolutionized his company by putting all his efforts to emerge HCL as one the largest hardware Enterprise in the World. Now HCl comprises of two subsidiary public listings known as HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. He has also achieved Padma Bhushan award for his work in the Industry. Shiv Nadar estimated worth as on March 2013 is 6.5 Billion Dollar and ranked 9 in India and 182 in the world.
8. Sunil Mittal
Sunil Mittal is the founder and CEO of Bharti Enterprises. With a net worth of 6.8 Billion Dollar, he is listed at 8 among the Indian richest people of 2013. Bharti Airtel,The leading group of Bharti Enterprises emerges as one of the fastest growing group among the communication sector and it is ranked today as India’s largest GSM Mobile service and World’s 5 largest Wireless company. This is the major reason in the Increment of income of Sunil Mittal and now he is currently ranked 173 on Forbes global Billionaires list.
7. Savitri Jindal
The Wealthiest Woman in India and the Only Woman in this list is Savitri Jindal whose net worth as recognized by Forbes is 7.6 Billion Dollar. She is the non executive chairperson of O.P Jindal group and also served as the member of Haryana Vidhan Sabha. Savitri with her family is ranked 155 among the overall list of Richest people. After the death of her Husband in a plane crash Savitri is now the key person of the whole Jindal group.
6. Kumar Mangalam Birla
Kumar Mangalam Birla is the present chairman of Aditya Birla group and the youngest among all the other wealthiest Indian personalities. Kumar Mangalam Birla has a net worth of 7.9 billion dollar. He is an acclaimed Indian industrialist and is the chancellor of Birla Institute of technology and Science(BITS Pilani) one of the leading Engineering College in the Country. He is at the sixth position in our top 10 Richest People in India list of 2013.
5. Ravi and Sashi Ruia
The two brothers Ravi and Sashi Ruia are at the 5 position in richest Indian list with a net worth of 8.5 Billion Dollar. They both are the founder of predominant Essar group that currently is leading in major sectors like oil & gas,power and communication. Shashi & Ravi both are the chairman and vice Chairman of the group. They ranked 131 among the other richest persons in the world.
4. Dilip Shanghavi
Dilip Shanghvi is the founder and managing director of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited. He is the newest in this year top 5 list with a net worth of $ 9.4 Billion Dollar. Dilip is on 116 position in the list of World’s wealthiest people. The Sun Pharma is currently the fifth largest drug maker in the country and is the top growing and profitable company in India.
3. Azim Premji
The Business tycoon and one of the biggest philanthropist Azim Premji is at the 3 position in top 10 Richest People in India 2013 list. The founder of India’s greatest software Company “Wipro” is listed with a net worth of 11.2 $ Billion Dollars. He has devoted 2 million dollar shares of his company to educational Organisation as he now seems to be new Indian Bill gates. Wipro formerly known as Western Indian products limited is an Indian Information technology Consulting and Outsourcing company located in Bangalore, India.
2. Lakshmi Mittal
Steel Magnate Lakshmi Niwas Mittal was ranked 41 in the forbes list of world’s richest people. He is at the second position with a net worth of 16.5 billion Dollar. Lakshmi Mittal is the Chairmen and CEO of World’s largest steel company “Arcelor Mittal”. He holds 41 percent of Arcelor Mittal Stakes and 31 percent in a British Football team named as Queens Park Rangers. Although his World rank has been fallen from previous year 21 to 41 ,yet he has grabbed 2 position in this year list. Time,The Sunday Times,Financial Times, Forbes all these famed Business Magazines had listed Lakshmi Mittal as the most powerful Business Person of the year. He has also been awarded The Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award and Padma Vibhushan award by the government of India.
1. Mukesh Ambani
Mukesh Ambani has again topped this year’s list of Top 10 richest People in India with a net worth of $ 21.5 Billion Dollar. Among the World’s richest Billionaires lists he is ranked 22 position. Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Industry’s seems to be the most valuable company by market value for this financial year. The major source of Income as recognised while making the list is Petrochemicals, oil and gas. He is the richest man in India and second richest in Asia. Mukesh also serves as the Chairman of the board of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) and co-owns the Indian premiere league franchise Mumbai Indians.
The two prominent Indian Business tycoons Anil Ambani and Adi Godrej has once again not been able to sustain their position in the list. Although there is major increase in the wealth and number of Billionaires around the World, yet almost all the Indian Businessman has jumped below of their previous year rank in the World’s richest People list. One of the major reason behind this is the Political issues prevailing and lack of growth rate and GDP in India.
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